Market House Theatre http://wkms.org en Western Ky. Theater, Poet Win Governor's Awards http://wkms.org/post/western-ky-theater-poet-win-governors-awards <p>The Kentucky Arts Council has honored an area theater and a writer with &nbsp;<a href="http://migration.kentucky.gov/Newsroom/kyarts/GovArtsAwards2014.htm">Governor's Awards in the Arts</a>.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:14:09 +0000 Allison Crawford 41937 at http://wkms.org Western Ky. Theater, Poet Win Governor's Awards Market House Theatre Brings 'Young Frankenstein' to Life http://wkms.org/post/market-house-theatre-brings-young-frankenstein-life <p>From Mel Brooks and the creators of the Broadway hit <em>The Producers</em>&nbsp;comes the musical monster comedy, <em>Young Frankenstein</em>. It's a re-imagining of &nbsp;the classic comedic film, featuring songs like "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend," and "Puttin' on the Ritz." On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Kate Lochte&nbsp;speaks with Market House Theatre&nbsp;director Michael Cochran talks about all of the components unearthed to bring this musical to life.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:29:57 +0000 Kate Lochte 41024 at http://wkms.org Market House Theatre Brings 'Young Frankenstein' to Life "How I Became A Pirate" Opens at Market House Theatre http://wkms.org/post/how-i-became-pirate-opens-market-house-theatre <p><em>Ahoy Mateys!</em>&nbsp;A new musical adventure docks in Paducah tonight (February 27) through March 9. "How I Became A Pirate" tells the story of a young boy who gets recruited by a friendly pirate captain and his whacky mates to help in the search for buried treasure. Along the way, they learn that real treasure can't be found on a map. April Cochran, Education Director for Paducah's Market House Theatre directs the production, and gives a preview on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:58:52 +0000 Kate Lochte 38959 at http://wkms.org "How I Became A Pirate" Opens at Market House Theatre 'Unmasking' Market House Theatre's Masquerade Ball http://wkms.org/post/unmasking-market-house-theatres-masquerade-ball <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the past year, Market House </span>Theatre's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Education Department produced 28 productions, featuring 87 performances&nbsp;and 696 performances. Friday's third-annual Masquerade Ball goes to benefit these productions.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:38:28 +0000 Tracy Ross 35974 at http://wkms.org 'Unmasking' Market House Theatre's Masquerade Ball Paducah's Market House Theatre Turns 50 http://wkms.org/post/paducahs-market-house-theatre-turns-50 <p>Paducah&#39;s Market House Theatre&nbsp;has a birthday party today (October 14) at 5:30 pm, celebrating 50 years in the community. The event is open to cast members, back stage volunteers, employees, former employees, ushers, youth program participants, season ticket holders, and anyone who just loves Market House. Kate Lochte&nbsp;speaks with Executive Director Michael Cochran about the milestone, more about the celebration, and what the next 50 years will bring for the theatre and the community. <a href="http://mhtplay.com">See more at mhtplay.com</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Market-House-Theatre/93021136766">Join the party on their Facebook page</a>!</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:58:30 +0000 Kate Lochte 35703 at http://wkms.org Paducah's Market House Theatre Turns 50 Market House Theatre Celebrates 50 Years http://wkms.org/post/market-house-theatre-celebrates-50-years <p>Market House Theatre in Paducah kicks off its 50th Anniversary Season this month so Executive Director Michal Cochran visits with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> to talk about the golden time and an upcoming Community Street Fair, on August 24 - featuring art, music, dance and drama. They also talk about the first production of the season, <em>Godspell</em>, opening in September, and some other events and activities coming up at Market House Theatre. <a href="http://mhtplay.com/">Click here for more about the 50th&nbsp;season at Market House</a>.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:19:24 +0000 Kate Lochte 34042 at http://wkms.org Market House Theatre Celebrates 50 Years 'Les Miserables' Makes Regional Premiere at Market House Theatre http://wkms.org/post/les-miserables-makes-regional-premiere-market-house-theatre <p>Whether you call it 'La-Mis-ur-AHB' or 'Les-Mis-ur-AH-bluh,' this blockbuster opens at Paducah’s Market House Theatre this weekend and Kate Lochte speaks with director Michael Cochran about the experience of adapting this classic novel by Victor Hugo, and recent Oscar-winning film, to the local stage. Show dates are June 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23 at 7 p.m. <a href="http://mhtplay.com/">Tickets are available at mhtplay.com</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:37:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 31884 at http://wkms.org 'Les Miserables' Makes Regional Premiere at Market House Theatre Market House Theatre: One Weekend, Two Shows http://wkms.org/post/market-house-theatre-one-weekend-two-shows <p>Both hours of <em>Sounds Good</em> today feature directors of upcoming productions at the Market House Theatre in Paducah. "Tomato Plant Girl," by Wesley Middleton, opens May 9-12 in the Studio Theatre and follows a new girl in town, sharing a garden with a 'bossy best friend,' when mayhem ensues. 'Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is May 11 and 12th at 7 p.m. This special production for Mother's Day weekend uses clothing and accessories to tell a funny, wistful, and universal stories that women can identify with. Hear both interviews below.</p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:13:35 +0000 Kate Lochte 31471 at http://wkms.org Market House Theatre: One Weekend, Two Shows Turning an Old Church into a Spa in Market House Play "Hallelujah Girls" http://wkms.org/post/turning-old-church-spa-market-house-play-hallelujah-girls <p>This weekend, the "feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia," are on stage at Paducah's Market House Theatre's production of "The Hallelujah Girls", a joyful comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, authors of "The Dixie Swim Club". Yesterday, Kate Lochte spoke with "Hallelujah Girls" director Bonnie Daniels.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:26:17 +0000 Kate Lochte 30753 at http://wkms.org Turning an Old Church into a Spa in Market House Play "Hallelujah Girls"