Embrace life’s passion and humor in Live Oak’s six play subscription season. Come with us. We’ll tilt at windmills, walk the delicate balance, break the rules, fight the beast, and laugh our way down along the Brazos. From powerful musicals and thought provoking dramas, to side-splitting comedy and time tested classics, Live Oak Theatre does it best.

1997-1998 Season

Sept.5 – Oct.12, 1997
Amy Stinson in
Man of La Mancha
by Dale Wasserman
A prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, Miguel de Cervantes plays out his classic tale of "Don Quixote" in order to escape the brutal persecution of his fellow inmates. The musical score contains "Man of La Mancha" and "The Impossible Dream."
Oct.24 – Nov.16, 1997
Janelle Buchanan and
Woody Skaggs in
A Delicate Balance
by Edward Albee

Recently revived on Broadway with great success, this Pulitzer Prize winning drama examines the disintegration of love by default. It is filled with humor and compassion and touched with poetry.
Jan.9 – Feb.8, 1998
Tom Parker and
Billy Harden in
I’m Not Rappaport
by Herb Gardner

This Tony award winning play is one of Live Oak’s signature productions from our 1988-89 season. It is an outstanding life-affirming comedy that will make you laugh and cry.

Feb.20 – Mar.15, 1998
Boni Hester in
Beast on the Moon
by Richard Kalinoski

This powerful drama will challenge artists and audiences alike. It explores one couple’s struggle for release from the bonds of past tragedy.

Mar.27 – Apr.26, 1998
Jill Parker-Jones in
Down Along the Brazos
by Ellsworth Schave

Winner of Live Oak’s Larry L. King award for Best Play by a Texas Playwright, this comedy has the warm, humorous qualities of past Live Oak hits like A Texas Romance and Bosque County, Texas.

May 8 – June 7, 1998
"To Be Announced"

It’s our job to bring the hottest new plays to you. Whether it’s the world premiere of a new work like The Dead Presidents’ Club or a newly released show fresh from Broadway, we promise it will be worth the wait.

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