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What’s Best for the Children by Idris Goodwin

A World Premiere 

Executive Producer: Richard Carpenito

Previews: April 10 & 12, 2024

Run: April 13-28, 2024

Directed by Matt Stabile

Performances: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm

Individual tickets: $35-$45

Whit Forsyth has just been elected the first Black chairman of the State Schoolboard Committee, about to vote on critical measures on public education. But as he readies for his vote, several groups go to extreme measures to influence his decisions. A zany exploration of ideology and the American education system.

Award-winning storyteller, playwright, poet, arts champion, and Artistic Director of Seattle Children’s Theatre, Idris Goodwin, brings his offbeat comedy for adults - featuring rap, audience interaction, and incisive exploration of the pressures educators face from all sides - to The Lab for its world premiere production! 



2324 Season

2023-24 Season Subscriptions Now On Sale!

Season Benefactors:

Marta & Jim Batmasian

Myrna Gordon Skurnick

Edith Stein

Season Producers: Kathleen Holmes & Louis Tyrrell

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Mainstage Series

Individual tickets: $35-$45

MainStage Subscription: $115

Add on the Heckscher Theatre for Families show: $10

Performances: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm

If you love new work in American theatre, now there is Theatre Lab,the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University.

Established in 2015 on the Boca Raton campus, Theatre Lab's mission is to inspire, develop, and produce new work, audiences, and artists for the American Theatre.

For tickets please visit www.fauevents.com or call 561-297-6124.

Please note that there will be a processing fee for all FAU College of Arts and Letters tickets purchased online, by phone, at the Student Union Box Office and walk up on day of event. *

*Processing fee does not apply to student tickets, group tickets, subscription/season tickets, Ambassador of the Arts tickets, and Theatre Lab Alliance Member tickets at Theatre Lab shows.

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