WORLD PREMIERE. Susan and Martin Merritt are unable to have a child on their own, so they hire Becca Connor to serve as a surrogate. When Becca is found dead, a police investigation explodes the lives of everyone who knew her. As Detectives Valez and Dixon begin to put the pieces together, secrets surface, alibis weaken, and lies are uncovered. This dramatic new play explores motherhood, passion, and the thin line between right and wrong.
Wednesday's Child by Mark St. Germain will play from April 3, 2019 - May 24, 2019 in FST's Gompertz Theatre. Subscriptions and single tickets are available online by clicking the button above or by calling the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000. SUBSCRIBE NOW to see all 4 Mainstage shows for as little as $69!
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Wondering why the play is titled Wednesday’s Child? The title actually comes from an old English nursery rhyme poem. Find out more about the poem. LEARN
In the play, Martin Merritt is an archaeologist who studies ancient building sites. Mosaics are common in these sites. Learn more the origins of Ancient Greek mosaics. LEARN
In Wednesday’s Child, the Merritts are unable to have a child on their own, so they hire Becca Connor to serve as a surrogate. Read more about how surrogacy laws differ across the country. LEARN
The Gompertz Theatre is located on the corner of First Street and Cocoanut Avenue inside of The Hegner Theatre Wing. For GPS purposes use the address of 1265 First Street, Sarasota, FL 34236. To see a list of our buildings and shows, please see below. For more information please call the FST Box Office at (941) 366-9000.
For those who require additional assistance or handicap parking/drop off, please see the map below. Handicap parking is reserved for patrons with a handicap tag and is in the lot across from the Hegner Theatre Wing. The area for drop off of handicap passengers/patrons for the Gompertz Theatre is along the corner of First Street and Cocoanut Avenue. If handicap parking is not available and you are dropping off a passenger, our lobby concierge would be happy to wait with them until you return. For any questions regarding handicap parking please call the box office at (941) 366-9000.