For the past fifteen seasons, GableStage has been at the cutting edge of theatre in South Florida, striving to present the most vital works of contemporary playwrights worldwide. GableStage challenges South Florida’s multicultural audiences with innovative productions that entertain as well as confront today's issues and ideas. GableStage believes the future of theatre can be assured only by the development of young audiences and talent; therefore an integral part of its mission is an annual Educational Outreach Program along with various platforms to encourage promising new theatre companies, playwrights and theatrical artists.Since opening its doors in 1998, GableStage has been led by Producing Artistic Director, Joseph Adler. Adler is a multi-award winning director with a career spanning advertising, film and theater. During Adler’s time at Gablestage, the theater has received 55 Carbonell Awards and 187 Carbonell Nominations.