14th Annual New Voices Young Playwrights Festival

April 23–April 25, 2019

In the Bingham Theatre

Run Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes
There will be one 15-minute intermission.

Audience Advisory: Strong language and some violence. Contains sound of explosions.
Age Recommendations:  12+

Inspired by the New Voices Playwriting Residency, the New Voices Young Playwrights Festival is fully produced by Actors Education and the Professional Training Company. By harnessing the wildly creative resources under its roof, Actors Theatre Education provides an opportunity where young people of all backgrounds are invited to see plays and make plays.

performed by the actors of the 2018-2019 Professional Training Company


Upcoming Performances

Upcoming Performances

2019 Lineup

The Wilting
by Gabe Cora (Floyd Central High School)
directed by Emma Leff
Dramaturg...Susan Yassky

The Circle of Leaf
by Sophie Ice (Assumption High School)
directed by Emily Moler
Dramaturg...LaShana Avery

by Katelyn Spencer (Washington County High School)
directed by Keith McGill
Dramaturg...Kelly Carr

Misaligned Skies
by Ariana Tulay (Moore Traditional High School)
directed by Janelle Renee Dunn
Dramaturg...Janelle Baker

What’s More Important
by Claire Binford (Male High School)
directed by Sharifa Elkady
Dramaturg...Laura Mullaney

by Maddie Gaughan (Youth Performing Arts High School)
directed by Rachel Bischoff
Dramaturg...Alonna Ray

by Sara Sandfort (Male High School)
directed by Rebecca Redman
Dramaturg...Seun Soyemi

Man of Dance
by Corbin Gravil (Kentucky School for the Blind)
directed by Abigail Miskowiec
Dramaturg...Ben Otten

Plan Your Trip

Your Visit

If this is your first time coming to the theatre, or it's been awhile since your last visit, here are some useful tips to know before you go.


Make a reservation at MilkWood, owned and operated by celebrity chef Ed Lee.