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T3 Announces Fall Virtual Lineup

Theatre Three has two virtual theater experiences this fall, including Halloween-themed plays by local writers, and the return of DGDG's Bippy Bobby Boo Show.



published Friday, August 21, 2020

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It Came from Theatre Three

 

This just in from Theatre Three:

 

Something spine-chilling this way comes… in the form of a new virtual offering from Theatre Three to replace The Rocky Horror Show. Theatre Three has commissioned four local playwrights; Jonathan Norton, Blake Hackler, Nicole Neely and The Drama Club to contribute short, frightening pieces to be produced virtually in one jam-packed program with two very distinguished hosts to keep things moving along. Directed by Theatre Three Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt and Associate Artistic Director Christie Vela, It Came from Theatre Three will be performed and designed to work within the necessary current social distancing restrictions. Streaming access codes are only $15 and are available for purchase at www.Theatre3Dallas.com.

“The idea for It Came from Theater Three really came out of practicality,” says Vela. “Because we’re having to watch every single penny, we chose to retell classic tales from urban legends/myths/folklore which are all in the public domain. We knew we needed help writing them and because Jeffrey and I love our local playwrights, we decided ‘Why don’t we commission a few of our colleagues to write original scary tales instead!’”

“It will be similar in that in order to keep performers safe, they will be recorded individually,” Schmidt continues. “Their performances will be edited together. Aesthetically, part of the show might look a lot like our production of The Immigrant. However, that has now become our baseline. We learned a lot. Now it's time to build on those lessons and maybe break some of our own creative rules!”

Are we bringing back the critically acclaimed variety Halloween special courtesy of Danielle Georgiou Dance Group? You better boo-lieve it! Bippy Bobby is BACK with The Bippy Bobby Boo Show: 2020 Call-in Special. Tickets are $15 and also available for purchase at www.Theatre3Dallas.com. Keep an eye out for specials to see both Halloween offerings for a special scare-tacular price!

Patrons will purchase virtual tickets for streaming. Tickets for each performance are limited! Consider each viewing opportunity as a performance that begins at the published time. Videos must be accessed within 30 minutes of the start times for each show. In addition to the streamed performance, viewers will be provided with a digital version of a traditional performance program. Plus, Theatre Three will host talkbacks on Facebook following the evening performances on October 19, October 23, and before the performance on October 31. (www.facebook.com/theatre3dallas

 

It Came from Theatre Three

Conceived by Christie Vela & Jeffrey Schmidt

Plays by Jonathan Norton, Blake Hackler, Nicole Neely and The Drama Club

Join our two haunted hosts for an evening of old school scary fun featuring short plays written by Dallas playwrights, commissioned by and filmed at our very own Theatre Three and presented in a story anthology format.

 

Monday, October 19 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 PM

Friday, October 23 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 24 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, October 25 at 2:30 PM

Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00 PM

Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 PM

Friday, October 30 at 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 31 at 2:30 PM

Saturday, October 31 at 8:00 PM

Sunday, November 1 at 2:30 PM

 

The Danielle Georgiou Dance Group’s

The Bippy Bobby Boo Show: 2020 Call-in Special

Written by Justin Locklear & Danielle Georgiou

Directed by Danielle Georgiou

 

The ghosts of Theatre Three are back!! Coming this October, spend an evening, or 6, with a new live show each night! Commemorating the scariest year ever, THE BIPPY BOBBY BOO SHOW: 2020 CALL-IN SPECIAL will be full of glitz, gags, and glamorous ghosts! After spending a glorious run with live audiences, the ghosts have become stir-crazy in the theatre without a show going on! Instead of waiting for audiences to return in person, the ghosts will be haunting the internet with this live-streamed interactive event! Do you have a joke for Bippy Bobby? Join the tradition and call in with your favorite Halloween humor! Want to give Bippy a piece of your mind? Ring the Halloween hotline and howl! Get your tickets for this wild internet extravaganza and come join in the fun! Bonus: Bippy will be hosting an Election Day special that you don't want to miss!

 

Friday, October 23 at 10:00 PM

Saturday, October 24 at 10:00 PM

Thursday, October 29 at 9:30 PM

Friday, October 30 at 10:00 PM

Saturday, October 31 at 10:00 PM

Tuesday, November 3 at 7:30 PM Thanks For Reading




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T3 Announces Fall Virtual Lineup
Theatre Three has two virtual theater experiences this fall, including Halloween-themed plays by local writers, and the return of DGDG's Bippy Bobby Boo Show.
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