Humana Festival Published Anthologies

Actors Theatre of Louisville is proud to partner with Playscripts, Inc. (www.Playscripts.com), the publisher of our annual Humana Festival: The Complete Plays collections since 2006.

Selected anthologies are available online.
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HUMANA FESTIVAL 2012: THE COMPLETE PLAYS

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Amy Wegener and Sarah Lunnie
Playscripts, Inc., 2013

Eat Your Heart Out by Courtney Baron, How We Got On by Idris Goodwin, Death Tax by Lucas Hnath, Hero Dad by Laura Jacqmin, Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the Floorboards by Greg Kotis, The Veri**on Play by Lisa Kron, The Hour of Feeling by Mona Mansour, The Ballad of 423 and 424 by Nicholas C. Pappas, The Dungeons and the Dragons by Kyle John Schmidt, and Oh, Gastronomy! by Michael Golamco, Carson Kreitzer, Steve Moulds, Tanya Saracho and Matt Schatz.

humana festival 2011: the complete plays

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Amy Wegener and Sarah Lunnie
Playscripts, Inc., 2012

Mr. Smitten by Laura Eason; Maple and Vine by Jordan Harrison; Hygiene by Gregory Hischak; Chicago, Sudan by Marc Bamuthi Joseph; Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler; BOB by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb; Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them by A. Rey Pamatmat; The Edge of Our Bodies by Adam Rapp; A Devil at Noon by Anne Washburn; and The End by Dan Dietz, Jennifer Haley, Allison Moore, A. Rey Pamatmat, and Marco Ramirez.

humana festival 2010: the complete plays

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Amy Wegener
Playscripts, Inc., 2011

Let Bygones Be by Gamal Abdel Chasten; HEIST! conceived and created by Sean Daniels and Deborah Stein, written by Deborah Stein; Lobster Boy by Dan Dietz; Ground by Lisa Dillman; Fissures (lost and found) by Steve Epp, Cory Hinkle, Dominic Orlando, Dominique Serrand, Deborah Stein and Victoria Stewart; Post Wave Spectacular by Diana Grisanti; An Examination of the Whole Playwright/Actor Relationship Presented As Some Kind of Cop Show Parody by Greg Kotis; Sirens by Deborah Zoe Laufer; The Method Gun created by Rude Mechs, written by Kirk Lynn; The Cherry Sisters Revisited by Dan O’Brien with original music by Michael Friedman; and Phoenix by Scott Organ.

Humana festival 2009: the complete plays

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Amy Wegener
Playscripts, Inc., 2010

On The Porch One Crisp Spring Morning by Alex Dremann; Absalom by Zoe Kazan; Roanoke by Michael Lew, music and lyrics by Matt Schatz; Wild Blessings: A Celebration of Wendell Berry adapted for the stage by Marc Masterson and Adrien-Alice Hansel from the writing of Wendell Berry; Under Construction by Charles L. Mee, created and performed by SITI Company; Slasher by Allison Moore; 3:59am: a drag race for two actors by Marco Ramirez; Ameriville by UNIVERSES (Gamal Abdel Chasten, William Ruiz a.k.a. Ninja, Mildred Ruiz and Steven Sapp); The Hard Weather Boating Party by Naomi Wallace; and BRINK! by Lydia R. Diamond, Kristoffer Diaz, Greg Kotis, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and Deborah Stein.

Humana Festival 2008: THE Complete Plays

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Amy Wegener
Playscripts, Inc., 2009

Game On written by Zakiyyah Alexander, Rolin Jones, Alice Tuan, Daryl Watson, Marisa Wegrzyn and Ken Weitzman, music by Jon Spurney; Great Falls by Lee Blessing; Tongue, Tied by M. Thomas Cooper; This Beautiful City written by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, from interviews by The Civilians; Becky Shaw by Gina Gionfriddo; Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley; Dead Right by Elaine Jarvik; the break/s by Marc Bamuthi Joseph; In Paris You Will Find Many Baguettes But Only One True Love by Michael Lew; All Hail Hurricane Gordo by Carly Mensch; One Short Sleepe by Naomi Wallace.

Humana Festival 2007: The Complete Plays

$19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Julie Felise Dubiner
Playscripts, Inc., 2008

Strike-Slip by Naomi Iizuka; When Something Wonderful Ends by Sherry Kramer; Clarisse and Larmon by Deb Margolin; dark play or stories for boys by Carlos Murillo; Mr. and Mrs. by Julie Marie Myatt; I am not Batman. by Marco Ramirez; Batch: An American Bachelor/ette Party Spectacle created by Alice Tuan, Whit MacLaughlin & New Paradise Laboratories; The As If Body Loop by Ken Weitzman; The Unseen by Craig Wright; The Open Road Anthology by Constance Congdon, Kia Corthron, Michael John Garcés, Rolin Jones, A. Rey Pamatmat and Kathryn Walat, with music by GrooveLily.

Humana Festival 2006: The Complete Plays

19.95
Published by Playscripts, Inc.
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Julie Felise Dubiner
Playscripts, Inc., 2007

Three Guys and a Brenda by Adam Bock; Natural Selection by Eric Coble; LOW by Rha Goddess; Act a Lady by Jordan Harrison; Sovereignty by Rolin Jones; Listeners by Jane Martin; Hotel Cassiopeia by Charles L. Mee; The Scene by Theresa Rebeck; Six Years by Sharr White; Neon Mirage by Liz Duffy Adams, Dan Dietz, Rick Hip-Flores, Julie Jensen, Lisa Kron, Tracey Scott Wilson and Chay Yew.

Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville: Humana Festival 2005


$24.95
Edited by Adrien-Alice Hansel and Julie Felise Dubiner
Broadway Play Publishing, 2007

A Nervous Smile by John Belusso; The Shaker Chair by Adam Bock; Pure Confidence by Carlyle Brown; Moot the Messenger by Kia Corthron; Johannes, Pyotr & Marge by Jeffrey Essman; Dream of Jeannie-by-the-Door by David Valdes Greenwood; Goody Fucking Two Shoes by Jennifer Maisel; Hazard County by Allison Moore; Long Dream in Summer by Said Sayrafiezadeh; Memory House by Kathleen Tolan; Uncle Sam’s Satiric Spectacular: On Democracy and Other Fictions, Featuring Patriotism Acts and Blue Songs From a Red State by Greg Allen, Sheila Callaghan, Bridget Carpenter, Eric Coble, Richard Dresser, Michael Friedman and Hilly Hicks, Jr.

Humana Festival 2004: The Complete Plays


$16.86
Edited by Tanya Palmer and Adrien-Alice Hansel
Smith and Kraus, 2005
ISBN: 1-57525-385-2: paper

Kuwait by Vincent Delaney; A Bone Close to My Brain by Dan Dietz; The Spot by Steven Dietz; After Ashley by Gina Gionfriddo; Sans-culottes in the Promised Land by Kirsten Greenidge; The Ruby Sunrise by Rinne Groff; Kid-Simple, A Radio Play in the Flesh by Jordan Harrison; At the Vanishing Point by Naomi Iizuka; Tallgrass Gothic by Melanie Marnich; Foul Territory by Craig Wright; Fast and Loose by José Cruz González, Kirsten Greenidge, Julie Marie Myatt and John Walch.

Humana Festival 2003: The Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 2003
ISBN: 1-57525-340-2: paper

The Roads that Lead Here by Lee Blessing; The Faculty Room by Bridget Carpenter; Slide Glide the Slippery Slope by Kia Corthron; The Second Death of Priscilla by Russell Davis; Trash Anthem by Dan Dietz; Orange Lemon Egg Canary by Rinne Groff; Fit for Feet by Jordan Harrison; The Lively Lad by Quincy Long; Omnium-Gatherum by Theresa Rebeck and Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros; Trepidation Nation by Keith Josef Adkins, Stephen Belber, Hilary Bell, Glen Berger, Sheila Callaghan, Bridget Carpenter, Cusi Cram, Richard Dresser, Erik Ehn, Gina Gionfriddo, Kirsten Greenidge, Michael Hollinger, Warren Leight, Julie Marie Myatt, Victoria Stewart and James Still; Rhythmicity curated by Mildred Ruiz and Steven Sapp, created by Regie Cabico, Gamal A. Chasten, reg.e.gaines, Rha Goddess, Willie Perdomo, Mildred Ruiz and Steven Sapp.

Humana Festival 2002: The Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 2002
ISBN: 1-57525-317-8: paper
Score conceived by Anne Bogart, adapted by Jocelyn Clarke and created by SITI Company; A.M. Sunday by Jerome Hairston; Rembrandt’s Gift by Tina Howe; Classyass by Caleen Sinette Jennings; Nightswim by Julia Jordan; Limonade Tous les Jours by Charles L. Mee; The Mystery of Attraction by Marlane Meyer; Finer Noble Gases by Adam Rapp; Bake Off by Sheri Wilner; Snapshot by Tanya Barfield, Lee Blessing, Michael Bigelow Dixon, Julie Jensen, Honour Kane, Sunil Kuruvilla, David Lindsay-Abaire, Victor Lodato, Quincy Long, Deb Margolin, Allison Moore, Lynn Nottage, Dan O’Brien, Val Smith, Annie Weisman, Craig Wright and Chay Yew; The Technology Project: Voice Properties by John Belluso; Virtual Meditation #1 by Sarah Ruhl in collaboration with Students and Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center; F.E.T.C.H. by Alice Tuan

Humana Festival 2001: The Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Tanya Palmer and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 2001
ISBN: 1-57525-299-6: paper
Wonderful World by Richard Dresser; Chad Curtiss, Lost Again by Arthur Kopit; When The Sea Drowns in Sand by Eduardo Machado; Quake by Melanie Marnich; Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage by Jane Martin; bobrauschenbergamerica by Charles L. Mee, Description Beggared; or the Allegory of WHITENESS by Mac Wellman, music by Michael Roth; Heaven and Hell (On Earth): A Divine Comedy by Robert Alexander, Jenny Lyn Bader, Elizabeth Dewberry, Deborah Lynn Frockt, Rebecca Gilman, Keith Glover, Hilly Hicks, Jr., Karen Hines, Michael Kassin, Melanie Marnich, Jane Martin, William Mastrosimone, Guillermo Reyes, Sarah Schulman, Richard Strand, Alice Tuan and Elizabeth Wong; Phone Plays by Greg Allen, Andy Bayiates, Rachel Claff, Sterling Houston, Erin Courtney, Jennifer L. Nelson and Brighde Mullins.

Humana Festival of New American Plays:


25 YEARS AT ACTORS THEATRE LOUISVILLE
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Andrew Crocker, 2000
Includes articles by Jon Jory, Marc Masterson, David A. Jones, Anne Bogart, Marsha Norman, Lawrence DeVine, William Mootz, Holger Teschke, Laszlo Marton, Ben Barnes, Donald Margulies, Joan Ackermann, Tony Kushner, Regina Taylor, Naomi Iizuka, José Rivera, Michael Bigelow Dixon, Ray Fry, Fred Major, William McNulty, Adale O’Brien, Deb Acquavella, John Conklin, Martin Desjardins, Marcia Dixcy Jory, Frazier Marsh, and Paul Owen.

Humana Festival 2000: The Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 2000
ISBN: 1-57525-226-0: paper
Tape by Stephen Belber; No. 11 (Blue and White) by Alexandra Cunningham; The Divine Fallacy by Tina Howe; War of the Worlds conceived by Anne Bogart, written by Naomi Iizuka, created by SITI Company; Arabian Nights by David Ives; Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin; Big Love by Charles L. Mee; Touch by Toni Press-Coffman; Standard Time by Naomi Wallace; Back Story – A Dramatic Anthology (Based on characters created by Joan Ackermann) by Joan Ackermann, Courtney Baron, Neena Beber, Constance Congdon, Jon Klein, Shirley Lauro, Craig Lucas, Eduardo Machado, Donald Margulies, Jane Martin, Susan Miller, John Olive, Tanya Palmer, David Rambo, Edwin Sanchez, Adele Edling Shank, Mayo Simon and Val Smith; Phone Plays by Jane Anderson, Jeffrey Hatcher, Mark O’Donnell, José Rivera and Regina Taylor.

Humana Festival 1999: The Complete Plays


$15.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 1999
ISBN: 1-57525-207-4: paper
Cabin Pressure (an article) by Anne Bogart; Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls by Naomi Iizuka; Y2K by Arthur Kopit; The Cockfighter by Frank Manley, adapted by Vincent Murphy; God’s Man in Texas by David Rambo; Life Under 30, an evening of ten-minute plays including Slop-Culture by Robb Badlam; The Blue Room by Courtney Baron; Dancing with a Devil by Brooke Berman; Forty Minute Finish by Jerome Hairston; Mpls., St. Paul by Julia Jordan; Drive Angry by Matt Pelfrey; Just Be Frank by Caroline Williams; and Labor Day by Sheri Wilner; What Are You Afraid Of? a Car Play by Richard Dresser; Phone Plays by Neal Bell, Rebecca Gilman, David Greenspan, Rebecca Reynolds and Diana Son; and The T(ext) Shirt Project with plays by David Henry Hwang, Tony Kushner, Jane Martin, Naomi Wallace, Wendy Wasserstein, and Mac Wellman.

Humana Festival 1998: THE Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Amy Wegener
Smith and Kraus, 1998
ISBN: 1-57525-142-6: paper
Acorn by David Graziano, Dinner With Friends by Donald Margulies, Let The Big Dog Eat by Elizabeth Wong, Like Totally Weird by William Mastrosimone, Meow by Val Smith, Mr. Bundy by Jane Martin, Resident Alien by Stuart Spencer, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, and Ti Jean Blues adapted from the works of Jack Kerouac by JoAnne Akalaitis.

Humana Festival 1997: The Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Liz Engelman
Smith and Kraus, 1997
ISBN: 1-57525-114-0: paper
Gun-shy by Richard Dresser, Icarus by Edwin Sanchez, In Her Sight by Carol K. Mack, Lighting Up the Two-Year Old by Benjie Aerenson, Misreadings by Neena Beber, Polaroid Stories by Naomi Iizuka, Private Eyes by Steven Dietz, Stars by Romulus Linney, Waterbabies by Adam LeFevre.

Humana Festival 1996: THE Complete Plays


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Liz Engelman
Smith and Kraus, 1996
ISBN: 1-57525-033-0: paper
The Batting Cage by Joan Ackermann; Chilean Holiday by Guillermo Reyes; Contract With Jackie by Jimmy Breslin; Flesh and Blood by Elizabeth Dewberry; Going, Going, Gone (an article) by Anne Bogart; Jack and Jill by Jane Martin; Kissing Christine & Missing Marisa by John Patrick Shanley; One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace; Reverse Transcription by Tony Kushner; Trying to Find Chinatown by David Henry Hwang; and What I Meant Was by Craig Lucas.

Humana Festival 1995: The Complete Plays


$17.95
Edited by Marisa Smith
Smith and Kraus, 1995
ISBN: 1-880399-92-X: paper
Beast on the Moon by Richard Kalinoski; Below the Belt by Richard Dresser; Between the Lines by Regina Taylor; Cloud Tectonics by José Rivera; Head On by Elizabeth Dewberry; Helen at Risk by Dana Yeaton; July 7, 1994 by Donald Margulies; Middle-Aged White Guys by Jane Martin; Tough Choices for the New Century by Jane Anderson; Trudy Blue by Marsha Norman; and Your Obituary Is a Dance by Benard Cummings.

Humana Festival 1994: The Complete Plays


$16.95
Edited by Marisa Smith
Smith and Kraus, 1994
ISBN: 1-880399-56-3: paper
1969 by Tina Landau, Betty The Yeti by Jon Klein, Julie Johnson by Wendy Hammond, The Last Time We Saw Her by Jane Anderson, My Left Breast by Susan Miller, Slavs! by Tony Kushner, Shotgun by Romulus Linney, Stones and Bones by Marion McClinton, The Survivor: A Cambodian Odyssey by Jon Lipsky and Trip’s Cinch by Phyllis Nagy.

Humana Festival 1993: The Complete Plays


$16.95
Edited by Marisa Smith
Smith and Kraus, 1993
ISBN: 1-880399-37-7: paper
Deadly Virtues by Brian Jucha, The Ice Fishing Play by Kevin Kling, Keely and Du by Jane Martin, Poof! by Lynn Nottage, Shooting Simone by Lynne Kaufman, Stanton’s Garage by Joan Ackermann, Tape by José Rivera, Watermelon Rinds by Regina Taylor and What We Do With It by Bruce MacDonald.

20 One-Act Plays From 20 Years of The Humana Festival


$19.95
Edited by Michele Volansky and Michael Bigelow Dixon
Smith and Kraus, 1996
ISBN: 1-880399-98-9: paper
Tough Choices for the New Century by Jane Anderson; Out the Window by Neal Bell; The Eye of the Beholder by Kent Broadhurst; How Gertrude Stormed the Philosopher’s Club by Martin Epstein; Chemical Reactions by Andrew Foster; What She Found There by John Glore; The American Century by Murphy Guyer; The Black Branch by Gary Leon Hill; Bondage by David Henry Hwang; 21A by Kevin Kling; Fun by Howard Korder; Watermelon Boats by Wendy MacLaughlin; July 7, 1994 by Donald Margulies; Stones and Bones by Marion McClinton; Tone Clusters by Joyce Carol Oates; Devotees in the Garden of Love by Suzan-Lori Parks; The Love Talker by Deborah Pryor; The Value of Names by Jeffrey Sweet; Fireworks by Megan Terry; and Eukiah by Lanford Wilson.

A Decade of New Comedy: Plays From The Humana Festival, Volume One


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
Heinemann, 1996
ISBN: 0-435-07013-7: paper
Astronauts by Claudia Reilly, In the Eye of the Hurricane by Eduardo Machado, Road to Nirvana by Arthur Kopit, Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends: A Final Evening With the Illuminati by Larry Larson and Levi Lee and Zara Spook and Other Lures by Joan Ackermann.

A Decade of New Comedy: Plays From The Humana Festival, Volume Two


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
Heinemann, 1996
ISBN: 0-435-07017-4: paper
Below the Belt by Richard Dresser, Cementville by Jane Martin, The Death of Zukasky by Richard Strand, Trudy Blue by Marsha Norman and Watermelon Rinds by Regina Taylor.

Jane Martin: Collected Plays 1980 – 1995


$19.95
Smith and Kraus
ISBN: 1-57525-002-5 (cloth)
ISBN: 1-880399-20-2 (paper)
Talking With, The Boy Who Ate the Moon, Cul de Sac, Shasta Rue, Summer, Travelin’ Show, Vital Signs, Cementville, Criminal Hearts, Keely and Du, Middle-Aged White Guys and Pomp and Circumstance.

By Southern Playwrights: Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville


$25
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
The University Press of Kentucky, 1996
ISBN: 0-8131-0877-2: paper
ISBN: 0-8131-1967-7: cloth
Includes The Cool of the Day by Wendell Berry, Five Ives Gets Named and That Dog Isn’t Fifteen by Roy Blount, Jr., Blood Issue by Harry Crews, Digging In by Julie Crutcher ans Vaughn McBride, Head On by Elizabeth Dewberry, Tent Meeting by Larry Larson, Levi Lee and Rebecca Wackler, 2 by Romulus Linney and Loving Daniel Boone by Marsha Norman.

Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville


$14.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon
Broadway Play Publishing, 1989
ISBN: 0-88145-072-3: paper
The first anthology of plays from Actors Theatre, this volume includes: Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, Coup/Clux by Jane Martin, Food From Trash by Gary Leon Hill, The Undoing by William Mastrosimone, Tales of the Lost Formicans by Constance Congdon and Getting Out by Marsha Norman.

Ten-Minute Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville: Volume 6


$8.95
Edited by Tanya Palmer, Adrien-Alice Hansel and Steve Moulds
Samuel French, Inc.
Commodity by Steve Moulds, Creep by James Christy, Between Two Friends by Stephen McFeely, Body Talk by Tanya Palmer, Day of Our Dead by Elaine Romero, The Devine Fallacy by Tina Howe, Fiddle and Faddle by Tom Gilatto, Fit for Feet by Jordan Harrison, Foul Territory by Craig Wright, Game Theory by Peter Sagal, Guilt by Billy Aronson, Guys by Robb Badlam, House of Cards by Richard Keller, The Individuality of Streetlamps by Anna K. Gorisch, Jerry Springer is God by Matt Pelfrey, Kuwait by Vincent Delainey, Nightswim by Julia Jordan, Night Visits by Simon Fill, The Office by Kate Hoffower, Paper Thin by Lindsay Price, Salesgirl by Stephen Levi, Scheherazade by Emily Roderer, Swan Lake Calhoun by Yehuda Hyman, Trash Anthem by Dan Dietz, and Two Truths and a Lie by Mary Michael Wagner.

Ten-Minute Plays: Volume 5 From Actors Theatre of Louisville


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Amy Wegener
Samuel French, Inc., 1999
ISBN: 0-573-62701-0
Singleton, the Medal Winner by Thomas Babe, The Price by Shem Bitterman, Roadtrip by Victoria Norman Brown, Lawyers, Guns and Money by Thad Davis, Acorn by David Graziano, Lonely by Ann Marie Healy, The Processional by Robert D. Kemnitz and Jennifer McMaster, After by Carol K. Mack, Lunchtime by Rob Marcato, Tattoo by Jane Martin, Precipice by William Mastrosimone, Seeing the Light by Robert McKay, Meow by Val Smith, Damages to Tony by Matthew Southworth, The Intervention by Anne Washburn, Let the Big Dog Eat by Elizabeth Wong, What Are You Afraid Of? a car play by Richard Dresser, Life Under 30 – Slop-Culture by Robb Badlam, Mpls., St. Paul by Julia Jordan, Drive Angry by Matt Pelfrey, Just Be Frank by Caroline Williams, Dancing With a Devil by Brooke Berman, Forty Minute Finish by Jerome Hairston, The Blue Room by Courtney Baron, and Labor Day by Sheri Wilner.

Ten-Minute Plays: Volume 4 From Actors Theatre of Louisville


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Liz Engelman
Samuel French, Inc., 1997
ISBN: 0-573-63367-3: paper
Keeper by Frederick Bailey, Misreadings by Neena Beber, Under Lubianka Square by Constance Congdon, Head On by Elizabeth Dewberry, Courting Prometheus by Charles Forbes, A New Life by Corinne Jacker, Off the Rack by Robert D. Kemnitz and Jennifer McMaster, Reverse Transcription by Tony Kushner, Waterbabies by Adam LeFevre, Just One Night by Kim Levin, Compatible by Anna Li, Stars by Romulus Linney, What I Meant Was by Craig Lucas, Making the Call by Jane Martin, The Sin-Eater by Don Nigro, August Afternoon by Rich Orloff, 187 by José Rivera, If Susan Smith Could Talk by Elaine Romero, Gave Her the Eye by John Sheehy, At Sea by Mayo Simon, The League of Semi-Super Heroes by Valerie Smith and Michael Bigelow Dixon, The Unintended Video by Dale Griffiths Stamos, Median by John Stinson, The Guest of Honor by Richard Strand, Token to the Moon by Brian Christopher Williams, and Contract With Jackie by Jimmy Breslin.

Ten-Minute Plays: Volume 3 From Actors Theatre of Louisville


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
Samuel French, Inc., 1995
ISBN: 0-573-62602-2: paper
Quiet Torrential Sound by Joan Ackermann, That All of Us Should Be Fed by Eliza Anderson, The Last Time We Saw Her by Jane Anderson, Lynette Has Beautiful Skin by Jane Anderson, Drive by Neal Bell, Executive Dance by Joe DiPietro, Breaking the Chain by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Val Smith, Hard-Boiled by Deborah Lynn Frockt, Go Look by Christopher Graybill, A Private Moment by Stephen Gregg, One Hundred Women by Kristina Halvorson, Poison by Elliott Hayes, Two-Part Invention by Michael Hollinger, What We Do With It by Bruce McDonald, Broken Hearts by Kevin McLeod, What Wasn’t Said, What Didn’t Happen by Bob Manning, Pomp and Circumstance by Jane Martin, Stones and Bones by Marion McClinton, Tape by José Rivera, Love Poem #98 by Regina Taylor, The Appeasement by Holger Teschke – translated by Phil McKnight, Outlaws by E. H. Wasserman, So Tell Me About This Guy by Dolores Whiskeyman, Helen At Risk by Dana Yeaton, and Your Obituary Is A Dance by Benard Cummings.

More Ten-Minute Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon
Samuel French, Inc., 1992
ISBN: 0-573-69307-2: paper
Lynette at 3 A.M. by Jane Anderson, Out the Window by Neal Bell, Confession by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller, Arizona Anniversaries by John Bishop, Mental Reservation by Roger Cornish, After You by Steven Dietz, Pyramid Effect by Marcia Dixcy, Bed and Breakfast by Richard Dresser, Visiting Dad by Judith Fein, American Welcome by Brian Friel, What She Found There by John Glore, Eye To Eye by Christopher Graybill, The Interrogation by Murphy Guyer, Scruples by Jon Jory, The Man Who Couldn’t Dance by Jason Katims, Mixed Emotions by Bob Krakower, Sunday Go To Meetin’ by Shirley Lauro, Going Nowhere Apace by Glen Merzer, Procedure by Joyce Carol Oates, The Goblins Plot to Murder God by Mark O’Donnell, The Visit by Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Pillow Talk by John Pielmeier, The Problem-Solver by Valerie Smith and Michael Bigelow Dixon, Golden Accord by Wole Soyinka, Last Day of Camp by Jeffrey Sweet, and Eukiah by Lanford Wilson.

25 Ten-Minute Plays From Actors Theatre of Louisville


$8.95
Samuel French, Inc., 1989
ISBN: 0-573-62558-1: paper
Spades by Jim Beaver, Bread by Andy Backer, Attack of the Moral Fuzzies by Nancy Beverly, Eating Out by Marcia Dixcy, Aprés Opera by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Valerie Smith, The Road to Ruin by Richard Dresser, The Drummer by Athol Fugard, Perfect by Mary Gallagher, Loyalties by Murphy Guyer, The Asshole Murder Case by Stuart Hample, Downtown by Jeffrey Hatcher, Electric Roses by David Howard, 4 A.M. (open all night) by Bob Krakower, Americansaint by Adam LeFevre, Watermelon Boats by Wendy MacLaughlin, Intermission by Daniel Meltzer, Love and Peace, Mary Jo by James Nicholson, Marred Bliss by Mark O’Donnell, Subterranean Homesick Blues Again by Dennis Reardon, The Field by Robert Spera, Cover by Jeffrey Sweet with Stephen Johnson and Sandra Hastie, The Duck Pond by Ara Watson, Looking Good by John Williams, Cold Water by Lee Blessing and Cameras by Jon Jory.

30 Ten-Minute Plays For 2 Actors From the National Ten-Minute Play Contest


$17.25
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener and Karen Petruska
Smith and Kraus, 2001
ISBN: 1-57525-277-5: paper
Misreadings by Neena Beber, Happy Mug by Elizabeth Dewberry, Kat and Eliza by Ann Marie Healy, Nightswim by Julia Jordan, Waterbabies by Adam LeFevre, After by Carol K. Mack, Beauty by Jane Martin, Off the Rack by Jennifer McMaster and Robert D. Kemnitz, So Tell Me About This Guy by Dolores Whiskeyman, Guys by Robb Badlam, Executive Dance by Joe DiPietro, Forty Minute Finish by Jerome Hairston, Trying To Find Chinatown by David Henry Hwang, Woozey Woo! by Robert Macadaeg, Drive Angry by Matt Pelfrey, Game Theory by Peter Sagal, The Blue Room by Courtney Baron, After You by Steven Dietz, The Individuality of Street Lamps by Anna K. Gorisch, Carnality by Mark Loewenstern, Lift and Bang by Julie Marie Myatt, The Divine Fallacy by Tina Howe, Precipice by William Mastrosimone, What I Came For by Alice O’Neill, Hiss by Jett Parsley, Scheherazade by Emily Roderer, Saturday Night by Christopher Shinn, Joan of Arkansas by Sheri Wilner, Creep by James Christy and Tape by José Rivera.

30 Ten-Minute Plays For 3 Actors From the National Ten-Minute Play Contest


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Amy Wegener and Stephen Moulds
Smith and Kraus, 2001
ISBN: 1-57525-278-3: paper
Singleton, the Medal Winner by Thomas Babe, Tango Delta by Jeffrey Hatcher, Seeing the Light by Robert McKay, Eating Out by Marcia Dixcy, The Office by Kate Hoffower, Heads by Jon Jory, Sunday Go To Meetin’ by Shirley Lauro, Broken Hearts by Kevin R. McLeod, Body Talk by Tanya Palmer, Lynette Has Beautiful Skin by Jane Anderson, Keeper by Frederick Bailey, Lawyers, Guns and Money by Thad Davis, Hard-Boiled by Deborah Lynn Frockt, Eye To Eye by Christopher Graybill, Downtown by Jeffrey Hatcher, Electric Roses by David Howard, Median by John Stinson, Cover by Jeffrey Sweet with Stephen Johnson and Sandra Hastie, Dancing With A Devil by Brooke Berman, Under Lubianka Square by Constance Congdon, Breaking the Chain by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Val Smith, Night Visits by Simon Fill, One Hundred Women by Kristina Halvorson, Lonely by Ann Marie Healy, Lunchtime by Rob Marcato, The Hour of Lamps by Debbie Mitchell, The Sin-Eater by Don Nigro, Gave Her The Eye by John Sheehy, Love Poem #98 by Regina Taylor and Arabian Nights by David Ives.

30 Ten-Minute Plays For 4, 5 & 6 Actors From the National Ten-Minute Play Contest


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Tanya Palmer and Brendan Healy
Smith and Kraus, 2001
ISBN: 1-57525-279-1
Slop-Culture by Robb Badlam, Double Take by K.M. Chopin, The Road to Ruin by Richard Dresser, The Morpheus Quartet by John Glore, A Private Moment by Stephen Gregg, Loyalties by Murphy Guyer, 4 A.M. (open all night) by Bob Krakower, Just One Night by Kim Levin, What I Meant Was by Craig Lucas, Stones and Bones by Marion Isaac McClinton, An Evening Crossword by Kimberly Megna, Going Nowhere Apace by Glen Merzer, Marred Bliss by Mark O’Donnell, Pillow Talk by John Pielmeier, If Susan Smith Could Talk by Elaine Romero, The Guest of Honor by Richard Strand, Let the Big Dog Eat by Elizabeth Wong, The Problem Solver by Val Smith and Michael Bigelow Dixon, Bed & Breakfast by Richard Dresser, Telephone by Ginna Hoben, Scruples by Jon Jory, The Processional by Robert D. Kemnitz and Jennifer McMaster, Tattoo by Jane Martin, Just Be Frank by Caroline Williams, Pyramid Effect by Marcia Dixcy, Jerry Springer is God by Matt Pelfrey, The League of Semi-Super Heroes by Val Smith and Michael Bigelow Dixon, The Intervention by Anne Washburn and Labor Day by Sheri Wilner.

From The Brown-Forman Classics in Context Festival

500 Years Of Theatre History From the Brown-Forman Classic In Context Festival At Actors Theatre Of Louisville


$19.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Val Smith
Smith & Kraus, 2000
This volume includes twenty articles with topics ranging from Commedia dell’Arte to such 20th century theatre artists as Pirandello, Molnár, Wilder and Anne Bogart. The book also documents all of the programming of the Classics in Context Festival and includes photographs of Actors Theatre productions.

Wilder Rediscovered


Edited by Joel Smith
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1997
The Festival Monograph, including transcripts from lectures by Penelope Niven and Jackson R. Bryer and articles by Festival panelists Martin Blank, Liz Diamond, David Finkle, Tatiana Kabanova, Paul Lifton, F. J. O’Neil, Tazewell Thompson and Tappan Wilder. Also production photos, dramaturgical notes and other Festival documentation.

Steinbeck On Stage & Film


Edited by Joel Smith
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1996
The Festival Monograph, including an article by East of Eden adaptor Alan Cook, transcripts from lectures by Jay Parini and Porter Anderson and articles by Festival panelists Robert DeMott, John Seelye and Susan Shillinglaw. Also production photos and other Festival documentation.

The Romantic Comedy Of Ferenc Moln’ar


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1995
The Festival Monograph, including transcripts from lectures by Tamas Ungvari and Patricia Troxel. Also contains production photos and dramaturgical articles for Olympia and The Play’s the Thing, as well as other Festival documentation.

A Brave & Violent Theatre: Monologues, Scenes and Historical Context For 20th Century Irish Drama


$11.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
Smith & Kraus, 1995
ISBN: 1-880399-71-7: paper
Includes articles by David Nowlan and Stephen Watt; 51 monologues and 18 scenes.

Anne Bogart: Viewpoints


$14.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Joel Smith
Smith & Kraus, 1995
ISBN: 1-880399-80-6: paper
ISBN: 1-880399-94-6: cloth
Includes articles by Porter Anderson, Anne Bogart, Gregory Gunter, Mel Gussow, Eelka Lampe, Tina Landau, Ellen Lauren, Eduardo Machado, Charles L. Mee, Jr., Tadashi Suzuki and Paula Vogel. Also contains the text of Small Lives/Big Dreams, created by SITI Company.

Kiss & Tell-Restoration Comedy Of Manners: Monologues, Scenes and Historical Context


$11.95
Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky
Smith & Kraus, 1993
ISBN: 1-880399-38-5: paper
Includes articles by Judith Milhous and Albert Wertheim; 45 monologues and 22 scenes.

Comedy Of Manners: The Restoration Through the Early 18th Century


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Marilee Slater and Michelle Togami
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1992
The Festival Monograph, including transcripts from lectures by Albert Wertheim & Julie Stone Peters and submissions by panelists: Ben Cameron, Judith Milhous, Deborah Payne, Joseph Roach, Laurence Senelick and Patricia Troxel.

Out-of-Print Anthologies

To find these out-of-print volumes, try the library or an out-of-print book search. Copies of all Actors Theatre of Louisville published anthologies are also archived in the Theatre Collection of the Library at Harvard University.

Moscow Art Theatre: Past, Present, Future


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and M. Christopher Boyer
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1989
Includes a new American play, Anton, Himself by Karen Sunde, and a Russian play, Cinzano (Italian Vermouth without Intermission) by Liudmila Petrushevskaya, translated by Elise Thoron, as well as articles by Sonja Kuftinec, Laurence Senelick, Anatoly Smelyansky (translated by Nadya Peterson), Paul Schmidt, Mikhail Shvydkoi (translated by Sharon Carnicke), and Felicia Hardison Londré.

Commedia dell’Arte & the Comic Spirit


Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michelle Y. Togami
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1990
Includes articles by Robert L. Erenstein, Laurence Senelick, Jacques Lecoq (translated by Virginia Scott), W. Tom Wheatley, Ferruccio Soleri (translated by Stanley V. Longman), Ronlin Foreman and Ronlin Jenkins.

Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville


Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1986
Published to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Humana Festival, this volume includes articles by Jon Jory, David A. Jones, James Leverett, Jean Ashburn Keeney, John Pielmeier, Emily Mann, Marsha Norman, David Nowlan, Michael Billington, Philippe Mottaz, Vladimir Simonov and Lawrence DeVine.

The Great Monologues from the Humana Festival


Edited by Erik Kraus Smith and Kraus, 1991
Includes 54 monologues from plays first performed at Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1977-91.

Art Teatral: cuadernos de minipiezas ilustradas


Director: Eduardo Quiles, Directores invitados: Michael Bigelow Dixon, Roger Cornish, Phyllis Zatlin, ano VIII, Numero 8, 1996
Entirely in Spanish, this collection includes ten-minute plays by Jane Anderson, Conrad Bishop & Elizabeth Fuller, Lee Blessing, Richard Dresser, Kristina Halvorson, Bob Krakower, Jane Martin, Lynn Nottage, Jeffrey Sweet, Dolores Whiskeyman, Lanford Wilson and Dana Yeaton. The collection also features articles by Porter Anderson, Michael Bigelow Dixon, Roger Cornish, Marcia Dixcy, Felicia H. Londre, Michele Volansky, and Phyllis Zatlin.

Publisher Information

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Acting Editions

Many of the plays produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville in the Humana Festival, SHORTS Festival and annual Showcases of Ten-Minute Plays have also been published individually by the following publishers and magazines.

Dramatic Publishing, 311 Washington St., Box 129, Woodstock, IL 60098; (800) 448-7469, (815) 338-7170.

Dramatics, 2343 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219; (513) 421-3900.

Dramatists Play Service, 440 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016; (212) 683-8960.

Samuel French, Inc., 45 W. 25th St., New York, NY 10010; (212) 206-8990.

Smith & Kraus Publishers, Inc., 400 Bedford Street, Suite 322, Manchester, NH 03101; 888-282-2881/603-669-7032 Fax: 603-669-7945

TheatreForum, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0344, La Jolla, CA 92093; (858) 534-6598.

Theatre Communications Group (American Theatre and TCG Plays-in-Process), 355 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10017; (212) 697-5230

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