The Front Row, Thursday, 08/13/2009

Singers from HITS Theatre perform live for us! We hear some of the Gospel, Rock, Country, and R-and-B-inflected songs from the company's production of Violet, a musical story of beauty, love and courage, set in the South during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement...

Houston Public Radio's Catherine Lu speaks with choreographer Rebecca French and film-maker Robert Thoth; they are the co-founders and directors of Freneticore and the curators of their organization's 2nd annual Frenetic Fringe Festival, which presents its second weekend program, tomorrow night and Saturday at 8:00PM and Sunday evening at 7:00PM at the Frenetic Theater on Navigation Blvd. Listen Download

HITS Theatre is presenting the Jeanine Tesori/Brian Crawley musical, Violet with 7:30 evening performances, tonight through Sunday  and 2:00PM matinees, Saturday and Sunday at the HITS Theatre's playhouse on 18th St. near Heights Boulevard in the Houston Heights. Castmembers gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview. Listen Download