Humana Festival of New American Plays

New Play Getaway

New Play getaway packages offer you a unique opportunity to see a variety of Humana Festival plays over a weekend. Whether you are looking for a leisurely weekend in Louisville, a marathon of theatre going or something in between, Actors Theatre has something for you.

Order Online.  Call 502.585.1210 to check availability.

Choose a custom-designed package and be among the first to see a variety of Humana Festival high-profile world premieres. Receive best seats available, exclusive benefits and Actors Theatre of Louisville’s exceptional hospitality. You’ll see groundbreaking plays today that audiences around the world will see tomorrow.

2015 New Play Getaway Package Weekends

  • Weekend 1: March 20-22
  • Weekend 2: March 27-29
  • Weekend 3: April 3-5
  • Weekend 4: April 10-12

CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILED SCHEDULES FOR ALL FOUR WEEKENDS

April 3-5 packages also include Friday evening Welcome Reception, industry-focused conversation, Saturday evening Soiree, souvenir Festival gift, courtesy airport pick-up, plus shuttle service between Actors Theatre and select downtown hotels.

April 10-12 packages also include Friday evening Welcome Reception, industry-focused conversation, Saturday evening Bash, souvenir Festival gift, courtesy airport pick-up and drop-off, plus shuttle service between Actors Theatre and select downtown hotels.

Discounted Pricing Options FOR WEEKENDS 3 & 4

Actors Theatre is proud to offer discount opportunities for all festival–goers that will help to bring together local, regional and national support of American theatre. Three different discounted options are being offered for ticket package purchases.

Early Bird Rate:
For those attendees who make their reservation by Friday, January ??, a significant discount is available. After this date, the standard reservation rate will go into effect. See below for specific weekend rates.

Next Gen Rate:
For patrons 35 years of age or below, a significant discount is available for orders place by Wednesday, March ?.  This is your chance to take advantage of great savings on a great event.  See below for specific weekend rates.

Group Rate:
Beginning February ?, reservations made with 6 or more people qualify for a group rate. See below for specific weekend rates. Cut-off date for this rate is Wednesday, March ?.

Package Information
All packages include guaranteed reserved seating and a guest packet with insider guides to Actors Theatre, local amenities and area attractions. For more information on Louisville attractions visit GotoLouisville.com

Package Reservations

Packages available online! Online Order Form
Contact Sarah Peters at 502.585.1210 or speters@actorstheatre.org for information or to order by phone.

Package Schedules

Weekend 1—March 20-22:
Schedules below are based upon performance times and are subject to change.
View Detailed Weekend Schedules

  • All 3 plays on stage for $164
    Package A*:
    Begins Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m.
  • Package B:
    Begins Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m.
    Ends Saturday, March 21 at 10 p.m.

*LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Weekend 2—March 27-29:
Schedules below are based upon performance times and are subject to change.
View Detailed Weekend Schedules

  • 5 plays on stage for $251
    Package A*:
    Begins Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m.
  • 4 plays for $228
    Package B*:

    Begins Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m.
  • Package C*:
    Begins Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m.

*LIMITED AVAILABILITY

WEEKEND 3 & 4 Early Bird Registration—Order bY Friday, January ?? and Save!

Weekend 3—April 3-5:
Schedules below are based upon performance times and are subject to change.
View Detailed Weekend Schedules

  • All Packages include Friday, April 3 reception at 6:15 p.m.
  • All 6 plays for $389 (Early Bird $339, Next Gen $312, Group $351)
  • Package A*:
    Begins Friday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Package B:
    Begins Friday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 5 at 10 p.m.
  • Package C:
    Begins Friday, April 3 at 3 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m.
  • 5 plays for $366 (Early Bird $316, Next Gen $289, Group $328)
    Package D:
    Begins Friday, April 3 at 8 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 5 at 5 p.m.

*LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Weekend 4—April 10-12:
Schedules below are based upon performance times and are subject to change.
View Detailed Weekend Schedules

  • All Packages include Friday, April 10 reception at 6:15 p.m.
  • All 7 plays for $449 (Early Bird $399, Next Gen $364, Group $410)
  • Package A*:  
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 3 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Package B*:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 3 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Package C:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 3 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 5 p.m.
  • Package D:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 9:30 p.m.
  • Package E*:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 3 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m.
  • 6 plays for $426 (Early Bird $376, Next Gen $341, Group $387)
  • Package F*:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 10 p.m.
  • 5 plays for $361 (Early Bird $311, Next Gen $276, Group $322)
  • Package G*:
    Begins Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    Ends Sunday, April 12 at 10:30 p.m.

*LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Enhance Your Weekend
Breakfast at Actors Theatre
$12 per meal/day
Weekend 3: Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5  8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Weekend 4: Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12  8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Actors Theatre is offering breakfast buffet service during the Humana Festival weekends. Breakfast will be served in the theatre’s onsite restaurant MilkWood operated by celebrity chef Edward Lee. You can choose one or each breakfast by adding the meal option when reserving your New Play Getaway packages.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Industry-Focused Panel Conversations
??? conversation with Anne Bogart  Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m.  (All Packages)
???es Waters

To be Announced  Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m.  (Packages A, B & C)
The Humana Festival isn’t just one of the largest gatherings of theatre enthusiasts and industry visitors in the country; it also represents one of the most varied and remarkable assemblages of theatre artists. Nearing the close of our 50th Anniversary Season, Actors Theatre brings together first-time and veteran Festival playwrights in spirited dialogue.

Cocktail Parties & Ceremonies
Welcome Receptions  Friday, April 3 & Friday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m.  (All Packages)
Friday evening you and your guests are invited to join us for a cocktail reception held exclusively for New Play Getaway patrons. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, chocolate, wine and other beverages while getting to know fellow theatre lovers. You can also enter to win a FREE package for 2015 during the receptions.

Soiree  Saturday, April 5 at 10 p.m.  (All Packages)
Post-show festivities will take place dockside on the historic Belle of Louisville, the city’s treasured steamboat celebrating her centennial! Featuring entertainment from Motherlodge Live Arts Exchange, the Soiree is a time to chat with friends, meet new colleagues or just unwind along the river.

Steinberg/ATCA Awards  Saturday, April 11  (Packages A, B, C & E)
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust and the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) join together to announce the New Play Award and citations, recognizing outstanding new plays that have premiered professionally the previous year outside of New York City. This ceremony takes place immediately prior to the Ten-Minute Plays, which is followed by the Festival Bash

Festival Bash  Saturday, April 11 at 10 p.m.  (All Packages)
This year’s Bash will surely be memorable as we celebrate not only the closing of the Festival but the pinnacle of our 50th Anniversary Season. Come as you are or dressed to impress; either way, we are ecstatic to share this milestone with our extended theatre family!

ADDITONAL INFORMATION

Driving, Hotel & Transportation Information
Actors Theatre is conveniently located in downtown Louisville at 316 West Main Street, between 3rd and 4th Streets. Easily accessible by car from Interstates 71, 64 and 65, the theatre offers indoor parking in its garage adjacent to the theatre complex. Please also note that some traffic patterns have changed recently in the surrounding area.
Detailed Directions

Special discounts on select dates are available at selected hotels when you state that you are attending Actors Theatre’s Humana Festival. Discounted rates are subject to availability; prices are single/double, except where indicated. The participating hotels are within the Downtown area, most in close proximity to the theatre.
Hotel Discounts

Actors Theatre is pleased to offer courtesy, volunteer-supported shuttle transportation to our package patrons during the final two weekends of the Festival – April 3-5 and April 10-12. Shuttle service is available for airport arrivals as well as throughout the weekends within the Downtown Louisville area. Information on schedules and availability will be available onsite at the Information Table located in the lobby.
Downtown Shuttles

Reservation Policies
All New Play Getaway Package reservations must be paid at time of order. No substitutions or exchanges for Getaway Packages. Packages cannot be split into single tickets. Packages are NON-REFUNDABLE. Cancellations can be taken until 72 hours prior to the time of first play and a credit will be issued that may be applied to future Actors Theatre tickets until May 31, 2016.

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316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
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