Upcoming festivals & Productions


The Sarasota Players New Play Festival
July 10 – 14, 2023

The Sarasota Players Studio, 1400 Blvd. of the Arts, Suite 200, Sarasota, FL 34236

2023 plays are TBD


2021 New Play Festival Winner 
The Mantle
By Jalex Scott

July 7-9, 2023
1400 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236
On the anniversary of the most traumatic experience of his life, Benny Craft records a suicide note and sets it up to post on social media at midnight. Armed with a to-do list and pursued by a handsome, pushy stranger, he sets off on his ‘last day’ to visit his therapist and the two most important women in his life. But is Benny really looking to say goodbye or desperately searching for a reason to not have to?

2022 New Play Festival Winner
Lateral Moves (A Romantic Comedy)
by Cece Dwyer
 July 21-23, 2023
1400 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236
Family affairs come into play during a weekend at Martha’s Vineyard as an engaged millennial couple find their respective unattached boomer parents have the upper hand.