Fall Arts Preview
Fall Arts Preview: Theater
Published: September 26, 2012
The Overtime Theater
October 5-November 3: Open Sesame! A Bollywood Pantomime
Kyle Gillette directs Rick Stemm's "fantasy adventure kung fu musical" based on Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
On the horizon: Hell and Back — The Good Samaritan Series (December 7-January 5).
Last weekend of the month through January 2013: The Adventures of Captain Cortez and the Tri-Lambda Brigade
Every Friday: The Aesthetics of Waste Present We Stole This!
Every Saturday: Improv Comedy with The Denials
Tickets range from $9-$12. For tickets and timetables, visit theovertimetheater.org. Performances take place at The Overtime Theater, 1203 Camden, (210) 557-7562.
October 5-28: Greater Tuna
Built around "stories of America," The Playhouse's season kicks off in Tuna, Texas, the "third-smallest" town in the Lone Star State. Two actors portray a host of characters — including Didi Snavely, owner of Didi's Used Weapons, and The Reverend Spikes, president of the Smut Snatchers of the New Order — made famous by Jaston Williams and Joe Sears, who created the beloved spoof on small-town life with collaborator Ed Howard.
October 26-November 18: November
On the horizon: Annie (December 7-December 23); The Santaland Diaries & Season's Greetings (December 7-16); Red (January 25-February 17); Roads Courageous (February 22-March 17); Picnic (May 3-26); Spring Awakening (May 17-June 9); "Have a Nice Day" A 70's Flashback Musical (June 21-July 14); Ragtime (July 26-August 18);
Season ticket packages range from $100-$450; individual tickets range from $10-$25. For tickets and timetables, visit theplayhousesa.org. Performances take place at the San Pedro Playhouse, 800 W Ashby, (210) 733-7258.
The Rose Theatre
October 12-27: The Darkside of The Rainbow
Chris Manley's psychedelic trip down the yellow brick road conjures the surreal magic of synching Pink Floyd's 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon with the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard of Oz.
November 16-December 1: Fool House
December 7-22: A Country Christmas
December 14-29: Zombie Apocalypse Christmas 2012
Tickets range from $10-$12. For tickets and timetables, visit therosetheatreco.com. Performances take place at The Rose Theatre, 11838 Wurzbach, (210) 360-0004.