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‘Fairview’ play dates, times and ticket information


Play:  Fairview

Playwright:  Jackie Sibblies Drury

Synopsis: The play follows a middle class African-American family as they prepare for a birthday dinner for their grandmother under the watchful eyes of four white people.

What the Critics Said:

“A play about race, though not only about race…Fairview [will] have you squirming in your seat. You will also wind up questioning your basic right to sit there…”  New York Times.

Director:  Brett Marston

Scenic Design:  Gabrielle Lansden

Technical Director:  Jonathan Johnson.

Costume Design:  Alena Stevenson

Lights/Props:  Steven Michael Kennedy


Play Dates and Times:

  • Half-price preview nights: August 3 & 4 at 8:00 p.m.
  • August 5, 6, 11, 12, 13,  18, 19 & 20 at 8:00 p.m.
  • August 7, 14 & 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Special Events:

  • Staging Teen Success Through Theater: August 6 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Post-performance talkback: August 14

Tickets: Tickets are $30 each or $10 for students with valid student IDs. There are half-priced previews on August 3 and 4 at 8:00 p.m. and a new Thursday night special ticket price of $25 each for adults. Socially distant seating may be available and must be scheduled in advance with the box office. For tickets, please call the box office at 239.218.0481 or online at

Location:  Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1638 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901.

July 18, 2022.

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