Wig Out: In Actors Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol,’ Hair Is In The Spotlight

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Last year, there were 54 wigs featured in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s “A Christmas Carol.” The show is only 90 minutes long. “So you’ll have to think about how many times people are changing their hair,” said Costume Director Mike Floyd. It’s a lot. Which is why the annual production’s hair

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A Particularly Bitter Elf Marks Actors’ Holiday Production Of ‘Santaland Diaries’

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In 1992, writer David Sedaris gave the world the story of Crumpet, a desperate job seeker who finds work as a Macy’s department store elf. Originally read theatrically by Sedaris on NPR’s Morning Edition, “The Santaland Diaries” has become a holiday tradition; Crumpet has joined the ranks of

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‘What I Was Wearing’: U of L Exhibit Confronts Question Asked Of Sexual Assault Survivors

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In 2013, Mary Simmerling published a poem titled “What I Was Wearing…” which details the outfit she was wearing when she was sexually assaulted: a white t-shirt and a knee-length denim skirt. This poem has gone on to inspire a traveling art exhibition of the same name. In the exhibit, the

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Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 2019 Humana Festival Lineup

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This morning, Actors Theatre of Louisville announced the lineup for the 43rd annual Humana Festival of New American plays. Last year’s Humana festival was attended by more than 38,000 people. This year’s festival will run from March 1 to April 7, 2019. Tickets can be purchased starting Jan. 3,

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Dance Theatre Of Harlem Brings Passion And Precision To Kentucky Center Performance

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Friday night brought two landmarks together: the kickoff of the Kentucky Center’s 35th season of programming and the 50th anniversary of the acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem. Former director of programming Ken Clay first brought the dance company to Louisville in 1984; Louisville was the first

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CirqueLouis Takes The Stage At The Kentucky Center This Weekend

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Louisville has a breadth of artistic experiences which is really remarkable for a city of its size. In recent years the explosion of interest in circus-focused performance art has added to the city’s diversity of artistic expression. Turner’s on River Road, of course, has existed for decades

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The Martians Have Landed… At Louisville Public Media!

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Exactly 80 years ago — October 30, 1938 — panicked calls about an alien invasion began flooding emergency call centers. They came from listeners of the one-hour program “Mercury Theatre on the Air.” Typically, the hour was structured like a radio drama anthology series, but that night, the show

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KMAC Redefines ‘Craft’ For A New Generation

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According to Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft Curator Joey Yates, there are a few artforms most people think of when they hear the term “craft.” “Fiberwork is something people think about,” Yates said. “Clay, probably the oldest, wood — and then more recently, glass.” These are also the types

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Where Is Actors Theatre In The Search For A New Artistic Director?

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Last October, Actors Theatre announced the departure of artistic director Les Waters, who had been with the organization for six years. During his time in Louisville, Waters brought new energy to the long-running Humana Festival of New American Plays. His decision to double Actors’

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Inside University of Louisville’s Portland Arts Campus

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Open Studio Weekend is an annual event during which over 100 artists invite attendees to check out where they work; it is a collaboration between Louisville Visual Art and the Hite Art Institute and will take place Nov. 3 and 4 this year. New this year, the UofL’s Hite Art Institute will open

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