Pay What You Can Night

About Pay What You Can Night:

This special performance of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarías is dedicated to bringing great theatre to a diverse audience. It is part of FST’s mission to make theatre affordable and accessible to as many people as possible. There are no set prices or “rules” about how much to give for a ticket. It is our goal to give people the opportunity to see the show who may not otherwise be able to attend. In bringing you to the theatre for the first time, we hope to encourage you to return and build a lasting relationship with FST. The information you give when purchasing a ticket will go towards contacting you with further deals and discounts for our various shows and seasons. 

Native Gardens

WHEN: Saturday, March 10 at 8:00 PM (House will open at 7:30pm)

WHERE: FST’s Gompertz Theatre

One night only! Join FST for Pay What You Can Night with a special performance of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarías. Pay any amount that is comfortable for your wallet, and see this comedy critics are calling “playful and smart” and “fiery.”

Native Gardens is part of FST’s Forums Series, addressing such pressing and timely issues as immigration, privilege, and cultural identity. For more information about FST forums, click here.


Group Sales

Purchase tickets for a group by contacting Phyllis Silverman at (941) 366-9017 x314. Please have all member contact information ready at time of purchase.

Single Tickets

If you cannot attend as a group, all you need to provide when purchasing a ticket is your name and contact information, as well as the amount you wish to pay with a check, credit card, or cash. Seating will be assigned on a first come first served basis. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the Box Office or by calling (941) 366-9000.

There is no payment minimum.Tickets for Pay What You Can Night are valid for this performance only. No exchanges are permitted.

Kate Alexander- Forums Director


Chief Judge Charles E. Williams– Chair

Commissioner Willie Charles Shaw

Mr. Trevor Harvey,  NAACP- President of Sarasota Chapter

Ms. Michéle Des Verney Redwine

 Dr. Edward James II– Special Counsel

Catherine Randazzo– Associate Artist

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Sy and Shelley Goldblatt