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“Rattler,” Lindsay Adams’ Assault Drama That Up-Ends Idea of Believing Women, Gets Indiana Reading

“Rattler,” Lindsay Adams’ Assault Drama That Up-Ends Idea of Believing Women, Gets Indiana Reading

The inaugural TheatreLab series of new plays developed in readings by Actors Theatre of Indiana continues Feb. 4 with the presentation of Lindsay Adams’ drama Rattler, about a support group for women whose family members have been accused of sexual assault. In Adams’ vision of this healing circle, the perpetrators are presumed to be innocent, with little … Read Full Article→

Tennessee Will Hear “Alabama Story” in 2020 in Cumberland County Playhouse Season

Tennessee Will Hear “Alabama Story” in 2020 in Cumberland County Playhouse Season

Cumberland County Playhouse will conjure “the Deep South of the imagination” in fall 2020 with a new Tennessee production of Alabama Story, the fact-inspired drama about a children’s book that outraged politicians — and the librarian who risked everything to protect it. This booking marks the 33rd regional presentation of Kenneth Jones’ acclaimed six-character, one-set play … Read Full Article→

Indiana Reading of “Hollywood, Nebraska” Has Dean Biasucci, Amy Bodnar, Lizzie Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald, Adam Tran, Suzanne Stark

Indiana Reading of “Hollywood, Nebraska” Has Dean Biasucci, Amy Bodnar, Lizzie Farrell, Judy Fitzgerald, Adam Tran, Suzanne Stark

National artists and resident Hoosier actors assemble starting Nov. 1 in Carmel, Indiana, for rehearsals for Kenneth Jones’ new comedy Hollywood, Nebraska, the first public staged reading in Actors Theatre of Indiana’s inaugural Lab Series that develops new works. New York City-based guest director Scott Alan Evans helms the 20-hour rehearsal/reading process which culminates in a … Read Full Article→

Aloha! Jeff Talbott’s “The Gravedigger’s Lullaby” Gets Hawaii Premiere By The Actors’ Group

Aloha! Jeff Talbott’s “The Gravedigger’s Lullaby” Gets Hawaii Premiere By The Actors’ Group

TAG-The Actors’ Group, the indie professional company known for its commitment to staging contemporary plays in intimate productions in Hawaii, presents the state premiere of Jeff Talbott’s gritty, tough and funny drama of class, opportunity and family, The Gravedigger’s Lullaby, Oct. 11-Nov. 3, 2019 in Honolulu.

The four-actor play — about a poor gravedigger who … Read Full Article→