Cutting, Kvetching Comedy Olive and the Bitter Herbs
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The last date listed for Olive and the Bitter Herbs was Friday May 9, 2014 / 8:30pm.
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In the grand tradition of theatrical melodrama, Kris Thompson's new play Bad Medicine is an old-fashioned barn-burner replete with over-the-top romance, a mustache-twirling villain and a jangly live piano score. There's even popcorn on hand to hurl at the smooth-talking snake oil salesman bad guy Bodkin Shamley, who arrives on the scene to try and steal the lovely Nurse Becky Trueheart away from her childhood sweetheart Sheriff Gene Ranger. You'll cheer, boo and shake with laughter at this madcap homage to stagecraft of yore. Learn More
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This was one of the best theatrical performances that I have ever seen in Houston, Alley Theatre included. The acting was superb, the actors' timing was exquisite, and the punch line was unexpected. Bravo for Goldstar in offering community...continued
This play contains some adult subject matter.
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Theatre Suburbia is Northwest Houston’s longest running all-volunteer playhouse. They are currently celebrating their 51st season and have now produced over 345 shows. Throughout the years, they have endeavored to provide quality, live theatre to the Houston area. They try to reach as many as possible, by providing a wide variety of plays as well as the unique sets seen with each show. Theatre Suburbia is a small theatre, but that only refers to their physical limitations, not the quailty of work they perform.