What is ESTA?

The Eastern States Theater Association is a Member Regional Organization, Region II, of the American Association of Community Theatres. It is comprised of the five member organizations representing the states of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey (inactive). Its primary functions are to hold the annual ESTA Festival to select the "best of the best" of the ESTA region and to encourage and support original works through education and networking.


ESTAFest 2016

The Sherman C. Ward Jr. Celebration of Original Works

16 plays 13 of which were original works, by 13 theaters from 4 states it was one GREAT festival !


ESTAFest 2016 collage

For more information on the awards visit our ESTAFest page.