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Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville


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Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville

Mar 21, 2018, 12:00 am
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The Humana Festival is the premiere event of its kind in the nation, drawing theatre lovers, journalists, and lm and stage producers from around the world.

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With such international acclaim, the Festival culminates in two industry weekends, which bring together a collection of amazing new plays with one-of-a-kind panels, cocktail parties, discussions and networking events. It is the perfect opportunity to see new work, make new connections, and support the creation of new American theatre.

Humana Festival Plays

The Humana Festival has introduced nearly 450 plays into the American and international theatre’s general repertoire, including three Pulitzer Prize winners - "The Gin Game," by D. L. Coburn, "Crimes of the Heart," by Beth Henley, and "Dinner with Friends," by Donald Margulies.

Other plays have included Marsha Norman’s "Getting Out," John Pielmeier’s "Agnes of God," Charles Mee’s "Big Love" and "The Glory of the World," Naomi Iizuka’s "Polaroid Stories" and "At the Vanishing Point," Jane Martin’s "Anton in Show Business," Rinne Gro ’s "The Ruby Sunrise," Theresa Rebeck’s "The Scene," Gina Gionfriddo’s "After Ashley" and "Becky Shaw," UNIVERSES’ "Ameriville," Rude Mechs’ "The Method Gun," Jordan Harrison’s "Maple and Vine," Will Eno’s "Gnit," Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ "Appropriate," and Lucas Hnath’s "Death Tax" and "The Christians."

More than 380 Humana Festival plays have been published in anthologies and individual acting editions, making Actors Theatre a visible and vital force in the development of new plays.

Humana Festival 2018 Schedule

The 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays runs February 28 – April 8, 2018. Single tickets and weekend packages are on sale now.

Click Here to View the 42nd Humana Festival Online! 

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