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Outrageous ‘House of Blue Leaves’ set for Texas State run

By Lauren A. Lamb
University News Service
November 14, 2008

House of Blue Leaves

Michael Amendola stars is Artie and Ashley Rhodes is Bananas in the Texas State production of ‘House of Blue Leaves.’ (Photo by Jordan Smith)

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University-San Marcos presents John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves Nov. 18-23.

Performances will be Nov. 18-22 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Nov. 23 in the University Performing Arts Center.

The House of Blue Leaves is an outrageous comedy about Artie, a zoo keeper who dreams of becoming a famous songwriter. In this ode to the American Dream, Artie’s quest for fame and fortune is thwarted by his crazy wife, an overbearing girlfriend, and a menagerie of other characters. The production is directed by Jay Jennings.

Admission is $10 for the general public and $7 for students with a Texas State ID. Tickets can be purchased at the University Box Office in the Theatre Center, located at the corner of Moon Street and University Drive and available by phone at (512) 245-2204.

For additional information, call (512) 245-2147.