There are deeper issues behind the identity of pseudonymous playwright Jane Martin, a Kentuckian who remains the most-produced playwright in the 25-year history of the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New American Plays. Women who've been accused (and vehemently deny that they are Martin) include established theater artists Beth Henley and Marsha Norman, both frequently staged at Actors Theatre under their own names. The consensus is that Humana Festival founder and former producing director Jon Jory is the prolific Martin; he tends to dodge the question good-humoredly rather than outright refute it. But there are also many who think Jory is merely one collaborator under that female pen name, possibly alongside several women or with just his wife, Marcia Dixcy, a former ATL... More >>>
Holly Hickman and Gray Palmer stare at each other from opposite sides of a scam in Jane Martin's comedy of disappointment and disillusionment.