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Photo Flash: HBO Hosts Star-Studded Houston Premiere Event at White Oak Music Hall Photo Flash: HBO Hosts Star-Studded Houston Premiere Event at White Oak Music Hall
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Houston

On Wednesday, July 19th, the City of Houston became the epicenter of the entertainment world as it played host to an exclusive screening premiere event for HBO's hit shows Ballers and Insecure at White Oak Music Hall, one of Houston's most buzzed about new venues. Talent from each show, London Brown (Reggie) and Jazmyn Simon (Julie Greane) from Ballers, and Amanda Seales (Tiffany) and Natasha Rothwell (Kelli) from Insecure, attended the premiere and conducted interviews with local media outlets in advance of the screenings of the first episodes of each show's new season. (more...)
Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Houston

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A.D. Players' Unique Interpretation of GODSPELL Photo Flash: First Look at A.D. Players' Unique Interpretation of GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, presentsĀ 'Godspell,' its final mainstage show for the 2017 season. Based on the New Testament Gospel of Matthew, this re-imagined, updated version of Stephen Schwartz's Broadway classic takes place in an untraditional setting, and includes the show's parade of beloved musical classics, including 'Day by Day,' 'Learn Your Lessons Well,' 'All for the Best,' 'All Good Gifts,' 'By My Side' and 'Beautiful City.' The show runs July 21 - August 13, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

Theatre Suburbia is pulling out all the stops for the World Premiere production of Kris Thompson's early 1900's comedy/melodrama, The Man in the Locket: Truths and Lies at the Bergstrom Circus & Menagerie, winner of its national annual scriptwriting contest. (more...)
Broadway Performing Arts Studio to Stage CARRIE THE MUSICAL as Inaugural Show Broadway Performing Arts Studio to Stage CARRIE THE MUSICAL as Inaugural Show
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

The Broadway Performing Arts Studio presents their inaugural production of Carrie the Musical at The MATCH. (more...)
Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS to Bring Summer Chills to the Alley Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS to Bring Summer Chills to the Alley
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

The Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team for Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, the Exxon Mobil Summer Chills production offering a fun and exciting escape from the sizzling summer heat. Based on the classic film by Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps is adapted by Patrick Barlow, directed by Mark Shanahan, and runs July 21 - August 20 in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)
Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston to Stage THE GONDOLIERS Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston to Stage THE GONDOLIERS
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston will be hosting a production of the famous work, The Gondoliers, at the Wortham Theater from July 21st-July 23rd. (more...)
Vincent Victoria's AUNTIE SHAMEKA! to Rock Houston This Summer Vincent Victoria's AUNTIE SHAMEKA! to Rock Houston This Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Houston

Vincent Victoria Presents will be mounting the play 'Auntie Shameka!,' an irreverent satirical comedy, loosely based on the hit Broadway play 'Auntie Mame.' (more...)
Photo Flash: The Premiere of COMPLAINT BOX AND/OR GOOD TIMES - A Dramedy About White People Problems Photo Flash: The Premiere of COMPLAINT BOX AND/OR GOOD TIMES - A Dramedy About White People Problems
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Houston

A day in the life of three estranged sisters, who come together to clean out their childhood beach house where they find, amongst other things, the infamous Complaint Box of their youth. The Complaint Box contained a trove of riches - everything they were upset or angry about was written down and put into the box. (more...)
Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Houston

George Michael, 53, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25, 1963 in Finchley, North London, died December 25, 2016 and left the world broken-hearted. One of the greatest singers, songwriters, and pop sensations of our generation, his catchy, upbeat music demands that the listener move, dance, sing-along, foot-tap, shimmy/shake, and feel good. (more...)
U.S. NAVY BAND to present Special Concert at The Grand 8/6 U.S. NAVY BAND to present Special Concert at The Grand 8/6
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Houston

Galveston will be just one of 14 cities in a four-state region to host a special performance by the United States Navy Band during their 2017 tour. One of the signature outreach programs of the U.S. Navy, their United States Navy Band Cruisers will present a concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House, Sunday, August 6, at 3:00pm. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. (more...)
Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Houston

George Michael, 53, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25, 1963 in Finchley, North London, died December 25, 2016 and left the world broken-hearted. One of the greatest singers, songwriters, and pop sensations of our generation, his catchy, upbeat music demands that the listener move, dance, sing-along, foot-tap, shimmy/shake, and feel good. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A.D. Players' Unique Interpretation of GODSPELL Photo Flash: First Look at A.D. Players' Unique Interpretation of GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Houston

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, presentsĀ 'Godspell,' its final mainstage show for the 2017 season. Based on the New Testament Gospel of Matthew, this re-imagined, updated version of Stephen Schwartz's Broadway classic takes place in an untraditional setting, and includes the show's parade of beloved musical classics, including 'Day by Day,' 'Learn Your Lessons Well,' 'All for the Best,' 'All Good Gifts,' 'By My Side' and 'Beautiful City.' The show runs July 21 - August 13, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Houston

Theatre Suburbia is pulling out all the stops for the World Premiere production of Kris Thompson's early 1900's comedy/melodrama, The Man in the Locket: Truths and Lies at the Bergstrom Circus & Menagerie, winner of its national annual scriptwriting contest. (more...)
NEXT TO NORMAL Musical Next for Bayou Theatre Company's 2017 Season NEXT TO NORMAL Musical Next for Bayou Theatre Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Houston

Meet Diana Goodman, a smart and sexy housewife who seems to have it all: a beautiful home, the luxury of money, and an ideal family in the form of her loving husband Dan and their two teenagers, Natalie and Gabe. We soon learn that everything is not what it seems. (more...)
THE WIZARD OF OZ to Close Stageworks Theatre's 2016-17 Season This Summer THE WIZARD OF OZ to Close Stageworks Theatre's 2016-17 Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Houston

Stageworks Theatre presents its final show of the 2016-2017 season, The Wizard of Oz,by L. Frank Baum, music and lyrics Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg. Directed by Adam Delka the show will run July 28 - August 13, 2017 at The Berry Center. (more...)
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Announces Second Season Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Announces Second Season
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. announced the lineup for its 207-2018 season, featuring a contemporary comedy, a tale of redemption, and the staged adaptation of a cinematic classic. (more...)
BWW Interview: There's No Place Like Home - Da Camera's Sarah Rothenberg Talks 30th Anniversary Season BWW Interview: There's No Place Like Home - Da Camera's Sarah Rothenberg Talks 30th Anniversary Season
by Natalie de la Garza on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Da Camera's 30th anniversary season, 'No Place Like Home,' highlights the complexity that surrounds such a seemingly simple concept. (more...)
Photo Flash: ETC Spoofs the 70's in New Musical DISASTER! Photo Flash: ETC Spoofs the 70's in New Musical DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Island ETC (East-End Theatre Company) is pleased to announce our 15th season opener, DISASTER! DISASTER! is a new musical by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick. DISASTER! will open with a fundraising gala on Friday, July 21st and performances will continue through August 19th. Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the 70's take center stage in this homage to classic disaster films. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Houston

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Houston (more...)
MFAH presents 21st Annual QFest Screenings MFAH presents 21st Annual QFest Screenings
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Houston

Museum hosts international LGBTQ film festival screenings, Friday, July 28-Sunday, July 30, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: SAUCY JACK AND THE SPACE VIXENS Just Need Disco at Obsidian Theater BWW Review: SAUCY JACK AND THE SPACE VIXENS Just Need Disco at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum on July 14, 2017 in Houston

It's freaky and fun! Glittery boots, lots of variations on sex and preference, and even a stripper pole front and center means this one is not gonna be a light family musical. If the phrase 'think BARBARELLA meets ROCKY HORROR' makes you shiver in anticipation, then reserve your seats now. (more...)
Photo Flash: Houston Cinema Arts Society Announces a Stratospheric Screening Event Photo Flash: Houston Cinema Arts Society Announces a Stratospheric Screening Event
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2017 in Houston

Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS) will host the seventh iteration of its hugely popular outdoor summer screening program JULYDOSCOPE on July 15 at Discovery GreenĀ® in downtown Houston. The screening program will consist of family-friendly selections from CineSpace competition, which has been held each of the past two years during Houston Cinema Arts Festival in partnership with NASA. (more...)