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Technicolor Experience: Panel Discussion
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

Technicolor Experience: Panel Discussion

This panel discussion will revolve around the theme of artificial intelligence, a topic explored in Black Flag Theatre Company’s regional premiere of “Uncanny Valley” at Cox Playhouse in Downtown Plano. The playwright, Thomas Gibbons, will be on the panel, along with thought leaders from Capital One.

The Technicolor Experience, presented by Capital One, showcases artists’ inspiration through innovation via unique exhibitions that combine artistry with technology.

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Reefer Madness: The Musical
Apr
14
to Apr 29

Reefer Madness: The Musical

In 1936, an anti-drug propaganda film called Reefer Madness was released, portraying the disasters that ensue when some teenagers decide to try “marihuana” — otherwise known as the devil’s drug. In the 1970s, the film was rediscovered and became a cult classic due to its over-the-top portrayal of the alleged dangers of smoking weed, which include death, destruction, madness and … [gasp!] jazz. Inspired by the original film, this tongue-in-cheek musical comedy takes the fun to a “higher” level, memorializing the melodrama in songs that range from Broadway-style show-stoppers to swing tunes. It would be a big mistake to (puff, puff) pass on this Art Centre Theatre production of Reefer Madness: The Musical. Age 18 and older, please.

Special performance at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 20th! Runs three weekends at the Art Centre Theatre, April 14 – 29. Tickets available here.

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Apr
14
to Apr 30

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Nothing is sacred in this raucous send-up of small town vice, politics, and religion. Welcome to the best, ah, "pleasure palace" in the great state of Texas, the Chicken Ranch (in business since the mid-1800s!). This crazy look into the inner workings of Miss Mona's bordello and her panoply of patrons - mayors, senators, governors ... entire football teams, along with the machinations of the ever-watchful Watchdog, who doggedly uses his righteous television cameras to try and expose the institution, is a laugh a minute with some clever and catchy tunes. Dance a little sidestep to Art Centre Theatre! 

Mature content. 

$15. ACT member discounts apply if you buy in advance using their online system. Tickets available here.
 

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Let It Be Me
Apr
7
to Apr 30

Let It Be Me

Theatre Britain presents this Carey Jane Hardy play.  Amy cares for her Aunt Sylvia who has Alzheimer’s.  She is so devoted to her aunt that she finds herself seriously tested when she meets and falls in love with Gregory.  So begins a touching love story in which Amy begins to see that a different, happier life is possible.  Runs April 7-30 at the Cox Building Playhouse.   Tickets available online at Theatre Britain Tickets.  Rated PG.

Fridays at 8:00 pm
Saturdays at 2:30 pm and 8:00 pm
Sundays at 2:30 pm

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