Theatre Under The Stars
Tony-award winning MEMPHIS

Book by Joe DiPietro and musical score by David Bryan, TUTS Artistic Director Dan Knechtges directs his first show.  Memphis starring Simone Gundy as Felicia is presented at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston Texas.

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Stages Repertory Theatre
2017 - 2018 Season

Stages presents Patsy Cline; Balls; Alma en venta (Soul on Sale); Ann (Texas Governor); a regional premiere by Jackie S. Drury; The Revisionist; The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Replica

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Alley Theatre
2018 Season

Grammy-winning Suzanne Vega's tribute to McCullers' rebellious nature and philosophies.  Presented from February 9 - March 22, 2018, LOVER, BELOVED: An Evening with Carson McCullers  at the Neuhaus Theatre.

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Houston Grand Opera
2017 - 2023 Six-year Initiative

Seeking the Human Spirit in 2017 - 2018 with works tied to the theme of Sacrifice: Verdi's La traviata and Bellini's Norma in 2018; West Side Story directed by Francesca Zambello will be presented from April 20 through May 6, 2018.

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TEXAS Arts, Culture & History

Main Street Theater
Women take center stage in the comic adventure MEN ON BOATS by Jaclyn Backhaus from February 10th thru March 11, 2018. The play tells the story of Major John Wesley Powell's actual expedition of the Grand Canyon in 1869.
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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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Worldfest.org
Founded by award-winning producer / director Hunter Todd, the Worldfest Houston International Film Festival is the oldest independent film and video festival in the world. The 2017 annual festival is held in Houston from April 21st thru the 30th....
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Cirque Du Soleil
KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities are the ancestors of museums, also known as cabinet of wonder in Renaissance Europe. Now showing through May 21, 2017 at the Sam Houston Race Park. ....
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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...

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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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