Once the plague is established in a city, normal social order collapses.
Antonin Artaud (1938)
This vibrant assortment of short plays brings together tales from trailblazing writers whose creative experiments redefined the possibilities of theatre in moments of seismic change. Reimagining works by master dramatists Anton Chekhov, Luigi Pirandello, August Strindberg, and the first surrealist, Guillaume Apollinaire, this lively, eclectic collection reaches into the past and finds surprising echoes in the present.
COVID-Classics: One-Act Plays for the Age of Quarantine streams through May 31 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Purchase your virtual tickets by May 31 at 9 p.m. EDT.
Advisory: suggestions of violence, sexual themes, and cartoon violence.
Infused with an energetic mix of rap, hip-hop, and spoken word, this one-person show captures the experience of growing up in an immigrant family, searching for a place in American history and finding identity in making art.
Starring Louisville-based performer Jessica Wortham, this one-woman show is a frank, poignant look at Erma Bombeck’s ambition to define herself beyond the roles of wife and mother—while still embracing how these “ordinary” things can bring extraordinary joy.