Polk State Theatre to open 2021-2022 season with New Play Readings

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Polk State Theatre’s 2021-2022 season will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, with the opening of New Play Readings, which will include work from playwrights locally and from across the country, providing diverse and enriching entertainment for mature audiences to enjoy with performances throughout the weekend.

All performances take place in the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre at 999 Ave. H N.E. Polk State Theatre productions are free for students, faculty, and staff, and $8 for the public. Tickets are available online at www.polk.edu/boxoffice. Curtain time for each show is 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday matinees, which start at 2:30 p.m.

This weekend’s production will kick off the Polk State Theatre’s season which will also include:

  • The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
    Directed by Mark Hartfield
    November 11-14 & 18-21
  • A Doll’s House Part 2 by Lucas Hnath
    Directed by Leeann Haley
    February 17-20
  • Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics) and Tom Kitt (music)
    Directed by Mark Hartfield
    April 7-10 & 14-17

Attendees should note that Polk State College is in Phase III of its Return to Campus Plan and strongly recommends all individuals, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear masks. Polk State Theatre is following the Return to Campus Plan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines closely, and is keeping the health and safety of patrons at the forefront. More information about the College’s COVID-19 guidelines is available at www.polk.edu/covid19.

More information about Polk State Theatre, including upcoming performances and box office access, is available at www.polk.edu/theatre.