The 2nd Annual Finstrom Festival of New Work

Presented by Zoetic Stage and Adrienne Arsht Center



May 19 – 21, 2022


Peacock Foundation Studio

Run Time

2 hours

Parental Guide

Ages 14+

Zoetic Stage, the multi-award-winning professional theater based at the Arsht Center, presents the second annual Finstrom Festival of New Work.

This festival will be the culmination of a national playwriting contest in which four finalists will have their plays workshopped and presented as staged readings. Each of the winning plays will receive a one-week workshop, utilizing the talents of South Florida directors, actors and dramaturgs.

May 19 at 8 p.m.
The Public Execution of the American President by Nick Valdes

May 20 at 8 p.m.
Sibling Rivalries Or, Spooks in the Ivory Tower by Marcus Scott

May 21 at 2 p.m.
One Stone: The Story of Mileva Marić and Albert Einstein by Kathleen Cahill

May 21 at 8 p.m.
Effect if Not Intent by David Rosenberg

Note: This production includes strong language and mature content.

First-access passes expire 15 minutes prior to the performance. First-access passes must be obtained for every member of your party regardless of age. There is a limit of 4 passes per household. Guests will be let in on a first-come, first-served basis as seats become available.

Given the intimate nature of performances in the Peacock Foundation Studio, and by request of the performers, guests are required to wear masks (over the nose and mouth) while seated in the theater for the Finstrom Festival of New Work. Masks are welcome and encouraged in the lobby and other Arsht Center spaces. The Arsht Center continues to maintain enhanced cleaning and air-filtration procedures for the well-being of audiences, artists and staff. Any policy changes will be sent directly to ticket holders and updated regularly at


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Promo for Screen Reader

Online ticket sales are no longer available for this performance. Tickets may still be available in person at the box office or by calling 305.949.6722.