Play Talks

Play Talks

$5 | Free with an APT Insider's Card

Learn more about the plays. Visit our website for specific topics and speakers as they become available.

Sunday, July 17 at 4:00 pm: The River Bride - Virtual
Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta joins us virtually to talk about her beautiful play and is joined by Director Robert Ramirez. We guarantee you'll want to log on.

Sunday, August 14 at 4:00 pm:
The Brothers Size
Director Gavin Lawrence will discuss his history with this play, why he thinks it is a great match for the APT audience, and more.

Saturday, August 27 at 12:00 pm:
Love’s Labour’s Lost
After nearly a decade as APT's Artistic Director, Brenda DeVita is directing her first Shakespeare play on the Hill. Hear about her history with this play, her deep affection for the characters (and the cast), and what she's learned. She may even be joined by a few special guests from the cast TBD.

Sunday, August 28 at 4:00 pm:
Sense and Sensibility
Austen fans gather round. Liz Philosophos Cooper of the Jane Austen Society will be our special guest to discuss this iconic author and tell us more about Sense and Sensibility in its original (novel) form.

Saturday, September 3 at 12:00 pm:
Hamlet
We couldn't resist programming another director (and another DeVita) to talk about this play. After all, Director James DeVita knows this play like the back of his hand.

Sunday, September 4 at 4:00 pm: The Moors - Virtual

We're back to Zoom for this one, because we are lucky enough to have Playwright Jen Silverman join us for a virtual chat. Boy, we are going to have some questions for her about this fascinating play.

Saturday, September 10 at 12:00 pm: The Rivals
We are delighted to talk with Core Company Actors David Daniel and James Ridge about how this uproarious comedy came to be and how the play continues to connect with audiences some 247 years later.

Saturday, September 17 at 12:00 pm:
A Raisin in the Sun
UW-Madison Professor of Theatre and Drama, Dr. Baron Kelly, joins us to discuss Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun.

Find out more about speakers by reading their Bios.

Talks for The River Bride and The Moors will be held virtually so the playwrights can join APT for the discussion.

Tickets are now on sale to returning patrons.
On sale to the general public May 2.