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AUDITIONS: My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding

December 16 and 17, 2023
Pandora Productions is excited to announce auditions for My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, book & music by David Hein & Irene Carl Sankoff, directed by Julie Dingman Evans with musical direction by Jay Schwandt. Please use the "Purchase Tickets" button below to visit our Facebook event for a full character breakdown and more information on how to audition.

About Us

For more than 25 years, Pandora Productions has been the only theatre company in the Louisville Metro area and most of Kentucky exclusively dedicated and most trusted to tell the stories of the LGBTQ+ communities.
Pandora Productions has been telling the stories of the LGBTQ+ community for over 25 years. Born from a small, crazy idea of three artists who wanted to create a musical based on the myth of Pandora, the company has grown to be a shining star in the Louisville arts firmament. Performing a 5 show mainstage season in the Henry Clay Theatre, the company presents bold, cutting edge, award winning musicals, dramas and comedies as well as hosted two national new play¬†competitions. The company celebrates local, regional and national playwrights writing on LGBTQ+ themes with our PlayDates with Pandora series and brand new Intersections project. Under the leadership of the company’s long time Producing Artistic Director, Michael J. Drury, the company has enjoyed fast growth, artistic achievement and prominence in Louisville and nationally.
LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT
Pandora Productions, performing at the Henry Clay Theatre, acknowledges that we are situ-
ated on the traditional land of the Adena, Hopewell, Miami, Osage, Shawnee and Cherokee
East people. We respect their enduring presence and historical stewardship of these lands.

Our Vision

Profound relatedness and belonging by and for our diverse human community.

Our Mission

Pandora Productions celebrates the transformational power of theatre and with curiosity, courage and conviction, we will:
  • Entertain, engage and inspire our audience, the Kentucky/Indiana region and the greater human community with bold, cutting edge theatrical events giving voice to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning experience;
  • Explore artistic expressions of the commonality and diversity of human experience within the spectrum of sexuality and gender identity;
  • Examine our shared connections and responsibilities as a society, building community by exposing the beauty and dignity of all people and
  • Enliven and ignite the unfailing hope and triumph of the human spirit.

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2023 - 2024 Season

SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS by Donja R. Love

January 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 @ 7:30pm; January 7 & 14 @ 5:30pm; January 21 @ 2:30pm
On a plantation during the Civil War, a mystical tree stretches toward Heaven. It protects young enslaved James while he reads newspapers about the imminent possibility of freedom, as the battle rages on. When a brooding stranger arrives, James and his makeshift family take the man in. Soon an unexpected bond leads to a striking romance, and everyone is in uncharted territory. But is love powerful enough to set your true self free? This lyrical and lushly-realized play is part of poet, filmmaker, and playwright Donja R. Love's exploration of queer love at pivotal moments in Black history.

THE INHERITANCE (PARTS 1 & 2) by Matthew Lopez

Part 1: March 8, 9, 21, 23, 29 @ 7:30pm; March 10 @ 2:30pm; March 17 @ 5:30pm; March 25 @ 7pm || Part 2: March 14, 15, 16, 22, 28, 30 @ 7:30pm; March 18 @ 7pm; March 24 @ 2:30pm
The story of three generations of gay men attempting to forge a future for themselves amid a turbulent and changing America. Eric Glass is a political activist engaged to his writer boyfriend, Toby Darling. These 30-somethings seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past and a younger man hungry for a future. Chance meetings lead to surprising choices as the three generations interlink and collide - with explosive results.

MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING || book & music by David Hein & Irene Carl Sankoff

May 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 @ 7:30pm; May 12 @ 5:30pm; May 19 @ 2:30pm; May 20 @ 7pm
Claire, a recent divorcee and a lost soul wrestling her identity, secures a new job in Ottawa which brings new opportunities and a chance to truly find herself - albeit in a porta-potty. With a little help from matchmaker Michelle, Claire soon falls in love with Jane, a feisty Wiccan. Eventually, Claire rediscovers her Judaism and finds the courage to come out to her teenage son David, her ex-husband Garth, and her homophobic Jewish mother. More than a story of love for family and gay rights, it's a timely culture-shifting show that opens hearts & minds.

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