Orlando Shakes Hosts Free Online Preview of PlayFest 2020 on Sept 12 .. @OrlandoShakes #OrlandoArts

Orlando Shakes Hosts PlayFest 2020

Orlando Shakes has announced it will be offering a free virtual preview of its upcoming PlayFest 2020 on Saturday, September 12.

The preview event starts at 11am on the Orlando Shakes Facebook page, and will offer exclusive interviews with the playwrights, including a real time audience Q&A. Plus, see sneak peeks of two script readings, and access a limited time ticket discount.

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PlayFest 2020 takes place October 3 – November 7, and features six readings of new plays in development. This season, the annual new play festival will be a completely virtual event.

Through the virtual readings, patrons will experience groundbreaking new works while participating in the creative process by sharing their reactions directly with the playwright and creative team at a post-show talkback.

This season’s PlayFest lineup features:

  • Polar Bears, Black Boys, and Prairie Fringed Orchids by Vincent Terrell Durham
  • Take My Hand And Wave Goodbye by Tammy Ryan
  • Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson) by Rachel Lynett
  • Welcome to Matteson! by Inda Craig-Galván
  • The Wheel Woman by Vincent Delaney
  • Flashes and Floaters by Deneen Reynolds-Knott

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PlayFest 2020 tickets are $10 per show, or get the PlayFest Pass for only $48, and see them all. Visit OrlandoShakes.org for more information.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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