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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Top Girls by Caryl Churchilldirector Hallie Dizdarevicassistant director Jessica De La Rosa October 10-19, 2019Performances Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturday matinees at 2:00pm After she’s named the first female executive at the Top Girls employment agency, the ambitious Marlene finds herself in a surreal exploration of the sacrifices required of women who…

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[embedvideo type=”youtube” id=”yk0o5KYjMkM”] March 7-24 at CTC Cabaret book: JOE MASTEROFF / music: JOHN KANDER / lyrics: FRED EBBdirector SETH LIEBER / music director JOHN AUSTIN CLARK* sponsored by:ELIZABETH H. & JAMES R. VOYLESand LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA “There was a cabaret, and there was a master of ceremonies, and there was a city called Berlin, in a…

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[one_third][responsive][/responsive][/one_third] [one_third][responsive][/responsive][/one_third] [one_third_last][responsive][/responsive][/one_third_last] Theatre-Driven History Programs for Special Needs Students Supported by Funding from The WHAS Crusade for Children Commonwealth Theatre Center received a grant from The WHAS Crusade for Children for the 2018/19 school year in the amount of $5,000 to support programs benefiting young people at Louisville schools that specialize in the education…

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CTC Artistic Director Charlie Sexton is pleased to announce the promotion of Hallie Dizdarevic to Associate Artistic Director. Hallie, who has served as CTC’s Lead Artistic Associate, will be assisting in managing the Walden Theatre Conservatory, productions, and more. Charlie had this to say about the appointment: “Hallie epitomizes everything you could ask for in…

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The Trojan Women by Euripides translated by Edith Hamilton, directed by Hallie DizdarevicJanuary 25 – February 3 at CTC The women of Troy are left homeless and await sale as slaves after their husbands are murdered and their children taken from them by a war in which they had no say. As the world contends with…

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[responsive][/responsive] Already this semester, CTC’s Blue Apple Outreach staff have been busy at Summit Academy of Greater Louisville working on our second year of residencies with these amazing students. Last week we had an opportunity to document a little of what’s happening in  the Exploring History through Drama residency for 8th graders. [separator headline=”h2″ title=”Exploring History through…

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Walden Theatre / Blue Apple Players is pleased to announce the launch of the first touring production as a merged company: Johnny Appleseed. The play, written by Geraldine Ann Snyder for Blue Apple nearly 40 years ago, brings to life the legendary John Chapman and his travels through Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky—tin pot on his head—seeding and tending…

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This year’s edition of the nation’s longest-running and largest Festival of its kind features the Bard’s Henry IV parts 1 and 2 and George Farquhar’s The Beaux’ Stratagem. Here’s a link to the Facebook event page, plus information about each of the plays: [responsive][/responsive] [button link=”https://www.facebook.com/events/482534501893640/” size=”large” target=”_blank or _self” icon=”arrow” color=”alternative-1″ lightbox=”true or false”]Share the Festival on Facebook[/button]…

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December 11-20 Walden Theatre presents Anton Chekhov’s UNCLE VANYA Adapted by David Mamet from an English translation by Vlada Chernordik directed by Hal Park Since his sister’s death, Vanya has maintained & improved her estate. But the return of her widower with his young second wife threatens to undermine Vanya’s work — and the family’s future – in this…

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