Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Tony Award-honored resident theatre with three venues in its downtown Louisville, KY, complex announced it 2001-2002 season, which will include another Humana Festival of New American Plays.
The ATL season includes:
• Floyd Collins, composer-lyricist Adam Guettel and librettist Tina Landau's retelling of the true story of the media circus that erupted when a farmer was trapped in a Kentucky cave, Sept. 27-Oct. 21. Pamela Brown Auditorium.
• Dracula, the Bram Stoker classic, adapted by Hamilton Dean and John L. Balderston, Oct. 4-Nov. 4. Bingham Theatre.
• A mainstage show to be announced, Oct. 25-Nov. 17. Bingham Theatre. • A Tuna Christmas, the popular yule adventures of the folks who live in Tuna, TX, by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears & Ed Howard, Nov. 3-Dec. 30. Victor Jory Theatre.
• A Christmas Carol, based on the Dickens classic, Nov. 23-Dec. 22. Pamela Brown Auditorium.
• Hay Fever, Noel Coward's comedy about an artistic, insular family (named Bliss) led by a matriarch who can't helping acting off stage, Jan. 3-26, 2002. Pamela Brown Auditorium.
• Macbeth, the bloody tragedy by Shakespeare, Feb. 7-March 2, 2002, Pamela Brown Auditorium.
• The 26th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays, March 6-April 7, 2002. Split between three venues.
• Art, the international hit by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, about friends squabbling over the value of a piece of art, April 18-June 2, 2002. Bingham Theatre.
• The Piano Lesson, August Wilson's tale of a family divided over the fate of a treasured heirloom, a carved piano, May 9-June 1, 2002. Pamela Brown Auditorium.
For subscription information, call (502) 584-1205 or visit the Actors Theatre of Louisville website at www.actorstheatre.org.
— By Kenneth Jones