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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This week we’re going behind the scenes with Director Jessica De La Rosa, Music Director/Composer Jon Becraft, and the cast of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Don’t miss the 2021 Young American Shakespeare Festival: Running May 6-16th, tickets on sale soon! 🎟

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When: Thursday, April 8th at 7pmWhere: Online (via Zoom)Tickets: Free IDEAS at CTC plans to bring awareness to the cause of Black HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment by staging a virtual reading of Cheryl L. West’s Before It Hits Home, a groundbreaking play that examines the impact of HIV across Black communities. (PG-13) Visit the event…

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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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Commonwealth Theatre Center is excited to announce that this year’s Young American Shakespeare Festival (YASF) will serve as our return to live and in-person theatre, and that for the first time in over forty years, we’ll be performing Shakespeare outside – by converting our parking lot into a brand-new stage! YASF will feature the following Shakespeare…

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We’re excited to bring our Imagination-aged students back with our brand-new Pop-Up Imagination Playdate series! These monthly events for kids aged 5-8 will provide in-person, socially-distanced experiences for our youngest students. Who: Ages 5-8When: March 20th through August 14thWhere: Commonwealth Theatre CenterTickets: $25/pod (each pod holds four participants) Each Playdate will be led by two CTC instructors and includes a themed…

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Written by Jack Helbig | Directed by Meg Caudill Available (pre-recorded) March 12-14, 2021Click here for tickets Baba Yaga is a hilarious adaptation of a Russian folktale. When a husband and wife long for a child, the husband makes a deal with an old witch named Baba Yaga. She agrees to grant them a child if…

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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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February 12 & 19, 2021 @7pm Produced by Keith McGill & Hallie Dizdarevic YPF is a collection of ten-minute plays written, directed, and performed by the students of Commonwealth Theatre Center’s Conservatory. This annual event gives agency to our students and showcases skills that will make them invaluable in professional theatre. The plays: My Darling,…

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