Open Meeting Regarding Restoration of Caesar’s Ford Theatre on Aug. 30

CFT_logoCaesar’s Ford Theatre, Inc invites Theatre Practitioners (Playwrights, Directors, Technical Professionals, and Performers) to attend an open meeting regarding the restoration of outdoor historical theatre to southwest Ohio.

The meeting will be Thursday August 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Xenia Area Community Theater 45 E. Second Street Xenia, Ohio 45385.

Caesar’s Ford Theatre, Inc is conducting a feasibility study with the Institute of Outdoor Theatre / Southeastern Theatre Conference and input from Theatre Practitioners is greatly needed.

As a result of this study, a “Festival of New Historic Drama” play writing festival is planned for late summer 2019. The meeting and discussions will be led by the consulting team from the Institute of Outdoor Theatre / Southeastern Theatre Conference. They include Dr. David Wohl, PhD, Dean Emeritus, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University in South Carolina, Peter Hardy, Artistic Director of Essential Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia and former Director of “Unto These Hills” outdoor drama in Cherokee, North Carolina, and Dr. Larry Gustke, PhD Professor Emeritus, Department of Parks and Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University. Support for Caesar’s Ford Theatre, Inc historical outdoor theatre project comes from The Dayton Book Fair Foundation, the Ohio Arts Council Capacity Building Grants Program, the Hampden W. and Erma R. Catterton Fund of The Dayton Foundation, and individual supporters.

For additional information please contact Caesar’s Ford Theatre, Inc at


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