Prelude to a Kiss

posted in: 2011-2012 Season, Past Shows | 0

Prelude to a Kiss tells the story of a couple, Peter and Rita, who fall in love despite Rita’s pessimistic outlook on life. Shortly after their wedding, a supernatural event tests the strength of their love and commitment to each … Continued

The Crucible

posted in: 2011-2012 Season, Past Shows | 0

Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, The Crucible is a dramatization of the Salem Witch Trials that took place during 1692-1693. Miller wrote the play as an allegory to McCarthyism, when the U.S. government blacklisted accused communists. … Continued

Quake

posted in: 2009-2010 Season, Past Shows | 0

Quake premiered in the 2001 Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. “Quake tells the story of Lucy, who traverses the continent in search of an elusive balance between independence and commitment, career and family, extraordinary achievement and ordinary … Continued

God of Carnage

posted in: 2013-2014 Season, Past Shows | 0

Described as “savagely funny” by the International Herald Tribune, this comedy follows two sets of parents who meet after a playground fight between their sons to discuss the incident in a rational manner. As the evening goes on, the parents … Continued

Tuesdays with Morrie

posted in: 2014-2015 Season, Past Shows | 0

The autobiography of Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television news program and learn that his old professor … Continued

Steel Magnolias

posted in: 1997-1998 Season, Past Shows | 0

Steel Magnolias is a stage play by American writer Robert Harling, based on his experience with his sister’s death. The play is a comedy-drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. The title suggests the … Continued

The Glass Menagerie

posted in: 1989-1990 Season, Past Shows | 0

The Glass Menagerie is a memory play by Tennessee Williams that premiered in 1944 and catapulted Williams from obscurity to fame. The play has strong autobiographical elements, featuring characters based on its author, his histrionic mother, and his mentally fragile … Continued