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The Adventures of Robin Hood  
McPhail Hall The Adventures of Robin Hood
Experience the tale of Robin Hood in this immersive, action-packed production from The Company OnStage Theater. The noble knave robs from the rich to give to the poor as he and his Merry Men take on the power-hungry Prince John and his enforcer, the Sheriff of Nottingham. Swift and playful, full of sword fights and swashbuckling romance, The Adventures of Robin Hood will thrill adults and children alike in Houston.
Clear to Partly Crazy  
The Grand Clear to Partly Crazy
Greater Tuna star Jaston Williams brings his one-man show Clear to Partly Crazy to The Grand 1894 Opera House on Galveston Island. There'll be none of Vera Carp's signature church hats and wigs during this pair of performances. Instead, you'll hear the acclaimed humorist sharing his hilarious thoughts on a few subjects all Texans understand: cheerleading, tornadoes and certifiably insane blood relatives. Travel with him from grandstands to storm cellars to the occasional mental institution. Non-stop laughter is definitely in the forecast.
Don't Dress For Dinner  
Classical Theatre Company - Chelsea Market Don't Dress For Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner is the hilarious and stylish sequel to the classic Boeing Boeing. Ten years have passed and the roguish stars of Boeing Boeing, Robert and Bernard, have "settled down." But that doesn't stop the rush of sexy shenanigans, mix-ups and wild coincidences that keep this farce moving from curtain up. Bernard's plan for a rendezvous in the countryside with his mistress takes an unexpected turn when his wife decides to stay in town for a tryst of her own with Robert ... who had supplied Bernard with his alibi. With a cook named Suzette, a lover named Suzanne, a confused friend and a suspicious wife, you have all the ingredients for a truly scrumptious comedic souffle. The Guardian called Don't Dress for Dinner "a near faultless piece of theatrical invention." See The Caduceus Theater Arts Company's production at Classical Theatre @ Chelsea Market in Houston.
The Elephant Man  
Stageworks Theatre - The Garza Main Stage The Elephant Man
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play when it debuted on Broadway in 1979, the emotional drama The Elephant Man's strange and moving tale comes to Oceanside Theatre Company. Severely disfigured by a mysterious ailment that transformed his body into a mass of bulbous, twisted flesh so shocking to the eye that he was shunned by Victorian society, Merrick was eventually saved from a life spent on display in a freak show by a young doctor named Frederick Treves. Taken into the physician's care, Merrick became a celebrated fixture of London's social scene ... but with a worsening condition, his dream of becoming "normal" remained forever out of reach. Written by Bernard Pomerance, David Bowie famously portrayed Merrick in the early '80s. See Stageworks Theatre's production of this moving drama in Houston.
Freaky Friday  
Alley Theatre Freaky Friday
Based on the hit Disney movies and the novel by Mary Rodgers, Freaky Friday finds an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swapping bodies. As if that wasn't problematic enough, they only have one day to put things right again before mom's wedding bells start ringing. This hilarious, contemporary take on the classic tale features a score from the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal and If/Then, with a book by Parenthood's Bridget Carpenter. Catch the musical mother-daughter hijinks when they fly into Houston's Alley Theatre.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch  
Obsidian Theatre Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking and wickedly funny, the landmark American musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch is "groundbreaking and undoubtedly ahead of its time" (Entertainment Weekly). This genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation boasts a pulsing score and electrifying performances as it tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage, a glam-rock singer who becomes an "internationally ignored song stylist" when she has a botched sex change operation. The phenomenal rock 'n' roll saga gets underway at Houston's Obsidian Theater.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance  
Stages Repertory Theatre The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Based on the 1962 John Ford film starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin and John Wayne, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance brings a rip-roaring Western tale to the stage. When a young scholar from New York City decides to head west in search of a new life, he arrives in the dusty town of Twotrees half-dead and beaten down. There, he finds new purpose thanks to the love of a local woman. But will that be enough to save him from the vicious outlaw who wants to bury him six feet underground? You'll have to make your way to Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston to find out for yourself.
Sister Act  
Playhouse 1960 Sister Act
Based on the beloved 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film, the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Sister Act tells the hilarious and uplifting tale of a wannabe disco diva whose life is turned upside down when she witnesses a crime and is put into hiding in a convent. As this free-spirited soul singer shakes things up under the watchful eye of Mother Superior, teaching her fellow sisters to sing, she rediscovers her own voice in the process. Featuring powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a moving story, this Playhouse 1960 production brings the spirit of the original to Houston.
Three Days of Rain  
Theatre Suburbia Three Days of Rain
After the death of famed architect Ned Janeway, his adult children Nan and Walker expect to inherit Ned's famous Janeway House -- which is why they're so stunned to learn that their father willed the house to Pip, the son of his former business partner. Now Nan, Walker and Pip must meet up in what was once Ned's office to discuss the will, but things get murky when Ned's diary turns up, deepening the mystery. Examine two strikingly different times and the surprising connections between them when Theatre Suburbia presents Richard Greenberg's Pulitzer Prize-nominated Three Days of Rain in Houston.