TEN WAYS ON A GUN @ The Landing Theatre Company

Ten Ways on a Gun
by Dylan Lamb
Based on The Ballad of Tommy Freely conceived by Jessica Person & The Soul Motion Architects
June 23-July 9, 2016

Tommy Freely, a troubled Brooklynite, buys a gun (online) in an attempt to regain control over his life; but before he can get that sweet, sweet release his girlfriend FREAKS. Desperate, Tommy opts to “timeshare” the gun with his deadbeat coworkers at his dead-end telemarketing job. The result? Tragically hilarious calamity...
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Horse Head Theatre Co. presents LIDLESS

Presented by Horse Head Theatre Co. at Spacetaker Gallery at Fresh Arts
June 2 - June 20, 2016

Horse Head Theatre Co. presents the regional premiere of Lidless by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, June 2-18, 2016, and 8 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2016.
Lidless boldly asks, what happens after war is over? What do we remember? What do we forget? What do we fabricate? Set in 2019, Lidless follows Alice, a former Guantánamo Bay interrogator who remembers nothing; Bashir, her former detainee who remembers everything; and Rhiannon, Alice's boldly imaginative daughter who is determined to understand.
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Big Fish Presented by Stages Repertory Theatre

Big Fish
Presented by Stages Repertory Theatre
May 18 - June 26, 2016

Stages Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of Big Fish. Book by John August, music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the film by John August.
May 18 - June 26 2016.

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed Columbia Pictures film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish is the extraordinary tale of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to the fullest…and then some!
Edward's incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – except, perhaps, his pragmatic son Will.

But as Will prepares for the birth of his own son, he is determined to find the real-life truth behind his father’s epic "fish stories".
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New American Voices Play Reading Series in April

The Landing Theatre Company Presents

The New American Voices Play Reading Series annually features four new American plays by some of our nation’s top emerging playwrights. The plays are performed by local actors, and followed by a talkbacks with the playwrights, directors and casts. The weekend reading series is open to the public, and offers the seasoned theatre-goer a stimulating taste of what’s next in American theatre!

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The Landing Theatre Company kicks off season with FOOL FOR LOVE

Fool For Love
by Sam Shepard
March 31-April 2, 8pm (Previews)
Sunday, April 3, 3pm (Opening) thru April 16
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8pm & Saturday Matinees, 3pm

The Landing Theatre Company, Houston’s professional company dedicated to advancing American Playwriting, has a new home: The Landing Theatre @ the Docks! LTC has taken over the theatre venue formally operated by Diverse Works and then the Catastrophic Theater at 1119 East Freeway. The Landing Theatre Company boldly kicks off their 2015-16 season in its new home with Sam Shepherd’s modern classic: Fool for Love.

Set in a seedy motel on the outskirts of the Mojave Desert, Fool for Love is the story of two people who can’t seem to escape each other. May, hiding from her past, is confronted with the abrupt arrival of her life-long lover Eddie, who forces his way in and threatens to drag her back into the tumult she ran so far away from. When ..
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Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. presents World Premiere of THE BOUNDARY

The Boundary,
a new play by Houston writers Doug Williams and Donna McKenzie
March 25 -April 2nd, 2016

A play that xplores the possibilities and limits of love in uncertain times, will have its World Premiere on March 25 at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston – MATCH.

Produced by Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. and directed by Malinda L. Beckham, The Boundary is the story of a successful romance writer who has settled into a comfortable marriage with her sturdy husband. But her world gets knocked off its axis when a former lover – an anti-government radical wanted by the FBI – suddenly reappears and asks for her help in what will be his boldest and likely final act.
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