Vicki Riba Koestler’s Stop Mart, about a married couple on a trip who find themselves trapped inside a convenience store, starts things off on Friday. Mackenzie Jahnke’s Life, about characters dealing with the loss of a true love, is set for Saturday. The final day of the event, Sunday, features a double-header with Barbara Lhota’s Echo, the story of a facilitator providing an autistic teen with questionable therapy, and Keelay Gipson’s Guest Lecture, which follows a young woman who returns home from college to spend Christmas with her two dads. Each performance is followed by a discussion with the playwright, director and cast.
University of Houston, 3400 Calhoun. For a full schedule, call 832‑582-0661 or visit landingtheatre.org. Free.
Fri., March 7, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., March 8, 5 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 7:30 p.m., 2014