Published on: September 01, 2010
Lone Star College-Tomball has selected a variety of productions for the upcoming 2010-2011 theater season that will have the audience laughing out loud. Several of the productions chosen have won various awards in the theater community.
The line-up includes Lend Me a Tenor, a non-stop laughing comedy; Nunsense, a zany musical; Bus Stop, a humorous story that shows us how to find the beauty in the humanity around us; and Little Shop of Horrors, a toe-tapping rock musical.This yearís program will also feature a series of student-directed one act plays.
The opening production, Lend Me a Tenor runs October 14-16, 2010. The comedy, by Ken Ludwig, focuses on a night in September of 1934 when a world famous tenor is set to perform at the opera gala season opener in Cleveland. Through a hilarious series of mishaps, this farce spins out of control onstage and off.
Next up is the fall musical, NUNSENSE by Dan Goggin. This hilarious international hit musical has been updated with new jokes, additional lyrics, two new arrangements and a brand new song. The zany musical chronicles the fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters accidently poisoned by the convent cook. NUNSENSE runs November 18-20, 2010.
After the winter break, the line-up continues with Bus Stop by William Inge. The beautiful story about five weary travelers who have to hole up in a roadside diner during a snowstorm in Kansas City. This poignant story was chosen to be the entry into the Texas Community College Speech and Theater Association State Play Festival. Check it out February 24-26, 2011.
In April 2011, come out and see one act plays written and directed by Lone Star College-Tomball students.
Finally, the last production of the season is one of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, Little Shop of Horrors. Written by Howard Ashman and composed Alan Menken, itís a story about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood poised for global domination.This production will run July 15-18, 2011.
Individual tickets for non-musical performances are $10 for general admission, $8 for students, seniors and LSC employees. Musical performances are $15 for general admission and $12 for students, seniors and LSC employees.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting Sherri White, program coordinator for theatre/fine arts at LSC-Tomball, at (281) 357-3654 or Sherri.R.White@LoneStar.edu.
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, Lone Star College System is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.