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Fall Arts Preview

Fall Arts Preview: Theater

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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.

The Playhouse
2012-2013 Season
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.

Fall Arts Guide
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  • Fall Arts Preview: Festivals, food, drink & outdoor fun Oktoberfest. One of the most popular expressions of German kultur is Oktoberfest, a two-week long party filled with beer, polkas, and piles of food. Founded in... | 9/26/2012
  • Fall Arts Preview: Performance PERFORMANCE, DANCE, & MORE. Ballet San Antonio 2012-2013 Season. October 26-28: Dracula. Ballet San Antonio leaps from the depths of Transylvania to the... | 9/26/2012
  • Fall Arts Preview: Theater Cadillac Broadway in San Antonio 2012-2013 Season, October 23-28: Catch Me If You Can. Cadillac brings the magic of Broadway back to the Majestic with... | 9/26/2012
  • Fall Arts Preview: Theater Cadillac Broadway in San Antonio 2012-2013 Season, October 23-28: Catch Me If You Can. Cadillac brings the magic of Broadway back to the Majestic with... | 9/26/2012
  • 90 days of music: Fall CD Releases SEPTEMBER 25: Mumford and Sons, No Doubt, Deadmau5, Chris James, Cypress Hill, and a collaboration between Yoko Ono and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and... | 9/26/2012
  • 90 days of music: The best fall music to hear and see SEPTEMBER 28: Bombasta, Las Cafeteras (L.A.), Los Nahuatlatos at the official grand opening of the new Boneshakers... | 9/26/2012
  • Three recommended films confirmed for San Antonio October 5: Chicken with Plums. An imported delicacy that, though marinated in weltschmerz, manages to be more savory than cloying. From Marjane Satrapi and... | 9/26/2012
  • Movies that will (or should) come to SA this fall Typically, the movies opening in San Antonio have already opened elsewhere first, thanks to that strange studio policy that mistakes our fair city... | 9/26/2012
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