Girls Only Announces Extension of Its Record-Breaking Run
Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women®, the hit comedy that opened January 31 at Main Street Theater-Chelsea Market, today announced that it will add 50 more performances, extending its run until June 1, 2014.
"It seems like Houston women just can't get enough of Girls Only," said the show's on-site producer, Sydney Greenblatt. Last year, the original hit comedy played for five months in its record-breaking run of 99 performances at the same theater.
"This is truly a word-of-mouth show," said Greenblatt. "Girls Only entertained more than 10,000 Houston women on our run last year and now it looks like that total may reach 20,000 before we have to close the doors on June 1," she said.
No further extensions of the show will be possible, according to Greenblatt, because Main Street Theater needs to reclaim the facility for its long-established summer youth programs.
"Girls Only will absolutely, positively close on June 1," she said, "and when it's gone, it's gone."
Featuring Houston actresses Tracy Ahern and Shondra Marie, Girls Only mixes sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation and uproarious songs and video in a unique examination of all things girly. "It's like Saturday Night Live on hyperdrive," was one theatergoer's summary.
Tickets are on sale at www.etix.com or by phone 1.800.514.3849. As last year, I W Marks Jewelers is the Presenting Sponsor.
Girls Only was created by Barbara Gehring and Linda Klein, two Denver improv actresses who adapted the earnest and sweetly absurd writings they discovered in their girlhood diaries. The show has since been enjoyed by more one hundred thousand women nationwide.
Houston theater critics have loved Girls Only as much as audiences. The uniformly enthusiastic reviews feature such comments as:
"Will warm your heart while convulsing you with laughter"
"This is hilarious"
"Theatergoers can't get enough."
"Go see it. Wait ... better yet, grab a girlfriend-or six-and go see it together."
"Our average purchase is five tickets - typically one woman who has already seen the show bringing four girlfriends," said Greenblatt. "A lot of Houston women find this to be the perfect girls-night-out," she said.
TO ORDER: buy and print online at www.etix.com or by phone 1.800.514.3849
Show times: Thursday at 7:30p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8:00p.m. and Sunday at 3:30p.m.
Location: Main Street Theater Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose Blvd (in the Museum District)
Individual tickets - $42.50 including all purchase fees.
Group tickets - 10d+ : 713.524.3846 or email@example.com