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White Guy on the Bus

Dirt Dogs Theatre - White Guy on the Bus

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.

White Guy on the Bus

BY BRUCE GRAHAM, DIRECTED BY RON JONES, REGIONAL PREMIERE

Not everything is black and white. Moral boundaries are crossed and motivations of money, justice, and revenge lead to unexpected turns in White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham. A wealthy white businessman befriends a struggling black mother on a city bus and challenges her integrity. Just how far will each go to claim their power?Read more

Pageant Play

Houston Roundup - Pageant Play

Welcome to the hilarious, terrifying and surreal world of child beauty pageants. Pinky Corningfield will do anything to make sure her little angel wins the ultimate title, Supreme Queen. When Marge, a newcomer to the pageant circuit, shows up and starts grabbing all the glory, Pinky and her minions, Bob and Bobby, use some unorthodox methods in order to ensure her darling, Chevrolet, is victorious. Glitz. Glamour. Kidnapping. Money. Really, really small false teeth. PAGEANT PLAY.Read more

Othello: The Remix

Obsidian Theater - Othello the Remix

Obsidian Theater

Othello: The Remix

by The Q Brothers - a wildly popular rap remix of Shakespeare's tragedy

Othello: The Remix by the Q Brothers is a hugely popular critical success playing to packed houses around the world. Othello: The Remix is a funny hip-hop retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy of the famous black general. The New York Times says, "A clever and exuberantly performed mash-up of hip-hop and Shakespeare. The music pulses with life." New York Magazine says, "Inventive and full of laughs. Shakespeare's poetry is reinvigorated."Read more

Personifications

Norma J Thomas - Personifications

Norma J. Thomas & French Creole Prods.

Personifications

coming face to face with all that you are and have ever been

Personifications is the stage play adaptation of the book, The Smell of Garlic on Sunday, by Norma J. Thomas. Meme infused and recorded live, with real-time audience feedback, Personifications comes to MATCH via the "All the Web's a Stage" project, funded in part by the Houston Arts Alliance and The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs.Read more

PMT Pop Up: YAS! Cabaret

PMT - Pop Up Yas Cabaret

Pitch Me This Productions

PMT Pop Up: YAS! Cabaret

Presented as part of PMT Productions' youth engagement initiative, PMT Young Artist Series (YAS!)

As part of its 2019 PMT Pop Up: Cabaret Series, PMT Young Artist Series (YAS!) presents a review-style concert showcasing excerpts from past YAS! productions and featuring select solo and small ensemble performances from the musical theater and pop music repertoire.Read more

Tragedy, a Tragedy

Catastrophic Theatre - Tragedy a Tragedy

Reporting live on an unfolding crisis, Frank in the Studio is aided by his team of field reporters: John in the Field, Constance at the Home, and Michael, the Legal Adviser. As the impending event approaches and chaos builds, the broadcasters reveal themselves to be all too human. In an era during which many have come to question the veracity of the news media, Catastrophic favorite Will Eno hilariously transcends fact-and-fiction in search of universal truths about the world we live in.Read more

MADENUSA

Gente de Teatro - Madenusa

Gente de Teatro

MADENUSA

Gente de Teatro brings back MADENUSA by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka

A year before its silver anniversary, and after a highly acclaimed première at Rice University, Gente de Teatro brings back to the stage Madenusa by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka.  The author has created an amusing piece, fresh and engaging, highlighting the experience of the immigrant and delving into the intricacies of adjusting to a different culture.   

In an attempt to restart a life that had been interrupted, this time Mabel and Osvaldo, long-time residents of the USA, have invited “la Yoli” and “el Negro”* to come from Argentina for a visit. What happens when the world one left behind is suddenly back?

*Commonly used Argentine term of endearment Read more

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