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Humana Festival 2007: The Complete Plays
is a collection of all ten scripts from the 31st Humana Festival of New American Plays, an annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville. The seven full-length plays and three ten-minute plays in this anthology encompass many of the most exciting and distinct new voices in theater today -- from the true story of a teenager's near-fatal internet attraction (dark play or stories for boys
); to a comedy about football and the end of the world (The As If Body Loop
); to examining the idiosyncrasies of the bachelor/ette party (Batch
). Humana Festival 2007: The Complete Plays
will appeal to all lovers of dramatic literature, including any students, teachers, professors, library patrons, and theatre producers in search of engaging new work.
This collection also includes a unique panel discussion about the international collaborative performance of 365 Days/365 Plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks.
Includes the plays The As If Body Loop by Ken Weitzman, Batch: An American Bachelor/ette Party by Alice Tuan, Whit MacLaughlin, and New Paradise Laboratories, Clarisse and Larmon by Deb Margolin, dark play or stories for boys by Carlos Murillo, I am not Batman. by Marco Ramirez, Mr. and Mrs. by Julie Marie Myatt, The Open Road Anthology by Constance Congdon, Kia Corthron, Michael John Garces, Rolin Jones, A. Rey Pamatmat, Kathryn Walat, and GrooveLily, Strike-Slip by Naomi Iizuka, The Unseen by Craig Wright, When Something Wonderful Ends by Sherry Kramer
The Humana Festival 2007 anthology brings together all ten scripts from the 2007 Humana Festival of New American Plays, the thirty-first annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville.
The seven full-length plays and three ten-minute plays represent an extraordinary range of work by some of the most exciting new voices in theater today, including recent Pulitzer Prize fi nalist Rolin Jones, as well as celebrated playwrights Constance Congdon, Kia Corthron, Michael John Garces, Naomi Iizuka, Sherry Kramer, Deb Margolin, Whit McLaughlin, Carlos Murillo, Julie Marie Myatt, A. Rey Pamatmat, Marco Ramirez, Alice Tuan, Kathryn Walat, Ken Weitzman, and Craig Wright.
This collection includes every play performed at the 2007 Humana Festival of New American Plays.