CapitalQ Theatre Festival 2023

Past Performances

Fri, Jun 23rd '23 - 7:30pm

Sat, Jun 24th '23 - 2:00pm

Sat, Jun 24th '23 - 7:30pm

Sun, Jun 25th '23 - 2:00pm


CapitalQ Theatre Festival 2023

Written & Directed by Various Local & National Artists
Produced by StageQ

Opening Night Party Sponsor: I/O ARCADE BAR
Additional Funding: DANE ARTS COMMISSION, VINTAGE BREWING CO.

Join us for our annual Pride Month celebration when StageQ takes over both Bartell Theatre stages for one weekend to present brand new play readings, 10-minute shorts, and one-act plays by up-and-coming queer playwrights from around the country. Along with FREE workshops and masterclasses where you can learn about all aspects of theatre, we will celebrate Pride the best way we know how: highlighting new, queer voices telling their stories.

ALL MASTERCLASSES & WORKSHOPS ARE FREE!!! – NO TICKET NEEDED
Festival Passes required for Festival Showcase Performances

**NEW FOR 2023** – OPENING NIGHT PARTY feat. DRAG BINGO w/ Cynthia Mooseknuckle!!!
Kick off our Festival with a FREE night of Drag Bingo and FREE snacks. (Beer and Wine available for purchase!)

Venue: Drury & Evjue Stage
General Audience Seating
Showcase run about 60-90 minutes with no intermission.


FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 23RD
    • Showcase A “Lesbian Power Hour” – 7:30pm, Evjue Stage
    • Showcase C “Family in All Forms” – 7:30pm, Drury Stage
    • FREE OPENING NIGHT PARTY w/ Drag Bingo – 9pm, Evjue Stage
  • SATURDAY, JUNE 24TH
    • FREE Workshop: “Intro to Acting” – 12pm, Evjue Stage
    • FREE Workshop: “Intro to Theatre Tech” – 12pm, Drury Stage
    • Showcase B “We Are Who We Are” – 2pm, Evjue Stage
    • Showcase D “Teen Spirit” – 2pm, Drury Stage
    • Showcase B “We Are Who We Are” – 7:30pm, Evjue Stage
    • Showcase D “Teen Spirit” – 7:30pm, Drury Stage
  • SUNDAY, JUNE 25TH
    • FREE Workshop: “Into to Directing” – 12pm, Evjue Stage
    • FREE Workshop: “Musical Theatre Audition Bootcamp” – 12pm, Drury Stage
    • Showcase A “Lesbian Power Hour” – 2pm, Evjue Stage
    • Showcase C “Family in All Forms” – 2pm, Drury Stage

Festival Passes:

Single Showcase Pass: $15
Two Showcase Pass: $20
Three Showcase Pass: $25
Four Showcase Pass: $30

Tickets will be exchanged for Festival Punch Cards at the Box Office. See up to four different showcases throughout the weekend! Admittance to all Shows based on seating capacity.


COVID-19 UPDATES: (as of 11/2022)
Currently there are no vaccine/mask requirements. StageQ will monitor the CDC and Dane County Health Department and announce updates as needed. Masking is subject to community COVID levels.

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