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.
A conversation with the playwright of ‘Cry it Out,’ a comedy/drama about bonds and conflicts among neighbors with young children.
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.
The outgoing artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville talks about new plays, directing vs. interpreting, and his impressive beard.
At the 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays, the Kilroys and Anne Bogart spoke, Lauren Gunderson got a prize, and a majority female-authored program commanded the stage.
If you can find a calling that gives you peace, you owe it to yourself to follow it, no matter what stands in your way.
The literary director at Actors Theatre leads the yearlong charge of selecting the lineup.
The festival will feature 6 world premieres, including works by Leah Nanako Winkler, Susan Soon He Stanton, and Deborah Stein.
The British-born director departs after six years leading the Kentucky theatre and its influential new-play program, the Humana Festival.