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April 19, 2021

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Performances Postponed:

The Center for Rural Development is closely monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19. We take seriously the health and safety of all concertgoers, event attendees, and staff. In consideration of local public health concerns, the March 26th and March 27th performances of Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure have been postponed. The Center is working closely with RedTail Entertainment to reschedule the dates of these performances and updates will be provided as soon as they are available. We look forward to providing you with the safest, and most enjoyable experience while at The Center.


Center Stage, presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, brings Broadway-style performances, musical concerts, dramatic plays, and other family-oriented entertainment to The Center’s state-of-the-art 760-seat theatre.

Renowned theatrical groups, performing arts productions, and some of the industry’s top musicians all have performed on The Center’s stage. Each season proves to be more exciting than the last boasting an exciting entertainment lineup of spectacular performances that’s sure to have something for everyone.

Ticket Sales

On site: You may purchase tickets at The Center’s Box Office at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset

On the phone: 606-677-6000

On the Web :

The Center’s Box Office is open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday and about 30 minutes prior to the start of each scheduled event.


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

Show sponsored by Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

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.

The Mystery of the Dinosaurs of the Deep.  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.

VIP Experience
VIP Experience Meet and Greet  5:30PM | $60 (adult) & $50(students) Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. VIP Experience:  With the purchase of the VIP Experience ticket 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 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.

Season Sponsors: Citizens National Bank, City of Somerset, Cornelia Dozier Cooper Endowment Fund, and Pulaski County Fiscal Court.


Our theatre facility is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance, please let us know in advance and we will make every effort to accommodate you by calling 606-677-6000.

Theatre Policy

No food or drinks are permitted in The Center Theatre. The use of flash photography or any recording device is prohibited.

Rates and Fees

Patrons have a choice of purchasing a Center Stage season subscription of four performances, as well as individual tickets to any performance. A discount of $10 off adult admission may be applied for children and students (preschool through college). For groups of 10 or more, a $5 per ticket discount may be applied. All ticket sales subject to service charge, sales tax, and additional fees.

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