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Footloose Takes the Stage in Houston

Bayou City Theatrics is presenting the stage musical version of Footloose Nov. 7-16. Not every stage production makes it to the big screen and vice versa. But when a movie is adapted for the stage, does it stand alone? Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin sat down with Bayou City Theatrics artistic director Colton Berry and choreographer […]

Bayou City Theatrics is presenting the stage musical version of Footloose Nov. 7-16.

Not every stage production makes it to the big screen and vice versa. But when a movie is adapted for the stage, does it stand alone?

Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin sat down with Bayou City Theatrics artistic director Colton Berry and choreographer Luke Hamilton to explore why Footloose makes sense on the small stage.

She started by asking why Berry picked this particular production.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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