Theater and dance listings: June 8-14

June 7, 2017 GMT


Something Rotten: Comedic new musical set in the time of Shakespeare. Presented by Broadway at the Hobby Center. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; $30-$125; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 800-952-6560, thehobbycenter.org.

1984: Stage version of George Orwell’s dystopian novel. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, through June 17; $20-$30; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Stephen Trask’s cult transgender rock musical. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 11:59 p.m. Friday, additional performances through July 1; $20-$30; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org.

Freaky Friday: Musical about a daughter and mother switching bodies, based on the hit Disney films. Presented by the Alley Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, through July 2; $26-$119; 615 Texas; 713-220-5700, alleytheatre.org.

Cry Havoc: Stephan Wolfert’s one-man show exploring PTSD. Presented by 4th Wall Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; $23-$49, $10 for veterans; Studio 101, 1824 Spring; 832-786-1849, 4thwalltheatreco.com.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: Play adaptation of the classic western film. Presented by Stages Repertory Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, through June 25; 3201 Allen Parkway; $21-$65; 713-527-0123, stagestheatre.com.

Native Gardens: Play about a neighbor dispute by Karen Zacarías. Presented by Main Street Theater. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd.; $37-$42; 713-524-9196, mainstreettheater.com.

Across the Pond: Musical tribute to performers from the U.K. Presented by the Music Box Theater. 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 24; 2623 Colquitt; $27-$37; 713-522-7722, themusicboxtheater.com.


La Bayadère: Stanton Welch’s version of the historical classic about a temple dancer, her lover and a jealous princess has a Bollywood-inspired look by Peter Farmer but keeps intact the purity of the “Kingdom of the Shades” scene, revered for its vision of 24 ballerinas descending a ramp as they execute arabesques. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; additional performances through June 18; Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas; $25-$195; 713-227-2787, houstonballet.org.

Ad Deum Dance Company: “Amazing Grace,” works that promote compassion, forgiveness, healing and grace. 8 p.m. Friday, $15; and “Journey Back to Love,” dances about the transformative power of love, 8 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, $20; MATCH, 3400 Main; 713-521-4533, matchouston.org.

Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus: Society for the Performing Arts presents the reimagined turn-of-the-century circus spectacular by the producers of “The Illusionist,” featuring animal puppetry by the creatives of “Warhorse.” 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana; $33-$93; 713-227-4772, spahouston.org.