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Actors Theatre of Louisville announces Festival lineup

Humana Festival of New American Plays to premiere six new works

Actors Theatre of Louisville has announced the lineup for its 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays. A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Festival runs February 28 – April 8, 2018.

This year’s Festival will feature six world premieres, including:

God Said This by Leah Nanako Winkler

Marginal Loss by Deborah Stein

Do You Feel Anger? by Mara Nelson-Greenberg

Evocation to Visible Appearance by Mark Schultz

You Across from Me by Jaclyn Backhaus, Dipika Guha, Brian Otano and Jason Gray Platt

we, the invisibles by Susan Soon He Stanton

For over four decades, Actors Theatre of Louisville has been a driving force in new play development, introducing more than 450 plays into the American theatre repertoire and representing the work of more than 400 playwrights and ensembles. The internationally acclaimed Humana Festival is recognized as a crucial incubator for new work and a launching pad for subsequent productions around the country and the world.

This year’s lineup of plays will be performed in rotating repertory in three theatres located in Actors Theatre’s downtown Louisville complex.  The 2018 Humana Festival schedule also offers a weekend of enrichment events for college students, and features special weekend packages for theatre lovers and practitioners alike. 

Weekend packages for the 2018 Humana Festival of New American Plays are now on sale.  Single tickets go on sale January 3, 2018.  For more information on ticket sales, and detailed information about each of the plays, visit www.ActorsTheatre.org, or call the box office at 502.584.1205.