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Can Theatre Change the World?

From howlround.com: Anne Kauffman, director: “This is my theory. I don’t think theatre can change the world. I think theatre is a necessary part of our culture’s ecosystem. It’s not about necessarily changing the world. It’s about a very, very important part of our culture. If you take that away, then the culture fails. So [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Blog, History, Uncategorized|0 Comments

16-17 Season announced!

We were pleased to announce our 16-17 season last Friday Psycho Beach Party By Charles Busch From the author of The Divine Sister!  Beach Blanket Bingo meets Sybil. Chicklet Forrest just wants to fit in with Starcat, Yo-Yo and the other kids at the beach, but her alternate personalities have other ideas. Grab your sunscreen [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|Blog, Events, Shows|0 Comments

United Photographic Artists Gallery in the Stageworks Theatre Gallery during February

Diverse The managing partners of the United Photographic Artists Gallery are delighted to announce their show in Tampa, Florida for the month of February, showcasing some of our local fine art photography artists at Stageworks Theater. With our selected photographic artworks; this presentation fulfills our core mission of supporting the advancement and representation of emerging artists, through an exclusive gallery of limited [...]

By | January 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Inclusivity and Diversity: Rejecting Sameness

Below is a portion of an article I read this morning.  For more than 30 years Stageworks Theatre has been committed to a far reaching inclusivity in our play selection, casting and staffing.  This article shows us all why we do what we do and why we must always strive to do more. Pay Attention: [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Stageworks Theatre garners NINE Tampa Bay Theatre Awards

Stageworks is thrilled  to have received NINE awards  at the Theatre Tampa Bay Awards Gala on October 3rd. Eight for The Motherf**ker with the Hat and one for Ain't Misbehavin'. Here's the list of awards: • The MF with the Hat, Outstanding Production, Play • The MF with the Hat, Outstanding Ensemble, Play • Karla Hartley, The [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Does Size Matter?

This week I posted the following quote on my Facebook page: The conversation we need to be having is how we can educate and galvanize audiences, donors, funders, critics, agents, and other power brokers in our field to not automatically equate value or leadership with size; to not automatically reward theatres according to size; to [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments