The Burnin'

The Burnin'
September 9 - September 18, 2016 @MATCH

Progress Theatre presents The Burnin'. Written and Directed by Cristal Chanelle Truscott; Original Music by Heather Christian and Cristal Chanelle Truscott; Choreography by Millicent Johnnie, Tiffany Gilbert and the Progress Theatre Ensemble.

It’s 1940 in the fictional City of Antebellum. As the African American community prepares for the return of hometown hero Band Man, scheduled to play at the local juke, the White American community organizes it’s Annual Pilgrimage Pageant; a celebration of Southern hierarchy as it was “Before the War.”

Fast forward 75 years and post-Great Migration, urban residents in the metropolis of Sittay gather to critique the policies and politics behind contemporary headlines at a spoken word/hip hop spot.
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CTC establishes Junior Shakespeare Acting Company Training Program

. Classical Theatre Company will expand its Shakespeare Outreach Program in the Fall of 2016 by establishing a Junior Shakespeare Acting Company. Hearkening back to the children’s acting companies of Shakespeare’s day, this company will accept children from ages 10-13 for an intensive acting and performance training program in Shakespeare. The program will include vocal training, training in stage combat and movement, and performances of scenes from Shakespeare. Ultimately the Junior Company will work on plays written by Jonson, Lyly, Beaumont and Fletcher and other great Elizabethan playwrights specifically for the child players, some of whom went on to create the roles of children and young women in Shakespeare’s company
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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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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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Grand Opening of Hub Studio!

Join us at the Hub Studio Grand Opening & Silent Auction on July 8th, 8-11PM,
at our new home in the Silos at Sawyer Yards! (1502 Sawyer, #232, Houston, TX 77007).

We are ecstatic to be a part of the largest concentration of creative organizations in the state of Texas, within the Washington Avenue Arts District, in the Silos at Sawyer Yards! Hub Studio will host events for all of Houston, and the season is already being pre-booked. The final steps are being completed and now all we need is you to come out and enjoy the space with us!

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