Palm Beach Dramaworks

Palm Beach Dramaworks A professional, not-for-profit theatre company that engages, entertains & educates audiences.
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At Palm Beach Dramaworks (PBD), we produce “Theatre to Think About”: classic, contemporary, and world premiere plays that take audiences on an entertaining and emotional journey, stir the imagination, and stimulate discussion and debate. Each season, we produce five shows on our mainstage, all of which are created by and exclusive to PBD. We believe that theatre nourishes the soul and can change p

eople’s lives, which is why we are so invested in education and community engagement. We also feel strongly that regional theatres must encourage and nurture new work, and play development has become a significant part of our profile. Additionally, we are heavily invested in education and community engagement, and most of our education initiatives are free. We serve more than 30,000 patrons and 10,000 students annually, and employ over 100 artists: actors, directors, choreographers, and designers.

It's the final week to catch "Trying" starting today!  Don't miss your chance to experience this captivating production ...
06/05/2024

It's the final week to catch "Trying" starting today! Don't miss your chance to experience this captivating production before it's gone.

Limited tickets are still available for the remaining performances. Secure your seats now and join us for an unforgettable evening at the theater!

Last chance performances:
Wednesday, June 5 at 2pm
Saturday, June 8 at 2pm
Saturday, June 8 at 8pm
Sunday, June 9 at 2pm

Get your tickets through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss out on this theatrical gem!



photo by: Kelly McCready

Don't miss your last chance to experience the magic of "Trying"! Limited tickets still available for the final week of s...
06/04/2024

Don't miss your last chance to experience the magic of "Trying"! Limited tickets still available for the final week of shows:
Wednesday, June 5 at 2pm
Saturday, June 8 at 2pm
Saturday, June 8 at 8pm
Sunday, June 9 at 2pm

Critics are raving about it! Mary Damiano from Palm Beach Daily News says it's "Top-notch...Funny, poignant." And Mindy Leaf from South Florida Theatre Magazine describes it as an "outstanding production of TRYING."

Hurry and secure your seats for these remaining performances before it's too late!

Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss out on this unforgettable theatrical experience!

"Trying" continues to impress audiences! Critics are raving about it! According to Mary Damiano from Palm Beach Daily Ne...
05/30/2024

"Trying" continues to impress audiences! Critics are raving about it! According to Mary Damiano from Palm Beach Daily News, it's "Top-notch...Funny, poignant."

Don't miss out on this top-rated production running now through June 9th!

📅 Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Experience the magic of live theater with "Trying"!

Don't miss out on this critically acclaimed production running now through June 9th!Week 2 of shows starts today for "Tr...
05/29/2024

Don't miss out on this critically acclaimed production running now through June 9th!

Week 2 of shows starts today for "Trying"! Reviews are coming in, and critic Mindy Leaf from South Florida Theatre Magazine says, "outstanding production of TRYING."

Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Experience the magic of live theater with "Trying"!

We're excited to share that opening night of "Trying" was a resounding success! The cast delivered captivating performan...
05/25/2024

We're excited to share that opening night of "Trying" was a resounding success! The cast delivered captivating performances, and the audience was moved by the heartwarming story and brilliant storytelling.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this special evening. If you haven't already, be sure to secure your tickets for the rest of the run!

"Trying" runs until June 9th. Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss out on this unforgettable theatrical experience!

05/24/2024

It's opening night tonight for "Trying"! Before the show begins, catch an exclusive sneak peek of our interview with Kelly McCready, making her PBD debut in this captivating production.

Opening night: May 24th
Tickets available for the entire run, May 24th to June 9th, through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org.

In loving memory of a dear friend, gone and forever missed.Edward M. RicciSeptember 3, 1945 – May 20, 2024
05/24/2024

In loving memory of a dear friend, gone and forever missed.

Edward M. Ricci

September 3, 1945 – May 20, 2024

05/23/2024

"Trying" opens tomorrow, May 24th! Written by Joanna McClelland Glass, this captivating production promises an evening of heartwarming storytelling and brilliant performances.
Catch a sneak peek of the show before opening night!

Opening night: May 24th runs thru June 9th
Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org.
Theatre To Think About

The wait is over! Our first preview of "Trying" kicks off TONIGHT, leading up to the grand opening on Friday, May 24th! ...
05/22/2024

The wait is over! Our first preview of "Trying" kicks off TONIGHT, leading up to the grand opening on Friday, May 24th! With the show running until June 9th, there are plenty of opportunities to catch this remarkable production.

Experience the magic of live theater as we delve into the heartwarming story of "Trying." Secure your seats now and join us for an evening of captivating performances and unforgettable moments!

Don't miss out on opening night and beyond! Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. See you there!

Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the heart of "Trying"! Join us as we open this captivating production on May...
05/21/2024

Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the heart of "Trying"! Join us as we open this captivating production on May 24th, with Specially Priced Previews on May 22nd and May 23rd. Don't miss your chance to be among the first to experience this touching tale of human connection.

Secure your seats now for this limited engagement! Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online 24/7 at palmbeachdramaworks.org. See you at the theater!

Experience the Summer Show: Theory of Relativity! Join us for an unforgettable musical journey with music and lyrics by ...
05/17/2024

Experience the Summer Show: Theory of Relativity!
Join us for an unforgettable musical journey with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and a book by Brian Hill. This beautiful song cycle brings together a diverse group of individuals, revealing their innermost hopes, dreams, and concerns. The songs range from joyous and funny to poignant and determined, showcasing the interconnectedness of humanity and inspiring us to embrace our past and present for a more compassionate future.

Presented by theAcademy@pbd, Palm Beach Dramaworks’ professional-level training program for teen actors and stage managers. Don't miss this special event with a limited run-on June 28, 29 & 30.

Secure your tickets now! Call the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or purchase online at palmbeachdramaworks.org.

Dive deeper into the world of "Trying" at Dramawise on Thursday, May 23rd!  Join us for an exclusive program designed to...
05/16/2024

Dive deeper into the world of "Trying" at Dramawise on Thursday, May 23rd! Join us for an exclusive program designed to enhance your theater experience.

Act 1: Immerse yourself in an in-depth discussion of the play and playwright led by Gary Cadwallader, director of education and community engagement. Participants will receive an exclusive PBD Dramaguide. (10am-11:30am)

Intermission (Lunch: 11:45am - 12:45pm)

Act 2: Engage in a dynamic discussion with the cast and artistic team, gaining insights into the creative process and the evolution of PBD's production. Your questions are welcome! (1pm-2pm)

Prices:
Act I, Intermission (lunch included), Act II: $75
Act I only: $35
Act II only: $25

Secure your tickets now for this special event! Call the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or purchase online at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve into the world of "Trying"!

Don't miss out on our highly anticipated season finale! "Trying" opens on May 24th with Specially Priced Previews on May...
05/14/2024

Don't miss out on our highly anticipated season finale! "Trying" opens on May 24th with Specially Priced Previews on May 22nd and May 23rd. Be among the first to experience this touching tale of human connection.

Secure your seats now! Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online 24/7 at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Join us for an unforgettable evening of live theatre in Downtown West Palm Beach!

Happy Mother's Day to all the incredible moms out there from Palm Beach Dramaworks! May your day be filled with love, la...
05/12/2024

Happy Mother's Day to all the incredible moms out there from Palm Beach Dramaworks! May your day be filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Thank you for all that you do!

05/11/2024

Step behind the curtains with us! Join us for an interview featuring the cast of "Trying" – PBD veteran Dennis Creaghan and Kelly McCready, making her PBD debut! Get insights into their characters, the challenges of bringing this poignant story to life, and what it's like to work together on stage.

Don't miss "Trying," opening on May 24! Witness the magic of theater as these talented actors breathe life into the unforgettable characters of Sarah Schorr and Francis Biddle.

Secure your seats now! Tickets are available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online 24/7 at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss our season finale!

Mark your calendars! Our heartwarming production of Trying runs from May 24 to June 9. Step into 1967 and witness the re...
05/10/2024

Mark your calendars! Our heartwarming production of Trying runs from May 24 to June 9. Step into 1967 and witness the remarkable journey of Sarah Schorr and Francis Biddle as they bridge the gap between age, culture, and class. Experience the power of mutual admiration and respect in this touching portrayal of human connection.
Secure your seats now! Tickets are available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online 24/7 at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss our season finale!

By Joanna McClelland Glass In 1967, feisty Sarah Schorr, a 25-year-old from rural Canada, goes to work as secretary for 81-year-old Francis Biddle, the patrician former US attorney general. The...

Due to Sunfest, the box office will be closing at noon on Friday, May 3. Tickets for Trying (May 24 - June 9) are on sal...
05/02/2024

Due to Sunfest, the box office will be closing at noon on Friday, May 3. Tickets for Trying (May 24 - June 9) are on sale now 24/7 online at www.palmbeachdramaworks.org.

Mark your calendars! Our heartwarming production of "Trying" runs from May 24 to June 9.  Step into 1967 and witness the...
05/01/2024

Mark your calendars! Our heartwarming production of "Trying" runs from May 24 to June 9. Step into 1967 and witness the remarkable journey of Sarah Schorr and Francis Biddle as they bridge the gap between age, culture, and class. Experience the power of mutual admiration and respect in this touching portrayal of human connection.

Secure your seats now! Tickets available through the box office at 561.514.4042 ext. 2 or online 24/7 at palmbeachdramaworks.org. Don't miss our season finale!

By Joanna McClelland Glass In 1967, feisty Sarah Schorr, a 25-year-old from rural Canada, goes to work as secretary for 81-year-old Francis Biddle, the patrician former US attorney general. The...

This May, we’re excited to partner with  for the seventh anniversary of MOSAIC -Month of Shows, Art, Ideas and Culture. ...
05/01/2024

This May, we’re excited to partner with for the seventh anniversary of MOSAIC -Month of Shows, Art, Ideas and Culture. Experience a world of inspiration with deals and special offers all May, including PBD special offer for our last play of the season Trying. Learn more at MOSAICPBC.com

Join Us Tomorrow! Special Screening of South Florida PBS' On the Town in the Palm Beaches with Frank LicariIn.  See the ...
04/22/2024

Join Us Tomorrow! Special Screening of South Florida PBS' On the Town in the Palm Beaches with Frank LicariIn. See the latest installment of On the Town, host Frank Licari explores the city of West Palm Beach. Frank talks to Mayor Keith James, checks out local restaurants like Tropical Smokehouse and Paneterie French Bakery, and visits Palm Beach Dramaworks.

Guests are invited to join us for a pre-screening cocktail reception with live music, a photo booth, and light bites. After the reception, attendees will be the first to see the newest episode. The event will conclude with a talkback with Frank and the On the Town team.

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Last call! Only three chances left to catch the gripping "Death of a Salesman" at Palm Beach Dramaworks! Today, don't mi...
04/18/2024

Last call! Only three chances left to catch the gripping "Death of a Salesman" at Palm Beach Dramaworks! Today, don't miss the matinee performance at 2 pm, followed by two final shows on Thursday, April 18th at 2pm and Saturday, April 20th at 2pm and 7:30pm.

Tickets for today's matinee are $65, while all other performances are $89. Special discounts available for students and individuals under 40 with a photo ID. Educators can also enjoy half-price tickets with proper ID (other restrictions apply). Group rates are available.

Don't let this opportunity slip away! Secure your seats now before they're gone. Purchase tickets through the box office, in person, by phone at 561.514.4042 ext. 2, or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org.

Experience the power of live theater with "Death of a Salesman." See you at the theater!

Don't miss out! Only three more chances left to catch the captivating "Death of a Salesman" at Palm Beach Dramaworks! Jo...
04/18/2024

Don't miss out! Only three more chances left to catch the captivating "Death of a Salesman" at Palm Beach Dramaworks! Join us for these final performances on Thursday, April 18th at 2pm, Saturday, April 20th at 2pm, and 7:30pm.

Tickets for the matinee performance on Thursday, April 18, are $65. For all other performances, tickets are $89. Special discounts available for students and individuals under 40 with a photo ID. Educators can also enjoy half-price tickets with proper ID (other restrictions apply). Group rates are available.

Secure your seats now before they're gone! Purchase tickets through the box office, in person, by phone at 561.514.4042 ext. 2, or online at palmbeachdramaworks.org.

Don't miss your chance to experience this unforgettable production. See you at the theater!

Join us tonight for an evening of young talent and captivating stories at Palm Beach Dramaworks!  We're thrilled to pres...
04/17/2024

Join us tonight for an evening of young talent and captivating stories at Palm Beach Dramaworks! We're thrilled to present the Winners of the Second Annual Young Playwrights 1-Minute Play Contest.

Discover the creative genius of 19 talented middle school students from across Palm Beach County as their winning plays come to life on stage. From heartfelt dramas to hilarious comedies, these young playwrights will take you on a journey through their imaginative worlds in just 60 seconds.

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required. Reserve your seats now at www.palmbeachdramaworks.org or call the box office at 561.514.4042, x2.

Don't miss this chance to support our budding artists and witness the power of storytelling in action! See you tonight!

04/15/2024

Three more chances remain to catch the acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s dramatic masterpiece, "Death of a Salesman" at Palm Beach Dramaworks!

Join us for performances on Thursday, April 18th at 2pm, Saturday, April 20th at 2pm, and 7:30pm. Don't miss your opportunity to experience this unforgettable show!

Visit www.palmbeachdramaworks.org to book your seats today! You don’t want to miss this one!

Inquire with the box office for first-time buyer, student, and educator discounts. Secure your tickets now and be part of this extraordinary theatrical journey!

A beautiful day for a SOLD OUT performance of “Death of a Salesman”! Three more chances remain to catch this acclaimed p...
04/14/2024

A beautiful day for a SOLD OUT performance of “Death of a Salesman”!

Three more chances remain to catch this acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s dramatic masterpiece: Thursday 4/18 at 2pm (BEST AVAILABILITY!), Saturday 4/20 at 2pm, and 7:30pm. Visit www.palmbeachdramaworks.org to book your seats! You don’t want to miss this one!

Inquire with the box office for first-time buyer, student and educator discounts.

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201 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL
33401

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm

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