In 2011, Bruce Joel Rubin (who’d been the movie’s screenwriter) wrote the book and lyrics for the musical with additional music and lyrics by Dave Stewart (half of the Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (co-writer on Jagged Little Pill). Douglas said many people have told him they like watching it live better, especially to see how the illusions — fairly easy to carry out in a movie — work on stage and the special effects employed as a person walks through a door.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Through February 23. Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. For information call 713-315-2525 or visit thehobbycenter.org. $30 to $112.15.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 2:30 & 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Starts: Feb. 18. Continues through Feb. 23, 2014