Humana Festival of New American Plays

41st HUMANA FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN PLAYS

March 1 – April 9, 2017

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Join us for this year’s Humana Festival

The Humana Festival of New American Plays Lineup

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I NOW PRONOUNCE
by Tasha Gordon-Solmon
directed by Stephen Brackett

 

 

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WE’RE GONNA BE OKAY
by Basil Kreimendahl
directed by Lisa Peterson

 

 

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CRY IT OUT
by Molly Smith Metzler
directed by Davis McCallum

commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville

 

 

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RECENT ALIEN ABDUCTIONS
by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
directed by Les Waters

 

 

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AIRNESS
by Chelsea Marcantel
directed by Meredith McDonough

 

 

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by Jeff Augustin, Sarah DeLappe, Claire Kiechel, and Ramiz Monsef
directed by Eric Hoff
performed by the actors of the 2016–2017 Professional Training Company
commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville


41st Humana Festival of New American Plays Calendar


The Humana Festival of New American Plays

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 and The Glory of the World, 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 more than 50 colleges and universities. The Festival culminates by bringing 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.

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