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Friday, December 9, 2022

Friday, December 9 at 7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Written and Directed by Krystal Bolden

Come and see a western unique from any you have seen before! With a culturally diverse cast that screams "Representation" and crew that embodies education, Director Krystal Bolden creates a beautiful masterpiece with students from Sam Houston State University. Reina of the West is the tale of outcast women trying to survive in the old west. When the ranch is threatened by a group of men jealous of her success, Reina and her girls must prove they have what it takes to survive.

Walk the red carpet at 6:30 PM and enjoy the film screening at 7:00 PM. Join us for a brief Q&A directly following the show.Read more

Friday, December 9 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Houston premiere! A new holiday story for the world today, written and directed by Andrew Roblyer

Everyone but Peter Pan grows up, even Timothy "Tiny Tim" Cratchit. After his Uncle Ebeneezer’s death, Timothy returns home, an adult but definitely not feeling like it. That’s when things get...strange. A new holiday story for the world today; this isn’t your uncle’s Christmas Carol! (Note: Contains Strong Language)

Written and directed by Andrew Roblyer Produced by Brazos Valley Urgent Care, Cynthia Christner, and 101 other Kickstarter backers

Starring: Corey Barron (Dec 7, 9, 13, 14, 17) and Joshua Page (Dec 8, 10, 15, 16)Read more

Friday, December 9 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM

WORLD PREMIERE by Brian Jucha with the Catastrophic ensemble

Using found text, music, stylized physicality, and an abundance of pop culture references They Do Not Move winds its way through an imagined American future in which democracy has been defeated and a disorganized band of vagrants, waifs, and strays are hunted by monarchist forces. Their only defense? An expressionist cavalcade of song and dance. There will be a beauty pageant. There will be a sitcom. There will be conversion therapy. Horror movies, cancel culture, and Texas law feature prominently in this oddly moving, frenetically funny love letter to our city, a devised dance-theatre piece that could only come from the mind of Brian Jucha. Like each of his works, They Do Not Move is sublimely derivative and apropos of everything.

Jucha previously collaborated with IBP and Catastrophic to create Last Rites (1997), We Have Some Planes (2002), and Toast (2019). In its cover story, American Theatre magazine called We Have Some Planes “ darkly hilarious and compelling… like the best of remembered dreams ” and said, “ Jucha and the extraordinary Infernal Bridegroom company have given us a way to open our eyes .”Read more