ESTAFest 2024

Join us for a weekend of award winning theater that includes state competition winners and other original works from NY, NJ, PA, DE and MD!

Sherman C. Ward Celebration

 Discovering Originial Works

April 26-28, 2024

Hosted by:  Chesapeake College
1000 College Cir.
Wye Mills,MD 21679
The Cadby Studio Theater

Join us also for a weekend of workshops & Events!

AfterGlow at TenEyck Brewery.
Paul Nelson from NY will be hostiing an Adjudication Workshop.
Outside the Stage: Location Theatre - tips on writing and producing new work outside of a theatre tied to a location in the play.
Stage Directions- Do I or Don’t I?
Along with Networking and a Orginial Play reading with Feedback/Talkback with the playwright.

Tickets are on sale NOW!!

Just click on any of the "Tickets" buttons to check out the many options available to both attendees and participants


Transportation information for the host theater, including driving directions, is available on the College Website.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Accomodation information

Best Western Plus EAston Inn & Suites (Best Western)
8708 Alicia Drive
Easton, MD 21601
Ph: (410) 822 7100
Best Western Easton

The Best Western Easton is offering special rates for ESTAFest 2024 attendees and participants.


Be sure to use "ESTA Theater Festival" or "Eastern States Theater Association" when making your reservation to get these reduced rates.

Please be aware that these savings are only available until April 18, 2024,

The Best Westerns is SOLD OUT. Roooms are available at The Quality Inn Easton $119 not including tax. (410)820-8333. You can mention you are with ESTA.


Tickets for ESTAFest are available
online through Ludus

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Tickets for ESTAFest are now available online through Ludus

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