Telling Kentucky's Story

Mary Carson Breckinridge Chautauqua available

Kentucky Chautauqua introduces a new character, Mary C. Breckinridge, portrayed by Janet Scott. Book this new presentation now.

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Paint the Town Red

Guthrie is going Red in honor of Kentucky Writers Day, Robert Penn Warren's birthday and a special announcement from Kentucky Humanities.

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Join the Speakers Bureau

Join Jacqueline Kohl-Hamilton as a speaker in the Speakers Bureau. The deadline for applications is April 20, 2018.

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Episode 38 - Janet Scott, Chautauqua Actress
Host Bill Goodman is joined by actress, director, writer, and teacher, Janet Scott. Janet is a veteran actress, having portrayed two acts for Kentucky Chautauqua in addition to numerous roles for stage, television, and film during her thirty-year professional career in New York City. She channeled her appreciation for her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio when she portrayed Mary Settles: The Last Shaker at Pleasant Hill for Kentucky Chautauqua. She currently portrays Mary Carson Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service. She discusses her acting career in New York; her dedication to community-based arts programs; her work with Lexington's new Actors Equity Theatre Company; and her experience teaching for UK's Opera Theatre.More episodes


Episode 17 — THINK HUMANITIES Podcast

Kentucky Humanities has been Telling Kentucky's Story for more than 45 years. Through programs including Kentucky Chautauqua, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Kentucky Humanities magazine, Museum on Main Street, and the Kentucky Book Fair, we are sharing the humanities throughout the Commonwealth. One story at a time.

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