Orlando Shakes PlayFest 2020 (Online)

Orlando Shakes Hosts PlayFest 2020

PlayFest 2020 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

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

Orlando Shakes PlayFest 2020 Free Preview (Online)

Orlando Shakes Hosts PlayFest 2020

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.

PlayFest 2020 takes place October 3 – November 7, and this season, the annual new play festival will be a completely virtual event.

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The free livestream starts at 8pm at the link below.

This event is made possible by the Virtual ShakesBeer Partners – Orlando Fringe and the Bear and Peacock Brewstillery – and is recommended for audiences 21+.

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