Production History

Past Shows

36th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays

36th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays

The Humana Festival of New American Plays is the leading event of its kind, launching new plays into the national spotlight—right in your backyard!

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New Voices 2011

New Voices Young Playwrights Festival

6th annual festival featuring ten-minute plays written by regional middle and high school students

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The Late Seating Rooftop Concert

August 13 - August 13, 2010

Celebrate the end of summer with music and art while you enjoy a unique view of downtown Louisville atop the Actors Theatre parking garage

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Apprentice/Intern Company

Apprentice/Intern Company Ensemble Project

August 27 - August 28, 2010

The A/I Company presents an original work created in their first weeks at Actors.

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Sunoak Kites Exhibit

Sunoak Kites Exhibit by James Keown

August 31 - September 26, 2010

Installation of Suoank Kites

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Afghan Daily Life Exhibit

Photography Exhibit Afghan Daily Life by Steve Connors

August 31 - September 26, 2010

A window into the daily lives of ordinary Afghans

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The Kite Runner

August 31 - September 25, 2010

adapted by Matthew Spangler
based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini
directed by Marc Masterson

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Staff Chat: The Kite Runner

September 8 - September 8, 2010

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Gin & Topic: The Kite Runner

September 9 - September 9, 2010

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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Conversation with the Artist: The Kite Runner

September 12 - September 12, 2010

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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Dracula

Dracula

October 1 - October 31, 2010

originally dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston from Bram Stoker's world famous novel, Dracula, as adapted by William McNulty
directed by William McNulty

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Apprentice/Intern Company

Solo Mio: September

September 24 - September 25, 2010

An evening of self-created one-person performances.

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Kentucky Watercolor Society Exhibit

Kentucky Watercolor Society Exhibit

September 30 - October 13, 2010

33rd annual Aqueous USA juried exhibit

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The Mystery of Irma Vep

October 5 - October 30, 2010

by Charles Ludlam
directed by Sean Daniels

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Staff Chat: The Mystery of Irma Vep

October 13 - October 13, 2010

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Gin & Topic: The Mystery of Irma Vep

October 14 - October 14, 2010

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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Conversation with the Artist: The Mystery of Irma Vep

October 17 - October 17, 2010

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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The Late Seating: october edition

October 22 - October 22, 2010

Late night series featuring an electric mixture of new work by local artists in performance, music, art and video.

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Apprentice/Intern Company

Solo Mio: October

October 29 - October 30, 2010

An evening of self-created one-person performances.

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Juliette Exhibit

Juliet Ehrlich Exhibit

November 9 - December 21, 2010

Painting and sculpture by Juliet Ehrlich

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A Christmas Story

November 9 - November 28, 2010

by Philip Grecian
based on the motion picture A Christmas Story © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Rob Clark, and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
directed by Sean Daniels

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Barefoot in the Park

November 16 - December 19, 2010

by Neil Simon
directed by Marc Masterson

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Apprentice/Intern Company

Solo Mio: November

November 19 - November 20, 2010

An evening of self-created one-person performances.

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Staff Chat: Barefoot in the Park

November 24 - November 24, 2010

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Conversation with the Artist: Barefoot in the Park

November 28 - November 28, 2010

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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Gin & Topic: Barefoot in the Park

December 2 - December 2, 2010

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

December 7 - December 23, 2010

adapted by Barbara Field
from Charles Dickens
directed by Sean Daniels

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Rental: Pandora Productions Measure for Pleasure

December 9 - December 19, 2010

Rental Event: Pandora Productions, Measure for Pleasure by David Grimm

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African American Art Exhibit

17th annual African American Art Exhibition

January 4 - February 13, 2011

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The Second City It Takes A 'Ville!

The Second City: It Takes A 'Ville!

January 4 - February 6, 2011

created by The Second City
additional materials created by Tim Baltz and Ed Furman
directed by Mick Napier

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Apprentice/Intern Company

The Tens

January 11 - January 14, 2011

An evening of ten-minute plays performed by the acting apprentices.

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Staff Chat: It Takes a 'Ville!

January 12 - January 12, 2011

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Conversation with the Artist: It Takes a 'Ville!

January 16 - January 16, 2011

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

January 18 - February 13, 2011

by August Wilson
directed by Ron OJ Parson

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Gin & Topic: It Takes a 'Ville!

January 20 - January 20, 2011

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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Community Impact Award

January 23 - January 23, 2011

Actors Theatre honors Simmons College

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The Late Seating: january edition

January 28 - January 28, 2011

Late night series featuring an electric mixture of new work by local artists in performance, music, art and video

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2011 Lobster Feast

Lobster Feast

January 29 - January 29, 2011

Pop Goes the Sixties Lobster Feast 2011 Fundraiser

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Conversation with the Artist: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

January 30 - January 30, 2011

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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A/I Company Presents: 24 Hour Theatre Festival

A/I Company Presents: 24 Hour Theatre Festival

January 31 - January 31, 2011

A collection of 10 minute plays, written, rehearsed and performed all within 24 hours by members of the A/I Company and the Louisville Community

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Staff Chat: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

February 2 - February 2, 2011

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Gin & Topic: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

February 3 - February 3, 2011

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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Devil-at-Noon

A Devil at Noon

February 27 - April 3, 2011

by Anne Washburn
directed by Steve Cosson

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MapleandVine

Maple and Vine

March 4 - April 3, 2011

by Jordan Harrison
directed by Anne Kauffman

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ElemenoPea

Elemeno Pea

March 8 - April 3, 2011

by Molly Smith Metzler
directed by Davis McCallum

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The Buzz: Maple and Vine

March 10 - March 10, 2011

What is "The Buzz?" It's your chance to find out more about this show in a casual happy hour setting.

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Edith

Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them

March 11 - April 2, 2011

by A. Rey Pamatmat
directed by May Adrales

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35th Humana Festival

Humana Festival Panel: Louisville, City of Festivals

March 12 - March 12, 2011

Please join us for a special Locals Weekend Panel Discussion taking place at Actors Theatre of Louisville as part of the 35 Anniversary Humana Festival of New American Plays.

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Devil at Noon

The Buzz: A Devil at Noon

March 17 - March 17, 2011

What is "The Buzz?" It's your chance to find out more about A Devil at Noon in a casual happy hour setting.

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TheEnd

The End

March 18 - April 3, 2011

by Dan Dietz, Jennifer Haley, Allison Moore, A. Rey Pamatmat and Marco Ramirez
directed by Amy Attaway and Michael Legg

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New Play U: Theatres and universities join forces to develop new work

March 19 - March 19, 2011

Pamela Brown Auditorium, 11:30 a.m.

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BOB

BOB Behind-the-Scenes Tech Event

March 22 - March 22, 2011

This event is free but ticketed. Please call the Box Office at 502-584-1205 to make your reservation.

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EdgeofOurBodies

The Edge of Our Bodies

March 22 - April 3, 2011

by Adam Rapp
directed by Adam Rapp

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Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them

The Buzz: Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them

March 24 - March 24, 2011

"The Buzz" is your chance to ask questions and find out more about Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them in an informal happy hour setting. Join the actors and artists that worked on this production for casual conversation and cocktails.

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BOB

March 24 - April 17, 2011

by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
directed by Sean Daniels

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Humana Festival Soiree

March 26 - March 26, 2011

Join us and celebrate the first of two Humana Festival Industry Professional Weekends. This event is free and open to the public. Welcome the theatre industry's finest and toast the Humana Festival at this late-night, casual gathering hosted by BBC's new downtown location on the corner of Main and Third Streets. It will be an evening to remember!

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35th Humana Festival

Mentorship and succession: Supporting the next generation of women theatre professionals

March 27 - March 27, 2011

As the regional theatre movement hits middle age, we’ll take a look at how the industry has welcomed women into the field. How have mentorships set women up for career success, and how can we best encourage and support meaningful mentorships in the future? The panel will consist of theatre professionals across generations and specialties, with an emphasis on best practices and the challenges these individuals have faced in relation to women and mentorship.

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Artists and Institutions: Getting mixed up in the family business

Artists and Institutions: Getting mixed up in the family business

April 1 - April 1, 2011

a conversation in partnership with Theatre Communications Group Saturday, April 1, 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Bingham Theatre Ticketed event

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Alexander "Sandy" Speer

A Tribute to Alexander "Sandy" Speer

April 1 - April 1, 2011

Actors Theatre invites you to a reception honoring the life and career of former Executive Director Sandy Speer.

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35th Anniversary Humana Festival of New American Plays

Humana Festival Ten Minute Plays 2010-2011

April 2 - April 3, 2011

An evening of ten-minute plays including works by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Gregory Hischak and Laura Eason.

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Staff Chat: BOB

April 6 - April 6, 2011

Meet an Actors Theatre staff member in an informational pre-show chat and hear about their contribution to what you see on stage.

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Gin & Topic: BOB

April 7 - April 7, 2011

Settle in for post-show cocktails and conversation with Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels

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The Late Seating: april edition

April 15 - April 15, 2011

Late night series featuring an electric mixture of new work by local artists in performance, music, art and video

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Conversation with the Artist: BOB

April 17 - April 17, 2011

Enjoy an engaging chat led by our artistic staff following the 2:30 p.m. performance.

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The Kentucky Center Presents

The Kentucky Center Presents "Celebrity Autobiography"

May 5 - May 5, 2011

Celebrity Autobiography is an award-winning off-Broadway smash that features a first rate comedic ensemble reading from the actual memoirs of a wide range of celebrities.

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

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