Ahmed is a Bahrain-born, Egypt-grown theatre-maker, writer, and thinker. Ahmed is a recipient of the prestigious and highly-selective Crown Prince of Bahrain International Scholarship. He’s also the new Assistant Director for Zaynab’s Night of Destiny! “I am thrilled to be working on Zaynab’s Night of Destiny alongside an incredible team of international artists – all of whom…

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Denmo Ibrahim is a first-generation Egyptian-American playwright, actor, and entrepreneur who the San Francisco Chronicle called  “a tower of strength in the Bay Area theatre scene.” Denmo was one of 25 theatre artists nominated for the Rainin Fellowship (2020) and was a Sundance Theatre Lab Finalist. Denmo joins the Connecting Cultures team as the playwright…

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Hend Al-Mansour (Visual artist) is a Minnesotan immigrant from Saudi Arabia. Her work unfolds across painting, screen-printing, drawing, installation and 2D animation. Influenced by Islamic art and architecture, she tells stories about powerful Arab women. She places her heroines within milieus of Arabic geometric design with a warm and vibrant palette. She joins us in the…

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When: Thursday, March 25th at 7pmWhere: Online via ZoomTickets: Free Event Celebrate Women’s History Month by getting to know the creative team of amazing women behind Zaynab’s Night of Destiny, a new children’s audio immersive scheduled for release in August 2021 and inspired by stories from across the Louisville community! Director Zeina Salame will host…

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After 45 years, Paul Lenzi joins his wife Geraldine Ann Snyder in retirement from a long a career of bringing theatre to young audiences. (LOUISVILLE, KY) – Commonwealth Theatre Center announces the retirement of groundbreaking theatre maker Paul Lenzi, whose 45-year commitment to creating engaging, challenging plays and musicals for young audiences reached hundreds of…

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When: March 16, 2021Where: via ZoomTickets: Free This month, CTC is celebrating #TheatreInOurSchools! TIOS is a grassroots effort to educate everyone about the benefits of having theatre in the schools, and to draw attention to the need for more access to quality programs for all students. In celebration of TIOS and in honor of theatre teachers,…

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Funding will help support an original audio immersive production designed to build cross-cultural understanding. LOUISVILLE, KY — Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its Connecting Cultures initiative.  The grant will directly support the development of ZAYNAB’S NIGHT OF DESTINY, an audio immersive play reflecting…

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Nation In Crisis Written/Directed by Keith McGillPerformed by Jacqui Blue January 16, 2021 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm February 6, 2021 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm Nation In Crisis is an interactive show that transports audiences to pivotal moments from the Civil Rights Era, using performance to open a door into history and forge a path for…

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“Relevancy” has had a place in the core goals of the Blue Apple Outreach mission since the merger of Blue Apple Players and Walden Theatre in 2015. In this moment, relevancy is the lens we’re looking through as we embrace the new school year. How do we best serve the education community as it grapples…

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As the next installment of our #ThrowbackThursday Vault Series, CTC proudly presents: our 2018 Outreach production of The Ugly Duckling! Special thanks goes to Republic Bank Foundation and Fund for the Arts for bringing this presentation to new audiences as part of their Cultural Pass series. The Ugly Duckling book/music/lyrics Geraldine Ann Snyderdirected by Mera…

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