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The Front Row – Main Street Theater

Posted on · We look at two important theatrical productions that opened this past weekend here in the Bayou City. Actress Claire Hart-Palumbo and director Rebecca Greene Udden talk about Main Street Theatre's presentation of The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's stage adaptation of her powerful memoir about the loss of her husband and the prolonged illness of her only daughter...

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The Front Row – Main Street Theater

Posted on · Four members of the cast of Main Street Theater's equally-new production of the Broadway musical, A Catered Affair, perform numbers from that funny, poignant tale of a Bronx mother's efforts to give her only daughter the elaborate wedding she herself never had and which her daughter doesn't want...

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The Front Row – Grand 1894 Opera House

Posted on · Tony-nominated performer-writers, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams, preview the latest version of Tuna Christmas, their hilarious two-man, twenty-two-character show chronicling the holiday antics of the citizens of the fictional, eccentric, small town of Tuna, Texas. A Tuna Christmas is running this week at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston...

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The Front Row – Theater LaB Houston

Posted on · Today, director Jimmy Phillips and cast member, Mary Hooper, talk about Theatre LaB Houston's current production: The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane. It's a Tony-Award-nominated comedy about the sexual double-standards that exist in the world of show-biz as a devilish, hard-driving Hollywood agent tries to keep her gay movie-star client in the closet...

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The Front Row – Divergence Vocal Theater

Posted on · Singers Misha Penton and Natasha Manley join us in the studio - along with composer, Elliott Cooper Cole - to share excerpts from Selkie, A Sea Tale, a brand-new, original chamber-opera/theater piece which Divergence Vocal Theater premieres this weekend at the Obsidian Arts Space in The Heights...