$10 for Theater Outing to "Motel Tropicana: An Adult Series of Short No-Tells" at Obsidian Art Space (Up to $20 Value)

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10 short, edgy plays by 10 writers performed in theater named 2011’s Best New Arts Venue

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Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Redeem on day of event for a ticket at Obsidian Art Space. Must be 17 or older. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Obsidian Art Space. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to Obsidian Art Space. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Obsidian Art Space current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Parking not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Ancient Greeks laid the foundations for contemporary theater by composing the first plays and stealing the first Tony Awards from Mount Olympus. Celebrate theatrical progress with today’s GrouponLive deal to see “Motel Tropicana: An Adult Series of Short No-Tells” at Obsidian Art Space in Houston Heights. For $10, you get one ticket for general-admission seating in the theater’s middle section, which is reserved for Groupon customers (up to a $20 value). Student tickets are regularly $10. All performances begin at 8 p.m., the lobby doors open at 7 p.m., and seating begins after 7:40 p.m. Audience members must be 17 or older. Choose from the following dates:

  • Thursday, January 19
  • Friday, January 20
  • Saturday, January 21
  • Thursday, January 26
  • Friday, January 27
  • Saturday, January 28
  • Thursday, February 2
  • Friday, February 3
  • Saturday, February 4<p>

Flatironing a corner in historic Houston Heights, Obsidian Art Space was cofounded by Leighza Walker and Tom Stell, whose artistic prowess spurred the Houston Press to herald the theater as 2011’s Best New Arts Venue. The company stays true to its dedication to new work with “Motel Tropicana: An Adult Series of Short No-Tells,” 10 short, edgy plays written by 10 scribes from around the country, all taking place under the seedy roof of a motel. Tension slowly tightens its vice in Piercing the Skin, and an array of twisted, yet colorful characters fill out the rest of the vignettes, making for stories seedier than a watermelon wearing a trench coat. Steering the dramaturgical decathlon of avant-garde vignettes and intermission pole-vaulting heats are six directors, including Walker, the managing director.

Customer Reviews

They did a great job, very intimate setting.
Michelle G. · February 22, 2012
The Tropicana Motel skits were great!
Kathy B. · February 20, 2012
Good job guys. Keep up the passion for theater.
Jerry S. · February 19, 2012
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