THE REALNESS: another break beat play
June 17-26, 2021
By Idris Goodwin. Directed by Kyle Haden.
A regional premiere!
In 1996, T.O. graduates from his high school in the suburbs and jumps into the vibrant culture of his true passion, hip-hop. Enter Prima, a dazzling MC with Lauryn Hill vibes, who takes his breath away. T.O. poses as a music journalist to get close to her, but when his story catches up to him, he must decide, in the words of his idol Biggie, is it “all a dream”? The Realness tackles history and class collision in a humorous and real way, with unique rhythm and beats.
Law and Order: SVU
April 15, 2021
Season 22, Episode 11
Our Words Will Be Heard
A high-profile activist suspects her sister has been kidnapped by a hate group. Garland and Benson push for change with NYPD brass. Kat gets some good news. Guest starring Suzette Gunn, Jessy Yates, Victoria Janicki, Blake Morris and Jennifer Esposito.
October 7-November 1, 2020
Directed by: Matt Wallace
Continuing its tradition of a fall site-specific production for Halloween, Kentucky Shakespeare returns to live theatre with an immersive new drive-in production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Macbeth set in a future dystopian society. The hour-long, 7-actor live theatre experience was created in direct response COVID-19, with audience members viewing from the safety of their closed vehicle, listening to the production via short range FM radio transmission.
March 7th - April 4th, 2021 (Postponed)
By: Dominique Morriseau
Directed by: Ron OJ Parson
Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son, Omari, opportunities they'll never have. But when an explosive incident at his prestigious private school threatens to get him expelled, will all her efforts be lost? Don't miss this compelling, must-see portrait of parenthood, education, and the experience of young black men in America.
January 8th - February 1st, 2020
By: Sarah DeLappe
Directed by: Pirronne Yousefzadeh
Get up close to the action as a girls’ indoor soccer team prepares for battle. Amid warmups and passing drills, the undefeated Wolves psych each other up—and dive into rapid-fire, unfiltered conversations about the world and their places in it. What happens when life both on and off the field tests the team’s endurance? A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Wolves boldly celebrates the grit and grace of 21st-century American girls.
break beat play
September 11th - October 13th, 2021
By: Idris Goodwin
Directed by: Jess McLeod
Hip-hop artist Pinnacle and his back-up rapper, Verb, have been laying down tracks together since childhood. Add the skills of genius beatmaker Peep One and a TV appearance to the mix, and their group might finally have it made. But when local police shoot an unarmed black teen, Verb feels called to respond—raising questions about whether it’s the trio’s responsibility as artists to speak out for justice. A timely play about using your voice, filled with explosive energy and electric rhymes.
Kentucky Shakespeare Festival
May 29-August 4, 2021
Directed by: Matt Wallace and Amy Attaway
This summer I will be apart of the summer season of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. The 49th season consists of As You Like It, Henry IV Part 2 and Kind Lear.
Actors Theatre of Louisville PTC
August 2018 - April 2019
Selected from over 2,000 applicants from across the nation, the 2018-2019 Professional Training Company consists of 42 young professionals. Through their participation in the season-long program, the apprentices receive practical training, the opportunity to work with celebrated artists and a firsthand look at the inner workings of one of the nations leading regional theatres.
MSU Senior Showcase
The BFA Acting & Musical Theatre class of 2017 will be taking over Theatre Row in New York City on April 4th to showcase their graduating seniors and the training they have acquired over the past four years.