Now entering its third decade of innovative, ground-breaking theatre, The Festival of Independent Theatres is once again the place to find the most diverse offering of summertime entertainment in Dallas. Don't miss the best and brightest acts in the area when everyone comes together for the Festival of Independent Theatres this Saturday, August 3rd!
As is tradition, this year’s line-up includes eight independent theatre companies, some long-time participants and some fresh to FIT, performing eight one-act plays paired in two-show blocks. There will also be two brand new cabaret performances by two divas of the Dallas music scene. Jodi Crawford Wright shares her memories of childhood in “Songs My Mama Taught Me” and Kathryn Taylor Rose returns to FIT with her new show “Nobody Knows What They’re Doing.”
Once again, this year’s line-up is anchored by FIT founding member WingSpan Theatre Co., making its twenty-first consecutive appearance. WingSpan presents “Jo & Louisa,” a conversation between the author of Little Women and her greatest creation, as imagined by acclaimed local playwright Isabella Russell-Ides. “Jo & Louisa” marks the fourth Russell-Ides work to have its premiere at the festival.
New to the festival this year are Leos Ensemble, Lily & Joan Theatre Company, Flexible Grey Theatre Company, and The Very Good Dance Theatre. In addition to the new pieces by Russell-Ides, McEntire, and Casey, this year’s festival features the work of Dallas writers/creators Nicole Neely, Colby Calhoun, and William Acker, as well as Austinite Lane Michael Stanley.
The Festival of Independent Theatres will take place on August 3rd at The Bath House Cultural Center. Admission is $18 per person at each event, plus a $2 handling fee. Come out and support independent theatres at this annual festival!
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Saturday, August 3, 2019—2:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Bath House Cultural Center
521 East Lawther Drive
Dallas, Texas 75218