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Kentucky: Bill McCann
Bill McCan
Bill McCan

Anyone who has attended Actors Theatre of Louisville or the Humana Festival of New American Plays will recognize the name “Pamela Brown” as in the Pamela Brown Auditorium, ATL’s flagship performance venue. DG member Bill McCann, president of the Kentucky Theatre Workshop, editor of the Kentucky Theatre Yearbook, and host of Kentucky Plays Today, had a different relationship with Pamela Brown: she was Bill’s aunt.

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Liz Fentress
Liz Fentress

is an award-winning playwright, director, and actor. Following a 40-year career in Kentucky, Liz recently moved home to Northern Wisconsin; Lake Superior had been a character in her early life, and Liz missed her. While in Kentucky, Liz served as Regional Rep for the Dramatists Guild of America.