Chelsea Market Theater

4617 Montrose Boulevard, #100
77006 Houston , TX
United States
Texas US

Hours dependent on showtimes. Please refer to or for more details. 

between the Museum District and Montrose, Chelsea Market is the home of Classical Theatre Company and the performance space of Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company. 

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JMV Spring Festival 2018

art exhibit, dance, live music, acting performance

JoMar Visions' big Spring Festival is here as well as its eighth anniversary this month of May, in conjunction with our open studios.

Come for this big celebration. There will be live music by Smith DeVille, dance and acting performance by ImagineNation Theatre and Saint Arnolds is sponsoring this event with their amazing beer while everyone enjoys the best art the city has to offer. Yessss!
May 6, 2018
- Live music by Smith DeVille. - Dance and acting performance by ImagineNation. - Free Saint Arnold's beer for all guests and participants. - Free & open to the public- Plenty of on site Parking- Complimentary Hors d'Oeuvres - Drinks served by  AR Bartending Service.
3:00 pm

The Lady Demands Satisfaction, by Arthur M. Jolly

In 18th century England, 15-year old Trothe learns that her father, an invincible swordsman, has been murdered by a dastardly villain. Unfortunately, to retain her inheritance she must either marry a great blade or become one—in two weeks.

In 18th century England, 15-year old Trothe learns that her father, an invincible swordsman, has been murdered by a dastardly villain. Unfortunately, to retain her inheritance she must either marry a great blade or become one—in two weeks. Complication and mayhem ensue.

May 14, 2018
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
77096 Houston , TX
United States
Texas US


When you step into the J, you'll find a center filled with remarkable people, dedicated volunteers and a wide-array of year-round programs, activities and special events. At the J, we're committed to enriching the lives of our members and the community. 

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Burly Q Lounge: Houston Burlesque Varie-TEASE Show

The Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show, unlike any other.

Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! Showgirls! The Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show, unlike any other. 

Join us as we transform Warehouse Live Houston into the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! We bring you hours of sexy comedy featuring local and touring burlesque beauties, standup comics, musicians, showgirls, games, circus tricks, and so much more! 

Every show is a TOTALLY new line-up, each event a BRAND NEW experience! 

The April 21st show will feature Honey Moonpie (Houston burlesque), Lita Dee (Austin Burlesque), Son Tran (touring standup), Lisa Lyric (touring musician), Cilantro (Houston circus), Nick T. Vegan (Houston circus), KiKi Maroon (touring standup), and the Burly Q Lounge showgirls! 

It's going to be an epic show, so get your tickets now before it's too late! 


Celebrate your birthday, girls night, or bachelorette party at The Burly Q Lounge! We'll set up feather boas, confetti, and candy so everyone know's that it's your special day. Just get your tickets and fill out this form to have a special section reserved just for your party at no additional charge.

Apr 21, 2018
Doors at 7 | Show at 8 
7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
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Education Programs Coordinator

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Employer: Society for the Performing Arts 
Location: 615 Louisiana Street, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 
Type: Full-time/Exempt Categories: Education/Administrative/Clerical/Support 

Description: Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) seeks a highly organized, self-motivated team player to coordinate a large, season-long roster of education and community engagement programs in our Education and Community Engagement Department. The full-time Education Coordinator will report to the Director of Education and Community Engagement and must have excellent writing skills and organizational abilities. SPA seeks someone that is familiar with the structure of the Texas educational system and with Texas education standards (TEKS) and who has a strong background or interest in the performing arts and/or education. 

The responsibilities of this position include: 
➢ Coordinate and oversee SPA school and community events such as professional development sessions, preperformance activities, lectures, master classes, a student visual art contest, community events, student matinees and residencies 
➢ Coordinate with the Marketing Department to design and submit departmental posts on social media platforms (e.g., Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) 
➢ Maintain program reports, archival documents and grant application support documents (e.g., program surveys) 
➢ Assist with departmental marketing, including design, mailings, and electronic marketing campaigns 
➢ Update and manage the education department page on the SPA website 
➢ Participate in the development, planning and logistics of education programs with SPA Education staff 
➢ Work as liaison with teachers, schools, community partner-organizations and program participants 
➢ Work with Director of Education and Community Engagement to design professional development for teachers 
➢ Introduce artists and instructors at SPA performances and events 
➢ Transport artists to and from workshops, master classes, lecture/demonstrations and other outreach events 
➢ Manage reservations and process orders for all education and community engagement programs 
➢ Draft correspondences, invoices and department expense reports 
➢ Coordinate SPA Education Committee meetings, volunteer, and intern programs

NOTES: Local residents preferred (no relocation) 

Requirements: BA / BS degree with two or more years of relevant experience preferred • knowledge of the statewide and local educational structure • familiarity with the Texas education standards (TEKS) • ability to handle a high volume of email interactions • experience with scheduling and correspondence • ability to organize and prioritize with a sense of urgency in one’s work habits • demonstrated ability to work with senior staff and the public • superior written and verbal communications skills including grammatical accuracy • experience in grant writing a plus • proficiency with Microsoft Office programs • experience with photography, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, and graphic design a plus • fluency in Spanish a plus • non-profit experience and familiarity with issues affecting the industry highly preferred • ability to lift and/or move at least 30 pounds • must have a valid driver’s license and regular access to reliable transportation • work regularly on some weekends and evenings throughout the season 

Time Commitment: Hours: 40 hours per week / M-F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. plus evenings and weekends
Due Date: May 11, 2018
Contact Name: Shannon Crider
Phone: 713-632-8102 is a free, user-managed website. Posts and comments submitted on do not necessarily serve as an endorsement or reflect the views of FreshArts or its staff.

Eat, Drink and Be Murdered: Interactive dinner theatre production of Old West Melodrama Friday, May 4 through Saturday, May 19

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 Old West Melodramais inviting you to Grandma Rose’s 80thbirthday party – and you’re guaranteed to have a perfect seat to watch the sparks start to fly at this interactive dinner theatre production. 


The show, “Eat, Drink and Be Murdered,” by Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose,opens on Friday, May 4 and performances continue Friday and Saturday evenings through Saturday, May 19.


The play will be held at Puffabelly’s Depot Restaurant, 100 Main St. in Spring, with dinner and a pre-show starting at 7 p.m. Purchasing dinner is required to attend the show. The melodrama begins at 8 p.m.


The plot centers on some family history. Rose O’Riley McFadden gave her family’s secret whiskey recipe to her husband, Finian McFadden. They built a dis­tillery and turned Wild Irish Rose Whiskey into one of the top-selling brands in the world. 


Unfortunately, an old family feud between the McFaddens and the O’Rileys only returned to the surface with the success of the whiskey brand. The McFaddens got filthy rich, while the O’Rileys were forced to work for them at the distillery, as it was the only option for employment in town. 


When Finian McFadden died tragically after falling into a vat of whiskey, his son Conor took over running the distillery -- but not with absolute control. 


After all, when Rose gave her husband the O’Riley family recipe, she purposely left out one ingredient as an “insurance policy.” Only she knows what that ingredient is -- and every day, she goes to the distillery and adds it to the mix. 


Nobody’s fool, Rose realized Finian married her for the recipe and didn’t trust him. She hoped when Conor took over the business he’d make the O’Rileys partners and end the feud. Conor, however, turned out to be a chip off the old McFadden block, a real O’Riley hater. 


Audience members will wonder, with Rose’s failing health and mind, what will happen to the family business.      

“Suppose she dies before revealing the secret ingredient,” producer Jeannine Colesaid. “Then it could be curtains for Wild Irish Rose Whiskey, the McFadden empire, and the O’Riley’s hopes of regaining what they feel is rightfully theirs.”


Old West Melodrama will transport its audience to a heated birthday party, where the McFaddens and the O’Rileys are stuck in one room together. 


“That’s a lot of hatred under one roof,” Cole said. “Will this family reunion of two feuding families turn deadly? Come find out for yourself.”


The dinner theatre is an interactive experience – and audience participation are encouraged. 


Gift certificates are available. Tickets may be reserved by emailing reservations@oldwestmelodrama.comor calling 713-364-9190. 


Old West Melodrama, stationed at 100 Main Street in Old Town Spring, is the only performing group in the greater Houston area that offers melodramas and murder mystery dinner shows year round. 

The troupe, founded by Joe Cole, is comprised of experienced actors and performers who enjoy interacting with the audience. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 713-364-9190, email or visit


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WordSmyth Theater Presents: TEACH by Donna Hoke

Does gender affect the way we view teacher-student relationships? Playwright Donna Hoke poses this question and many more in TEACH, a gender fluid story of questionable tension-building moments set in a modern-day high school.

Curious minds can join Wordsmyth Theater Company for a reading of the play that promises to unpack issues of gender politics, bullying, favoritism, and student-teacher flirtation. Admission is FREE.

“ Teach is an utterly fascinating and fresh take on teacher-student sexual harassment and power dynamics in the classroom and the world of academia. Hoke kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the play and I found my opinion on the characters and situation shifting again and again. The gender fluid construct of the play is a stroke of genius and something I’m now dying to see on stage. ”

–Stephanie Alison Walker

“ I keep thinking of TEACH as a Rubik’s Cube. Hoke picks up a compelling social issue and examines it from every angle, even taking it apart and showing us what’s inside. Gender-fluid casting compels audience members to determine whether there’s a scenario in which a teacher-student flirtation is more understandable and even acceptable. In the end, everyone is a little bit guilty (some more than others), which is infinitely more interesting and realistic. Hoke never goes for the easy answers, leaving us to our = own uneasy conclusions. ”

–Matthew Weaver

Apr 9, 2018
7:00 pm
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MATCH-Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston

3400 Main Street
77002 Houston
United States

7 am to 2 am Monday through Sunday

Open since October of 2015, MATCH was born of a desire to serve the broad spectrum of Houston's cultural arts organizations by providing a place where small to mid-sized cultural groups and individual artists could work in state-of-the-art facilities just like their more prominent and well-funded colleagues. With annual support from Houston First, MATCH is able to provide performance space, rehearsal space, exhibition and office space at rates nearly any artist or group can afford. 

And there are a variety of spaces to choose from. Matchbox 1 is a small black box with a seating capacity of 90 that can also serve as a small gallery. Temporary risers and chairs can be configured as endstage, thrust or in the round. Matchbox 2 is the dance space with a permanent dance floor and seating for 159. Matchbox 3 is a large black box with a seating capacity of 175 that can also be configured in a variety of ways. Matchbox 4 is a more conventional proscenium space with fixed seating for 323. All four Matchboxes are served by a central Breezeway that runs from the Box Office and Cafe on Main Street to the Bus drop-off on Travis Street and acts as the lobby for all 4.

Across the Breezeway from Matchbox 4 is a 3000 square foot gallery. Adjacent to the Gallery in the South Building is a 60 foot wide rehearsal hall that can be used as one room or divided into thirds. Above the Gallery and the Rehearsal Hall are offices and cubicles that are available for rent to artists and arts groups.
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    Chuck Still
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


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