44th Humana Festival of New American Plays

March 1 – April 12, 2020


Join us for this year's Humana Festival

The future of American Theatre is here.


Weekend Packages

First Look Weekend

March 20–22, 2020

Sample three world premiere plays and enjoy a leisurely weekend in Louisville.

Discover Weekend

March 27–29, 2020

Join future theatre makers from across the country while seeing five world premiere plays.

Ovation Weekend

April 3–5, 2020

Dig into exciting new works with a five play package, plus special conversation by leaders in American theatre and more.

Encore Weekend

April 10–12, 2020

The Humana Festival’s culminating weekend brings the nation’s top producers, staff, artists, agents and more under one roof for a thrilling toast to the newest in American theatre.

Options for Students

College Days

March 27–29

Join fellow theatre students for an immersive weekend in professional theatre.

Humana Festival Teen Day

Sunday, April 5

Save the date! A day of theatre for students grades 8–12.

Additional Package Options

Theatre Professionals Grant

Apply for a complimentary weekend of new works and spirited conversation.

Press Applications

Whether you visit Louisville every spring or you're embarking on your first Festival experience, apply for a press package.

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