2017-2018 10th Anniversary Events

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Sep 25, 2017 @7pm
A free lecture on Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw followed by light refreshments

Oct 4 through Oct 22, 2017
Classical Theatre Company returns to the great George Bernard Shaw for the first time since 2011.

Oct 30, 2017, 6:30 preshow, 8pm showtime
Come join us at CTC for an evening of spooky classical Halloween activities.

Nov 14, 2017, 6-9pm
10th Anniversary Dinner Celebration

December 18, 2017
Join us for a festive evening full of warmth and good cheer!
Preshow at 6pm; Performance at 8pm

Jan 29, 2018 @7pm
A free lecture on An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen followed by light refreshments

Feb 7 through Feb 25, 2018
Following the success of it two previous forays into the Norwegian master, Classical Theatre Company will produce Ibsen's An Enemy of the People.

Apr 2, 2018 @7pm
A free lecture on The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol followed by light refreshments

Apr 11 through Apr 29, 2018
A farce in the truest sense of the word, The Government Inspector follows the exploits of a small-town mayor and his cronies.

 

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Past Seasons

In our 2016-2017 season, CTC was honored to receive the American Theatre Wing’s prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award while bringing to the stage Chekhov’s The Bear & The Proposal, August Strindberg’s The Ghost Sonata, and the local premiere of Beaumarchais’ The Barber of Seville.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our productions in our eighth season saw us return to Henrik Ibsen with A Doll’s House, and the Greeks with The Birds. Plus, we were thrilled to offer Shakespeare’s Henry V on the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our first season at our home in Chelsea Market CTC produced our brand new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol. This was followed up with a Houston premiere of The Speckled Band: An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle himself, and lastly we produced the Houston premiere of Anton Chekhov’s dark comedy The Cherry Orchard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In a season of English masterpieces, CTC offered Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a Houston premiere of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, and Oscar Wilde’s eternal The Importance of Being Earnest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CTC kicked off our fifth season by rounding out the great early modern dramatists by presenting August Strindberg’s Miss Julie. This was followed by a Houston professional premiere of Alfred Jarry’s absurdist play Ubu Roi, and lastly a re-envisioning of our inaugural production of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CTC presented three productions in our fourth season including a return to French farce with Marivaux’s The Triumph of Love, a foray into one of the fathers of modern drama: Anton Chekhov with his play Uncle Vanya, and William Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our 2010-2011 season, we presented our take on Ibsen, Shaw and Shakespeare and a Reading Series that included Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens and The Doctor of Love by Moliere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our 2009-2010 Season, we presented One-Man Hamlet adapted from William Shakespeare and Tartuffe by Moliere Onstage, and Reading Series presentations of Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus, The Second Shepherd’s Play by Anonymous, and Cliziaby Niccolo Machiavelli.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In our 2008-2009 season, we presented Shylock, the Jew of Venice adapted from William Shakespeare Onstage, and Reading Series presentations of Benedictus by Motti Lerner,The Second Shepherd’s Play by Anonymous, and The Triumph of Love by Pierre de Marivaux.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading Series

Watch our 90 second video on our Annual reading Series with Artistic Director John Johnston.