The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “House of Blue Leaves,” by John Guare. Performances are scheduled starting Dec. 4.
“House of Blue Leaves” tells the story of Artie Shaugnessy, a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zoo-keeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, playing his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York where he lives with his wife, Bananas.
“Artie's old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn holds the key to Artie's dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises. But like many dreams, this promise of glory evaporates amid the chaos of ordinary lives,” said Cash Carpenter, professor of Drama at LSC-North Harris.
Nightly performances will take place Wednesday, December 4 through Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, December 8, the play will conclude with a 2 p.m. matinee show.
Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students, faculty and seniors. Group discounts are available. Reservations are recommended. The performances will take place in the LSC-North Harris Arena Theater (ACAD-142), located in the Academic Building at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas.
Call 281.765.7963 for reservations, or visit LoneStar.edu/arts-nharris for more information and a complete listing of the college’s upcoming fine arts events. The LSC-North Harris Division of Fine Arts offers a variety of concerts, theatrical productions, art exhibitions and lectures, workshops and more throughout the year.
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.