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ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

by Tony Kushner
directed by Meredith McDonough
August 29 – October 10, 2017
in the Pamela Brown Auditorium
PART OF THE BROWN-FORMAN SERIES

ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART TWO PERESTROIKA

by Tony Kushner
directed by Meredith McDonough
September 19 – October 14, 2017
in the Pamela Brown Auditorium
PART OF THE BROWN-FORMAN SERIES

Both full-length plays will be presented in repertory, offering audiences a rare opportunity to experience this extraordinary epic in its entirety.

A web of friends, lovers, and strangers try to make sense of the world in the midst of the AIDS crisis. And then a celestial messenger comes crashing through the ceiling—literally. An audaciously theatrical meditation on American politics, religion, power, sexuality, and justice.


Fifth Third Bank’s DRACULA

originally dramatized by John L. Balderston and Hamilton Deane
from Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel, Dracula
as adapted and directed by William McNulty
September 8 – November 2, 2017
in the Bingham Theatre

Louisville’s favorite vampire is back! This fast-paced, fright-filled adaptation of Bram Stoker’s gothic tale is a Halloween treat that drips with suspense—and even more blood.


SKELETON CREW

by Dominique Morisseau
directed by Steve H. Broadnax III
November 14 – December 10, 2017
in the Bingham Theatre
PART OF THE BROWN-FORMAN SERIES

As rumors fly about their factory’s closing, a tight-knit trio of Detroit auto workers faces tough decisions about the future. They’ve always looked out for each other, but should they start looking out for themselves?


Fifth Third Bank’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL

based on the book by Charles Dickens
adapted by Barbara Field
directed by Drew Fracher
November 21 – December 23, 2017
in the Pamela Brown Auditorium

Celebrate the warmth of the holidays with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Actors Theatre’s rendition of Dickens’ classic tale is brought to new life with visual splendor and joyous music.


THE SANTALAND DIARIES

by David Sedaris
adapted by Joe Mantello
directed by Meredith McDonough
December 1 – 23, 2017
in the Victor Jory Theatre

As the Christmas countdown begins, a disgruntled elf gives us a hilarious behind-the-scenes tour of Macy’s Santaland. Delightfully irreverent and packed with David Sedaris’s signature wit, The Santaland Diaries is a holiday classic for those of us who prefer our eggnog spiked.


LITTLE BUNNY FOO FOO

by Anne Washburn
directed by Les Waters
January 9 – February 4, 2018
in the Bingham Theatre
PART OF THE BROWN-FORMAN SERIES

In the enchanted forest, one super saucy bunny just can’t stop boppin’ all the field mice on the head. Will the Blue Fairy be forced to curb his mischief and turn him into a Goon? This fun-filled play with music is an effervescently delightful entertainment.


The Magic Play

by Andrew Hinderaker
directed by Halena Kays
Featuring magician Brett Schneider
January 23 – February 11, 2018
in the Pamela Brown Auditorium
PART OF THE BROWN-FORMAN SERIES

A magician takes the stage to perform card tricks and share anecdotes, believing he’s in control. But some memories, once conjured, won’t be made to disappear—and sleight of hand can’t always summon the magic we need most. An exhilarating exploration of love, loss, and the importance of letting go.


THE 42nd HUMANA FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN PLAYS

to be announced in November, 2017
made possible by a generous grant from the Humana Foundation
February 28 – April 8, 2018

See groundbreaking plays that chart new theatrical territory in this nationally renowned celebration of some of the most talented voices in American theatre—right in your own backyard.


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Louisville, KY 40202
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