Julian, a woman riding the tides of her mania and depression, has returned home in the far north live in her childhood treehouse while writing book with her best friend about the loss of her twin sister. But Julian has a hidden motive — hidden far below in a mysterious Chamber beneath the ice.
Our September reading — World Classic, by Nelson Diaz-Marcano, our bilingual play
An ex-baseball player from Puerto Rico currently living in New York gathers two generations of his family to watch a big game. Accusations get bunted about as festering wounds break open.
Our May reading! You Are What You, by Mora Harris
Competitive eater Francie is desperate to find a way to help her younger anorexic sister Trisha eat. They get a surprise visit from their favorite sassy, sarcastic, celebrity chef. Will she save the day or compound the problem?
There’s also a talking pot roast.
Wordsmyth Theater Company is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
April 1 reading — Tweet, by Charles Zito
Be careful what you tweet! What should be the consequences for Lily when she tweets what she thinks is a joke, but what the internet deems to be racist and homophobic?
Our March reading — featuring a Houston playwright!
“I didn’t know who else to call,” says Tara about her husband, Benji, a badass Mexican combat medic, to his sister Josie. Benji came back from Afghanistan and …well…things are not the same.
Please join us for Cultured Cocktails at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar at 307 Fairview St. near the corner of Taft St. on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 8. We will receive 10% of the proceeds from all drink sales. We will have short readings from scenes of two plays. So come join us for a fun and socializing, while also raising funds! (P.S., I hear their patio is dog friendly.)
November reading — To She Who Waits, by Robert Clyman
Texas Playwrights Festival!
Que Será, Giant Monster
by Brad McEntire
Charles is having a very rough day. It only gets worse when he runs into an ex who is, herself, having a ridiculously rough day. The giant monster destroying the city doesn’t bode well, either.
- Thursday, July 26, 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, July 28, 2:00 p.m.
by Ben Schroth
Ganymede, is the story of two brothers—one abducted by space aliens and one left behind by the visitors. Enforcers come to take the boy back and, if not for the assistance of a nosy neighbor, our hero would never find love.
- Friday, July 27, 7:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 29, 2:00 p.m.
by Stephen Brown
Megan hates country singer Rick Montgomery, so she and her friend Kimmy have decided tonight’s concert will be his last. As they run from the cops, songs will be sung, people will be shot, and girls will discover the difficulties of revenge.
- Saturday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, go here.