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The Humana Festival [electronic resource] : the history of new plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville / Jeffrey Ullom.

Author/Creator:
Ullom, Jeffrey, 1971-
Publication:
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (266 p.)
Series:
Theater in the Americas.
Theater in the Americas
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Subjects:
Theater -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- History -- 21st century.
Actors Theatre of Louisville.
Humana Festival.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Far from the glittering lights of Broadway, in a city known more for its horse racing than its artistic endeavors, an annual festival in Louisville, Kentucky, has transformed the landscape of the American theater. The Actors Theatre of Louisville-the Tony Award-winning state theater of Kentucky-in 1976 successfully created what became the nation's most respected new-play festival, the Humana Festival of New American Plays. The Humana Festival: The History of New Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville examines the success of the festival and theater's Pulitzer Prize-wi
Contents:
Cover; Other Books in the Theater in the Americas Series; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Founding of a Divided Theatre; 2. The Education of Jon Jory; 3. The Lucky Years, 1976-79; 4. Becoming an Institution, 1980-82; 5. From Product to Process, 1983-86; 6. The Exploratory Years, 1987-93; 7. Falling into a Rut, 1994-98; 8. The Last Hurrah, 1999-2000; 9. The Education of Marc Masterson, 2001-6; Conclusion: Looking Back and Looking Forward; Appendix: Humana Festival Production History; Notes; Works Cited; Index; Author Bio; Series Statement; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-240) and index.
ISBN:
1-299-45465-8
0-8093-8708-5
1-4356-6363-2
OCLC:
856870533