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Review: APPROPRIATE Stuns at Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.

It is a tense Southern psychodrama about family and the results of abuse on members of it. Cicadas, verbal sparring, racism, and outright brawls all make appearances as one would expect. Yet the show is still surprising in many turns and should have audiences laughing and gasping often simultaneously. The darkest of humor surfaces out of tragedy.
APPROPRIATE Comes To Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. in May

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. will conclude its 2023-24 main stage season of “nature vs. nurture” with the Houston premiere of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Directed by Ron Jones, this riveting play explores family secrets, racial tensions, and cultural identity.
Review: THE PILLOWMAN at DIRT DOGS THEATRE COMPANY

Malinda L. Beckham has always been a master of directing testosterone-fueled plays where men fight and abuse each other. She and her cast bravely take on Martin McDonagh’s script and make wise decisions. The pace is breakneck, never allowing the viewer to wallow much in the muck. She brings out the black comedy and never seems to fear that aspect.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents THE PILLOWMAN In March

Firing up the stage in its first production of 2024, Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) presents The Pillowman, a riveting play that examines themes of storytelling, morality, and duality. It's a gripping narrative written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Malinda L. Beckham that uncovers the truth teetering precariously between guilt and innocence.
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; THE OLDEST BOY Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. to Open Season 8 With THE BIRDS

DIRT DOGS THEATRE CO. opens Season 8 with 'The Birds' in a thrilling production.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Reveals 2023-24 Season Lineup

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) continues in the tradition of bringing gritty, thought-provoking stories to the stage with their Season 8 lineup for 2023-2024. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Names Selections For Annual Student Playwright Festival

Plays by local high-school seniors, Andrea Diaz, Seth Brown, and Calliana Duke have been chosen by Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) as selections for the 2023 Student Playwright Festival. Each playwright is awarded a $500 scholarship and is paired with a Houston-based playwright as a mentor to fine-tune the plays and prepare them for production.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. concludes its 2022-23 “Season of Love” with Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County. Known for its dark humor and heart-wrenching exploration of familial relationships, the play follows the Weston family as they navigate their complex and dysfunctional bonds. With a talented cast and crew, Dirt Dogs is excited to bring this powerful production to Houston audiences.
Review: MISERY Hobbles Along at Dirt Dogs

That Dirt Dogs would choose MISERY for their “season of love” makes perfect sense. As a company they have made a name for themselves by creating plays fueled by testosterone laden energy and provocative rough language. There is an intensity and violence that suggests MISERY would be a perfect project for them, and indeed this production proves that assumption mostly correct.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents Stephen King's MISERY

Experience the heart-pounding tension of Misery as Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) envelops you in the narrative through an intimate staging of the tangled relationship between a trapped author and his psychotic fan.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents COYOTE ON A FENCE

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. will open its 2022-2023 season by exploring the disturbing question: Can one be innocent though proven guilty? In Coyote on a Fence, Illiterate yet affable, Bobby Reyburn loves to do impressions and watch soap operas.
SHAKIN' THE BLUE FLAMINGO Comes to MATCH Next Month

Dirt Dogs UNLEASHED, in association with Sweet Darlin' Productions, will present Shakin' the Blue Flamingo, an original play by Gwen Flager, directed by Bonnie Hewett.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. to Present CLYBOURNE PARK

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. will present the award-winning Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, directed by Ron Jones.
BWW Review: A STEADY RAIN Dazzles from Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.

It’s a chance to sit in an intimate space with artists who excel at telling a story you will never see in a large opera house or performance hall. A STEADY RAIN is tough, profane, and full of over-the-top masculinity, and yet it feels as progressive as it can be. It asks tough questions, and it makes you uncomfortable with its answers.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents A STEADY RAIN

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. enters 2022 with a restaging of the gritty cop drama, A Steady Rain, written by Keith Huff and directed by Malinda L. Beckham. Originally produced in 2016 as the opening play in Dirt Dogs' inaugural season, the show features Trevor B. Cone and Kevin Daugherty reprising their roles as two Chicago cops.
Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical!

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; First Stats Announced!

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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