By Randall Jobe Final weekend. Main Street Theater presents The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson. This beautiful play tells the tale of how Shakespeare’s First Folio came into existence thanks to the loyalty and love of his dear friends, particularly John Heminges and Henry Cordell, actors in Shakespeare’s company. They are determined to preserve
Out at the Theatre
By Randall Jobe The 2018-19 seasons in Houston theaters promises to be full of exciting productions, innovative presentations and classic favorites. Many theaters are offering great pricing on multiple shows, often with multiple options in choosing the productions that have the most appeal to individual audience members. Your support of the major houses, and especially
By Randall Jobe Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) recently celebrated Always…Patsy Cline’s 30th anniversary with two performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre, presented by Stages Repertory Theatre, directed by artistic director Kenn McLaughlin and completely staffed onstage and off by Houston talent. In attendance was playwright Ted Swindley (former artistic director at Stages) along with numerous
By Randall Jobe Theatre Suburbia presents She Was Only Marginally Modest or Have You No Shame?, a summer mellerdrammer by Vern Harden. Elvin Moriarty directs. Friday through Sunday, through August 25. 4106 Way Out West Drive. Tickets: TheatreSuburbia.org or 713-682-3525. Caduceus Theater Arts Company presents Porcelain, written by Chay Yew and directed by Bonnie Hewitt.
By Randall Jobe Stages Repertory Theatre presents Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, directed by Katie Barton with music direction by Ben Hope. The iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes to life in this unique musical about struggle and success, love and faith, rowdiness and redemption and home and family. It features more
By Randall Jobe Stages Repertory Theatre presents Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, directed by Katie Barton with music Direction by Ben Hope. The iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes to life in this unique musical about struggle and success, love and faith, rowdiness and redemption and home and family. It features more
By Randall Jobe Bayou City Theatre Company presents Kill Move Paradise, an interactive theatrical experience set in Purgatory. Four black men prematurely ripped from Earth by police brutality are imbued with strict instructions from God and must share their stories in order to ascend into Heaven. It is an innovative theatrical love letter for those
By Randall Jobe The Alley Theatre presents The Cake. Della’s cakes are the best! She’s going to compete on the “Great American Baking Show” — no big deal. And she is overjoyed to make Jen’s wedding …until she realizes there isn’t just one bride, but two. She can’t really bake a cake for such a
By Randall Jobe | Main Street Theatre presents Daddy Long Legs, based on the novel by Jean Webster, with music and lyrics by Paul Gorden and book by John Caird. This two-person musical is the “rags-to-riches” love story of a bright young woman and her mysterious benefactor. Through June 17. Wednesday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
By Ron Jones | In The Cake, Rebecca Brunstetter has written a somewhat delicate story with serious overtones. As with any tasty confection, one must choose the perfect ingredients and use them with finesse to make a beautiful creation. And then, the cake is cut, revealing several layers, pretty colors, and a swirl of delicious