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Week of July 14, 2019

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Sunday

July 14

  • 1:15 pm Sunday Lawn Talk

    Sunday Lawn Talks

    Jun 30-Aug 18

    Front Lawn

    Arrive early for Sunday matinee performances to hear artists, special guests, and WTF staff delve into the rich themes of WTF productions.  Bring your own picnic or stop by concessions! All Sunday Lawn Talks begin at 1:15pm. No reservations required.  Specific speakers and topics will be updated below as information becomes available. FREE; NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

  • 2:00 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 7:00 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

Monday

July 15

  • 7:00 pm Orlando – Fellowship Project

    Fellowship Projects

    Jul 15-Aug 13

    Directing Studio

    Each year, WTF awards the prestigious Bill Foeller and Boris Sagal Directing Fellowships and the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship to three up-and-coming theatre artists of exceptional talent.   The Bill Foeller Fellowship gives a director who is a woman and/or an artist of color the opportunity to create an ambitious workshop production. The recipient of…

  • 11:00 pm Orlando – Fellowship Project

    Fellowship Projects

    Jul 15-Aug 13

    Directing Studio

    Each year, WTF awards the prestigious Bill Foeller and Boris Sagal Directing Fellowships and the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship to three up-and-coming theatre artists of exceptional talent.   The Bill Foeller Fellowship gives a director who is a woman and/or an artist of color the opportunity to create an ambitious workshop production. The recipient of…

Tuesday

July 16

  • 7:00 pm Orlando – Fellowship Project

    Fellowship Projects

    Jul 15-Aug 13

    Directing Studio

    Each year, WTF awards the prestigious Bill Foeller and Boris Sagal Directing Fellowships and the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship to three up-and-coming theatre artists of exceptional talent.   The Bill Foeller Fellowship gives a director who is a woman and/or an artist of color the opportunity to create an ambitious workshop production. The recipient of…

  • 7:30 pm Selling Kabul (Talkback)

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 11:00 pm Orlando – Fellowship Project

    Fellowship Projects

    Jul 15-Aug 13

    Directing Studio

    Each year, WTF awards the prestigious Bill Foeller and Boris Sagal Directing Fellowships and the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship to three up-and-coming theatre artists of exceptional talent.   The Bill Foeller Fellowship gives a director who is a woman and/or an artist of color the opportunity to create an ambitious workshop production. The recipient of…

Wednesday

July 17

  • 2:00 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 7:30 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 7:30 pm Grand Horizons (First Curtain)

    Grand Horizons

    WORLD PREMIERE By Bess Wohl Directed by Leigh Silverman With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams

    Jul 17-28

    Main Stage

    Bill and Nancy (Tony Award nominee Jamey Sheridan and Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award nominee JoBeth Williams) have been happily married for fifty years. They can finish each other’s sentences and anticipate each other’s every sigh, snore, and sneeze. But there's one thing nobody could have anticipated: Nancy wants out. As their adult sons Brian and…

Thursday

July 18

  • 2:00 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 7:30 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 7:30 pm Grand Horizons (Celebration)

    Grand Horizons

    WORLD PREMIERE By Bess Wohl Directed by Leigh Silverman With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams

    Jul 17-28

    Main Stage

    Bill and Nancy (Tony Award nominee Jamey Sheridan and Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award nominee JoBeth Williams) have been happily married for fifty years. They can finish each other’s sentences and anticipate each other’s every sigh, snore, and sneeze. But there's one thing nobody could have anticipated: Nancy wants out. As their adult sons Brian and…

Friday

July 19

  • 3:00 pm Fridays@3

    Fridays@3

    Jul 5-Aug 16

    The Clark Auditorium (225 South St)

    WTF’s Fridays@3 reading series is a renowned program for the development and discovery of new work!  Many Festival productions started as Fridays@3 readings, including last season’s Lempicka and Seared and this season's Tell Me I'm Not Crazy and Selling Kabul.  Spend the afternoon up close and personal with a play in development, read by brilliant actors! All…

  • 8:00 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 8:00 pm Grand Horizons

    Grand Horizons

    WORLD PREMIERE By Bess Wohl Directed by Leigh Silverman With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams

    Jul 17-28

    Main Stage

    Bill and Nancy (Tony Award nominee Jamey Sheridan and Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award nominee JoBeth Williams) have been happily married for fifty years. They can finish each other’s sentences and anticipate each other’s every sigh, snore, and sneeze. But there's one thing nobody could have anticipated: Nancy wants out. As their adult sons Brian and…

Saturday

July 20

  • 3:30 pm Selling Kabul

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 3:30 pm Grand Horizons

    Grand Horizons

    WORLD PREMIERE By Bess Wohl Directed by Leigh Silverman With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams

    Jul 17-28

    Main Stage

    Bill and Nancy (Tony Award nominee Jamey Sheridan and Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award nominee JoBeth Williams) have been happily married for fifty years. They can finish each other’s sentences and anticipate each other’s every sigh, snore, and sneeze. But there's one thing nobody could have anticipated: Nancy wants out. As their adult sons Brian and…

  • 8:00 pm Selling Kabul (Closing)

    Selling Kabul

    WORLD PREMIERE By Sylvia Khoury Directed by Tyne Rafaeli With Omid Abtahi, May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti Produced in association with Playwrights Horizons

    Jul 10-20

    Nikos Stage

    Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid (Omid Abtahi) works to protect him from dangers lurking outside…

  • 8:00 pm Grand Horizons

    Grand Horizons

    WORLD PREMIERE By Bess Wohl Directed by Leigh Silverman With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams

    Jul 17-28

    Main Stage

    Bill and Nancy (Tony Award nominee Jamey Sheridan and Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award nominee JoBeth Williams) have been happily married for fifty years. They can finish each other’s sentences and anticipate each other’s every sigh, snore, and sneeze. But there's one thing nobody could have anticipated: Nancy wants out. As their adult sons Brian and…

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