PUZZLES, POTIONS AND
POETRY IN MOTION!
Express productions tour to schools, day care and community centers, churches, libraries and hospitals all over south Texas. Our 45-minute shows include Q&A, class photo with the actors and TEKS-aligned study guide. Great for pre-K through 5th!
THE POWER OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING
We also do public shows at various venues around town. Stay tuned for details!
Back by popular demand!
FREEDOM TRAIN – COMPLETED
Sept 10 – Oct 30, 2018
A true tale about Texan, Mexican and African History!
A family escapes a plantation in Texas along the Underground Railroad to Mexico in 1844. Teaches history, resiliency and empathy. Written by Celeste Bedford Walker and Tim Fried-Fiori, Directed by Eboni Bell
LET’S MAKE A PLAY TOGETHER! – COMPLETED
ONE SHOW ONLY! October 25, 2018, 11am
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Taking suggestions from the audience, the Express Improv Players create an entirely original play on the spot. An excellent way for kids to learn the fundamentals of storytelling and the power of the imagination. Conceived by Tim Fried-Fiori and Lauren Hance. Directed by Tim Fried-Fiori.
All seats free – no reservations! CLICK FOR MILLER INFO!
A World Premier!
SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER
Dec 1 – Dec 23, 2018 (Previews Nov 26-30)
A toe-tapping new musical about a brave girl who teams up with Santa to undo the Winter Witch’s wintry spell. Holiday singalongs and warmhearted messages teach teamwork, problem-solving and the power of generosity. Written and directed by Tim Fried-Fiori.
A World Premier !
RHYME AND REASON: A CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY
Feb 1 – March 30, 2019
Music, dance and poetry celebrating black history from ancient Africa to modern day Houston. Created with Houston’s Poet Laureate, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton and the Houston VIP Slam Poets. Teaches language skills, geography, history and the value of self-expression. CLICK TO BOOK Rhyme and Reason!
A Hip Hop Musical!
ALI BABA AND THE 40 THIEVES
May 1 – Aug 18, 2018
A Hip Hop musical based on the Arabian classic! A boy learns about honesty the hard way when he steals from thieves. Teaches personal responsibility, self-awareness and the consequences of making choices. CLICK TO BOOK Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves!
PRICES FOR PLAYS
Audience up to 400: $595
2 Back-to-Back Performances: $995
Recommended for all ages
*Locations outside Greater Houston are subject to additional travel fees.
Available all year!
30 minute one-person interactive shows for kids pre-K to 3rd in groups of 75 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.
A musical tale from Tanzania about how to treat others.
The Beaver and The Bunny: A Bullying Tail
How to deal with bullies and not become one yourself.
The Banana Bean Circus
The tricks of healthy eating taught by a real circus performer!
Mindfulness for Kids
Techniques for calming the mind and soothing the heart.
Songs from Around the World
A bird goes in search of the world’s most beautiful song.
Trouble in Tooth Town (Special Rates Apply)
A wacky dentist teaches kids about dental health.