WST For Kids Series Concludes With FLY GUY: The MusicalWST For Kids Series Concludes With FLY GUY: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

The Walnut Street Theatre for Kids Series (WST for Kids) concludes its season with FLY GUY: The Musical, running from May 31 - June 8. In this WST for Kids finale, audiences will follow along with a boy named "Buzz" and his pet fly, "Fly Guy," for a wacky adventure and small-but-mighty fun! (more...)

WST For Kids Series Continues With PINKALICIOUS: The Musical!WST For Kids Series Continues With PINKALICIOUS: The Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The Walnut Street Theatre for Kids Series (WST for Kids) dishes a delectable delight from March 29 - April 13. In PINKALICIOUS: The Musical, audiences will indulge their sweet tooth alongside cupcake-loving girl, Pinkalicious Pinkerton. (more...)

Main Street Theater Produces the Irish Modern Classic THE WEIRMain Street Theater Produces the Irish Modern Classic THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Main Street Theater (MST) brings back the Irish modern classic, The Weir by Conor McPherson. Set in a small Irish pub, five locals share their spellbinding ghost stories and try to make sense of them over the course of the evening. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRETARY Shoots Off at Main Street TheaterBWW Review: THE SECRETARY Shoots Off at Main Street Theater
by Brett Cullum - Jan 28, 2019

I realize part of the fun of THE SECRETARY is it never comes down heavily on one side or the other on the gun debate, but that also means I sat there frustrated as I felt there was little point to whipping out pistols and taking on issues. (more...)

Photo Flash: Main Street Theater Presents THE SECRETARY to Start the New YearPhoto Flash: Main Street Theater Presents THE SECRETARY to Start the New Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Main Street Theater kicks off 2019 with the unconventional new comedy The Secretary by Kyle John Schmidt.  MST's marks the Second Production of the play which tells the offbeat story of a small town, its wacky residents, and guns with a mind of their own! (more...)

New Offbeat Comedy THE SECRETARY Opens At Main Street TheaterNew Offbeat Comedy THE SECRETARY Opens At Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Main Street Theater kicks off 2019 with the unconventional new comedy The Secretary by Kyle John Schmidt. MST's marks the Second Production of the play which tells the offbeat story of a small town, its wacky residents, and guns with a mind of their own! (more...)

Main Street Theater Opens New Offbeat ComedyMain Street Theater Opens New Offbeat Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Main Street Theater kicks off 2019 with the unconventional new comedy The Secretary by Kyle John Schmidt.  MST's marks the Second Production of the play which tells the offbeat story of a small town, its wacky residents, and guns with a mind of their own! (more...)

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee At Third Annual DangerMan Hero AwardsReal Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee At Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents Three Upcoming Holiday ShowsStages Repertory Theatre Presents Three Upcoming Holiday Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Stages' holiday season offers comic alternatives to traditional seasonal shows with three productions including the regional premiere of the irreverent yet heartwarming The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), the world premiere of Panto Star Force, the latest in Stages' series of original Pantos for audiences of all ages, and the regional premiere of Who's Holiday!, an adult-themed How the Grinch Stole Christmas parody told entirely in Seussian rhyme. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) and Who's Holiday! will be offered in true repertory style, playing in the same theatre at different performance times. Who's Holiday! will also include late-night performances at 9:30pm on select dates. (more...)

Horse Head Announces Annual Staged Reading ConventionsHorse Head Announces Annual Staged Reading Conventions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to continue our 9th Season with a free staged reading of ADVANCE MAN by Abe Koogler at Comedy Sportz (2201 Preston St., Houston 77003) on Monday October 8, 2018 at 8pm, directed by Rachael Logue. Featuring a cast of eleven actors; modern dancers from Frame Dance, choreographed by Lydia Hance; live original music and foley sound by Alli Villines (Horse Head's We're Gonna Die); and live lighting by J. Mitchell Cronin; Horse Head continues their 2018 experiment for what a staged reading could be. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rachael Logue of ADVANCE MAN at Horse Head Theatre Co.BWW Interview: Rachael Logue of ADVANCE MAN at Horse Head Theatre Co.
by Pnina Topham - Oct 8, 2018

The Horse Head Theatre Co. presents an absurdist, modernist and darkly comedic staged reading of Abe Koogler's ADVANCE MAN. We talk with Director Rachael Logue about the anything-but-boring, star-studded, provocative, evocative one-night-only performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Catastrophic's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS Is the Most Beautiful Dysfunction You'll Ever SeeBWW Review: Catastrophic's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS Is the Most Beautiful Dysfunction You'll Ever See
by Audrey Morabito - Oct 2, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-Winnng Sam Shepard's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS displays the lives of the working-class Tate family as they navigate everything from suffocating debt, to teenage crime, to marital distress and back again. Checking the fridge for food (that is never there) is a regular routine-turned-ritual in this household that is deteriorating from the inside out. Shepard's play explores what it means to be trapped in the cycle of the starving class. He writes about a family cursed by an outside force, a force that leaves the individuals involved no option to dissociate themselves from the identifying feature of the cursed: the familial bloodline. (more...)

Horse Head Demolishes Staged Reading ConventionsHorse Head Demolishes Staged Reading Conventions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to continue the 9th Season with a free staged reading of ADVANCE MAN by Abe Koogler at Comedy Sportz (2201 Preston St., Houston 77003) on Monday October 8, 2018 at 8pm, directed by Rachael Logue. Featuring a cast of eleven actors; modern dancers from Frame Dance, choreographed by Lydia Hance; live original music and foley sound by Alli Villines (Horse Head's We're Gonna Die); and live lighting by J. Mitchell Cronin; Horse Head continues their 2018 experiment for what a staged reading could be. (more...)

Horse Head Will Tour Houston Next MonthHorse Head Will Tour Houston Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

From August 17 - September 1, 2018, Horse Head will present WE'RE GONNA DIE by Young Jean Lee at nine unique Houston concert venues. Catch the show at your favorite music spot, including The Secret Group, Fitzgerald's, Spruce Goose and more. (more...)

48HOURS IN...  HARLEM To Re-imagine African Folktales For The 8th Annual Event48HOURS IN... HARLEM To Re-imagine African Folktales For The 8th Annual Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Harlem9 presents the Obie Award Winning 48HOURS IN... HARLEM - a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival. This event marks the 8th year of the collaborative Harlem9 bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors.  Playwrights will re-imagine African Folktales into 10-minute plays over the course of one weekend. (more...)

HORSE HEAD Tours Houston, Tempering Existential Dread in WE'RE GONNA DIEHORSE HEAD Tours Houston, Tempering Existential Dread in WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

From August 17 - September 1, 2018, Horse Head will present WE'RE GONNA DIE by Young Jean Lee at nine unique Houston concert venues. Catch the show at your favorite music spot, including The Secret Group, Fitzgerald's, Spruce Goose and more. (more...)

BWW Review: BUYER AND CELLAR dazzles at Main Street TheaterBWW Review: BUYER AND CELLAR dazzles at Main Street Theater
by Brett Cullum - Jul 21, 2018

Ambition, love, why we do the things we do, all of these topics get drawn out into the ether between the jokes and name-dropping. It's a deep piece despite it just being a rave and rant about a famous lady who hoards her stuff. (more...)

Photo Flash: Main Street Theater Presents the Outrageous Comedy BUYER & CELLARPhoto Flash: Main Street Theater Presents the Outrageous Comedy BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Main Street Theater presents the hilarious play Buyer & Cellar  by Jonathan Tolins.  This show is 'an irresistible one-man play from the most peculiar of fictitious premises... This seriously funny slice of absurdist whimsy creates the illusion of a stage filled with multiple people, all of them with their own droll point of view,' said the New York Times.  Doug Atkins, who has done the show once before Ft. Worth, will bring it to life for Houston. (more...)

Horse Head Opens Season with Reading of EVOCATION TO VISIBLE APPEARANCEHorse Head Opens Season with Reading of EVOCATION TO VISIBLE APPEARANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Horse Head Theatre Co. (HH) is proud to open our 9th Season with a free staged reading of EVOCATION TO VISIBLE APPEARANCE by Mark Schultz at Chelsea Market Theater (home of Classical Theatre Company) on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8pm, directed by Jeff Miller . Dive into the void with this new black comedy, including a striking lighting design and a roaring heavy-metal. (more...)

Hearts To Art Camp Returns To The Auditorium Theatre For The 14th SummerHearts To Art Camp Returns To The Auditorium Theatre For The 14th Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

The Auditorium Theatre hosts Hearts to Art, a summer camp for young people who have experienced the death of a parent, for two sessions in 2018 (July 9-20 for campers ages 7-10 and July 23-August 3 for campers ages 11-14). At this award-winning summer camp, young people come together to heal, cope, and unite through the power of the performing arts. Hearts to Art has an annual theme each year, and for 2018, the theme is 'home.' Campers will explore how the concept of home can mean something different to everyone and how the idea of home may be affected by change and loss.  (more...)

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