Free virtual programming from the comfort of your home!

While our stages are dark, we still want you to enjoy the magic of theatre in your life! Artful Distancing brings unique virtual theatrical programming into your home. Hear from professional theatre artists, friends of Gulfshore Playhouse, our industry’s top minds, and many more by registering for any of these free events! Artful Distancing is a free offering, but registration is required.


Upcoming Events

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword: The Playwright’s Forum

Wednesday, June 3 at 3PM

Bringing a new play to life is a challenging and rewarding process. Join playwrights Deb Hiett, who wrote the 2018 world premiere “Miss Keller Has No Second Book,” and Jacqueline Bircher, whose play “Another Revolution” will have its premiere in spring 2021 at Gulfshore Playhouse, as they discuss their creative process, the life of a professional playwright, and how they cope creatively in difficult times.

The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday, June 10 at 3PM EST

Renowned Shakespeare scholar Dr. Gail Kern Paster returns to dive deeply into the fanciful world of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Dr. Paster, director emerita of the Folger Shakespeare Library and editor of “Shakespeare Quarterly” will bring you into the world of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved works. This is the perfect opportunity to get excited about Gulfshore Playhouse’s upcoming 2021 and learn more about Shakespeare from one of the foremost experts in the field!

Setting the Stage: A Scenic Designer Panel

Wednesday, June 17 at 3PM EST

You have seen their work on Gulfshore Playhouse’s stage many times, but now is your chance to get to know them. David Arsenault, Kristen Martino, and Steve TenEyck, three amazing scenic designers, will discuss their approach to design and reminisce on the shows they have designed for Gulfshore Playhouse including “Native Gardens,” “Skylight,” ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play,” and more! Be sure to tune in to learn how scenic design combines artistry and architecture to help create the beautiful productions you see on stage!


 From the Hot Seat: The Producer’s Point of View Part II

Wednesday, June 24 at 3PM EST

From “August: Osage County” to “Hamilton,” Tony® Award-winning producers Patty Baker and Jeffrey Richards have been behind some of Broadway’s biggest hits. Combined, the two have produced well over 50 productions on Broadway and worked with the industry’s best. Join Patty Baker and Jeffrey Richards as they share stories from their vast experience producing on Broadway.

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