39TH HUMANA FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN PLAYS
March 4 – April 12, 2015
Official 2015 Play Lineup
The Roommate by Jen Silverman
Dot by Colman Domingo
I Will Be Gone by Erin Courtney
The Glory of the World by Charles Mee
I Promised Myself to Live Faster directed by Dan Rothenberg, text by Gregory S Moss and Pig Iron Theatre Company, conceived and created by Pig Iron Theatre Company
That High Lonesome Sound by Jeff Augustin, Diana Grisanti, Cory Hinkle and Charise Castro Smith
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The Humana Festival is an internationally acclaimed event that has introduced nearly 450 plays into the American and international theatre’s general repertoire, including three Pulitzer Prize winners—The Gin Game by D. L. Coburn, Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley and Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies—as well as Marsha Norman’s Getting Out, John Pielmeier’s Agnes of God, Charles Mee’s Big Love, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories and At the Vanishing Point, Jane Martin’s Anton in Show Business, Rinne Groff’s The Ruby Sunrise, Theresa Rebeck’s The Scene, Gina Gionfriddo’s After Ashley and Becky Shaw, UNIVERSES’ Ameriville, Rude Mechs’ The Method Gun, Jordan Harrison’s Maple and Vine, Will Eno’s Gnit, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate, and Lucas Hnath’s Death Tax and The Christians. More than 380 Humana Festival plays have been published in anthologies and individual acting editions, making Actors Theatre a visible and vital force in the development of new plays.
The Humana Festival is the premier event of its kind in the nation, drawing theatre lovers, journalists, and film and stage producers from around the world. About 36,000 patrons attend the five weeks of plays and associated events, including students from 40 colleges and universities. The Festival culminates in two industry weekends which bring together a collection of amazing new plays with one-of-a-kind panels, cocktail parties, discussions and networking events. It is the perfect opportunity to see new work, make new connections, and support the creation of new American theatre.
The Humana Festival is made possible by a generous grant from the