From actors to designers, directors to technicians, the city's brightest talent gets its due.
The setup: Who else in Houston are you going to trust to do justice to the creepy dysfunction and blasted-earth absurdity of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett, than that theater company of raging imagination and utter theatricality, Catastrophic? If Waiting for Godot (1952) is his maste ... More >>
Playwright Joel Orr strings together insects, lunch and creationism
Local collective puts together more performances than you could shake a fist at
Joel Orr revisits the origins of his perverse puppetry
Puppet maker takes the stage, leaves Pinocchio at home
A group of local puppeteers show off their latest, strangest works
Mildred's Umbrella and Bobbindoctrin deliver a bitter, deliciously dark production
A deadly virus takes center stage in Bobbindoctrin's flea-bitten Danse Macabre II: The Consummate Host
Bobbindoctrin and IBP satirize the life of the "artist"
Like-minded performance groups make double trouble
Bobbindoctrin's savage wit returns in The Crime
An art mag has big ideas but a tiny circulation
Puppets of The Mauist make a zany pursuit toward their gods
Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre
Speaking in the clichés of language-study tapes, the characters in The Danube mourn the loss of life's poetry
Corruption of the Species
May 14 - 20, 1998
Bobbindoctrin makes one thing perfectly clear -- puppets aren't just for kids anymore.