The Landing Theatre Company Announces 2016-17 Season


The Landing Theatre Company announces their 2016-17 Season, featuring the World Premiere of SMALL JOKES ABOUT MONSTERS, 2 Regional Premieres, and the nationally-recognized New American Voices Play Reading Series.

HOUSTON - David Rainey, Executive Artistic Director of The Landing Theatre Company (LTC), announces the company's sixth season, and first full season in their new venue downtown: Landing Theatre @ the Docks (formerly home of Catastrophic Theatre and DiverseWorks). This season will feature the world premiere of Steven Strafford's Small Jokes About Monsters, a finalist in the 2016 New American Voices Play Reading Series; the Regional Premiere of Idris Goodwin and Kevin Coval's This is Modern Art, originally commissioned by Steppenwolf; the Regional Premiere of Winter Miller's In Darfur, originally co-commissioned by the Guthrie Theatre and The Playwrights Center and presented at the Public Theater; and the Olivier-nominated Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.
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A Steady Rain presented by Dirt Dogs Theatre Co

A Steady Rain
Presented by Dirt Dogs Theatre CO, at MATCH Houston (Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston)
July 22 - July 30, 2016

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co presents A Steady Rain by Keith Huff. Directed by Malinda L. Beckham.
Friends since kindergarten, Chicago cops Joey and Denny are almost family. Their relationship is put on the line after responding to a domestic disturbance call that takes a turn for the worse.

The result is a harrowing journey into a moral grey area where trust and loyalty struggle for survival against a sobering backdrop of criminal lowlifes.
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CATCH ME IF YOU CAN flies into Island ETC

Island ETC is pleased to announce the opening of their 14th season, the hit Broadway musical
July 15 – August 13, 2016
This highflying hit will open on Friday, July 15th with a celebratory sixties bash and fundraiser and performances will continue through August 13th. All performances will be at ETC, 2317 Mechanic Street, Galveston.

This glamorous and glitzy musical by a Tony Award-winning creative team with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime) and an irresistibly swinging score by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman (Hairspray). CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is based on the hit DreamWorks film (starring Academy Award winning actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks) and the incredible true story that inspired it. This music comedy is about chasing your dreams and not getting caught!

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN captures the astonishing true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, lawyer, and a jet pilot – all before the age of 21.
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Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-A** Wit of Molly Ivins | RFK

Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-A** Wit of Molly Ivins
RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy.

Presented by Main Street Theater at Main Street Theater - Rice Village
July 10 - August 14, 2016
2 one-person plays that will run in repertory

MST is bringing back its 2012 hit production of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-A** Wit of Molly Ivins starring Sara Gaston as Ms. Ivins. And, Houston favorite Joel Sandel will star in RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy. The productions will trade off performance nights between July 10 and August 14 at MST’s Rice Village location, 2540 Times Blvd
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The Catastrophic Theatre presents Tamarie For President

The Catastrophic Theatre presents 
Tamarie For President (Greatest Hits, Volume 2) 
by Tamarie Cooper, Patrick Reynolds, Ronnie Blaine, and Friends.
July 8 - August 6, 2016 at The MATCH, 3400 Main Street.

It's an election year and Tamarie's throwing her hat in the ring. Won't you join her campaign to help make America totally awesome? Puppies and lollipops for everyone!

Catastrophic is celebrating another decade of hilarious, satirical, no holds barred musical theatre from the weird and wonderful world of Tamarie Cooper.
Employing the election as a framing device, Tamarie combines her favorite scenes and musical numbers from the last ten years of original musicals to create a power-packed evening saluting and skewering politics, body image, ageism, addiction, family dysfunction, patriotism, death, sex, love, and America.
Featuring lovable hits like Born Again Texan, Barbie Sex Boat, Food Love, and Old Glory (the penis flag song)!

This is an EPIC night of musical theatre: Two acts equals twice the fun!
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Classical Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Mainstage Season


The Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2016-2017 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old.

This next seasons line up includes:
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