The Overtime Theater in San Antonio

If you’re heading over to San Antonio, you might want to check out the Overtime Theater’s productions—voted 5 years running the “best theater company in San Antonio.”

I was there a while back to see The Screen Dreams of Buster Keaton by Rachel Joseph, an amazingly kinetic piece put on by the most passionate company I’ve seen in a while. I reviewed the work for Theatre Journal, and that review is now available here.

They also did a production of Plautus’ Haunted House, adapted by my colleague Tom Jenkins.  It was directed by Kyle Gillette of Trinity U, who did an awesome glam rock version of the Bacchae a few years ago. There’s clearly a “classics with a twist” theme going on over there.

So if you’re wanting to hang out near The Pearl and do something utterly different, make sure to check it out.

About richarda18

Associate Professor of Classical Studies The Honors College at the University of Houston
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