With more than 200 community, professional, and summer stock theatres spread across 61 counties, live theatre is being conceived, scripted, produced and performed all across Kentucky. In this series playwright, poet, writer, and arts columnist William "Bill" H. McCann, Jr. keeps us informed about all aspects of stage production across the Commonwealth. McCann is founder of the Kentucky Playwrights Workshop.

Radio Plays

Check out the first of our series of select ten- minute "theatre of the mind" radio plays, written, directed and acted by Kentucky talent.  Have a concept? Click here for our submissions guidelines.


December 9, 2021 - Richmond playwright Richard Rechenbach - LISTEN

February 3, 2022 -  Joseph Wrightson directs the Lexington Theater Company program, "Story Cycle," providing the next generation of storytellers to find and raise their voices through musical theatre songwriting. - LISTEN

March 31, 2022 - Pioneer Playhouse artistic director Robby Henson on providing a theatre experience to prison inmates and how the opportunity can redirect life journeys. - LISTEN

April 28, 2022 - Dr. Kimberly Miller, an associate professor of Communications and Theatre Arts at University of the Cumberlands on devised theatre. LISTEN