It turns out that when you lock up artists and don't let them work on theatre, they find something to do! While the theatre Board of Directors is hard at work determining our plans for summer and next season, our artists are finding other ways to stay busy.
You've heard us bragging about our new Theatre Administration and Academy Director. Well, now is your chance to catch her on stage. She sat down to teach us a little more about herself. We think you'll love getting to know her.
I know you're relatively new to Stageworks, serving as the Theatre Administration and Academy Director! Congrats on that. H...
Who is that guy? I see him in everything. And he's good. And he always looks different.
Of course! You're talking about our very own Adam Harkay, whose greata talent lands him on our stage quite frequently. In Crimes of the Heart, Adam plays Bartlett, a young Mississippi attorney. Learn a little about what Adam does backstage.
Following an icon like Sissy Spacek in a role can be daunting. The 1986 movie, Crimes of the Heart did feature Spacek, and Stageworks' veteran, Kristen Malisewski takes on the role of Babe with a rich elegance, normally only seen on professional stages.
She took a few minutes to get to know us.
Kristen, we've seen you on the Stageworks stage for quite...
Many remember Jessica Lange in Crimes of the Heart in 1986. She played Meg Magrath, the middle Magrath sister who moved to Hollywood to become a singer. Well, did you know that Jessica Lange was pregnant during the filming of the movie? The baby was her now ex-partner, Sam Shepard’s, who was a co-star in the film.
Stageworks Theatre is a hub of activity with the buzzing of action required to mount 96 main stage shows per year and countless academy shows for our students. In addition to the regular summer pace, something a little new is folded into the action this year - a workshop production of Billy Reed, the Musical, by Casey Carmody.
After more than a decade of being Houston Family Arts Center, our ongoing evolution inspired us to change to a name that would better reflect our mission. On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, I thank you for your patronage on this exciting day, a day that marks the expansion of our audiences, our programming and the experiences our theatre provi...