43rd Humana Festival of New American Plays

March 1-April 7, 2019


Join us for this year's Humana Festival

The Corpse Washer
adapted for the stage by Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace
from the novel of the same name by Sinan Antoon
directed by Mark Brokaw
March 1, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Bingham Theatre

A haunting portrait of an artist’s fight to survive in war-torn Iraq, where life and death are inextricably intertwined.   

The Thin Place
by Lucas Hnath
directed by Les Waters
March 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Victor Jory Theatre

It’s where the line between this world and another is very, very thin. 

How to Defend Yourself
by Lily Padilla
directed by Marti Lyons
March 13, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Bingham Theatre

In a self-defense workshop, college students reckon with what it really means to fight back

Everybody Black
by Dave Harris
directed by Awoye Timpo
March 19, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Pamela Brown Auditorium
A blisteringly funny, 100% definitive tour of The Black Experience™.   

We've Come to Believe
by Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Feldman and Matthew Paul Olmos 
directed by Will Davis
February 24, 2019 - April 7, 2019
The Bingham Theatre
Welcome to the bizarre world of collective delusion and the alarming places it can lead.