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“Alabama Story” Enters Pandemic Age With Streamed Productions, Zoom Readings, Open-Air Concerts

“Alabama Story” Enters Pandemic Age With Streamed Productions, Zoom Readings, Open-Air Concerts

Alabama Story, the six-actor drama cited by The Washington Post for its “national relevance” — trafficking in racial tensions, bullying politicians, persecuted but persistent women, Civil Rights issues, and the continuing controversy over the Old South’s legacy — is seeing a surge of interest in the 2020 presidential election year, even as three planned productions were sidelined … Read Full Article→

“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→

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→

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→