This summer, Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab returns! Pegasus PlayLab is a festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights. Audiences are invited to hear staged readings and experience full productions or workshops of new plays. Follow these plays into the next stage of development and be part of the creative process with playwrights, casts and directors!
Friday, May 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m. • Online
Dear Helena | Virtual Reading
May 28 & 29 - In a loose adaptation of All’s Well That Ends Well, friends surprise Helena by throwing her a divorce party. Though the intention is to celebrate being free from a toxic man, the women share a time when they assumed all would end well and contemplate the reasons why we accept the love we think we deserve.
Friday, June 4, 2021, 7:30 p.m. • Online
To Saints and Stars | Virtual Reading
June 4 & 5 - In the face of death on the first manned mission to Mars, Sofía re-examines her lifelong friendship with Zoe and the age-old conflict between science and faith.
June 10 – June 19, 2021 • Performing Arts Center
Sombra del Sol | A Theatre for Young Audiences Production
June 10-13 & 17-19 - In a small village nestled in the heart of the Amazon, Sombra del Sol is filled with music and dancing as the town re-enacts the day it was founded. When four close friends begin questioning the legends and traditions of the town’s origins, the magic of the land reveals that in order to move towards the future, they must embrace the past.
Friday, June 11, 2021, 7:30 p.m. • Online
As It's Written | Virtual Reading
June 11 & 12 - Parker is a successful screenwriter who begins rethinking her decisions and wondering if she is truly satisfied with the direction her own story is headed. When she reconnects with Robin, a friend from the past, she realizes that there no easy way to rewrite her life in the way she desperately wants to.
Friday, June 18, 2021, 7:30 p.m. • Online
The Amphibians | Virtual Reading
June 18 & 19 - Both a coming-of-age story and a theatrical take on cli-fi, The Amphibians is about the evolution of friendship and what it means to take care of something at the end of the world.
Schedule is subject to change.