Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in eastern Kentucky by providing professional theatre and exceptional educational opportunities in the performing arts.
Jenny Wiley Theatre is eastern Kentucky's only professional theatre offering year round productions. Since 1964, summers have been magical under the stars at the Jenny Wiley Amphitheatre, located in the beautiful Jenny Wiley State Park in Prestonsburg. In 2014, our new Mainstage indoor theatre opened in Pikeville. Located at the corner of Second Street and Division Street, this facility offers productions on a year-round basis. Our Pikeville location is the result of a partnership with the City of Pikeville.
JWT is a non-profit organization and receives funding from individuals, corporations, charitable foundations, the Prestonsburg Convention Center and Visitors Bureau, The City of Pikeville, The Kentucky Arts Council, and The Kentucky Department of Travel. The Kentucky Arts Council which is the State Arts Agency, supports Jenny Wiley Theatre with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.