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Events on Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sunday, November 24 at 2:30 PM

Catastrophic Theatre - Baby Screams Miracle

by Clare Barron

With BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE , The Catastrophic Theatre introduces Houston audiences to one of the most exciting young playwrights in American theatre, Clare Barron. A catastrophic storm engulfs the home of a small, religious family. An estranged daughter blows in with the storm and between falling trees and flying trampolines, the family clings to prayer and forgiveness. Called “a genuinely fragile, complex piece of work,” (Time Out New York) BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE is a funny, moving tale of faith and survival.Read more

Sunday, November 24 at 2:30 PM

TEATRX - La Vida es Cortos Festival 2019

2nd annual short play and short film festival

TEATRX is bringing back La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts Festival for the second year! The festival will once again bring Latinx stories to the stage and screen in new and exciting ways. This year’s lineup includes a 14-minute musical, 21 Chump Street: The Musical , by Hamilton star Lin Manuel Miranda, and a short film by native Houstonian Vannessa Vasquez of Hulu’s East Los High . Along with 21 Chump Street: The Musical , TEATRX will produce two plays chosen after a nationwide call for short plays. On behalf of TEATRX, Laura Moreno will direct, The Party Favor , by Julián Mesri. The second play, A Volunteer by Marian Licha will be directed and acted by members of Teatro Indigo. This year’s festival will also feature the Spanish language play, El Espejo by Emilio Carballido directed by RS Producciones, and a dance theatre piece written and choreographed by Adam Castaneda of Pilot Dance Project.Read more