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“Full of pathos, honesty and boomerang hippos, Believe Me is a wonderful show which gives a fascinating glimpse into what drives this remarkable man.” – Manchester Evening News

In his New York Times best-selling book Believe Me, Eddie Izzard writes with the same candor and insight evident in his comedy to reflect upon a childhood marked by the loss of his mother, boarding school, and alternative sexuality, as well as life in comedy, film, politics, and philanthropy.

Over his thirty-year career, Eddie Izzard has proven himself to be a creative chameleon. In Believe Me, he recounts his dizzying rise from the streets of London to West End theaters, and on to Wembley Arena, Madison Square Garden, and the Hollywood Bowl. With his brand of keenly intelligent and wide-reaching comedy, he has built an extraordinary international fan base that transcends age, gender, and race.

The Kentucky Center is the official ticket service for this event. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, July 13, at 10 a.m., online and by phone at 584-7777.

The Kentucky Center Presents

EDDIE IZZARD: Believe Me Tour

Sunday, September 30, 8 p.m.

Brown Theatre

315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202

Laughter is the best medicine, or so the saying goes! We’re thrilled to offer so many top-notch comics on stage at the historic Brown Theatre on Broadway. Tickets are on sale now. Follow the links below or call The Kentucky Center Ticket Service at (502) 584-7777.

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The Illusionists has become the best-selling magic show in Broadway history – with smash tours in the US and abroad. Adam Trent, one of the original Broadway stars, has teamed up with The Illusionistsproducers to offer a new show with mass appeal not seen since the touring days of David Copperfield.

Standard tickets go on sale to the public Friday, September 22, at 10 a.m. through The Kentucky Center Ticket Service online, 502.584.7777, and at the box office (501 W. Main Street). Group discounts are available in select areas of the theater. Call 566-5152 for details.

NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated band from South Carolina. Their most recent release, HARDLOVE (2016), debuted at #1 on Billboard‘s Top Albums chart.

NEEDTOBREATHE delivers an impressive live show proven by back-to-back sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Greek Theatre (Los Angeles), Ascend Amphitheatre (Nashville), Aragon Ballroom (Chicago), and Verizon Theatre (DFW).

Tickets start at $34.50, reserved seating, fees apply. 8 ticket limit per order.

Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, July 21, at 10 a.m., online
, by phone (584.7777), and at The Kentucky Center box office and drive-thru.

Travis Wall has been nominated for a stunning 7th consecutive Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Choreography’ for his groundbreaking work on the popular FOX television show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’.  He was the Emmy winner in 2015.  He is nominated this year for routines ‘Send In The Clowns,’ ‘The Mirror’ and ‘She Used To Be Mine’.  Fellow nominees are Derek Hough, Fred Tallaksen, and Mandy Moore, who was nominated twice. The Emmy Award winners will be announced on the 68th Annual Emmy Awards Show, September 17 on CBS.

Travis Wall has become a leading presence in the world of commercial dance.  His dance company Shaping Sound this year launched their second show After The Curtain, following the spell-binding Dance Reimagined which toured North America for four years.

Shaping Sound After The Curtain will play Louisville’s historic Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202) on Sunday, November 5.

Tickets are on sale now through The Kentucky Center Ticket Service online, by phone at 502.584.7777, and at the box office (501 W. Main Street, Louisville 40202).

After The Curtain has received rave reviews, including the Los Angeles Times, who recently wrote: “Like a good film scene, this dance spectacle lingers after the curtain falls.”  And TheaterJones Dallas, who called the show “Overwhelmingly beautiful,” adding: “Seeing the show once isn’t enough to fully register the vastness of the production.”

According to Triangle Magazine, “After The Curtain is the pinnacle of contemporary dance!”  Conceived and choreographed by Travis Wall, the show tells the story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his one true love. Heart-wrenching, breath-taking, and ultimately uplifting, this is one dance show that audiences will remember forever. Travis Wall will be dancing in the show throughout the tour schedule, and he will be joined by his Shaping Sound co-founders Teddy Forance and Nick Lazzarini.

Travis Wall was the runner-up for the Fox reality show So You Think You Can Dance Season 2, and is currently a resident choreographer for the national dance competition show. He choreographed the music video for Carrie Underwood’s “Something In The Water”, which won the CMT Video of the Year, as well as stage shows for Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato. Additional TV credits include choreographing the 82nd Academy Awards, Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Special on ABC, the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and an episode of Pretty Little Liars featuring Maddie Ziegler. Feature Film credits include choreography for The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Hart and the contemporary numbers for the feature film Step Up Revolution. He had the privilege of working with First Lady Michelle Obama on her Let’s Move campaign, creating the GimmeFive routine that was performed on Ellen and at The White House. Travis teaches with NUVO Dance Convention.

#FOLLOWME will feature Willdabeast, Nia Sioux, Kenneth San José, and Janelle Ginestra on Tuesday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m.. The performance will take place in Brown Theatre, located at 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202

#FOLLOWME celebrates the hip-hop community, inspiring dancers to step into the spotlight, giving fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see, dance, and interact with their YouTube dance idols.

You watch their videos. You learn their moves. Join the ultimate global dance crew and see your favorite stars step off the screen and onto the stage in this unique dance experience where dreams come true.

The Kentucky Center is the official ticket service for this event. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 9, at 10 a.m. online, by phone (502.584.7777), and at the box office (501 W. Main Street, Louisville 40202).

Tickets start at $22.50, reserved seating, fees apply. VIP Packages are available at $110, including premium seating and post-show Meet and Greet with photo opportunity.