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Theatre [502] Brings New-ish Plays to Louisville

May 9, 2015

In the world of American theater, Louisville is known for being the birthplace of new plays, with several premieres each spring during the Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Read Story

Louisville’s Finnigan Festival Announces Line-up—and a Direction Change

March 23, 2015

Finnigan Production’s eighth annual theatre festival is undergoing both a change of name and direction, a move Finnigan artistic director Brian Walker said he hopes will offer other Louisville playwrights the opportunity to locally workshop their productions. Read Story

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Ahead of Louisville Screening, ‘Superstar’ Actor Says Jesus Role Helped Shape His Spirituality

March 19, 2015

"I didn't want to get anywhere near the role of Jesus," he said in a recent interview with WFPL. "Everybody in the world knows Jesus. I just figured that if I attempted that role, that everybody in the world would be a critic." Read Story

Francisco Juarez and Carlos Manuel in Teatro Tercera Llamada's "Emigrados"

In ‘Emigrados’ at the Bard’s Town, Art Imitates Immigrant Life

March 12, 2015

A play opening Thursday night in Louisville sheds light on the experiences and expectations of immigrants. Presented in Spanish with English supertitles, “Emigrados" focuses on two immigrant men with different expectations for their new lives. Read Story


Humana Festival’s ‘The Roommate’ Presents an Odd Couple Updated

March 10, 2015

WFPL's Ashlie Stevens reviews: "Equal parts nuanced and comically exaggerated, 'The Roommate' addresses themes of aging, femininity and identity in a fresh, humorous way." Read Story

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Here’s Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2015-16 Season Lineup

March 9, 2015

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the 39th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville announced the lineup for their 2015-16 season. Read Story


Humana Festival’s ‘Dot’ Considers Dementia, Family and the Inner City

March 8, 2015

This play, which Domingo describes as being informed by the realities of living in a West Philadelphia neighborhood, is his third play, and his first to open at Humana Festival. Read Story


What To See at the Humana Festival of New American Plays

February 27, 2015

Here is the essential guide to navigating Humana Festival 2015. Read Story

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Broadway in Louisville Plans ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Phantom of the Opera’

February 19, 2015

Season ticket packages are now on sale for the 2015-2016 Broadway in Louisville season, which will include a new production of "The Phantom of the Opera"—a show not seen in Louisville in eight years. Read Story


Actors Theatre’s ‘At the Vanishing Point’ Shows Elusivity of Shared Connections

February 10, 2015

Overall, the play's sparse staging, seemingly simple monologues and gentle accompanying music only accentuate the subtlety of the human connection—which, when combined, lead to a new sense of awareness and wonder. Read Story

‘The Tens’ Delivers Smart, Provocative Bites of Theatre at Actors

January 16, 2015

The Actors Theatre apprentice company shows in their production of “The Tens” how much—or comparatively little—one can actually think, feel and experience in a mere 10 minutes. Read Story

Che Ayende and Larry Powell in The Brothers Size
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Strange Fruit: ‘The Brother Size’ Examines Freedom and Tradition at Actors Theatre

January 10, 2015

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney talks about his play "The Brothers Size," running now through February 1 at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Read Story