Stark Naked Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE Postponed Until 5/8
Due to family issues, actor David Wald is no longer a part of Stark Naked Theatre's upcoming production of THE WINTER'S TALE. To address this unforeseen circumstance, Director Philip Lehl will assume the role of Leontes, and the play's opening weekend is postponed by one week. THE WINTER'S TALE will now open on Thursday, May 8th, at 7:30 p.m.
Stark Naked Theatre Company is proud to conclude its third season with William Shakespeare's romantic drama, The Winter's Tale. Directed by Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens on May 8th, and runs through May 16th, 2014. Performances will be held at Stark Naked's STUDIO 101, located at Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, Texas, 77007. During the first week of the production's run, show times are as follows: Thursday at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm, Sunday at 3:00 pm, and a special "Pay What You Can" performance scheduled on Monday, May 12th at 7:30 pm. Performances for the last week of the run are: Wednesday, May 14th and Thursday, May 15th at 7:30 pm, with closing night on Friday, May 16th at 8:00 pm. Tickets (priced at $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors and $10 for students) are available for purchase at www.starknakedtheatre.com or by phone at 832.866.6514. To receive more information on Stark Naked Theatre Company's season, as well as exclusive ticket offers and advance notice of special events, please visit the theatre's website and register your email address.
A romantic drama with strong comedic elements, The Winter's Tale is, at its essence, a mesmerizing commentary on both the destructive and redemptive powers of love. Stark Naked's minimalist production features a talented ensemble cast comprised of: Philip Lehl (Leontes), Tawny Stephens (Hermione), Jeff McMorrough (Camillo), Luis Galindo (Polixenes), Mike Sims (Autolycus), Courtney Lomelo (Paulina), Matt Lents (Florizel), and Shunte Lofton (Perdita).