Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Musical

Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Music and Lyrics by Michael Mahler and Alan Schmuckler
Based on The Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series by
Jeff Kinney and 20th Century Studios

Middle school. It’s the worst! Greg is determined not to be at the bottom of the popularity chart. Will Greg’s plans to become popular lead him to sacrifice his one true friend? Jeff Kinney’s popular character takes center stage as Greg’s cartoon diary becomes a hilarious and heartfelt musical.

Recommended for 2nd Grade and older.


LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend Performances:
Ticket Prices: $24 – $36

FRIDAY: April 18, 2025 at 1:30pm

SUNDAY: April 27, 2025 at 12:30pm & 3:30pm

SATURDAYS: May 3 & 10, 2025 at 10:30am & 1:30pm

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $9.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

Mondays – Fridays, April 17 – May 16, 2025
Performances are at 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm
No 12:30pm on April 17; No school matinees on April 18

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May 3 at 1:30pm
Relaxed / Sensory-Friendly Performance

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April 27 at 12:30pm
Audio-described Performance

Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

Audio Described

May 10 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: TBD

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show at PUBLIC performances.

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.

Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

By Jerome Hairston
Based on the stories by Ezra Jack Keats

The wonder of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, the awe in finding a special treasure… Follow Peter as he faces challenges, adventures, friendships and moments as he grows up. Join us as we celebrate the 2025 Fade To Black Festival with these beautiful calming yet vibrant stories.

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.

As a playwright, Jerome Hairston’s work has been developed and produced at theaters across the country. His plays include: a.m. Sunday (Humana Festival, 2002, Baltimore Center Stage), L’Eboueur Sleeps Tonight, Forty Minute Finish (Humana Festival 1999), Method Skin, and Knife on Bone. He has received commissions from The Kennedy Center, The Public Theatre/NYSF, Baltimore Center Stage, The McCarter Theater, The Children’s Theater Company, The Bush Foundation/Guthrie New Play Program, and the Manhattan Theatre Club. He’s been honored with a Heideman Award, an AATE distinguished play award, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers’ Bryan Family Foundation Award for Drama. His plays have been published by Samuel French and featured in American Theatre Magazine. As a television writer-producer his credits include: Law and Order Criminal Intent, FBI: Most Wanted, Survivors Remorse, Snowfall, and House of Cards.


LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend Performances:
Ticket Prices: $24 – $34

MONDAY – FRIDAY: June 9 – 13, 2025 at 1:30pm

SATURDAY: June 14, 2025 at 10:30am

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $9.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

MONDAY – FRIDAY: June 9 – 13, 2025 at 10:30am

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TBA
Relaxed / Sensory-Friendly Performance

Low Vision icon

TBA
Audio-described Performance

Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

Audio Described

TBA
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: TBD

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show at PUBLIC performances.

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.

Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Fancy Nancy Character Visit

Fancy Nancy

CHARACTER VISIT

April 15 – May 17, 2024

Bonjour! Fancy Nancy will be dancing and twirling at schools this spring in advance of our summer production. She’ll do a one woman mini-performance about her story, pose for pictures and answer questions about what it means to be fancy!

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

  • Each visit is 45 minutes long.
  • Maximum capacity: 150 students)
  • $215 per visit

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PLUS nearly 50,000 more across the state of Texas?

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ON TOUR: Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type

CLICK, CLACK, MOO COWS THAT TYPE

On Tour for Schools: January 16 – May 24, 2024

Based on the book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Used with the permission of Pippin Properties, Inc.
Adapted by James E. Grote and George Howe

Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type! And when they start using the typewriter to make demands and stand up for their rights, he has his hands full. Join the Duck and the cows in the barnyard with this hilarious musical about cooperation!

Recommended for Pre-K and older.

Tour Performances

  • Performance Times arranged with each school
  • Performance length is 45 minutes 
  • $1,000.00 for a single performance
  • $1,500.00 for back-to-back performances
  • Travel fees are not included in the performance price and are determined based on the location of the venue
  • Audience Limit: 450
  • Technical Requirements

“This goes out to send a heartfelt thank you to the cast and crew of Click, Clack, Moo.  Our campus had a wonderful time at the performance.  Curmira was delightful and the actors and actresses were absolutely wonderful.  We thoroughly appreciated the play and hope to see y’all in the future.  We are looking forward to receiving the picture of the cast when you get a chance to send it.  Thank you for everything!” – Ride Elementary

Main Street Theater JEDI Events

The evening will also include a discussion with this season’s Fellows, facilitated by JEDI Council members Brandon Mack and Dr. Dabrina Sandifer.

RSVP by February 14, 2024

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Lunches of Love, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is committed to helping end childhood hunger in Fort Bend County by providing a free nutritious sack lunch during extended school holidays and weekends.

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Based on the popular Fancy Nancy books by Jane O’Connor
Book and Lyrics by Susan Di Lallo
Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch
Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser

EXTRA PERFORMANCE ADDED! SEE BELOW!

Bonjour! Fancy Nancy is ready for the spotlight! Along with her best friend, Bree, Fancy Nancy couldn’t be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it’s all about mermaids, and who knows how to be a fancy, glamorous mermaid better than Fancy Nancy? A fancy, frilly story that will have fans shouting, “Encore!”

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.


Lunches of Love is sorely in need of juice boxes this summer. Your generous contribution can help serve over 1,200 children daily in Fort Bend County this summer. Juice boxes can be dropped off in the lobby at the MATCH when you come to see Fancy Nancy

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend Performances:
Ticket Prices: $24 – $30

Remaining performances:

SATURDAYS: July 20 & 27, 2024 at 10:30am & 1:30pm

SUNDAYS: July 21 & 28, 2024 at 12:30pm & 3:30pm

NEW! FRIDAY: July 26, 2024 at 1:30pm

Summer Camp/Homeschool Matinees:
Tickets: $8.00 each

Mondays – Fridays:
June 12 – July 12, 2024
9:30am & 11:30am
(No performances June 19 or July 1 – 5)

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June 15 at 1:30pm
Relaxed / Sensory-Friendly Performance

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June 15 at 10:30am
Audio-described Performance

Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

Audio Described

July 27, 2024 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes including one 20 minute intermission.

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show at PUBLIC performances.

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.

Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

By Stephen Mallatratt
Based on the novel by Susan Hill
 

“It was nine-thirty on a Christmas Eve…” Arthur Kipps is obsessed with a curse he believes has been cast over him and his family by the specter of a “Woman in Black,” for it is believed that anyone who sees her will die. He hires a skeptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story to exorcise the fear that grips his soul. Things begin innocently enough, but as they reach further into Arthur’s darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds… Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is alive and well in this spine-tingler of a play!

LOCATION

Main Street Theater – Rice Village
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

July 13 – August 11, 2024
Previews: July 7, 11 & 12

Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: $39 – $59

Open Captioning

July 14 at 3:00pm
Open “in-sync” Captioned Performance

HELPFUL INFO

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: 2 hours including one 15 minute intermission.

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show.

Children under the age of 9 are not allowed in the theater.

June 17 at 7:15pm: Join us for a free, first read-thru at our Rice Village location. You get to be a fly on the wall for the very first rehearsal, hearing the cast read the play aloud for the first time together. Connect with the production from it’s very beginning and then see the arc of the process when you come back to see the full show. Click here to sign up.

Aug. 1 at 6:45pm: Join us for our a pre-show Happy Hour & post-show entertainment! Special thanks to our media sponsor OutSmart Magazine.

Free Beer Fridays, sponsored by Saint Arnold’s! Have a beer on us after the show!

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The Best of Everything

The Best of Everything

Regional Premiere
Adapted by Julie Kramer
Based on the book by Rona Jaffe

Imagine “Madmen” meets “Sex and the City!” The Best of Everything is the new adaptation of Rona Jaffe’s 1958 bestseller about ambitious secretaries in the big city. These girls want thrilling careers and grand adventures—and husbands and children too, in due time. Today we call that “having it all.” These gals call it “the best of everything.” And wisely enough, they’re not sure it’s possible.

“The play is brilliantly funny, but it has quite a few things to say about 2023.  Main Street Theater is keeping Rona Jaffe’s conversation alive with this production…this show certainly lives up to the title in acting, technical aspects, and strong direction.  It’s a fun evening that will make you think.” — Read the full BroadwayWorld Houston review

LOCATION

Main Street Theater – Rice Village
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
Directions

PERFORMANCES

May 20 – Jun 18, 2023
Previews: May 14, 18, 19, 2023

Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: $35 – $59

Open Captioning

Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 3pm
Open “in-sync” Captioned Performance

HELPFUL INFO

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: 2 hours including one 15 minute intermission.

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show.

Children under the age of 9 are not allowed in the theater.

Thursday, June 15 at 6:45pm:

Join us at 6:45pm for happy hour drink specials with special guest bartender, Dominic Leone, and light bites from the kitchen of Mark B. Robbins. Stay after the show for YouTube Karaoke and an After Party! Special thanks to our media sponsor, OutSmart Magazine!

Production Guarantor

Ken Bohan and Dean O’Kelley

Production Angel

Janet Hansen

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