About Wynwood Stories
Telling The History Of One Of Miami’s Most Iconic Neighborhoods
An Immersive theatre experience written by local playwright Juan C. Sanchez and Directed by NYC based immersive theatre director Tai Thompson. Wynwood Stories will uncover several layers and changes of the neighborhood touching upon her many transitions. From 1917 when the neighborhood was first called Wyndwood Park, home to middle-class families who worked at many of the neighborhood’s commercial businesses including Coca-Cola and Merita Bread; to becoming the third largest garment district in the country, home to both retailers and manufacturers. In mid-1950’s, “Little San Juan”, and the arrival of artist-run spaces such as The Bakehouse. The Graffiti and Street art culture, the impact of The Miami riots, to what Wynwood is today… a destination location and home to a diverse mix of bars, restaurants, clubs, retail, art galleries, artist work spaces, performance spaces, and walls of street art.
Choose your Wynwood Stories route,
You can select bus route 2 or 32.
Complimentary cocktails provided by
Coconut Cartel and Drakes Handcrafted Organic Vodka
“During our time in Wynwood, we have been fascinated by the rich history and unique characters who impacted the trajectory of this special neighborhood's evolution. Now, during this moment of rapid change, it's the perfect time to reveal, illuminate, and celebrate the pivotal moments that conspired to make Wynwood such an inspiring and complex phenomenon. And who better to tell this story than the most brilliant storytellers in our city Juggerknot Theatre Company. When I first had the honor of experiencing Miami Motel Stories in Little Havana, I was blown away by use of hyper-local immersive theater as a compelling and groundbreaking lens into Miami's vibrant history. Though our time in Wynwood was borrowed, this neighborhood has become deeply beloved by our whole team, and we couldn't be more honored to host this notable cultural experience at The Yard.”
Della Heiman Founder of The Wynwood Yard