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Speeding Motorcycle

Catastrophic Theatre - Speeding Motorcycle

The Catastrophic Theatre

Speeding Motorcycle

Words and music by Daniel Johnston. Directed by Tamarie Cooper and Jason Nodler

An all-time Catastrophic favorite returns! The original rock opera, based entirely on the songs of legendary outsider musician and artist Daniel Johnston, was originally performed to rave reviews in 2006 and received glowing coverage in the New Yorks Times. SPEEDING MOTORCYCLE takes audiences deep into the astounding, hilarious, and heartbreaking world of one of America’s most compelling cult musicians.Read more

The New Sincerity

Firecracker Productions; The New Sincerity

The New Sincerity follows Rose Spencer, a staff writer for a prominent New York literary journal. Her editor, the smart and attractively cynical Benjamin, is definitely flirting with her—while also respecting her writing.

With the rise of an Occupy-style political movement in a public park right outside the journal’s offices, Rose sees a way to participate in what may be the defining activist movement for her generation, but too quickly she must learn to recognize the difference between sincere action and self-promotion.Read more

Midtown Live 5

PMT - Midtown Live 5

Pitch Me This Productions

Midtown Live 5

PMT Productions' signature performance event, showcasing Houston-based artists' real stories through live music

Pitch Me This (PMT) Productions proudly announces the fifth-annual production of its signature performance event--Midtown Live 5!  Showcasing Houston-based artists' real stories through live musical theater and commercial music performances, and accompanied live by The PMT Band, Midtown Live 5 is a high-energy multimedia concert that continues to resonate with audiences from across the Greater Houston area.Read more

Everything Grows in the Valley "A Few Good Men"

DNP Productions - A Few Good Men Revised

In a society where the media often stigmatizes Black men as thugs, drug dealers, dead beat dads, abusive, and low life’s, this play takes the audience through a powerful journey that attempts to dispel the myth that villainizes Black men. When confronted with adversity can they make the right choices?Read more

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 the haves and the have-nots 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

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