When it comes to hidden gems, West Palm Beach’s Palm Beach Dramaworks shines among the brightest. Since 2000, the company has delivered thought-provoking theater in intimate settings and has featured local talent. this season, Dramaworks will produce compelling dramas and sophisticated comedies, with a focus on rarely seen works.
Our top picks fall at the end of the season: Dividing the Estate, onstage March 28 to April 27, and Tryst, May 16 to June 8. Written by Horton Foote and set in a fictional Texas town in 1987, Dividing the Estate follows the Gordon family members as they divvy up the estate of their mother and family matriarch, Stella. Foote, best known for his screenplay for To Kill a Mockingbird and his Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Young Man from Atlanta, crafts fully formed comedic characters wrought with mortality and greed.
Karoline Leach’s Tryst is the story of conman George Love, who attempts to take advantage of the wealthy and naïve Adelaide. Love’s plans are foiled in bizarre ways in this psychological thriller. (561-514-4042)