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After a successful southern Indiana run, When Jenny Lind Came to Town will make its premiere in Louisville on Wednesday at the Clifton Center.  

When Jenny Lind Came to Town will take place on Apr. 3, 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m.  A matinee show will go on Apr. 7 at 2 p.m.  All performances are to happen at the Clifton Center, located at 2117 Payne St. in Louisville.  

Tickets for each show are $15 for adults, $12.50 for seniors, and $12.50 for students.  Tickets for the show can be purchased at the Jenny Lind Play website or by calling 502-633-9100.  

Singing sensation Jenny Lind came to Louisville and Madison, IN, in 1851 during a tour of America on P.T. Barnum's invitation.  The soprano's trip to Louisville featured being met by thousands of performances, an extra show added, and the adoration by an entire town.  Later, Lind later performed in Madison, where the city turned a pork house into a concert space for the show.

Shelbyville resident Mike Smith created When Jenny Lind Came to Town, and Bill Breuer directed the show.  Betsy Archer performs as Jenny Lind.

More information on the show can be found at the Jenny Liind Play website.

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A near life-long resident of Louisville, Brian has written for Louisville.com since spring 2010. He has also written for various publications and online sites, including the Mount Vernon Democrat and Louisville Catholic Sports. Brian spends most of his free time enjoying the theatre scene, hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, and enjoying life.

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