It’s preview time! Get a jump on what’s happening this coming festival season when you join the 20 participating companies for their preview kickoff announcing new events and upcoming festival activities. There are samplings of performances, readings, and workshops for all ages!

Feature Performances and Events:

Friday, April 5 6pm Kick-off Reception

Saturday, April 6

Tempest Productions StoryBook Theatre (ages 4-10)

9:30am So You Wanna Be a Pirate ($6.50)

11am So You Wanna Be a Pirate ($6.50)

3pm Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing ($14.50)

8pm Lady Grey hosts Fast and Loose-A Community Cabaret ($20.50)

Sunday, April 7

7:30pm Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing ($14.50)

FREE Readings, Workshops, Discussions, and More!

Friday April 5
1:30pm A Room of One’s Own with Elaine Meder-Wilgus

3pm 27 rue de Fleurus with Stephanie Gates, Alison Jaenicke, Rachael Lyon, Lisa Mangini, Mary Rohrer-Dann, and Camille Yvette Welsch

4:30pm Next Stage Theatre Company presents Time Flies with Caitlin Osborne and John Austin

7:30pm Playwriting Festival Short Readings (come for any or all!)
Biscuits & Bacon by Sharece M. Sellem, Fluent by Chuck Smith
The Naughty List by Trevor Suthers, Theories by Jenell Abram, Therapy Dog by Les Abromovitz

Saturday, April 6
1:30pm Sneak Peak: A Student Dance Sharing with Central PA Dance Workshop and Centre Dance

6:00pm Uncovering Choreography – Discussions and Demonstrations
with Dance Makers hosted by Allied Motion Dance Company

Sunday, April 7

1:30-4:30pm Playwriting Festival Readings
1:30pm Drive by Robert Weinstein
2:30pm Factory Treasure by Amy Oestreicher.
3:30pm All in the Numbers by Evan W. Saunder

6pm Dance & Theatre Sampler with VanDance Inc. and others.