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Humana Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

New artistic director Robert Barry Fleming’s first festival program will feature five world premiere plays.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.: The Actors Theatre of Louisville has announced the lineup for the 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays., the first full slate under new artistic director Robert Barry Fleming.

“The Humana Festival is at the center of the genesis of the new play movement in our country,” said Fleming in a statement.

The festival will feature five world premieres, including Are You There? by Vivian Barnes, Jonathan Norton, and Gab Reisman; Nicole Clark Is Having a Baby by Morgan Gould; Where the Mountain Meets the Sea by Jeff Augustin; FLEX by Candrice Jones; and Grace by Nolan Williams Jr.

The Humana Festival has produced more than 450 plays by more than 400 playwrights and ensembles. The 2020 festival will run March 1 through April 12.

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