Fall Arts Preview
Fall Arts Preview: Theater
Published: September 26, 2012
Cadillac Broadway in San Antonio
October 23-28: Catch Me If You Can
Cadillac brings the magic of Broadway back to the Majestic with a whimsical season that kicks off with Catch Me if You Can: a swinging '60s musical based on the wild life of Frank Abagnale — a former trickster and escape artist who passed $2.5 million in forged checks while masquerading as a pilot, a doctor, a lawyer, and a U.S. Bureau of Prisons agent.
On the horizon: Peter Pan (December 4-9); Memphis (February 19-24); Million Dollar Quartet (April 2-7); The Addams Family (May 7-12); Flashdance (June 18-23).
Season packages range from $150-$519. For tickets and timetables, visit broadwayinsanantonio.com. Performances take place at The Majestic Theatre, 224 E Houston, (210) 226-3333, majesticempire.com.
The Cameo Theatre
September 29-October 28: The Marvelous Wonderettes
November 3-December 2: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
On the horizon: Cats (December 15-January 31).
Tickets range from $15-$33. For tickets and timetables, visit cameocenter.com. Performances take place at the Cameo Theatre, 1123 E Commerce, (210) 212-5454.
The Classic Theatre of San Antonio's
October 12-28: The Firebugs
The Classic Theatre's residency at The Sterling Houston Theater at Jump-Start continues with Max Frisch's dark comedy set in a town plagued by arsonists. Originally titled Biedermann und die Brandstifter, the '50s-era play offers a surreal ride to Hell and back with a Greek chorus of firefighters in tow.
On the horizon: Painting Churches (February 8-24); Scapin (May 10-26).
Season passes range from $60-$80; individual tickets range from $10-$25. For tickets and timetables visit classictheatre.org. Performances take place at the Sterling Houston Theater at Jump-Start in the Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star, (210) 227-5867.
The Magik Theatre's
October 5-November 3: The Kid Who Ran for President
The Magik rises to the season with Richard Rosen's adaptation of Dan Gutman's book about Judson Moon: a sixth grader who picks out a "First Babe," establishes The Lemonade Party, and prepares to lead the nation into the new millennium.
November 14-December 22: Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
On the horizon: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat & Other Tales (January 9-February 16); Rapunzel (February 27-March 30); The Velveteen Rabbit (April 10-May 11); Freckleface Strawberry The Musical (May 22-June 15); Treasure Island (June 26-July 27); Seussical The Musical (August 9-September 21).
Season passes cost $99; Individual tickets range from $9-$10. For tickets and timetables, visit magiktheatre.org. Performances take place at The Magik Theatre, 420 S Alamo, (210) 227-2751.