Women Playwrights Lead 2018 Humana Festival World Premieres

News   Women Playwrights Lead 2018 Humana Festival World Premieres
Five out of the six world-premiere plays selected are written or created by female theatre makers.

The Humana Festival of New American Plays has announced the world-premiere works selected for inclusion in its 42nd year of original programming, which will take place February 28–April 8, 2018, at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Five of this year’s plays are written by women, including God Said This by Leah Nanako Winkler; Marginal Loss by Deborah Stein; Do You Feel Anger? by Mara Nelson-Greenberg; You Across from Me by Jaclyn Backhaus, Dipika Guha, Brian Otaño, and Jason Gray Plate; and we, the invisibles by Susan Soon He Stanton. Also in the lineup: Evocation to Visible Appearance by Mark Schultz.

The productions run in rotating repertory in three theatres located in Actors Theatre’s downtown Louisville complex: the 633-seat Pamela Brown Auditorium, 318-seat Bingham Theatre, and the 159-seat Victor Jory Theatre.

Since its its founding, Humana has introduced more than 450 American plays. Recent notable works include Lucas Hnath’s The Christians, Jen Silverman’s The Roommate, and Colman Domingo’s Dot.

For tickets and further information visit actorstheatre.org.


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