As part of the PNC Broadway series, the Kentucky Center has brought the musical “Memphis” to Louisville. Erin gives us her take on the play which runs April 4th-7th. Bourbon fans can catch an exhibit of ceramic bourbon bottles and shot glasses at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft – the exhibit runs April 5 – June 16 and The Bard’s Town presents the 10 minute play festival “Finnigan’s Festival of Funky Fresh Fun” which runs April 4- April 13.
On this week’s Artsbreak with Erin Keane, a full episode devoted to the Humana Festival of New American plays. Starting this week, all plays will have been premiered. Erin gives us a peel inside the process of premiering a play and the subsequent revisions, we also talk about a high-tech premiere at Lincoln Elementary.
Behind the scenes with Sleep Rock Thy Brain
Join Erin and Daniel with some weekend arts events — two plays, “Appropriate” and “Cry Old Kingdom” have the spotlight this weekend at Actors Theatre, part of the 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays; MOMIX: Botanica at the Kentucky Center and the InKY Reading Series at the Bard’s Town.
The Kentucky Center Chamber Players will perform the Pulitzer Prize winner from 2004, Paul Moravec’s Tempest Fantasy, on this Sunday’s concert. Daniel Gilliam talked with Joanna Goldstein and Peter McHugh about learning this new work, and the other works on the program. See KCCP in concert this Sunday at 3pm. (Photo: Prospero and Ariel (from Shakespeare’s The Tempest), 1797 by William Hamilton)
On this week’s Artsbreak with Erin Keane, Louisville Ballet presents its very own production of Romeo and Juliet, set to Prokofiev’s score, the 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays starts Friday, March 1st, and the world premiere of a play about photographer E. Alice Austen – Alice in Black and White.
More Romeo and Juliet: A Script in Their Heads: Dancing Romeo and Juliet