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Current Events

Fringe Dance Festival: A showcase of dance in the boarder land

Jun 22-Jun 23, 2019

SAT JUNE 22 | 8:00 PM
SUN JUNE 23 | 2:30 PM

The Dance Eclectic (formerly known as Mesilla Valley Dance Collective) from Las Cruces is bringing a creative and collaborative dance showcase to the Black Box Theater on June 22nd and 23rd, 2019. The dance company has brought pieces from past and future shows along with guests from El Paso, Las Cruces, and the surrounding area. The Dance Eclectic is excited to have Human Nature Contemporary Ballet back this year and Tumbleweed Collective, both from El Paso. They will also welcome their host studio HD2 Hip Hop Studio from Las Cruces this year.
The idea for Fringe Dance Festival (formerly known as Dancing in the Desert) was originally started by Black Box Theater owner Ceil Herman who wanted to have more dance performances in her theater. It allows companies like The Dance Eclectic to showcase pieces from previous shows that have not been seen in many years. It will also preview of a piece from the upcoming The Dance Eclectic show in February choreographed by Morgan Rivera. There will also be a collaboration between The Dance Eclectic and their host studio HD2 Hip Hop Studio that will stretch both groups dancing ability..
This show has been collaboratively created and choreographed by The Dance Eclectic as well as the other companies that will be participating.

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Weighing In

Jul 12-Jul 21, 2019

FRI JULY 12 and 19 | 8:00 PM
SAT JULY 13 and 20| 8:00 PM
SUN JULY 14 and 21| 2:30 PM
THR JULY 18| 7:00 PM

Weight. Why does the occupation of our physical space hijack our mental health ? Weighing In delves into the expectations & critical judgment comparison renders. [ ... more ]

Pirates of Penzance

Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso

Aug 03-Aug 04, 2019

FRI AUG 2 | 7:30 PM
SAT AUG 3 | 8:00 PM
SUN AUG 4 | 2:30 PM

NOTE: Friday and Saturday start times are different than Normal

The Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso presents the popular operetta "The Pirates of Penzance," directed by Stephanie Conwell. [ ... more ]

The Mrs. Wheatland Pageant

By Lisa Wagner Erickson Directed by Ceil Herman

Sep 06-Sep 22, 2019

FRI SEPT 6, 13, 20 | 8:00 PM
SAT SEPT 7, 14, 21 | 8:00 PM
SUN SEPT 15, 21 | 2:30 PM
THR SEPT 14 | 7:00 PM

A rollicking comedy where nostalgic sitcom fantasies, strange fertility regimens, and gender norms collide in one woman's search for certainty in a world that is anything but.
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Boy Gets Girl

By Rebecca Gilman Directed by Autumn Gieb

Oct 18-Nov 03, 2019

FRI OCT 18, 25, and NOV 1| 8:00 PM
SAT OCT 19, 26, and NOV 2 21 | 8:00 PM
SUN OCT 27, and NOV 315, 21 | 2:30 PM
THR OCT 31 | 7:00 PM

Boy Gets Girl uses the story of what happens when a blind date turns into a living nightmare to examine stalking, sexism and the nature of the idea of romantic pursuit. [ ... more ]

Surviving Your Family at Christmas

By William Missouri Downs Directed by Ceil Herman

Dec 06-Dec 23, 2019

FRI DEC 6, 13, and 20| 8:00 PM
SAT DEC 7, 14, 21 | 8:00 PM
SUN DEC 15, 23| 2:30 PM
THR DEC 19 | 7:00 PM

A Christmas comedy by the author of Cockeyed, Mad Gravity, Seagulls in a Cherry Tree, and Headsets, all popular NSTC productions. [ ... more ]

The Killing Game

By Eugene Ionesco Directed by Marissa Bond

Jan 24-Feb 09, 2020

FRI JAN 24, 31, and FEB 7| 8:00 PM
SAT JAN 25, and FEB 1, 8| 8:00 PM
SUN FEB 2, 9| 2:30 PM
THR FEB 6 18 | 7:00 PM

The Killing Game takes a piercing, frighteningly funny look at the proclivity of a small, previously comfortable community to gossip, paranoia, hypocrisy, and opportunism in the face of crisis [ ... more ]

Bosoms and Neglect

By John Guare Directed by Monte H. Wright

Mar 06-Mar 22, 2020

FRI MAR 6, 13, 20| 8:00 PM
SAT MAR 7, 14, 21| 8:00 PM
SUN MAR 15, 22| 2:30 PM
THR MAR 19 | 7:00 PM

A brilliant and biting study of modern mores by our theatre's most inventive and inspired satirist. " - sophisticated humor - screamingly clever, sharp and jet-set." - NY Post. [ ... more ]

The Majestic Kid

By Mark Medoff Directed by Ceil Herman

Apr 17-May 03, 2020

FRI APR 17, 24, and MAY 1| 8:00 PM
SAT APR 18, 25, and MAY 2| 8:00 PM
SUN APR 26, and MAY 3| 2:30 PM
THR APR 30 | 7:00 PM

A highly imaginative and skillfully constructed fantasy which follows the trials and tribulations of two young social activists as they confront the destructive greed and rampant commercialism that threaten to subvert the Old West of romantic legend into an ugly parody of "progress and prosperity."
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Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt, Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey Directed by Nikka Ziemer

Jun 05-Jun 21, 2020

FRI JUNE 5, 12, 19| 8:00 PM
SAT JUNE 6, 13, 20| 8:00 PM
SUN JUNE 14, 21| 2:30 PM
THR JUNE 18 | 7:00 PM

Next to Normal is an American rock musical which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama [ ... more ]


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