2017-18 Our 27th Season!
MAGIC, MYSTERY AND HISTORY!
Express productions and storytelling events tour to schools, day care centers, churches and hospitals all over south Texas, with public shows at select theaters around town. Stay tuned for dates and locations for our public shows!
Let’s Make A Play Together!
Miller Outdoor Theatre, Thursday, October 26th, at 11am!
Taking suggestions from the audience, the Express Improv Players create an entirely original play on the spot. An excellent way to teach kids the fundamentals of storytelling and the power of the imagination. Conceived by Tim Fried-Fiori and Lauren Hance. Directed by Tim Fried-Fiori
The Adventures of Santa Claus
Touring Nov 27 – Dec 23, 2017
Back by popular demand!
An original holiday musical based on the classic by L. Frank Baum (The Wizard of Oz) about a young boy named Santa who discovers his mission to bring Joy to the World. Complete with singing elves, dancing reindeer and more Holiday Cheer than you can shake a candy cane at! Adapted by Tim Fried-Fiori.
Our 2016 Hit is Back!
Freedom Train: A Celebration of Black History
Touring Feb 1 – March 30, 2018
A family escapes a plantation in Texas along the Underground Railroad to Mexico in 1844. Based on true events. An excellent kid-friendly play about slavery, American history and the journey to freedom. Written by Celeste Bedford Walker and Tim Fried-Fiori.
A World Premier !
THE NEW CLOWN IN TOWN
Touring April 17 – Aug 18, 2018
The newest resident of Clown Town just happens to be in a wheelchair – but is he funny enough to be accepted into Clown College? A madcap comedy written for Express by disability rights activist and author, Mike Ervin.
Available all year!
30 minute one-person interactive shows for kids pre-K to 3rd in groups of 50 or less. Includes a Q & A with kids and a group photo with the performer. Our Storytellers deliver high energy performances that directly engage kids and teach valuable lessons.
Aztec Princess (Bilingual English/Spanish)
Classic Mexican fables told by a time-traveling Princess. Loads of fun and directly involves kids in the action. Can be done in Spanish, Spanish/English or English, depending on the audience.
A musical tale from Tanzania about a lonely little girl who magically turns kitchen gourds into her brothers and sisters and then learns valuable lessons in how to treat others.
The Battle of Toothtown (A Super True Tale about Dental Hygiene)
A wacky dentist takes kids on a wild adventure inside an imaginary mouth that’s never been properly brushed. Featuring a villain named Plaque and an interactive demonstration of proper brushing techniques.
The Beaver and The Badger: A Bullying Tail
Beatriz Badger cooks up a plan to get even with a bully named Bobby Beaver, but the plan winds up bullying her best friend instead. A kid-friendly story about how to handle bullying.
The Big Bad Wolf Tells All
A misunderstood Hairy Beast with bad allergies (hence all the huffing and puffing) tells his side of the story about the three little pigs and what it’s like to be feared because you look different. Besides, he’s a vegetarian!
Hansel and Gretel: A Bewitching Story About Stranger Danger
When Hansel and Gretel disobey their parents and runs off in the woods, they learn a valuable lesson about Stranger Danger from a hungry Witch with mischief on her mind.