NTA’s will open its 38th Season with The 39 Steps, directed by Keith Marrocco. Patrick Barlow’s comedy is a spoof on the Alfred Hitchcock film and John Buchan novel of the same name. The show features four actors playing all the roles in the story with many other Hithcock references thrown in to delight the audience.
August 7th - 8th 2023
September 22nd - October 8th
The theme for this year’s Lanterns & Legends event is Faces Behind the Facades and will feature historical Navasota residents whose names appear on the building facades in historic downtown Navasota. Lanterns & Legends is written by local residents, Mavis and Gary Anderson and Mark Taylor, and directed by Joyce Yorek. The event features live actors who bring to life historic residents from Navasota’s past.
Featured residents this year will include J.T. Lott, Dr. Alfred Ketchum, Maurine Chinski, Mattie Bookman Craig, and other last names from yesteryear that are still visible downtown, revealing the faces and stories behind those names on the building facades.
October 26th - 28th & 29th at Oakland Cemetery
Sunday, October 29th at 2pm at Sunny Furman Theatre
The indoor version is created for those who have mobility issues. You will still experience the History and meet the Characters without all the walking.
An O. Henry Christmas will fill the NTA stage for the holidays, written by Howard Burman and Directed by Mark Taylor. The show features a group of down-on-theirluck characters camped out on a railroad spur for Christmas Eve 1893. A mysterious stranger appears and helps the group enact several O. Henry stories, including Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen, One Thousand Dollars, The Last Leaf, The Gift of the Magi.
October 9th - 10th 2023
December 7th - 17th 2023
For the winter show, NTA will produce Eurydice, written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Kathryn Sutton. The play is a modern-day retelling of the classic story of Orpheus, the greatest musician in the world, and his wife, Eurydice.
December 18th - 19th 2023
February 9th - 25th 2024
NTA’s spring production will feature two different one-act plays by James McLure, directed by Jim Lawrence. The first act features three actresses on a front porch set in Maynard, Texas in the play, Laundry and Bourbon. Act two will feature three actors in a Texas backyard for the play Lone Star. Both shows feature comedic scripts that deal with the timeless themes of friendship, loyalty, and dealing with life’s surprises.
February 26th - 27th 2023
April 19th - May 5th 2024