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July 10- August 4, 2024

The Figs

World Premiere

By Doug Robinson

Directed by Helen R. Murray

Content Advisory: Contains Strong Language and Strobing Lights.

Strobe Warning: Contains rapid flashing or strobe effects that may trigger seizures or discomfort in individuals with epilepsy, or sensitivity to flashing lights. Viewer discretion is advised.

Age recommendation:

13+

Runtime:  2 hr. 10 min., one 15 min. Intermission

Behind the Scenes

Sunday, June 30, 2024

ASL Night

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Join us for Community Talkbacks immediately following the show on :

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Thursday, August 1, 2024

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July 24, 2024
7:00 pm
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July 25, 2024
7:00 pm
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July 26, 2024
8:00 pm
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July 27, 2024
2:00 pm
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July 27, 2024
8:00 pm
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July 28, 2024
2:00 pm
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July 31, 2024
7:00 pm
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August 1, 2024
7:00 pm
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August 2, 2024
8:00 pm
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August 3, 2024
2:00 pm
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August 3, 2024
8:00 pm
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August 4, 2024
2:00 pm

The king that rules the magical, ludicrous, kingdom of The Figs is quite actually addicted to figs, mah lord. His more publicly well-received daughter is in love with an inn-keeper in a sort of star-crossed lovers situation. A set of friends - human and swan - are on a journey thrown into existence by the royal family's insanity. All the while, our wily and multiple identity-sporting storyteller keeps us on a track that feels like the “Shrek” universe on an acid trip. But really, this is a story of kindness and what we’ll sacrifice for love. Sometimes stories exist just for the sake of telling stories. World premiere.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Raymond James Financial

Alfred T. May

Gwendolyn & Gordon Johnson

City of St. Petersburg

Pinellas Community Foundation

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

The Shubert Foundation

Florida Arts and Culture

Tampa Bay Times

Cox Media Group

10 Tampa Bay

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* Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Actors’ Equity Association (“Equity”), founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 actors and stage managers, Equity fosters the art of live theatre as an essential component of society and advances the careers of its members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Actors’ Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an International organization of performing arts unions. www.actorsequity.org

What happens if it rains?

A little rain certainly won’t stop us, but should weather conditions look serious enough to cancel or abruptly discontinue a performance, ticket-holders will be able to exchange their tickets for another performance. If a call to cancel a performance is made prior to the show starting we will make the announcement on our facebook page.  If you have any questions you can call the Box Office at 727.823.7529 or email boxoffice@americanstage.org

Will there be food & drink available for purchase?

Need something to eat, stop by the concessions or drinkery. We will have charcuterie boards (vegan options available), snacks, popcorn with a commemorative Ragtime bucket for purchase. As well as a selection of beers and wines from local vendors.

Where can I park?

Demens Landing Park is located on the waterfront right in the heart of Downtown St. Pete. Below are the two closest parking options: Southcore Garage 101 1st Avenue South St Petersburg, FL 33701. Al Lang parking Lot # 1 230 1st Street South St Petersburg, FL 33701. For more downtown St. Pete parking visit DiscoverDowntown.

Can I bring a chair?

Chairs with no legs will be allowed in the Premium or General Blanket area. All other chairs will be sat in the General Chair section.

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A Delicious Fairy Tale: ‘The Figs’ at American Stage

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How long is the trail?

The trail is just under a mile. The trail is not paved but is wheelchair accessible; expect bumps in the path.

How long is the show?

Each adventure will last for approximately 60–70 minutes.

Dos and Don'ts

Do bring bug spray, a reusable water bottle, extra layers (a jacket will do!), a poncho, comfortable walking shoes, and a headlamp with a red light setting (if you don’t have one, we will provide it).

Don’t smoke or vape on the trial, feed wildlife, or bring your own flashlight.

Can I bring food and drinks?

Boyd Hill is a nature preserve; we are not allowed to bring food or drinks on the trail. There will also be no concessions for sale.

Can I bring my pet?

Pets are not allowed.

Where are the restrooms?

Patrons can find restrooms at the park next door to Boyd Hill, which is still located within the parking lot.  

Where should I park?

The parking lot and trail entrance are located at 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. As you walk toward the visitor center, there will be a gate to your right with American Stage signage and staff. You will enter through this gate.

Will I see snakes, alligators, and other live animals?

Since the performance is at the nature preserve, it is possible to see animals in their natural habitat. But there will be staff with you at all times.

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