Main Street Theatre to Stage THE GIVER, 1/25-2/15

Main Street Theater presents The Giver, based on the Newbery Medal winning book by Lois Lowry, and adapted for the stage by Eric Coble. The Giver will play Saturdays, January 25 - February 15 at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. Performances will be held at Main Street Theater-Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose Boulevard in the Museum District. Ticket prices for public performances are $17 - $13. Tickets are on sale in person at the Main Street Theater Box Office at 2540 Times Blvd. in Rice Village, via phone at 713.524.6706 or online at Group rates are available.

Special performances and rates are available for school matinees. Call 713.524.9196 ext 101 or visit the website.

Jonas' 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. No children under 3 allowed in the theater (including sleeping babies).

On Thursday, January 23, MST will hold two book discussions about The Giver at Brazos Bookstore: 6pm for teens; 7:30pm for adults. Brazos is located at 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005. To RSVP for a discussion, send an email to There is no charge to attend.

Photo by Kaitlyn Walker

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