Rock Opera ‘Bare’ Explores Teen Sexuality, Religion

Pandora Productions explores the secret lives of Catholic high schoolers this week in the rock opera “Bare,” a dramatic musical about gay and straight boarding school students struggling with their sexuality. Written by Jon Hartmere, Jr. (book and lyrics) and Damon Intrabartolo (book and music), “Bare” opens Thursday in the Bingham Theatre at Actors Theatre… Continue reading Rock Opera ‘Bare’ Explores Teen Sexuality, Religion

Theater Arts & the Economy

When economic times are tough, people try to curb their spending wherever they can. Often the entertainment budget is the first to be pared down – leaving theater groups with more empty seats, and performers, directors, and crews with less work. Recent debate over arts funding in the stimulus package has people talking about what value and importance we place on the arts. Listen to the Show

The Rise of Political Theater in Louisville

As this year’s political season goes into full swing, so does the beginning of the theater season. In recent years, political theatre — even in Louisville — has more widespread. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Over the past decades, theater season in Louisville has come with a slate of plays with political content. Actors Theatre of Louisville has… Continue reading The Rise of Political Theater in Louisville