Derby Dinner Playhouse is proud to be one of the oldest and largest continually operating professional dinner theatres in the country. For over 38 years the theatre has served the Southern Indiana region and Kentucky by reaching out to more than 3 million people. The playhouse is the theatrical entertainment leader in both Indiana and neighboring state Kentucky, noted for their professional productions of Broadway musicals and lighthearted comedies.
Hatfields & McCoys | TV miniseries, 2012 | Theatrical Trailer | Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War; starring Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Tom Berenger, Powers Boothe.
Rick Baker often makes film appearances camouflaged by his own makeup, most often as gorillas (THE THING WITH TWO HEADS, 1972, the title role in KING KONG, 1976, THE KENTUCKY FRIED MOVIE, 1977 and THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN, 1981). He also designed the special effects makeup for, and appeared in, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video.
On July 17th, 1911, the New York Times printed the following obituary, reporting from Louisville, Kentucky. “Lillian Dolfinger, known to the theatrical world as Lillian Raymond, who appeared in “The Girl of the Golden West’, and several other New York productions, died today at the home of her father here from tuberculosis. She was 25 years old.
Oscar Nominated isn't nominated to the Triple Crown, but he's headed to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) after his upset win in the $500,000 Horseshoe Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (gr. III) April 2, 2016 at Turfway Park.
Madame Sul-Te-Wan, an African-American actress, was born in 1873. Wan was the first black woman contracted to appear in one of the most controversial films in American Cinematic history, "Birth of a Nation." For over 50 years Wan played in a number of silent films and many award-winning features as well. Some of them include: "Tarzan and the Trappers" (1958) "Witch Woman," "Carmen Jones" (1954) (unaccredited) "Carmen's Grandma," "Sullivan’s Travels" (1942) to name a few.