In Bud, Not Buddy, its 1936, the midst of the Great Depression and Bud is a boy who doesnt have a lot of choices. He can stay with an abusive foster family or he can hit the road and look for the man who might be his father. Bud doesnt have much to go on, just some clues his mom left him and the Bud Caldwells Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making A Better Liar Out of Yourself guidelines. Will it be enough? Hell find out. Bud, Not Buddy, which is recommended for children in fifth grade or above, won the Coretta Scott King Award for playwright Christopher Paul Curtis. 1 and 4 p.m. February 7, 14 and 21. Main Street Theater, 4617 Montrose. For information, call 713-524-9196 or visit www.mainstreettheater.com. $10 to $12.
Saturdays, 1 & 4 p.m. Starts: Feb. 7. Continues through Feb. 21, 2009