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Events on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7 at 7:30 PM

7:30 PM
Dirt Dogs Theater - Life X 3

BY YASMINA REZA, TRANSLATED BY CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON
DIRECTED BY TREVOR B. CONE

From the award-winning playwright of Art and God of Carnage comes a witty and acerbic view of how the simplest and most random of events can change the outcomes in life. Henry and Sonia are planning a dinner party for Henry’s influential co-worker Hubert and his wife Inez. When the dinner guests arrive on the wrong night, Henry and Sonia are forced to receive them with no warning, no food, and an unpredictable six-year-old who won’t go to sleep. Henry has just one shot at getting Hubert to recommend his longed-for promotion. Or might he have two; or even three?Read more

Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Houston Fringe Festival - Crawling

Presented by Latino Theatre Initiatives

Crawling with Monsters Now is an award-winning multimedia documentary that takes audiences inside war-torn Reynosa, Mexico, and other nearby communities. Actors from the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley bring to life recent testimonies from Mexico, presenting passages word-for-word from recently recorded interviews (conducted by the actors themselves). This show gives people in Mexico a voice despite the news blackout in a country where journalism is dead. Includes live music, videos, images and other projections. Do not miss the show that has garnered awards and rave reviews across the country. Winner, Overall Excellence Award (New York International Fringe Festival, 2011); Best of Show (Houston Fringe Festival, 2012); listed as one of the memorable shows in New York City for the year 2011 (Back Stage East). This updated version is from 2017. Ages 14 and up.Read more