Front Porch Society - Ensemble Theatre of Houston

The Ensemble Theatre presents
Front Porch Society, a World Premiere by Melda Beaty.
Directed by Eileen J. Morris.
May 11, 2017. Runs: May 11 – June 4, 2017.

It’s November 4, 2008 in Marks, Mississippi, and America is on the eve of electing its first black president.
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Lobby Hero presented by 4th wall Theatre Company

Join 4th Wall Theatre for the Houston premiere of
Lobby Hero
written by director/screenwriter, Kenneth Lonergan.
Runs May 11th – 29, 2017

The strong ensemble cast features beloved Houston actor Drake Simpson and three talented local actors — Adam Gibbs, Chelsea Ryan McCurdy, and Joseph ‘Joe P’ Palmore — all making their 4th Wall Theatre debut.

Jointly directed by Kim Tobin-Lehl and Jennifer Dean

Lobby Hero’s successful New York run was universally praised by critics, including New York Magazine, which exclaimed that “Kenneth Lonergan delights us with his irrepressible Lobby Hero, confirming him as a comic wizard.”
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AD players Presents: You can't take it with you

You Can't Take It With You
May 5-28
Presented by A.D. Players at A. D. Players - The Jeannette & L.M. George Theater

A.D. Players presents You Can’t Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. The play will run from May 5 – 28 at the George Theater.

Alice Sycamore comes from a family of lovable eccentrics, while her fiancé, Tony Kirby, comes from a long line of impeccably well-mannered but unhappy aristocrats.
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The Chosen

The Chosen
May 11-21

Adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok
From the novel by Chaim Potok
Co-presented by the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC and Theater LaB Houston

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston and Theater LaB Houston co-present the regional premiere of The Chosen adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Chaim Potok May 11-21, 2017 at the J’s Kaplan Theatre.

This award-winning adaptation is about a complicated friendship between two Jewish boys, two fathers and two very different Jewish communities in 1940s Brooklyn.
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The Compleat Works works of William Shakespeare, Abridged -playhouse 1960

Playhouse 1960 presents
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged
May 5-27 one all ladies, and one all gents!

All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes!

An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London’s longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre!

Join these madcap men and women in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.
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Peter and the Starcatcher presented by StageWorks

Peter and the Starcatcher
Presented by Stageworks Theatre (formerly Houston Family Arts Center) at Stageworks Theatre (formerly Houston Family Arts Center)
April 28-May 21, 2017

Stageworks Theatre presents its sixth production of the season, Peter and the Starcatcher, a play by Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker; based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Directed by Rachel Landon, the show runs April 28 – May 21 at The Garza Mainstage.

Come see how friends become foes and how a young, mischievous boy got his name-Peter.

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be “The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up” (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker.
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