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LouisvilleKY’s Actors Theatre names new artistic director

Louisville, KY – Robert Barry Fleming will join Actors Theatre of Louisville as Artistic Director. The appointment was announced Monday by Mac Thompson, President of the Board of Directors, and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore. Fleming comes to Louisville by way of Cleveland where he serves as Associate Artistic Director of Cleveland Play House; previously, he was the Director of Artistic Programming at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. His tenure at Actors Theatre begins June 1, 2019. Fleming will be the theatre’s fifth Artistic Director, joining a lineage of distinguished leaders who have guided this nationally-recognized theatre. He comes to the appointment with a varied portfolio and substantial…


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LouisvilleKYs The 14th Annual New Voices Young Playwrights Festival Begins April 23

Louisville, KY–Actors Theatre of Louisville is proud to announce the return of the New Voices Young Playwrights Festival. This year’s lineup will feature eight new plays by local high school students. The 14th annual festival will be sponsored by LG&E, KU Energy, and the Robert W. Rounsavall Jr. Family Foundation. New Voices will run from April 23-25 in the Bingham Theatre. This year, 836 students submitted plays in consideration for the New Voices Festival. This includes students from 32 schools in 6 counties in Kentucky and Indiana. Selected plays for the festival were chosen by a group of 37 readers, made up of Actors Theatre staff and volunteers. The winning playwrights represent seven different high schools. This year’s…


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LouisvilleKY’s Actors Theatre releases lineup for the next Humana Festival of New American Plays

  Famous Festival runs February 28 – April 8, 2018 Louisville, KY – Actors Theatre of Louisville Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the lineup for the 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays. A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Humana Festival runs February 28 through April 8, 2018. This year’s Festival program will feature six world premieres, including (in order of opening; for more information on individual plays, see below): God Said This by Leah Nanako Winkler Marginal Loss by Deborah Stein Do You Feel Anger? by Mara Nelson-Greenberg Evocation to…


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Don’t have NYE plans? LouisvilleKY has you covered

Celebrate the New Year at Lou Year’s Eve New event showcases city’s arts & culture while providing a family-friendly option for New Year’s Eve Louisville, KY (December 28, 2016) – The inaugural Lou Year’s Eve celebration will feature 40 performances and activities at 15 different venues and museums this Saturday, December 31st from 2:00pm-midnight. Activities will take place both inside and outside, and the event will be held rain or shine. West Main Street will be closed to traffic between 4th and 9th Streets with rolling street closures beginning at 6:00am on December 31st and ending at 6:00am on January…


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LouisvilleKY’s Actors Theatre presents apprentice’s new play

  Louisville, KY – Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are proud to announce the first in a trio of new plays written for the 2016-17 Professional Training Company, every every minute by Emily Feldman. every every minute kicks off the second annual New Play Project, a series of three one-act plays commissioned by Actors Theatre to feature this season’s Acting Apprentices. Directed by Michael Legg, every every minute will be performed on September 26 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. andSeptember 27 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Victor Jory Theatre as part…


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LouisvilleKY acting apprentices to perform their own work this weekend

Actors Theatre of Louisville kicks off the 2016-2017 Professional Training Company Season with the Solo Mios, September 16 – 17, October 14 – 15 and November 4 – 5  Louisville, KY – Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are proud to present the 2016-2017 Solo Mios. These three rounds of solo pieces, which mark the beginning of the Professional Training Company’s season, are entirely written and performed by members of the Acting Apprentice Company. The Solo Mios will take place September 16 at 2 p.m. and September 17 at 10 a.m. (Solo Mio #1), October 14 2 p.m. and October 15 at 10 a.m. (Solo Mio #2),…


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Louisville Ky’s Actors Theatre announces 2016-2017 Season

Photos from Actors Theatre’s Facebook Page. Louisville, KY – Today, in the midst of preparations and rehearsals for one of the nation’s most influential festivals of new work, the 40th Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters proudly announces Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2016-2017 Season. The lineup features an exhilarating range of stories, including a madcap comic romp, a musical journey based on the life and songs of Billie Holiday, one of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, a charming look at the revelations in a small-town acting class, and a powerful drama set during the Detroit riots of 1967…


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Louisville’s WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday Takes the Stage July 29th

  Louisville, Ky., – 91.9 WFPK announces the launch of Louisville’s favorite concert series on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature Fantastic Negrito, Strand of Oaks and American Aquarium. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, MINI of Louisville, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Old 502 Winery and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. According to Wired Magazine, Fantastic Negrito, the…


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