Michael Raabe News

freeFall's Tandem Series to Present HOT SUMMER NIGHTS this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

freeFall's Tandem Series returns with a series of concerts and shows each weekend in July! These shows are special events and will take place in freeFall's large auditorium. Admission is affordable and freeFall's bar will be open!! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALL ABOUT STEVE - Fasten Seat Belts for a Bawdy Night
by Desiree Fantal - Jul 01, 2014

Suncoast AIDS Theatre Project presents A Prelude to Pride: 'All About Steve,' a play on the 1950's classic film starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter. This variation stars Scott Daniel and Matthew McGee of 'Scott and Patti' fame, as well as other talent from around the Bay Area. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stunning Set is the Star of THE BURNT PART BOYS at freeFall
by Peter Nason - Jun 27, 2014

Prepare yourself for a major treat, a hidden bluegrass gem that should not be missed. But what else do you expect from the freeFall folk who are perhaps the most creative purveyors of theatre magic in the state? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at freeFall Theatre's THE BURNT PART BOYS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

freeFall Theatre's upcoming production of THE BURNT PART BOYS takes you out of St. Pete, Florida and deep into West Virginia's coal mines, following the very human experience of fourteen-year-old Pete, his brother Jake and their friends. As these daring young people journey into the coal mine known as "the burnt part", the same mine that took their fathers' lives, audiences are challenged to experience and perceive the streaks of light and the depths of the darkness that lie in each of us. (more...)

freeFall Theatre's THE BURNT PART BOYS to Open 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

freeFall Theatre's upcoming production of THE BURNT PART BOYS takes you out of St. Pete, Florida and deep into West Virginia's coal mines, following the very human experience of fourteen-year-old Pete, his brother Jake and their friends. As these daring young people journey into the coal mine known as "the burnt part", the same mine that took their fathers' lives, audiences are challenged to experience and perceive the streaks of light and the depths of the darkness that lie in each of us. By turns magical, inspiring, raucous, and playful it is a coming-of-age tale in the finest vein of the genre that people from all walks of life can relate to. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DISENCHANTED - A Hilarious, Fairytale Lament
by Jimmy Ferraro - Feb 06, 2014

Before I go any further...THEY LOVED IT! They laughed out loud, whistled and cheered from the moment the show began. 'Bravo!', to the cast, musicians, creatives, and crew of 'DISENCHANTED'. I will see this one AGAIN and AGAIN! THIS IS A HIT! (more...)

SINGING SONDHEIM Comes to freeFall Theatre, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Stephen Sondheim is arguably our greatest living theatre composer. Please join cast members of THE NORMAL HEART, along with a few special guests, on Monday, February 10th at 7:30pm as we celebrate the humor, the pathos, and the artistry of this theatre master. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cone Man Running Productions' A SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING: HOLIDAY EDITION Puts the Ha Ha Ha in Happy Holidays
by David Clarke - Dec 22, 2013

Cone Man Running Productions and Obsidian Art Space's popular 24 hour play festival, A SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING, was given a seasonal spin for last night's holiday edition. Drawing a crowd of theatre diehards, family, and friends, everyone in attendance was curious to see what these skilled and talented artists would create. Waiting for the show to begin, everyone was buzzing about the #smattering posts they had seen on Facebook, the writers' previous works, and their excitement about what they were about to witness. It doesn't hurt any that everyone was treated to a free shot as they picked up their tickets either. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Trebuchet Players' HAMLET is Appealingly Eclectic
by David Clarke - Dec 01, 2013

I can only imagine that one would be hard pressed to find someone who is not familiar with William Shakespeare's HAMLET. It is often produced in theatres and taught in many classrooms; however, this familiarity with the show doesn't make it any easier to being to life on stage. It is an ambitious undertaking, and not one that most companies would schedule as their second production. Yet, Houston's up and coming Trebuchet Players gleefully took the challenge head on and created a satisfying and eclectic production that springs to life with their unique brand of theatre magic. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Standing Room Only Productions' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is Frothy, Fun Entertainment
by David Clarke - Oct 04, 2013

After the success of THE PRODUCERS, Mel Brooks gave YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN the Broadway treatment. The ribald musical comedy had it's pre-Broadway try out at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington. It began previews on Broadway on October 11, 2007 and opened at the Foxwoods Theatre (then named the Hilton Theatre) on November 8. The show closed after 485 performances on January 4, 2009. The production launched two national tours, with the Second National Tour closing on May 31, 2012. Rights to the musical became available to regional theaters shortly thereafter, and many ballsy theatre companies are gladly taking on the ambitious project. (more...)

freeFall Theatre puts a spell on St. Pete with all-new The Scott & Patti Show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

freeFall Theatre has announced an all-new cabaret as part of the immensely popular Tandem Series. Scott & Patti are back with a vengeance! Once again, Matthew McGee and Scott Daniel bring ghoulish glitz and glamour to St. Petersburg. This time, Florida's most outrageous mother & son double act are hosting a Halloween themed cabaret and costume contest. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Stages FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, the Tony Award-winning musical that has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its universal story of life, love and tradition, kicks off freeFall Theatre Company's Season of Outcasts playing tonight, September 21 through November 3. Fans of last fall's smash hit, CABARET, will not want to miss this unexpected, daring and authentic staging of a Broadway classic. (more...)

David Mann Stars in freeFall Theatre's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

freeFall continues its tradition of presenting a new and daring staging of a classic Broadway musical. Last summer's 'Cabaret' is still being heralded as one of freeFall's biggest hits. This fall, freeFall opens its new season with a classic story about family, love and tradition. An audience favorite nearly 50 years after its stage debut, very few musicals have so magically woven music, dance, poignancy and laughter into such an unforgettable experience. 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens tonight, September 21. (more...)

freeFall Theatre to Stage FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 9/21-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, the Tony Award-winning musical that has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its universal story of life, love and tradition, kicks off freeFall Theatre Company's Season of Outcasts playing September 21 through November 3. Fans of last fall's smash hit, CABARET, will not want to miss this unexpected, daring and authentic staging of a Broadway classic. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cone Man Running Productions' SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING - THE THIRD is the Iron Chef of Theatre
by Kristina Nungaray - Aug 27, 2013

On Saturday night, August 25, I had the pleasure of attending Cone Man Running Productions' annual twenty-four hour play festival, SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING. Although this was my first official Smattering, Saturday night was Cone Man Running Productions' third inception, and it was clear that they had gathered an avid fan base over the past two productions. A couple of laughs into the first short play, I could see why it has become such a popular event. This annual twenty-four hour play festival showcases the creative talent of local playwrights, directors, and actors and provides Houston audiences with a night of theatre that is anything but mainstream. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rachel Potter, Chase Peacock and More in freeFall Theatre's SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

freeFall Theatre's production of the Tony-winning musical Spring Awakening is now playing through August 18. Check out the production photos below! (more...)

Cone Man Running Productions to Present SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING 24-Hour Play Festival, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Cone Man Running Productions is back with is hit theatrical event - THE SPONANTEOUS SMATTERING - a 24 hour play festival. (more...)

David Mann to Star in freeFall Theatre's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

This fall, freeFall opens its new season with a classic story about family, love and tradition. An audience favorite nearly 50 years after its stage debut, very few musicals have so magically woven music, dance, poignancy and laughter into such an unforgettable experience. 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens September 21. Performances will continue through November 3. (more...)

Rachel Potter & Chase Peacock to Lead SPRING AWAKENING at freeFall Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Casting has been announced for freeFall Theatre's upcoming production of the Tony-winning musical Spring Awakening, which will open July 19. Performances will continue through August 18. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BLOWN BY THE WIND - A 5 Star Hilariously Naughty Night
by Jimmy Ferraro - Jun 21, 2013

'BLOWN BY THE WIND'...well, the title of this entertainment alone, set me up for what was to be a hilariously-naughty night! I was holding my sides from laughter, in hysterics. as tears rolled down my face. I could barely catch my breath. (more...)

 1  2  3