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.
Next season also includes world premieres by Jaclyn Backhaus and Jeremy O. Harris.
How one of our greatest living stage actors keeps it real, even when playing a not-quite-real Hillary Clinton.
Lucas Hnath, Robert O’Hara, Leigh Silverman, and Alexis Williams are panelists for this free discussion on the form and future of the American play.
The annual festival will feature five world premieres, including a new play by Lucas Hnath.
Live at the Lark, American Theatre editors announced the season’s top plays and playwrights, and spoke to two of them, Lucas Hnath and Karen Zacarías.
The season features five regional premieres, including ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2,’ ‘Skeleton Crew,’ and ‘The Wolves.’
Each will receive $165,000.
The two writers will each receive a $50,000 prize.
Is drama dying on the Main Stem? Not if these writers (and some enterprising nonprofits) can help it.