Pueblo Revolt

Written by Dillon Chitto

The year is 1680 in what we now know as New Mexico. The Indigenous population is living under Colonial Spanish rule, and the Pueblo Revolt will soon begin. Two brothers, one a budding revolutionary, and the other, a gay idealist, are bracing for a battle of survival, morality, and what it means to be human in this historical comedy.

Mestiza, or Mixed

Written by Melissa Leilani Larson

Lark Timon is no stranger to failure; it loomed large throughout her filmmaking career. Plagued by debt and professional disappointment, Lark chances upon a potentially career-changing opportunity only to be confronted by questions about her art, her relationships and her identity as a mixed race queer woman.

Decolonizing Your Mind with Walter Mercado

Written by Jayne Deely

Zee, a bartender struggling through her mid 20’s in New York is visited by the three ghosts of Christmas past. But instead of the Christmas Carol narrative, the three ghosts are her Puerto Rican ancestors, confronting her with a long-forgotten truth. Decolonizing Your Mind with Walter Mercado is a uniquely Puerto Rican, uniquely New York, and uniquely queer story.

The Figs

Written by Doug Robinson

How much would you sacrifice for love? The Figs is a fairytale-like play about what-ifs, desires, and obsession. Follow a mad king obsessed with figs, a star-crossed princess infatuated with an inn-keeper, a boy whose only friend is a swan, and a wiley storyteller. The Figs pushes for audiences to remember the wonder held inside a good story.


Written by Miguel Muñoz

Popular student John Flowers is “living the dream” at Americaland High School and hiding his Latin roots while pretending to be the all-American boy. Everyone is in love with him, he can do no wrong, that is until, a new student, Macho, with maracas in hand, blows his façade. What happens when the dream starts to crumble and who is John without his false reality?

After Orlando

Written by Madeline Sayet

Written in response to the Pulse Nightclub tragedy, After Orlando is a short play that shares a first person account of what goes through your mind during this terrifying moment. But who is speaking? Is it the shooter, the bystander or the victim? Three actors, three directors, three perspectives, and one play.

Fresh Ink

Fresh Ink brings us bite size pieces of new works each month. Done in partnership with Creative Pinellas we are intersecting art and theatre with healthy community conversations!

The Found Dog Ribbon Dance

by Dominic Finocchiaro

February 6 @ The Gallery at Creative Pinellas 7PM

Professional cuddler Norma’s quest to return a lost dog to its rightful owner leads her to encounter a slew of oddballs and maybe even discover a second chance at love


by Andrew Del Vecchio

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7pm

Location: Creative Pinellas in Largo

Coconuts follows two stranded strangers on a deserted island after a freak floaty accident on their cruise vacation. They must learn to deal with their isolation with the help of each other, their wits, and coconuts… lots and lots of coconuts. This comedy deals with relationships, fear of isolation, and survival.


by Leah Plante-Wiener

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 7pm

Location: Creative Pinellas in Largo

In a chapel in the middle of the desert, two girls meet for the first time in years. Together, they must grapple with their beliefs, an act of forgiveness, and the thought of an existence beyond the violence that has forged them.

Pride Play

by Jayne Deely

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 7pm

Location: Creative Pinellas in Largo

Picture it: Downtown St. Pete. Drag Queens. An interactive story, And you! In this queer meet, cute local drag queens will usher you through the relationship of a couple. The best part is that you get a say in how the story unfolds.


by Dawn Branch

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 7pm

Location: Creative Pinellas in Largo

The play centers on two women navigating one’s anxiety. Nora's attempt to cut Elle's hair quickly devolves into a farcical scene of catastrophizing, and Nora’s attempts to calm Elle’s implausible fears come to a head. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is an often silly, sometimes serious play about friendship, trust, and growth.

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