Take in a show that you can’t miss with 10 performances that are sure to get your November started on the right foot.
Also in November 2016
From a daring comedy with a modern take on court jesters of old to a hand-picked evening of plays where any one of thirty-two plays could be selected with audience voting, there are plenty of performances to choose from this month.
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Top 10 Must-See Plays & Arts Performances this Month in Houston: November 2016
- Mildred’s Umbrella presents Dry Land at Studio 101 | Through Saturday, November 5 – Mildred’s Umbrella continues its unflinching look at women’s issues with this story of an unlikely pair of girls brought together by one’s unplanned pregnancy. Expect warmth, realism, and humor – recommended for mature audiences only. Tickets range between $15 to $25; limited discounted tickets are available. Click here for showtimes and more information.
- Horsehead Theatre Co. presents The Judgement of Fools at the Rec Room | Through Saturday, November 12 – Horsehead Theatre Co. presents this raucous, piercing comedy where the audience is poked, prodded, and pushed to be part of the action. Not for the faint of heart, this daring comedy is a modern take on court jesters of old, where anything and everything is fair game. Tickets range between $25 to $45.
- Wolf Hall Parts I and II at Main Street Theater | Through Sunday, December 18 – Sex. Power. Intrigue. Politics. It’s all on display in this regional premiere, based on Hilary Mantel’s best-selling novels, adapted by Mike Poulton. Get ready for an intense historical drama, inspired by the real-life events of the court of Henry VIII, his love affair with Anne Boleyn and his need for a son an heir. History never looked so good. Tickets range between $42 to $45.
- Diverseworks presents 12 Minutes Max at The MATCH | Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 | FREE – See an evening of experimental dance pieces – none longer than 12 minutes. Anyone who embraces the modern and is looking for new works won’t want to miss this. Expect a fast-paced, high-energy evening.
- Broken Glass at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center | Thursday, November 10 | FREE with RSVP – This staged reading of the play by Arthur Miller explores the horror and violence of Kristallnacht, and how it affects one American woman. Tickets are free, but you must RSVP and seating is limited. 7:30pm.
- Opera in the Heights presents La Boheme at Lambert Hall | Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 19 – Experience this Puccini classic, the love story of Rodolfo and Mimi, which would later inspire the hit musical Rent. Soaring, passionate music is the backdrop to one of the most enduring love stories of all time. Tickets range between $15 to $75.
- Cone Man Running Productions presents The Five-Minute Mile at Obsidian Theater | Friday, November 11 to Saturday, November 19 – Catch an exciting, hand-picked evening of plays. Thirty-two plays are selected for this production and anything can happen as they’re presented partly with audience voting, partly drawn at random. If you like your theater experiences with a bit of an element of surprise, this is for you. Tickets are $18; limited discounted $9 tickets available. Click here for showtimes and more information.
- River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents Space: The Final Playground at the Church of St. John the Divine | Saturday, November 19 – Don’t miss the excitement, passion, and sheer joy of exploration in this Texas premiere of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s commission by composer Michael Gilbertson. Each of this piece’s five movements are inspired by the cosmos. Tickets are $35, not including ticket fees. 3pm.
- Silly Charm Productions presents Games Women Play at Talento Bilingüe Houston | Sunday, November 20 – Silly Charm Productions offers up this comedic look at what happens when a divorcee who’s been played decides to do some playing herself. By Houston writer and producer Renee Rivon, it’s a story of love, heartbreak, and what happens to the rules when people and feelings get in the way. Tickets are $30. 5pm.
- The ’80s Mix Tape Diaries at Music Box Theatre | Through Sunday, November 27 – This comedic musical tribute to the decade of George Michael and Bonnie Tyler will have you rocking in your seat, with songs from Prince, The Police, and Bruce Springsteen on the bill. Tickets range between $27 to $37, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $13.50. Click here showtimes and for more information.