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.
On this week’s podcast David J. Loehr reports back from the Humana Festival. Plus, the editors discuss ‘Miss Saigon’ and AT’s new program to nurture theatre critics of color.
The 41st annual festival will feature five world premieres.
From a W.E.B. Du Bois manifesto to David Henry Hwang’s Broadway return, October was an exciting month for theatrical milestones.
Actors Theatre of Louisville’s latest new-play fest reflected a nation, and a field, rushing to the future, haunted by the past.
A collection of not-so-straight plays, an ensemble-devised work and an African-American living-room play made up the main slate at Actors Theatre’s annual new-play gathering.
Inspired equally by ‘Star Wars’ and Charles Ludlam, the Philly troupe’s ‘I Promised Myself to Live Faster’ explores the intersection of tween sexual awakening and sci-fi fantasy.
The historian/playwright returns to Louisville with ‘The Glory of the World,’ a raucous tribute to the Trappist monk on what would be his 100th birthday.