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Montrose Voice, No. 272, January 10, 1986 - File 012. 1986-01-10. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 22, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/3957/show/3947.

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Title Montrose Voice, No. 272, January 10, 1986
Contributor
  • McClurg, Henry
  • Wyche, Linda
Publisher Community Publishing Company
Date January 10, 1986
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 22329406
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Transcript Another Opening, Another Show: 1986's First 3 Months JANUARY 10. 1986/MONTROSE VOICE 11 Montrose Live By Bill O'Rourke Montrose Voice Theater Critic "Everthing great in the world comes from neurotics."—Marcel Proust. This is a calendar showing some highlights of what you can expect from our area theaters in the next three months. Of course, it isn't complete. Two of our major theaters are having money problems. The Ensemble hopes to open a show in January, but at my deadline three weeks ago (I'm on vacation, remember?), they weren't sure when it would be. Chocolate Bayou Theater Company will be touring its sesquicentennial show. Gone to Texas, to Foley's stores throughout the state. JANUARY 10— Mostellaria or The Haunted House (Theater Suburbia)—Rousing comedy by Plautus. 10— Pasties (Theater Southwest)—An original comedy/ murder mystery set in a school for burlesque performers. 10—A Woman of Independent Means (Houston Community College)—Barbara Rush in a one-woman adaptation of the novel. 11—Bamajol (Jewish Community Center's Kaplan)—First performance of Dance Month at the Kaplan. An Israeli folk dance company from Mexico. 16—The Miss Firecracker Contest (Alley)—After it closes in Houston, this Beth (Crimes of the Heart) Henley play will tour the state. 17—Don Giovanni (Houston Grand Opera)—The life of the great playboy. 17— The Great Sebastians (Country Playhouse)—Originally a star turn for Lunt and Fontane. 17—Risky Business opens its new revue. 18—Choreographers * 6 (Kaplan)— works by outstanding Houston choreographers. 22—Houston Ballet opens its run at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. 24— Battletap U.S.A. (Tower) — Sponsored by the Society for the Performing Arts. 25—Misha Dichter (Jones)—Famed pianist plays with Houston Symphony Orchestra. 26—Fredericka von Stade (Jones). 26— The Odyssey (Main Street Theater for Children)—Will the wiley hero ever make it home from the Trojan War? '28—Dreamgirls (Music Hall)—The touring company of the show about a female singing trio. 30—Artists in Residence (Rice)—Five actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company will do three public performances during the week they are teaching at the university. 30—Marat/ Sade (Main Street Theater)—What's the good of a revolution without ... ? 31—From Us to You with Love (AD Players)—Valentine's offering—a one act play with a musical revue. FEBRUARY 6— Balm in Gilead (Alley Arena)—The largest cast ever assembled in the downstairs theater wil present Lanford Wilson's first major success. 6—Fear of Ducks (Radio Music Theater)—I hear these zanies will be expanding their cast. 6— Grand Tour and The Magic Mandarin (Houston Ballet)—MM is the city premiere of a work by Ben Stevenson. 7—All That Jazz! (HSO Pops). 8—Ballroom Dance Night (Kaplan)— Featuring national and international ballroom champions. 8—Winners (Pasadena Philharmonic)—The winner of the PP concerto competition and the winning piece from the "Art of Texas" composition con test. 9—Joan Karff s New Dance Group and Several Dancers Core (Kaplan). 10— Buried Child (Rice)—Sam Shepherd's Pulitzer Prize-winning vision of the disintegration of the American dream. 14—Jessye Norman (Jones)—Famed soprano sings with the HSO. 19— Guys and Dolls (Music Hall)— TUTS brings Damon Runyon's fabled New York to the musical stage. 20—Isn't It Romantic?—Don't ask me. 22—And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little (Theater Suburbia). 23—City Ballet of Houston (Tower)— The Pas de Trois from Swan Lake and "It's Not Tchaikovsky" by Victoria Vit- tum. Also the premiere of A Movable Feast by Karen Bell-Kaner. 27—Pack of Lies (Alley)—The government thinks the Krogers are spying for the Russians. Which side should their best friends, the Jacksons, take? 28—Breakfast in Bed (Theater Southwest)—A family comedy, who'll get late Uncle's fortune? MARCH 6— In the Night and The Two Pigeons (Houston Ballet)—It is a company premiere of a work by Jerome Robbins. 7—Fiedler Favorites (HSO Pops). 13—Everything in the Garden (Main Street)—Biting satire by Edward Albee. 14—The Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields (JoneB)—SPA sponsors the well- known orchestra. 14—To Be Announced (Country Playhouse)—The winner of the CP playw- righting competition. 20—As Is (Stages)—A play about AIDS. 20—China Dimitrova (Jones)— Bulgarian soprano sings Italian dramatic arias. Sponsored by HGO. 21—Count Cry (Jones)—HGO's madcap farce about a countess who swears off men and the young rake determined to seduce her. 22—Durufle Requiem (Pasadena Philharmonic). Mid-March — Big River (Pace Theatrical)—This musical version of Huckleberry Finn won last year's Tony for Best Musical. It is coming, but the exact opening date hasn't been set. 28—Parenthesis (A.D. Players)—Last presented three or four seasons back, this was one of their most popular shows. A traveling carpenter visits a Louisiana boarding house after a tropical storm. APRIL 1—(Jones)—The S.P.A. will celebrate April Fool's Day with a concert by Peter Schikele, better known as P.D.Q. Bach. □ Notes Celebrate! The major b'day this week is Martin Luther King Jr.'s on the 15th. Others: 10— female impersonator Craig Russell and actor Sal Mineo; 11—Alexander Hamilton; 12—Andre deShields, best known for the title role in The Wiz's original Broadway cast; 13—Edmund White, Horatio Alger and Charles Nelson Reilly; 14— Yukio Mishima (he of the controversial film biography) and costume designer/ photographer Cecil Beaton; 15—Me; 16— playwright George Kelly. Enjoy. In Montrose, Neatly Everyone Reads the Voice Barbara Rush is "A Woman Of Independent Means" which begins a limited engagement at the Erwin Heinen Theatre today A scene from the Broadway production of Michael Bennett's dazzling Tony Award, Grammy Award winning musical "Dreamgirls." opening Jan. 28 at the Music Hall "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is scheduled to play in Houston this season
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