Acting out at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival

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Attention, actors and people who love to watch actors: This weekend Tampa Bay Theatre Festival returns with delicious theater experiences, both for actors and for audiences. The fest, now in its third year, will include 6 full-length plays, 14 short plays, 15 monologues and an improv show that includes four improv troupes from around the Tampa Bay area. The weekend kicks off with a free acting workshop (led by Harry Lennix) and opening night networking party at the Straz with musical artist, R Anthony — a Tampa native who appeared on The Voice. An awards party at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts rounds out the weekend.

Tampa Bay Theatre Festival
Venues include the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Stageworks Theatre, Powerstories Theatre, HCC Ybor Main Stage and Studio Theatre and the Inkwell Centre, all in Tampa.

Sept. 2-4, times and prices vary per venue.


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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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