The Corpse Washer is adapted for the stage by Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace from the novel of the same name by Sinan Antoon. Directed by Mark Brokaw and commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Corpse Washer is a haunting portrait of an artist's fight to survive in war-torn Iraq, where life and death are inextricably intertwined.
The Thin Place is written by Lucas Hnath, directed by Les Waters, and commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville. In it, the line between this world and another turns out to be very, very thin.
How to Defend Yourself, written by Lily Padilla and directed by Marti Lyons, is a co-world premiere with Victory Gardens Theater. In a self-defense workshop, college students reckon with what it really means to fight back.
Everybody Black, written by Dave Harris and directed by Awoye Timpo, is a blisteringly funny, 100-percent definitive tour of The Black Experience™.
We've Come to Believe is written by Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Feldman, and Matthew Paul Olmos; directed by Will Davis; performed by the actors of the 2018-19 Professional Training Company; and commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville. Welcome to the bizarre world of collective delusion and the alarming places it can lead.