Community Engagement

American Stage has the responsibility to our staff, community, the Tampa Bay Region, and our nation to ensure that all communities, cultures and people have the access, awareness and support to benefit from the transformative power of live theatre, which inspires honest, thought-provoking dialogue. As a professional theatre and cultural institution, American Stage holds itself accountable to build & maintain the connections between our stages & our diverse communities.

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Cultural Events

Insight into Diversity - Performing Arts and the Deaf Community

When: Sunday, April 24, 2:00 PM

Where: Safety Harbor Library, 101 2nd St N, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Join us as we connect with leaders in the Deaf community for an important conversation about inclusion in the performing arts. Moderated by Franklin Smith, ASL instructor for St. Petersburg College and Arts4All Florida, panelists will share their experiences to help American Stage learn directly from the Deaf and Hard of Hearing what is needed to provide access to our art.

First Mondays

Presented by American Stage and Creative Pinellas

A FREE MONTHLY SERIES OF STAGED READINGS

Experience professional staged readings of short plays, stories and poems in the beautiful Gallery at Creative Pinellas.

This new series, presented in partnership with American Stage and Creative Pinellas, will take place on the first Monday of each month at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas, located at 12211 Walsingham Road in Largo, Fl. “First Mondays”  will feature stage readings of excerpts from scripts and short stories with professional actors and artists.

TIMES: First Monday of the month- 7PM

COMING SOON: Where is the Bus by Grant Tetmeyer
WHEN: June 6, 2022

Nick wakes up to find that he has died and is waiting in purgatory. As he waits for judgement he meets Violet, a young drag queen who has been shot in the face. As the two wait, they discuss their deaths, their lives on Earth and how they might spend their afterlife.

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COMING SOON: Bette and Me by Wendy Wasserstein
WHEN: July 11, 2022

In BETTE AND ME, the author and the legendary Bette Midler get their hair done, try on makeup, and row a boat on the Hudson River. They finally end up at Radio City Music Hall, where Wendy rises from the orchestra pit on a half-shell with a blonde wig and six-foot eyelashes.

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