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March 12, 2018

I sit here at my desk wondering how to put the words together that will give you some insight about the show, why it was picked and what we hope to accomplish.

As creative people, we live our lives and try to recreate them onstage for your entertainment. We live, we laugh, we love, we lose, and we cry.

When I read this script, I was immediately drawn to its...

March 12, 2018

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...

March 6, 2018

In Crimes of the Heart, the role of Doc Porter, the 30 year old, handsome, southern

accented gentleman was portrayed by Sam Shepard. The famous actor, director, and writer passed last year, but his rich character with kind eyes lives vibrantly in our very own Doc Porter, Austin Heps.

Heps took some time to tell us a little bit about himself.


Welcome to Stag...

February 21, 2018

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.

The upcoming production of Crimes of the...

January 3, 2018

When I was in third grade, I won my town's city-wide third grade spelling bee competition.  It was the coolest thing of my then-young life, and it was the first time I had won anything (a camera which used a flash cube!).  I'd been reading since I was two years old; I did paragraph-long reports on animals for extra credit in first grade; I was the kid who...

November 12, 2017

HOUSTON- (October 22, 2017) Stageworks Theatre is ringing in the holidays of the 2017-2018 season with the Christmas classic, A Christmas Story: The Musical, lyrics written by Pasek & Paul and based on the movie and book titled the same by Joseph Robinette.  The show is directed by Katie Harrison, with music direction by Sam Brown and choreography by...

July 13, 2017

HOUSTON- (May 31, 2017) Stageworks Theatre presents its final show of the 2016-2017 season, The Wizard of Oz,by L. Frank Baum, music and lyrics Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg.  Directed by Adam Delka the show will run July 28 - August 13, 2017 at The Berry Center.

Dorothy, feeling desperately misunderstood by everyone and threatened by a "wi...

March 13, 2017

- (March 2, 2017) Stageworks Theatre presents its sixth production of the season, "Peter and the Starcatcher", a play by Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker; based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Directed by Rachel Landon, the show runs April 28 - May 21 at The Garza Mainstage. Come see how friends become foes and how a young, mischievous boy...

November 11, 2016

Oliver! is the jaunty adaptation of Dicken's dark classic, penniless orphan Oliver who faces his nightmarish life with virtuous innocence. The show opens with the classic song "Food, Glorious Food," which highlights the deprived children of the Victorian-era workhouse dreaming about something to eat - other than gruel.  

Translation:  we needed a lot of fo...

October 4, 2016

A "little" show opens up this Friday. Do you have your tickets?  Here's a tiny bit of the fun to wet your pallet.

 Starring Taelon Stonecipher (Seymour), Kristen Malisewski (Audrey), and Taylor Fisher (Audrey 2).

Little Shop of Horrors at Stageworks runs October 7 - 30, 2016. Get your tickets today!

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