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Esperanza Reading Provides Hope
We had both a critical and commercial success at our well-attended benefit reading last Saturday at the Amala Foundation, raising over $2500 for ScriptWorks to help them bridge a difficult economic time. Big thanks to the newly-founded Latin@xé Artists ATX and playwright Rupert Reyes for their support, energy, and leadership. The venue was great...Continue reading
Mayday Benefit for ScriptWorks
We’re partnering with a few friends to put on a benefit night to help out one of my favorite orgs, ScriptWorks, which hasn’t received its usual city grants, and has a pretty uncertain future at this point. We’re hoping to keep it running at full speed as long as we can. The following (below)...Continue reading
Slugg’rz Reading a Hit (maybe even a triple)
We had a good old time at our reading on Sunday. A great turnout of local softball players and writers and theater-goers. Thanks to all who showed up for the play, and especially those who stayed to give feedback and chat after. People genuinely seemed to have fun, and there were a lot of...Continue reading
The Slugg’rz Make the Series (reading on April 16th)
We’re doing a reading! And we’d love to have you come check it out. The Slugg’rz are back! And they’re even more slugg’ry than ever. Catch a reading of this new comedy during spring training and see if they can make their way to the majors! There’s a quick-and-dirty Facebook event if you want...Continue reading
Come and See THE PACT!
We’ve had a couple of good reviews in Broadway World and Central Texas Live, and there may be another one or two coming, but audiences have been uniformly really positive and enthusiastic. If that’s not all, an old work friend of mine busted out of the theater the other night when the lights came...Continue reading
“Doubleheader” Benefit July 24th
We’re going to be partnering with Summer Break Theatre next month to raise money for a local LGBTQ softball team to go to the world series. The event will feature comedy, an updated reading of the FronteraFest Wild Card-winning play SUNDAY SLUGG’RZ and the brand new rom-project-management-com THE DATING PROJECT. Tickets for the overall...Continue reading
The Pact Workshop Reading December 5th
All right, we’re doing this! With temperatures rising and global crises escalating, a couple of grandparents decide to take action to heal the planet. But first they need to heal their own family. With a granddaughter flirting with a mysterious cult, an adult daughter peddling drugs out of her childhood bedroom, and another daughter...Continue reading
TEXAS HEAT ADVISORY (an online reading)
TEXAS HEAT ADVISORY (an online reading) by Max Langert Thursday, July 16th @8:00pm Central It’s about family, it’s about politics, it’s about your neighbor’s missing cat. And it all takes place during a state-imposed lockdown on the hottest July on record. Featuring the vocal talents of Lana Dieterich, David DuBose, Christi Moore and Laura...Continue reading
REBECCA’S HOPE CHEST V2.0 (reading)
Oh yeah, this is happening… Sunday, November 17th from 7pm to 8:45pm Hyde Park Theater | 511 W 43rd St On the heels of a difficult breakup, Rebecca hits the road to visit–and reconnect with–three partners from her past (one from elementary school, one from junior high, and one from college). It’s a bumpy...Continue reading
Hey, it’s been Five Years!
We’ve been doing this little theater thing for five years now (ever since Doug created the sign that hangs above the door) and so we got this little announcement made – which is going to make itself into a play program soon. Toot toot! (that’s the sounds of our cheering mechanism)...