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Enjoy readings from the finalists of our Annual New Play Contest and
help decide the winner this Saturday, December 14!




New Play Contest
Saturday, Dec 14 • Join us for food, libations and readings from the top 3 entries in our New Play Contest. Your favorite will be produced next season and receive the Janet & Bruce Bunch New Play Contest Award. The New Play Contest, now in its 21st year, provides opportunity for audiences to get involved with the production process itself, rather than the end result. Finalists are selected from over 500 entries around the world.


The finalists:
Love and Communication by Jim Christy
The Wild Boar by Daniel Damiano • The Chechens by Phillip Christian Smith


Purchase New Play Contest Tickets →


The Mountaintop by Katori Hall
January 16 – 26 • A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people. Sponsored by William & Shareen Groce with support from the National Endowment of the Arts. Purchase Tickets →


Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig
Feb 13 – 23 • Get your deerstalker cap on! This fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective is one murderously funny adventure! Sponsored by Naomi Bloom and Ron Wallace.  Purchase Tickets →


August Wilson’s King Hedley II
March 5 – 15 • King Hedley II is the fourth production in Theatre Conspiracy’s commitment to present all 10 plays of August Wilson’s American Century Cycle. Sponsored by Noreen Raney.  Purchase Tickets →


The Roommate by Jen Silverman
May 7 – 17 • A show about what it takes to re-route your life, what happens when the wheels come off and that tugs at the heartstrings as much as it tickles the funny bones.  Purchase Tickets →




Bluegrass Indoor Concert
Dec 29 • Join us in the theatre for incredible music by Bear Hill, Captain Joe & the Bottom Feeders and Frank Corso! Our Bluegrass concerts are always a toe-tapping good time. Sponsored by Staywell. Purchase Tickets →
Storytelling Showcase: The Elephant
Jan 29 • From personal stories to tall tales, folk tales to fractured tales and more. Join us for narratives you’ll never forget!
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Screaming Orphans Concert
Feb 1 • Food, music, good company and good vibes! The Rotary Club of Fort Myers welcome back the Screaming Orphans! Join us for an outdoor concert featuring a high energy performance that blends pop rock with traditional Irish music. Purchase Tickets →
Members-Only Field Trip: St. Petersburg
Feb 13 • Dine your way through favorite local restaurants with your friends from the Alliance and take a walk through the historic, award-winning downtown EDGE District in St. Petersburg! Purchase Tickets →


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End of Year Giving Challenge
When you make a donation of any amount before December 31, 2019, every dollar toward the future of our community will be matched – dollar for dollar, up to $10,000! That means more arts for more people and a healthier, happier community for all. Special thank you to the George and Mary Jo Sanders Foundation, Parker Mudgett Smith Architects and Jeff Mudgett & Cyndi Deragon for making this match possible. Donate →







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239-939-2787 • 10091 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers






Janet & Bruce Bunch · The Claiborne & Ned Foulds Foundation
Leigh Frizzell Hayes · Mary Lou & Richard Helms · Meisenberg Family Trust
Clif & Tina Parker · Arthur Zupko
And incredible people like you!



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