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Don't miss Francesca Battistelli with special guests, Stars Go Dim, on Thursday, October 18 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $22, $20, $18 + fees. Click for Tickets.Inspired by legendary jazz greats and current contemporaries, singer/songwriter FRANCESCA BATTISTELLI set out to write pop, soul-infused music that would motivate and encourage listeners of any age. Her exposure to the arts began at a young age with her interest and involvement in theatre, music, and dance, and at 15, Francesca began writing and performing her own songs.  With 1.9 million units sold, a Grammy Award (4 total... Read more...
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of this classic on Sunday, October 21.  All tickets are $18 + fees. Click for Tickets. Written in 1818 by Mary Shelley, FRANKENSTEIN: The Modern Prometheus is the first true science fiction novel. Years ahead of its time, the story has inspired countless film and stage adaptations. The character Frankenstein is a living, breathing, gruesome outcome of scientific discovery. The piece raises an important question about innovation- just because it can be done, should it be done?  In the story, Victor Frankenstein is a Swiss scientist with a mission to... Read more...
The Carson Center is enlisting wonderful sponsors for our performances throughout the 2018-19 season. Click Here for more information.
What is Stagecrafts?Stagecrafts is an audience engagement program offered to families and children attending our First Stages and US Bank Family.  Proudly sponsored by Colgan Orthdontics, Carson Center Stagecrafts is important to the children and families at the Carson Center because:•         Stagecrafts connect children to the performance before they enter the theatre because the craft relates directly to the story that will come to life on stage.•         The craft and the live performance nourish each child’s... Read more...
Deadline to register and guarantee a tshirt is Friday, October 12. The Carson Center is hosting their first Fun 5K Run / 1K Walk on Saturday, October 27th at the Carson Center.  This will be a non-competitive event for the entire family, including your pets. Come dressed in your Halloween best (costumes encourage but not required!) After the run/walk, all monsters will be treated to Franks and Steins with a walk down Trick-or-Treat Alley. Registration begins at 1pm and the event starts at 2pm.  Pet parade / costume contest will be at 3pm.  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Effective July 1, 2018 a 6% sales tax will be collected on all ticket sales.  Taxes will be allocated to the state general fund, and are not retained by the Carson Center.Please direct concerns to:Tim Bennett, DirectorKY Department of Revenue502-564-6828
By August 31, please contribute to the Carson Center Creative Aging Pilot Program through the Fred Paxton Challenge for Charities.Your contribution will provide seed money for the Carson Center to establish a Creative Aging pilot program in our 2018-19 season designed specifically to engage senior adults.  Participants will enjoy coffee, conversation, and artistic activities before joining school children in our theatre throughout the school year to see a live performance in our Class Acts Education Series.  Ground-breaking research has found a direct link between creative... Read more...
The Carson Center is pleased to announce the new 2018-2019 Broadway Season at the Carson Center.  There will be one performance for all shows.  Broadway Series Subscription Renewal Forms have been mailed to current subscribers.  New and Renewing Subscriptions are able to purchase online now.  Click to purchase online.  Subscriptions start at $226.26. For questions, please visit the Carson Center Box Office or call (270) 450-4444. CSI and Baptist Health Paducah are the season sponsors. Subscriptions for the coming year will include five productions:  White... Read more...
The Carson Center is excited to announce the outstanding teaching artists for this years Broadway Workshop™. Broadway Workshop™ is a dynamic musical theater intensive led by acclaimed professionals from New York City. Returning to the Carson Center for the 7th year, Broadway Workshop™ is directed by Marc Tumminelli, Director of Broadway Workshop™ New York, and is taught by a team of top theater professionals, who have worked on Broadway, in film, on TV, and in theaters across the country. Joining Mr. Tumminelli in Paducah this year are Broadway actors, David Rossetti (... Read more...
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