Oscar nominee and Lexington native Michael Shannon will appear at our own Kentucky Theatre for a special opening-day screening of critically acclaimed new film MUD, in which he co-stars with Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey.

On Friday, April 26 at 8:00 pm, Michael will introduce Mud and participate in a Q & A session after the screening.

A special VIP reception with Michael will be held before the film from 6:00-7:30 at Portofino’s. Guests will have an opportunity to meet Michael in an intimate setting while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.  Tickets are available now!   Click here for the events page.

VIP tickets are $100 each or $150 per couple and include the pre-screening party and the movie. Tickets for the movie and Q&A are $20.  All profits go to the “Friends of the Kentucky Theatre” renovation project. You can find out more about the “Friends” project by clicking on the “Friends of the Kentucky Theatre” medallion to the right.  trailer story line