The shows in this year’s new-play fest at Actors Theatre of Louisville were in dialogue with past offerings, no doubt, but also with our current moment.
The native Kentuckian will begin his tenure at the theatre company in June.
The lineup will include annual holiday traditions, the Humana Festival, and works by Idris Goodwin and Sarah DeLappe.
Actors Theatre is looking for guest speakers and will also be awarding festival passes to theatre professionals and artists.
The annual festival will feature five world premieres, including a new play by Lucas Hnath.
Company managers wear many hats, all fashioned to make out-of-town artists feel at home at the theatre.
The outgoing artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville talks about new plays, directing vs. interpreting, and his impressive beard.
Is there a way to humanize playwrights’ familiar submission/rejection cycle? Remembering that there are human beings on both sides of the exchange can help.
The literary director at Actors Theatre leads the yearlong charge of selecting the lineup.
The season will include holiday favorites, contemporary works, and the annual Humana Festival.