P.O. Box 142  *  Parrish, Florida  *  34219
Theater Rooted in the Community

​​​Thanks to all who made our show,


a standing-room only event at the 

Rocky Bluff Library Storytelling Festival!  ​ 

A special thanks goes to local blue-grass, country gospel band WHOSOEVER for playing with us!


Parrish PLAYWORKS uses the art of theaterto celebrate our local culture and history, create opportunities for self-expression, build bridges across any social or economic divide, spark the local economy, and to gather the people of Parrish together as theater participants and audience.

Happening MAY 1 & 2 NOON to NOON! Parrish Playworks is now part of

The Giving Challenge sponsored by the Community Foundation of Sarasota.  This is a once a year chance to #Be The One to make a difference in your community with your charitable giving.  During that 24-hour period only, you can be the one to make a difference by supporting Parrish Playworks and helping us to create and celebrate local culture in our community! Visit  www.GivingPartnerChallenge.org on Tuesday, May 1 at noon through Wednesday, May 2 at noon to donate.  To strengthen giving during the 2018 Giving Challenge, The Patterson Foundation will provide a 1-1 match for all donations, up to $100 per donor per organization.

Why should a storytelling play about Parrish be called Red Rooster Tales? Once upon a time, there was a chicken rancher here in Parrish.  People came to buy eggs from him, but they couldn't find a rooster anywhere around--just 3,000 chickens.  Tired of hearing how lonely his chickens must be, the rancher decided . . . Click on STORY tab above for the rest of the story.