Alabama Story, the true story of an embattled librarian persecuted for protecting children’s books in the Deep South of 1959, will make its West Virginia debut at Greenbrier Valley Theatre in spring 2023. Kenneth Jones’ humor-laced six-actor history play will run May 12-21 at the Equity company in Lewisburg, WV. It’s the State Professional Theatre of West … Read Full Article→
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Alabama Story, Kenneth Jones’ fact-inspired play about an embattled librarian in the Civil Rights era, is now published in an Acting Edition from Dramatists Play Service, which also licenses the drama to theaters throughout the world. Six actors and one set are all that’s required to bring to life “the Deep South of the imagination” … Read Full Article→
Alabama Story, playwright Kenneth Jones’ six-actor, one-set play inspired by real events that touch on censorship and Civil Rights issues in “the Deep South of the imagination,” had its world premiere in January 2015 by Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, UT. Artistic director Karen Azenberg directed the staging, which earned rave reviews, standing ovations and … Read Full Article→
Kenneth Jones’ six-actor comedy Hollywood, Nebraska — the story of two actresses returning to their dying hometown — is getting at least three “rolling world premiere” productions by American theater companies in the 2022-23 season. It’s also available for licensing in future seasons.
The contemporary play about small towns, big dreams, moving away and coming home is a … Read Full Article→
Georgia Ensemble Theatre in Roswell, GA, is giving Alabama Story — the six-actor, one-set drama about an embattled librarian in the Deep South — its state premiere Sept. 8-25, 2022, a time when librarians across the country are being persecuted for giving the public access to a wide variety of materials. Playwright Kenneth Jones’ fact-inspired drama is directed … Read Full Article→