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San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

The board of directors of the Overtime Theatre announced on January 6 that local actor, writer and director Jade Esteban Estrada will take the helm as the organization’s artistic director. Estrada succeeds William Razavi who resigned in November. The Overtime Theatre opened its doors in 2007. According to its website, it “produces works with an

Broadway Classic ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Set to Open at Woodlawn Theatre

If you hadn’t noticed, the 1964 madcap musical Hello, Dolly! returned to the stage in grand fashion last year thanks to a multi-Tony-winning Broadway revival starring Bette Midler (and later Bernadette Peters) as vivacious matchmaker and “professional meddler” Dolly Gallagher Levi. Penned by 87-year-old Broadway legend Jerry Herman (Mame, La Cage aux Folles) and late

Sister Act is Woodlawn Theatre’s Latest Production

After a stellar presentation of Pippin back in February,  the Woodlawn Theatre has unveiled its latest production, Sister Act, a “divine musical comedy.” Based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith, the musical tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (Rebekah Williams) who is put into protective custody at a convent after

Woodlawn Theatre Presents ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

This holiday season the Woodlawn Theatre presents the biblical saga of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat directed by William McCrary and Michelle Pietre Originally presented as a twenty minute “pop cantata” in 1968 for a private boy’s school performance, the musical would go on to become a popular production on Broadway. With music and

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Latrice Royale Leads Greg Hinojosa’s Latest ‘Rocky Horror’ Remix

Decades before the dawn of RuPaul’s Drag Race, British playwright Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show challenged the status quo and championed a similar message of self-acceptance. Both the Logo reality series and the 1973 musical transcended their early cult status to become icons of pop culture. In 2012, director Greg Hinojosa, then with the

‘Memphis’ in Full Swing at the Woodlawn

Set amid racial tension in 1950s-era Tennessee, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a white high-school-dropout-turned-radio-DJ (played here by Brian Hodges) who falls in love with Felicia Farrell, a black R&B singer (played by Marie Warren Bunch). After seeing Felicia perform at Delray’s, an underground nightclub, Huey’s determined to make Felicia a star by spinning her record on