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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→

Actors Theatre of Indiana Develops “Hollywood, Nebraska,” “Rattler” and “Provenance” in New Lab Series

Actors Theatre of Indiana Develops “Hollywood, Nebraska,” “Rattler” and “Provenance” in New Lab Series

Kenneth Jones’ rueful six-actor comedy Hollywood, Nebraska will launch the first Lab Series of new play readings at Actors Theatre of Indiana in Carmel, IN, in November 2019. Playwrights Lindsay Adams of Kansas City, MO, and Ethan Mathias of Fishers, IN, will also see their new plays — Rattler and Provenance, respectively — get developmental staged … Read Full Article→