• STUDENT TRAVEL

    Vietgone  

    A RAUCOUS COMEDY OF TWO VERY NEW AMERICANS

    BY QUI NGUYEN
    ORIGINAL MUSIC BY SHANE RETTIG
    DIRECTED BY DESDEMONA CHIANG
    THE ALLEY THEATRE

     

    It’s 1975. Saigon has fallen. He lost his wife. She lost her fiancé. But now in America, a strange new land of cowboys, hippies, and bikers, these two Vietnamese refugees just might find each other. Remixing history and culture into a funny and energetic fantasia, playwright Qui Nguyen creates a contemporary twist on the boy meets girl story that The New York Times hails as “a raucous, immensely moving comedy.” Using his irreverent, infectious style, Nguyen takes audiences on a hilariously rip-roaring ride across 1970s America with a hot soundtrack that serves up hip-hop, sass, and revolution.  

     

    DATE:  Wednesday, October 30th

    TIME:  9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    TICKETS:  $20

       

     

    REN FEST

    THEATRE DAY

     

    Students step back in time as they enter the sights and sounds of New Market Village, an authentic recreation of a 16th century European village. Students will interact with hundreds of costumed characters representing the courts, culture, art, science, and literature of the Renaissance Period.

    Jousting knights, musicians, jesters, and magicians perform on stages and arenas throughout the village. Students will have the opportunity to learn courtly dances, the ancient art of falconry, and the history of arms and armor. Artisans in period dress illustrate the technological advances of the Renaissance age through live demonstrations in pottery, glass blowing, blacksmithing, armor making, and other arts and trades of this amazing period.

     

    DATE:  Tuesday, Novemeber 5th

    TIME:  7 a.m.—6 p.m.

    TICKETS:  $20

     

     

    Christmas Carol

    BY CHARLES DICKENS
    ADAPTED AND ORIGINALLY DIRECTED BY MICHAEL WILSON
    DIRECTED BY JAMES BLACK
    THE ALLEY THEATRE

     

    A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmasis a family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve.  A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season. 

     

    DATE:  Thursday, November 14th

    TIME:  9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    TICKETS:  $20

     

     

    ITF

    TEXAS THESPIAN FESTIVAL

     

    Each year, Texas Thespians host a state-wide festival which includes over 8,000  delegates. As one of the largest annual Thespian festivals where theatre is everywhere, students and their troupe directors will celebrate an entire weekend of theatre and compete to win spots at the International Convention in Indiana, Summer 2020!

     

    Date:  November 21st - 23rd

    Time:  TBD

    Tickets:  $450

     

     

    Once on This Island

    Music by Stephen Flaherty 
    Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    Directed by Michael Arden
    Choreographed by Camille A. Brown
    THEATRE UNDER THE STARS
     
     

    TUTS is thrilled to bring the national tour of the 2018 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical to the Houston, direct from Broadway. Once On This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. Once On This Island is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.

    The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony®-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) conjures up “a place where magic is possible and beauty is apparent for all to see!” (The Huffington Post). Once On This Island features a score that bursts with life from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning songwriters of Anastasiaand Ragtime.

     

    Date:  Wednesday, February 26th

    Time:  9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Tickets:  $20

     

      

    NYC

    NEW YORK CITY

    Three Broadway Shows, Professional Workshop, Historic Tour

    Date:  May, 2021

    Time:  TBD

     New York Theatre Guide