Arts and Humanities
4:47 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

CenterStage Celebrates 100 Years of Theatre By Louisville's Jewish Community Center

The Jewish Community Center’s theater company, CenterStage, is the oldest continuously-operated theatre company in Kentucky. They staged their first production, a revue called "Behind the Scenes,"  in 1913 as the Young Men’s Hebrew Association Players at the old YMHA downtown. 

WFPL’s Erin Keane speaks with artistic director John Leffert about the theater’s history and centennial season. 

The 100th anniversary season opened this month with the provocative Broadway musical "Spring Awakening," which won eight Tony Awards, including best new musical. Read our reviewHere's a list of this season's coming attractions, which includes "Chicago," opening September 4.