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September 21, 2019

Center Stage show tickets are now on sale

Individual show tickets for all four Center Stage performances are now on sale 

Click the “Buy Package” button below to purchase a season subscription online.

Season tickets for a four-show package are $126 (plus tax).

Individual show tickets are now on sale! Individual tickets are available online, as well as in person or over the phone.

Online show tickets: 

2019-20 Center Stage Season

Dracula:  Performed by Kentucky Ballet Theatre
(Suitable for ages 6 and up)
Friday, October, 25, 2019 – 7 PM
Adult Tickets: $35 (plus fees) | Student Tickets: $25 (plus fees)

*Pre-Show Catered Dinner: 5:30 p.m.*
Dinner Tickets: $15 (plus fees) 

In spirit of all things spooky, Kentucky Ballet Theatre performs “Dracula.” Experience Dracula’s 400 year journey beginning with war and heartbreak, and later exploring darkness and obsession in this chilling rendition of the classic tale. This is a ballet with a dramatic bite that will leave you thirsty for more – don’t miss your chance to experience it.

Shadows of the 60’s “A Holiday Tribute to Motown”
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – 7 PM
Adult Tickets: $35 (plus fees) | Student Tickets: $25 (plus fees)

*Pre-Show Catered Dinner: 5:30 p.m.*
Dinner Tickets: $15 (plus fees) 

Shadow of the 60s pays tribute to the tremendous legacy of Motown’s Super Groups, “The Supreme Girls Of Motown,” a salute to the legendary female stars of Motown such as The Supremes, Marvelettes, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves and a host of Motown’s male stars, including Smokie Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Four Tops, Jr. Walker & The Allstars and more. Add in the festive music of Christmas time and old favorites such as Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer, Silent Night and more all done in the style of Motown, and you have an unbelievable night of celebration.

New Shanghai Circus: Performed by the Acrobats of China
Tuesday, February, 28, 2020 – 7 PM
Adult Tickets: $35 (plus fees) | Student Tickets: $25 (plus fees)

Astonishing athletes defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show that draws upon 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions.

New Shanghai Circus is considered to be China’s most celebrated acrobatic company; the performers for the New Shanghai Circus have stunned and amazed audiences all over the world. Over 40 Acrobats of China showcase dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art with extraordinary and inventive feats of strength and skill, control and balance, grace and charisma.

If it’s humanly possible – and even if it seems as if it’s not – these acrobats, jugglers and contortionists do it with spectacular flair!

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Thursday, March 26, 2020 – 7 PM
Adult Tickets: $35 (plus fees) | Student Tickets: $25 (plus fees)

VIP Experience Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM
Adult Ticket with VIP Experience: $60 (plus fees)
Student Ticket with VIP Experience: $50 (plus fees)
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

VIP Experience:  With the purchase of the VIP Experience ticket, you not only get the best seats in the house, but you’re invited into the theatre early for an up-close-and-personal introduction to one of our amazing underwater creatures by knowledgeable puppeteers who bring them to life.  You also receive show merchandise and of course, picture taking is encouraged!

The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all-new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe live still today!  Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science, and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.
Produced in North America by Red Tail Entertainment

The 2019-20 Center Stage performing arts series is presented by The Center for Rural Development in partnership with Lake Cumberland Performing Arts.


The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to Lake Cumberland Performing Arts with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. www.


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