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Rice Players to perform THE ALTRUISTS by Nicky Silver

" Rice Players to perform "THE ALTRUISTS" by Nicky Silver
directed by Susannah Eig
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - Saturday, November 14, 2015
8:00 PM

"THE ALTRUISTS revolves around a dedicated, if disorganized and demented, group of young radicals. These are the kids who protest. They protest arts funding and arms funding. They protest school cutbacks and AIDS cutbacks and welfare cutbacks. They march for gay rights and children's rights and Women Against Drunk Drivers. But their morality is put to the test one day when Sydney, a shallow, anorexic soap-opera actress, fires a gun into the hulking body of her sleeping boyfriend. Terrified, she looks to her brother, Ronald, the center of this merry band of radicals, for help. Ronald, a social worker, wants to aid his sister,
but at the moment he's consumed with love...
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Landscape of the Body at UH - theatre - studio

Landscape of the Body

By John Guare
Directed by Cheramie Howe

October 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm
October 18 at 2:00 pm
Studio 208

Award-winning playwright John Guare references Lou Reed’s song ‘Take a Walk On The Wild Side’ in this drama of dangerous weirdness. Innocent small-town folk move to New York City in the 1970’s and quickly find that murder, crime, and porn are the standard of life.
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LSC-North Harris presents Rent

LSC-North Harris sets date for rock musical, “RENT,”
by Jonathan Larson
Oct. 13 through 18

Lone Star College-North Harris fine arts drama department is once again producing a full-scale musical to be showcased for six days in October. This fall’s offering is the rock musical, “RENT.”

This Tony Award winning production with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson is based on Puccini’s opera “La Bohème.” The plot involves an assemblage of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side.
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The Importance of Being Earnest at UH

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Jonathan Gonzalez

October 9 – 10, 14 – 17 at 8:00 pm
October 11 and 18 at 2:00 pm
Quintero Theatre

Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece follows two dandy gentlemen in 1890’s England as they navigate love, marriage, and Victorian morals. This trivial comedy for serious people features Wilde’s trademark dry humor, quick wit, and a truly clever ending.
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GROSS INDECENCY: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

LSC-Kingwood’s drama department performs “Gross Indecency” written by Moises Kaufman & the Tectonic Theatre Project.

October 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and October 4 at 2 p.m. in the SFA Performing Arts Theatre.

Even as “Ideal Husband” and “The Importance of Being Earnest” were being celebrated on stage every night, during the day Oscar Wilde was being attacked in the courtrooms of England. Using trial transcripts,
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University of Houston Presents: Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler
By Henrik Ibsen
Directed By Clinton Hopper

The University of Houston - School of Theatre & Dance presents Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen. Directed by Clinton Hopper. Running September 18 through September 20. A Free event at the University of Houston in Studio 208, in the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.
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