Main Street Theater to Present THE GIVER, 1/22-2/15
The Giver, based on the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry, adapted by Eric Coble, will be directed by Troy Scheid at Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market, January 22 to February 15, 2014.
The theater is located at 4617 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006. The show will run Saturdays at 1pm and 4pm, Jan.25 - Feb. 15, 2014.
Main Street will host a book club meeting for adults and teens. On Thursday, Jan, 23, MST and Brazos Bookstore will partner for two discussions about The Giver. A discussion for teens will be held at 6pm; a discussion for adults will be held at 7:30pm. Both discussions will be at Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet. To RSVP for the book club, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no charge to attend.
PLAY SYNOPSIS: Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is controlled and there are no choices. But when Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver, the only person who holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny through this astonishing and moving adaptation.
Recommended for Fourth Grade and up. Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.
Ticket prices: $13 - $17 (Group rates (10 or more) available.) Advance tickets for ALL Main Street Theater Productions, on sale at the Main Street Theater Box Office: Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd., Houston, TX 77005. Information and charge by phone: 713.524.6706 or charge online: mainstreettheater.com. Credit Cards: VISA, MC, AMEX, DISC.