Houston Grand Opera 2018 - 2019 Season

Features Puccini's La boheme; Wagner's The Flying Dutchman; Mozart's Don Giovanni; 1st HGO performances of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers; and a revival of Catan's Florencia en el Amazonas presented at their Wortham Theater Center home

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Theatre Under The Stars
2018 - 2019 Season

50 years of Artistic Excellence opens with OKLAHOMA showing through September 23, 2018; Tony award winning Best Musical THE WIZ; Disney's Beaty and the Beast;  Mamma Mia from February 19 through March 3, 2019 and RAGTIME in April 2019.  Musicals are presented at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

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Alley Theatre
2018 Season

CLEO is the story of the romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.  Directed by Bob Balaban and written by Texas Pulitzer Prize - winning author Lawrence Wright.  Presented from April 6 through the 29th, 2018 at the Hubbard Theatre.

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Stages Repertory Theatre
2017 - 2018 Season

Stages presents Ann (Texas Governor); a regional premiere by Jackie S. Drury; The Revisionist by Jesse Eisenberg; The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Replica a world premiere by Mickey Fisher.

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TEXAS Arts, Culture & History

Main Street Theater
Set in 1964 with the upcoming presidential election, advertisers for LBJ unleash the infamous political commercial DAISY. Based on actual people and events, DAISY explores the power of manipulation and how it forever changed how we elect our leaders..
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Robert Schenkkan
Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY was presented 2016, written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. The LBJ legacy continues in part two The Great Society presented from January 26 thru February 18, 2018...
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Obsidian Theater
Join us in Berlin at the Kit Kat Club where you will forget all your troubles with fabulous music, sensual choreography, comedy and drama.  CABARET explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin. Presented through May 5th, 2018 at Obsidian Theater in the Heights District ....
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The Ensemble Theatre
A family pulls together as its matriarch battles with Alzheimer's in Eighth Day of the Week. Written by Prester Pickett and directed by Eileen J. Morris Mr. Pickett explains how the disease impacts the entire family. Presented from March 22 through April 15, 2018.
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Iconic Playwrights

FOOL (2014) and THE SCENE (2007) both written by Theresa Rebeck
Alley Theatre produced two of Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck's plays. FOOL is a comical play set in a 14th century castle.  THE SCENE is a shrewd and racy comedy about the lives and loves of four New Yorkers..
AMERICAN MENU (2010) by Don Wilson Glenn and SASSY MAMAS (2016) by Celeste Bedford Walker
The Ensemble Theatre presented two Texas Playwrights: American Menu is about 5 Black kitchen workers set in May 1968. Sassy Mamas is a romantic comedy about 3 women of a certain age who confidently pursue younger men...


Artiste "quote unquote":
And I'm not gonna tell you what I think about the New York Times for referring to Houston as one of the provinces. - former President George H. W. Bush
President George Bush 2007 TUTS gala
It's never been easy. 40 years ago, the Department of Labor made a study of the 3 Actors Unions: Equity, SAG and AFTRA. Unemployment rate stood at 85%. Today it's at 90%, only 10% of actors make a living.
Tony Randall in TUTS 2000 Damn Yankees
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing 2016 Ensemble Theatre production
Some people build fences to keep people out and other people build fences to keep people in.
FENCES by August Wilson 2016 Ensemble Theatre production
My role is to prepare children musically to fit into a professional level opera production....I want families to understand it is a commitment of time and work.
Karen Reeves, Houston Grand Opera Christmas 2016 production of The Little Prince

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