Small season of performing arts theater intended to challenge thoughts, focusing on important social issues – Houston Public Media

4th Wall Theater presents “Between Riverside and Crazy”, June 4, 2022

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As we continue to highlight Houston theater, we’re focusing on smaller, local, and community theaters to preview what they have to come this summer and in their upcoming season.

With a long list of great theaters to present, the 4th Wall Theater is a longtime Houston theater group that will present its final week of play from Between Riverside and Crazy this Saturday, a stage performance that promises a lot of fun.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company seeks to challenge audiences and theater artists by creating and performing bold, innovative and new theatrical works during their season, while bringing young writers from across the country to present plays to help end gun violence.

Then there’s the Miller Outdoor Theater Juneteenth: the journey to freedom. This performance will be filled with dramatic visuals, live music, storytelling and dancing – telling the story of African Americans from 1865 to today and their journey to celebrating freedom.

Many other theaters and performing arts journals, including the Express Children’s Theater, also make for a great conversation about the performing arts in this episode, as we take recommendations from our listeners on shows that affect them. most.


Doni Wilson

  • Houston Chronicle Theater Review
  • Professor of English at Houston Baptist University

Philippe Lehl

  • 4th Wall Theater Company Co-Founder, Artistic Director

Jennifer Decker

  • Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Founder and Artistic Director

Cissy Segall Davis

  • General Manager at Miller Outdoor Theater

Tim Fried-Fiorid

  • Express Children’s Theatre, General Manager

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