Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays

Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays

Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays

by: Multiple Authors

by: Lisa Kron, Michael Golamco, Courtney Baron, Steve Moulds, Greg Kotis, Lucas Hnath, Carson Kreitzer, Idris Goodwin, Laura Jacqmin, Sarah Lunnie, Mona Mansour, Nicholas C. Pappas, Tanya Saracho, Matt Schatz, Kyle John Schmidt, Amy Wegener

Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays

Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays

by: Multiple Authors

by: Lisa Kron, Michael Golamco, Courtney Baron, Steve Moulds, Greg Kotis, Lucas Hnath, Carson Kreitzer, Idris Goodwin, Laura Jacqmin, Sarah Lunnie, Mona Mansour, Nicholas C. Pappas, Tanya Saracho, Matt Schatz, Kyle John Schmidt, Amy Wegener

Overview

Humana Festival 2012: The Complete Plays brings together all ten scripts from the 2012 Humana Festival of New American Plays, the 36th annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville. This unique compilation features an exceptional array of work by some of the most exciting new voices in the American theatre, from a group of suburban kids in the late 80s who forge a cultural identity through hip hop , to a rich, dying woman who suspects her nurse is being paid off to expedite her death , to a 500-year-old Austrian vampire struggling with the existential grind of modern living Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the Floorboards. This original and diverse collection of plays is a must-have for anyone seeking fresh, daring, and compelling theater.

Authors

Lisa Kron

Lisa Kron is a writer and performer whose work has been widely produced in New York, regionally, and internationally. Her plays include Well, 2.5 Minute Ride, and The Ver**zon Play. She wrote the book and lyrics for the musical Fun Home (with music by composer Jeanine Tesori), winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including ...

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Michael Golamco

Michael Golamco is an LA-based playwright and TV/Film writer. His play Year Zero received acclaimed runs at Second Stage in New York City, Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago, and at The Colony Theatre in Los Angeles; his latest play Build is set for a world premiere in Fall 2012 at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.H ...

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Courtney Baron

COURTNEY BARON Plays include: Consumption, commissioned by and produced at the Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis; Not Our Last Hurrah, produced as part of the Australia Project at the Kraine Theatre, NYC; These Three Here, produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville and as part of th ...

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Steve Moulds

Steve Moulds is a writer living in Louisville, Kentucky. Productions of his plays include an adaptation of Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author for The Hypocrites (Chicago), which received a Jeff nomination for Best New Adaptation and is published by Playscripts, Inc; Emergen ...

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Greg Kotis

Greg Kotis is the author of many plays and musicals including Yeast Nation (Book/Lyrics), The Truth About Santa, Pig Farm,

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Lucas Hnath

A resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2011, Lucas Hnath's work has been produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville, University of Miami, The Culture Project, Target Margin and Ontological-Hysteric Theater. Additionally, his plays have been developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and ...

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Carson Kreitzer

Carson Kreitzer's The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer won the Lois and Richard Rosenthal New Play Prize, the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg New Play Citation, the Barrie Stavis Award, and is publish ...

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Idris Goodwin

Idris Goodwin is a playwright, Hip Hop artist, spoken word performer and essayist. He is the author of the award winning and widely produced play How We Got On (Playscripts, 2013) and the pushcart nominated essay collection These Are The Breaks (Write Bloody, 2011). He’s performed on HBO and Sesame Street. His two ...

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Laura Jacqmin

Laura Jacqmin was the recipient of the 2008 Wasserstein Prize for an emerging female playwright. Her plays include Look, We Are Breathing (Sundance Institute Theatre Lab), Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (originally produced by At Play/Chicago Dramatists in 2010 and subsequently remo ...

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Sarah Lunnie

Sarah Lunnie

Mona Mansour

Mona Mansour’s play The Way West had its world premiere in spring of 2014 at Steppenwolf, directed by Amy Morton. The play received the 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize from Marin Theatre Company, where it will get its West Coast premiere in April 2015. The pla ...

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Nicholas C.  Pappas

Nicholas C. Pappas

Tanya Saracho

Tanya Saracho was born in Sinaloa, México. She is a playwright and Television Writer who's worked on "How To Get Away With Murder," and HBO's "Looking," among other shows. Currently, she serves as the creator and showrunner of the upcoming series “VIDA” on Starz. She is also developing a television series called”Brujas ...

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Matt Schatz

Matt Schatz won the 2012 Kleban Prize for Most Promising Musical Theatre Librettist for Love Trapezoid (workshop production with the Astoria Performing Arts Center, 2012). Also a playwright, lyricist, composer and screenwriter, Schatz's other works include the musical Georama with Wes ...

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Kyle John Schmidt

Kyle John Schmidt. His short plays include The Last Hat (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Heideman Award), Sword Play (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Fernando and the Killer Queen (Theatre Masters), and St. Matilde's Malady (Frontera Short Fringe, Best of Fest). He rece ...

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Amy Wegener

Amy Wegener