What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You'd get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London's award-winning smash comedy! Called "A GUT-BUSTING HIT" (The New York Times) and "THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN" (HuffPost), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering "A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY" (Daily Beast). Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it's "TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES" (HuffPost) and "COMIC GOLD" (Variety) - sure to bring down the house!
Comic Potential by Tony winner Alan Ayckbourn is set in a TV studio in the foreseeable future, when low-cost androids have largely replaced actors. The play was Ayckbourn's second exploration into science fiction, the first being Henceforward ... This play originated from the idea that the ability to laugh and the ability to fall in love are both characteristics that differentiate humans from androids, as both are illogical from an objective viewpoint, thus raising the question as to whether either of the actions in an android would be considered a malfunction. The comedy also explores the Pygmalion syndrome and competing desires for autonomy and certainty. See it at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
Always look on the bright side of life! Monty Python's Spamalot, a Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, lovingly winks at the legends of King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table and the quest for the Holy Grail. Based on the cult classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail,, this merry musical comedy joins King Arthur and his motley crew of knights as they embark on an outrageous quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few reasons why audiences worldwide are raving about Spamalot. You'll be laughing up a storm when this silly version of mythical England rides into The Grand on Galveston Island.
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of Les Miserables. In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son. This new production features stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score featuring Broadway hits including "The Heat is On in Saigon," "The Movie in My Mind," and "Last Night of the World." The New Yorker raves "A DYNAMITE BROADWAY REVIVAL."
A Catered Affair tells the story of a Bronx mother's efforts to give her only daughter the elaborate wedding she never had -- and the bride never asked for. In this funny, poignant and oh so human show of love and disaffection, Harvey Fierstein's book and John Bucchino's score explore both our need for love and true meaning of family. See it at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about "The Squip," a tiny super computer that promises to bring him everything he desires most: a date with Christine, an invite to the raddist party of the year, and a chance to survive life in his suburban New Jersey high school. But is being the most popular boy in high school worth the risk? Be More Chill is based on the novel by Ned Vizzini and now comes to the stage in a musical adaptation at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
Written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, Rent is more than a show, it's a phenomenon. This smash-hit theatrical experience transformed how a generation feels about musicals, changed Broadway forever, and inspired a major motion picture. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about being young and learning to survive, falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Rent has made a lasting mark on Broadway with songs that rock