Theatre Under the Stars
2019 - 2020 Season

TUTS 2019 / 2020 season at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts:  A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, ELF - the Musical, Disney's Newsies, the premiere of the new musical Pure Country and the national tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical Once On This Island.

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Houston Grand Opera
2019 - 2020 Season

El Milagro del Recuerdo by Javier Martinez and Leonard Foglia; the North American premiere of SAUL; new productions of RIGOLETTO and AIDA by Verdi; The Magic Flute by Mozart; the rarely performed La Favorite and the return of SALOME

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Alley Theatre
2019 - 2020 Season

The comedy VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen; A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl; AMERIKIN by Chisa Hutchinson CAMP DAVID by Lawrence Wright; 1984 by George Orwell and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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Ensemble Theatre
2019 - 2020 Season

 School Girls by Jocelyn Bioh; More Than Christmas, by Celeste Bedford Walker; The Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey; Autumn by Richard Wesley, a political drama; Beatbox: A Raparetta by Dan Wolf and Tommy Shepherd; and R-E-S-P-E-C-T a musical journey by Dr. Dorothy Marcic

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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
PIPELINE by Dominique Morisseau and directed by Rachel Hemphill Dickson elevates awareness of the national conversation about the educational system and the school-to-prison pipeline.  Presented from May 9 through June 2, 2019.
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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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