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Events on Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - Jim Lehrer and the Theater

Regional Premiere

Jim Lehrer, legendary PBS news anchor and presidential debate moderator, is now retired and sitting alone on a gloomy evening in his suburban Washington, DC home. Suddenly his double, Jim Lehrer the aspiring playwright, bursts in, having narrowly escaped the rabidly angry audience from the opening night of his first produced play. Lehrer II must now convince his twin their lives are in danger from the mysteriously incensed mob. The Catastrophic Theatre’s mini-festival of Mickle Maher plays continues with this wildly inventive spiritual sequel to THE STRANGERER.Read more

Friday, May 18 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Houston Fringe Festival - Best of Fringe 2018

Best of Fringe returns after a two-year absence, and comes back for a two-night engagement featuring twelve Houston-based artists and companies. Each night offers a different roster of independent performing art spanning a variety of disciplines, including circus, music, Modern dance, hip-hop, and theater. Best of Fringe 2018 will unveil a partial line-up of the artists who will present work at the 2018 Houston Fringe Festival in September, and reveal this year’s logo color and merchandise.Read more