As we head into the final stretch of our ArtsMatch campaign, we decided this would be a great opportunity for us to introduce you to the magical team behind the music of “Zaynab’s Night of Destiny”! Meet: Kaila Flexer – composer & musician Gari Hegedus – musician Chris Krotky – audio engineer Together, these wonderful…

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June 25,2021 HONORABLE ORDER OF KENTUCKY COLONELS AWARD 275 GRANTS TOTALING $2.1 MILLION LOUISVILLE, KY – Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) is proud to announce it received a grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $3,994.86 to purchase upgraded fire alarm equipment for its Payne Street campus. CTC serves over 55,000 youth…

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When: Thursday, April 29th at 7pmWhere: Virtual CTC (via Zoom)Tickets: Free April is Autism Acceptance Month, and IDEAS at CTC will celebrate all of the neurodivergent artists, students, and community members in our lives! Local artist Erin Fitzgerald will use their comic series, Spectrum, as inspiration for discussion around the broad scope of neurodiversity, preferred…

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Playwright Denmo Ibrahim and Director of Creative Engagement Hallie Dizdarevic join Keith Waits from LVA’s Artebella on the Radio to chat about “Zaynab’s Night of Destiny”! Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM on Thursday, April 22nd at 10am or stream anytime at ARTXFM.com!

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Below is a staged, virtual reading of Act One of Cheryl L. West’s BEFORE IT HITS HOME, a groundbreaking play that examines the impact of HIV across Black communities. Hosted by the Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Awareness Society (IDEAS) at Commonwealth Theatre Center. IDEAS at CTC is a group where people can learn from and…

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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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We’re going behind the scenes to see how the 2021 Young American Shakespeare Festival is made! Do you or your band/group/ensemble want to perform? Want your company logo on display? Allie, Hallie and Gerry are here to show you how you can get involved both on & off the stage through partnership and sponsorship opportunities!…

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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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