It’s not your typical day in Houston — nor in Texas for that matter, at least not for the performing arts.
It’s little more than a week away from the opening a new theater complex, one that comes with considerable architectural swagger, matched with its 41-year history of producing regionally renowned, and even nationally and internationally known, shows. (Think Bent, Always…Patsy Cline, Full Gallop, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change to The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Black Pearl Sings and The Marvelous Wonderettes.)
Stages Repertory Theatre — now rebranded as Stages — will unveil its $35-million theater complex, The Gordy, on Saturday, January 18.
Is it coincidental that its moniker – after quiet patrons supreme Glenda and Russell Gordy – is alliterative with game-changing, as in the game-changing Gordy?
Magnificent patrons: Tommy and Isla Reckling, Glenda and Russell Gordy, Sue and Lester…