44th Humana Festival of New American Plays

March 1–April 12, 2020

Public Health Update

In the interest of public health, we have suspended Humana Festival performances and special events through April 12, in accordance with Mayoral request to follow social distancing recommendations. If you are a ticket or Festival package holder, please follow the link to fill out a ticket options form.

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Nicole Clark is Having a Baby
written and directed by Morgan Gould
Bingham Theatre

A deeply felt, unapologetic comedy about mothers, daughters, and the trauma of fatphobia.

Where the Mountain Meets the Sea
by Jeff Augustin
music by The Bengsons
directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville
Victor Jory Theatre

This music-filled play traces a Haitian immigrant and his son’s complicated bond, and their life-changing journeys across America.

by Candrice Jones
directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenburg
Bingham Theatre

A powerful new play about swagger, strength and sticking together.

by Nolan Williams, Jr.
directed by Robert Barry Fleming
Pamela Brown Auditorium
A soaring musical celebration of family, faith and African-American food traditions.

Are You There?
by Vivian Barnes, Jonathan Norton and Gab Reisman
directed by Robert Barry Fleming
performed by the actors of the 2019-2020 Professional Training Company
commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville
Bingham Theatre
Communication is as easy as a push of the button—but are we truly connecting?

Meet the Playwrights

Jeff Augustin

Vivian Barnes

Morgan Gould

Candrice Jones

Jonathan Norton

Gab Reisman

Nolan Williams, Jr