Production History

Past Shows

2016 Cultural Pass: Actors Theatre Behind-the-Scenes Tours

July 13 - July 30, 2016

Actors Theatre will be providing exciting behind-the-scenes tours as part of the 2016 Cultural Pass Challenge!

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2016-2017 Season Kickoff

July 28 - July 28, 2016

Learn more about our exciting lineup of shows for the 2016-2017 Season! Buy Tickets

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Exclusive Tech Event: The 39 Steps

August 27 - August 27, 2016

Season Ticket Holders and a guest have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at The 39 Steps.

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The 39 Steps

August 30 - September 18, 2016

part of the Brown-Forman Series

by Patrick Barlow
directed by Nathan Keepers

Four brilliant actors. Dozens of characters. One thrilling, hilarious noir adventure.

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Actors Theatre at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

Actors Theatre at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

August 31 - August 31, 2016

Actors Theatre will be on-site at this popular local concert series.

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Nautilus Pompilius by Linda Witte

Actors Theatre Gallery Presents: Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists - The 2016 Juried Exhibition

August 30 - October 31, 2016

In Association with the Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists

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Dracula 2010

Fifth Third Bank's Dracula Blood Drive 2016

September 7 - September 7, 2016

Support Actors Theatre and the American Red Cross by helping us reach our goal of 50 pints!

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OFFstage at Actors: The 39 Steps

September 9 - September 9, 2016

Network with fellow theatre enthusiasts!

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Fifth Third Bank's Dracula

September 9 - October 31, 2016

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

The vampire hunt is on!

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Conversation with the Artists: The 39 Steps

September 11 - September 11, 2016

Enjoy a lively post-show chat!

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Give Local Louisville

Give Local Louisville

September 15 - September 15, 2016

On September 15, you can participate in our community’s biggest day of local giving and support Actors Theatre!

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Solo Mio 1 - 2016

PTC: Solo Mio Round 1

September 16 - September 17, 2016

Join us for a showcase of new work performed by new artists at the first PTC event of the season.

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Teen Night: The 39 Steps

September 16 - September 16, 2016

Bring your friends, see a great show, meet the cast and connect with other teens passionate about theatre!

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PTC presents: every every minute by Emily Feldman

PTC: every every minute

September 26 - September 27, 2016

by Emily Feldman
directed by Michael Legg

Explore the sticky interpersonal relationships among a theatre company as they prepare for opening night.

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Exclusive Tech Event: Macbeth

October 1 - October 1, 2016

TIME CHANGE: This event will begin at 6 p.m. Season Ticket Holders and a guest have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at Macbeth.

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Macbeth

October 4 - October 26, 2016

part of the Brown-Forman Series

by William Shakespeare
directed by Les Waters

Shakespeare’s haunting tale of ambition and power, bloodthirst and betrayal.

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Will in the Ville

Will in the ‘Ville: A Conversation with Dr. Peter Holland, University of Notre Dame

October 9 - October 9, 2016

Part of Will in the 'Ville, a city-wide celebration of all things Shakespeare in 2016.

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Solo Mio 2

PTC: Solo Mio Round 2

October 14 - October 15, 2016

Solo Mio Round 2 will feature the talents of seven actors from the Professional Training Company.

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Conversation with the Artists: Macbeth

October 16 - October 16, 2016

Enjoy a lively post-show chat!

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Teen Night: Macbeth

October 21 - October 21, 2016

Bring your friends, see a great show, meet the cast and connect with other teens passionate about theatre!

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Gratuitous Nudity...Bad Broccoli

PTC: Panel with the Playwright

October 23 - October 23, 2016

Get a behind-the-scenes look at playwright A. Rey Pamamat before Opening Night of Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questions Surveillance Rather than Bad Broccoli.

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PTC: Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questioning Surveillance Rather than Bad Broccoli

October 24 - October 25, 2016

by A. Rey Pamatmat
directed by Sammy Zeisel

You've done nothing wrong—but you're being watched anyway.

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Halloween Costumes and Cocktails Party

October 31 - October 31, 2016

Spend your Halloween with Dracula!

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PTC: Solo Mio Round 3

November 4 - November 5, 2016

Solo Mio Round 3 will feature the talents of six actors from the Professional Training Company.

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Dong Feng Li., Life of Silver Ornaments

Actors Theatre Gallery: Kentucky Watercolor Society: Aqueous USA 2016

November 15 - December 23, 2016

This 39th annual watercolor exhibition will display paintings from nationally known water media artists from around the country.

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Scrooge's Christmas Journey

November 19 - November 19, 2016

Join Scrooge as he travels through time meeting new and old friends along the way.

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Exclusive Tech Event: A Christmas Carol

November 19 - November 19, 2016

Season Ticket Holders and a guest have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at A Christmas Carol.

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Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol

November 22 - December 23, 2016

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

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

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A Christmas Carol Sensory Exploration Tour

November 27 - November 27, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Pamela Brown Auditorium

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PTC: Golden

December 5 - December 6, 2016

by Cory Hinkle
directed by Lila Rachel Becker

Sloane wants to write a book about her neighbors, but watching them is more fun.

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Actors Theatre Gallery Presents: 23rd African American Art Exhibition

January 3 - February 12, 2017

A Juried Art Show

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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

January 3 - January 29, 2017

part of the Brown-Forman Series

by Lanie Robertson
directed by Bill Fennelly

Join jazz icon Billie Holiday for a cabaret evening of classic songs and the life story of a legend.

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PTC: The Tens

January 10 - January 14, 2017

Join us for an evening of world-premiere ten-minute plays from seven emerging playwrights!

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Conversation with the Artists: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

January 15 - January 15, 2017

Enjoy a lively post-show chat!

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Ben Sollee Live

January 17 - January 17, 2017

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Community Conversation: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

January 19 - January 19, 2017

Join distinguished local panelists at this engaging post-show discussion.

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Exclusive Tech Event: Circle Mirror Transformation

January 21 - January 21, 2017

Season Ticket Holders and a guest have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at Circle Mirror Transformation.

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Circle Mirror Transformation

January 24 - February 12, 2017

part of the Brown-Forman Series

by Annie Baker
directed by Meredith McDonough

In a community center acting class, real-life drama hides beneath imaginative—and sometimes awkward—theatre games.

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OFFstage at Actors: Circle Mirror Transformation

OFFstage at Actors: Circle Mirror Transformation

January 27 - January 27, 2017

Join us for a pre-show reception sponsored by Yelp Louisville.

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Conversation with the Artists: Circle Mirror Transformation

January 29 - January 29, 2017

Enjoy a lively post-show chat!

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Reception & Awards Ceremony: The 23rd Annual African American Art Exhibition

February 3 - February 3, 2017

Please join us at this FREE event for an evening of art and celebration!

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Lobster Feast 2017: The Beach Ball

Lobster Feast 2017: The Beach Ball

February 4 - February 4, 2017

Trade in your tuxes and gowns for resort wear and sandals at Actors Theatre’s annual fundraiser, Lobster Feast 2017: The Beach Ball!

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Teen Night: Circle Mirror Transformation

February 10 - February 10, 2017

Bring your friends, see a great show, meet the cast and connect with other teens passionate about theatre!

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41st Humana Festival Kickoff Party

February 23 - February 23, 2017

Celebrate the 41st Humana Festival with Actors Theatre!

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I Now Pronounce

March 1 - April 9, 2017

by Tasha Gordon-Solmon
directed by Stephen Brackett

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Rosemary Burkholder: Female Pioneer in Abstract Expressionism

March 1 - April 9, 2017

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We're Gonna Be Okay

March 7 - April 9, 2017

by Basil Kreimendahl
directed by Lisa Peterson

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Cry it Out

March 10 - April 9, 2017

by Molly Smith Metzler
directed by Davis McCallum commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville

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Airness

March 24 - April 9, 2017

by Chelsea Marcantel
directed by Meredith McDonough

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The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield

March 24 - April 9, 2017

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

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College Days Keynote Address: Naomi Iizuka

March 25 - March 25, 2017

Renowned playwright (and five-time Humana Festival alumna) Naomi Iizuka shares wisdom with the next generation of theatre artists in this College Days Weekend keynote speech.

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Stay Inspired: A Conversation With Les Waters, Kevin Moore, and Emily Tarquin

March 26 - March 26, 2017

Artistic Director Les Waters, Managing Director Kevin Moore, and Artistic Producer Emily Tarquin come together to discuss how they stay curious and inspired in their work.

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Recent Alien Abductions

March 17 - April 9, 2017

by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
directed by Les Waters

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InterACT and YPAL Reception

InterACT and YPAL Reception

March 30 - March 30, 2017

Network with fellow theatre enthusiasts and young professionals while enjoying live music and a cash bar.

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Artist's Insight: Taylor Mac

April 1 - April 1, 2017

The award-winning Mac—a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, performance artist, director, and producer—joins the Humana Festival for this lively talk.

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Finding the Players: Casting Directors and New Work

April 7 - April 7, 2017

This discussion, co-sponsored by Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Casting Society of America (CSA), explores the crucial behind-the-scenes work of casting professionals as they collaborate with playwrights, directors, and producers to match artists with new plays.

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Humana Festival Ten-Minute Plays

April 8 - April 9, 2017

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New Voices Young Playwrights Festival 2017

April 24 - April 26, 2017

Inspired by the New Voices Playwriting Residency, the New Voices Young Playwrights Festival, is fully produced by Actors Education and the Professional Training Company. By harnessing the wildly creative resources under its roof, Actors Theatre Education provides an opportunity where young people of all backgrounds are invited to see plays and make plays.

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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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