Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, which opened the new season at the Actors Theatre of Louisville Sept. 1, will end its run on Sept. 20. The production plays at the Bingham Theatre in Kentucky.
Kushner's "Gay Fantasia on National Themes" is directed by Mladen Kiselov. The cast features ATL veterans William McNulty as Roy Cohn and Adale O'Brien as Hannah and Ethel Rosenberg, as well as Angela Reed at Harper, Jon Brent Curry as Joe, Aaron Goodwin as Louis, Bash Harlow as Prior, and Suzanne Grodner as the Angel.
There are no plans at this point to stage Perestroika, the second half of Angels. Other Kushner works include A Bright Room Called Day and Slavs!. For information on Angels In America, call (502) 584-1205.
* In other ATL news, the theatre is seeking volunteer ushers for its 35th anniversary season, which begins with Angels. Those interested should call (502) 584-1265.
* ATL has also begun accepting submissions for its annual National Ten Minute Play Contest. Contest winners will win $1,000 cash award, provided by a sustaining grant form the late Ted Heideman. Plays must be original and unproduced. Scripts must be no longer that ten pages and there is a limit to two submissions per person. Applicants should send each script with a self-addressed, stamped, manuscript-sized envelope by Dec. 1, 1998, to: National Ten-Minute Play Contest, Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202-4218.
Over the last ten years, ATL has produced more than 200 ten-minute plays.
-- By Robert Simonson