2018-2019 Season Student Matinees

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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2
PIPELINE
Fifth Third Bank’s DRACULA
Fifth Third Bank’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL

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Brown-Forman Series
$12 per student

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

a play by Simon Stephens
based on the novel by Mark Haddon
directed by Meredith McDonough

Grades 9 – 12
September 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
October 2 and 10*, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Pamela Brown Auditorium (633 seats)
Estimated Run Time:  2 hours, 35 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.

The Tony Award-winning play, based on the popular novel by Mark Haddon, is a masterful portrait of fifteen-year-old Christopher, a mathematics prodigy who is autistic.

*NOTE: October 10 will be a sensory-friendly performance.

Content Advisories: Contains strong language.

A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2

by Lucas Hnath
directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Grades 9 – 12
October 12, 17* and 24*, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
Victor Jory Theatre – (157 seat maximum)
Estimated Run Time:  1 hour, 30 minutes without an intermission.
*LIMITED AVAILABILITY: October 17 (1 seat); October 24 (4 seats)
Updated: 5/11/18

Obie Award-winning playwright and Humana Festival alumnus Lucas Hnath’s work takes the stage in Louisville once again with A Doll’s House, Part 2, which imagines Nora’s return 15 years after the final, iconic moments of Henrik Ibsen’s seminal masterpiece A Doll’s House. In what The New Yorker called Hnath’s “strongest yet,” Nora and the Helmer family grapple with “the compromises we all make for comfort, and the faith required to make a change” (TheaterMania).

Content Advisories: Contains strong language and mature themes.

pipeline

by Dominic Morisseau
director to be announced
Grades 9 – 12

January 17*, 23, 30 and 31, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
Bingham Theatre (318 seats)
Estimated Run Time:  1 hour, 30 minutes without an intermission
*LIMITED AVAILABILITY: January 17 (3 seats)
Updated: 5/11/18

Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline thrusts audiences into the classroom in this wrenching portrayal of a mother and son wrestling with the American education system’s “school-to-prison pipeline” for men of color. The New York Times calls Morisseau “a playwright of piercing eloquence,” as Louisville audiences discovered during last year’s production of Skeleton Crew.

Content Advisories: Contains strong language and mature themes.
Effect Advisories: Herbal cigarette smoking.


Holiday Favorites
$12 per student

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

originally dramatized by John L. Balderston and Hamilton Deane
from Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel, Dracula
adapted and originally directed by William McNulty
director to be announced
Grades 7 – 12
September  5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, and 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
October 2, 3, 4, 11 and 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

Bingham Theatre (318 seats)
Estimated Run Time:  2 hours, 30 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.
KEY: DATE IS FULLY BOOKED
Updated: 5/17/2018

His fangs are bared. His eyes glow crimson. Louisville’s favorite vampire is back! Based on Bram Stoker’s gothic tale of the immortal Transylvanian count and his unexpectedly feisty human prey, this fast-paced, fright-filled adaptation is a Halloween treat that drips with suspense—and even more blood..

Content Advisories: Sexual references and gory physical violence.
Effect Advisories: Strobe lights, fog effects and gunshots.

Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol

based on the book by Charles Dickens
adapted by Barbara Field
directed by Drew Fracher

Grades 3 – 12
November 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
December 4*, 5, 6, and 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

Pamela Brown Auditorium (633 seats)
Estimated Run Time:  1 hour, 45 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.
KEY: DATE IS FULLY BOOKED
Updated: 5/17/2018

Actors’ charming production of the beloved holiday tale, filled with warmth, visual splendor and joyous music.

*NOTE: December 4 will be a sensory-friendly performance.

Content Advisories: Can be frightening for younger audiences.
Effect Advisories:  Flashing lights & fog.


Age Appropriateness

Please note age appropriateness when booking, as our Yum! Family Series Student Matinee productions are presented in their original form, without language or content editing. Teachers may request script copies and/or preview the performances during select performances. For details on audience advisories and script requests, contact Actors Education at 502.584.1265 or by email at education@actorstheare.org.

For details on previewing booked productions, contact Sarah Peters, Group Sales Manager, at 502.585.1210 or groupsales@actorstheatre.org.


Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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