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The Kentucky Center and Brown Theatre

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Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Address: 501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2919
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+1 502-584-7777
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00

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Great show!

We stumbled onto the lottery for Wicked tickets...put our names in the lottery @ 5 pm, drawing is @ 5:30...and we won one of the sets of tickets for FRONT ROW ORCHESTRA SEATS... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2015
Kuttawa, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I have been here twice and although this venue is pretty, it lacks in some comfort levels. 1) The seats are too close together. I really wish venues would design seating so you don't feel you are on top of one another. 2) If you are in the middle of a row, be sure to use the restroom beforehand and... More 

Kuttawa, Kentucky
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We stumbled onto the lottery for Wicked tickets...put our names in the lottery @ 5 pm, drawing is @ 5:30...and we won one of the sets of tickets for FRONT ROW ORCHESTRA SEATS ! Paid 25 cash for each ticket! Great show! Made our weekend in Louisville very memorable....venue is nice....could have more bathrooms though.....

Thank marygdds1
Louisville, Kentucky
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346 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

When Gregory Maguire set out to breathe new life into an already beloved tale, I wonder if he could have possibly had an inkling of an idea that WICKED would one day take the world of Broadway by storm... specifically one involving tornadic activity. Captivating audiences of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, WICKED evokes every emotion imaginable, culminating in truly... More 

Thank Angela A
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110 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place. It's downtown, close to all the attractions. We watch Lee Ann Womack in concert. It was great. It don't hold a lot of people, but you can see the stage from almost every seat.

Thank KyDiver74
New York City
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430 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 566 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a pretty & historic theatre in the center of downtown. We enjoyed the show. Patrons should be aware that the lobby is quite compact and there are long lines for the toilets at intermission. Really enjoyed the concert.

Thank YaleDad
Louisville, Kentucky
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61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Attended the Ben Sollee show with my wife. It was a great experience. The staff was great, seats were comfortable, and the acoustics were great. I look forward to the next show at The Brown.

Thank rsbull
central kentucky
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67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I'd never heard of the Kentucky Center before last year when I stumbled onto cheap tickets to a concert by the a capella group Home Free. My husband & I went alone to the show & were totally surprised at how nice the Bomhard Theater is. (From what I understand, the Bomhard is the smaller of the two theaters in... More 

Thank soccermom101
st albans, wv
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very nice venue. We attended a concert in the Bombard Theater, all seats have good views. Well staffed and helpful ushers.

Thank blue225tt
Cleveland, Ohio
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206 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I saw the play, Rich Girls at the Mex. It was nice to be in such a small intimate theare close to the actors. I was a wonderful adaptation to the James Joyce novel.

Thank mjudd448
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is a beautiful downtown building and facility for Broadway Plays and concerts. it sits on Main St near the YUM Center and many restaurants and Bourbon establishments. It has it's own parking garage underneath which is very convenient, especially in inclement weather. We saw "Pippin" on this night and enjoyed it thoroughly.

Thank Jimmie D

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