Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street

By Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West
Music and Lyrics by Lamont Dozier and Paris Ray Dozier
Digital Recording and Underscoring by Paris Ray Dozier

Originally co-commissioned and produced by Chicago Children’s Theatre and Children’s Theatre Company

Illustration by Christian Robinson
From the book Last Stop on Market Street @ 2015
Published by the Penguin Group

On a visit to see his Nana, CJ is introduced to the people in her community, from those who ride the bus to people at the soup kitchen. Through their adventures, CJ learns about friendship, empathy and finding joy in unexpected places. Last Stop on Market Street celebrates the bond between a young boy and his grandmother in this heartwarming and energetic musical.

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.

Back to School Special!
SCHOOL GROUPS: Book one of the performances between September 21 – 30, and receive  $1.00 off per ticket!

In LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET, CJ and Nana visit a soup kitchen. CJ learns to appreciate what they have and finds joy in helping those less fortunate.

Loaves & Fishes is a large soup kitchen in downtown Houston where 300-350 of Houston’s chronically hungry gather six days a week for nutritious, hot, home-cooked lunches cooked by their staff and served by volunteers. There is no cost and no requirement.

When you come to MARKET STREET, please consider bringing some of these items for our Loaves & Fishes food drive!

-Spaghetti sauce
-Diced tomatoes
-Large (6 lb) cans of vegetables
-Smaller cans of vegetables for group homes
-Powdered milk
-Pancake mix

-Oatmeal/Rolled Oats
-Cereal (specifically the unhealthy kind! It’s a real treat.)
-Rotel tomatoes
-Any canned fruits and vegetables
-All condiments
-Any and all dry goods

Grandparents’ Day at Main Street Theater!

We appreciate all you do, Grandparents! Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm at the MATCH, join us for a FREE event for grandparents and their grandchildren! We’ll have a photo booth, frame-making, handprint cards, and story-time! RSVP by Sept. 19 to aarnold@mainstreettheater.com with the number of adults and children in your party.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:

Tickets: $18 – $28

Sundays, September 25 & October 2, 2022
at 12:30pm and 3:30pm
Saturdays, October 8, 15 & 22, 2022
at 10:30am and 1:30pm
Open to the Public

School Matinees:

School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

Mondays – Fridays: September 21 – October 7, 2022
Performances are at 9:30am and 11am

Mondays – Fridays: October 10 – 21, 2022
Performances are at 9:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm

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October 2 at 12:30pm
Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed Performance

Audio Described

October 2 at 3:30pm
Audio Described Performance
Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

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October 22 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes with one 20 minute intermission

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

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Cinderella

Cinderella

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CINDERELLA
Music by RICHARD RODGERS
Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Adapted for the Stage by Tom Briggs
From the Teleplay by Robert L. Freedman

The timeless magic of the romantic fairy tale of a prince and his Cinderella, and the hilarity of the silly stepsisters and their stepmother, will enchant audiences this holiday season.

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:
Ticket Prices: $20 – $35

Sundays, November 13 & 20, 2022 at 12:30pm and 3:30pm

Monday –  Wednesday & Friday, November 21 – 23 & 25, 2022 at 1:30pm

Saturdays, November 26 & December 3, 10, & 17, 2022
at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 1:30pm

Thursday & Friday, December 22 & 23, 2022 at 1:30pm and 7:00pm
Open to the Public

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

Mondays – Fridays: November 11 – December 16, 2022
Performances are at 9:30am, 11am & 12:30pm
(No 12:30pm show on November 14; no performances Nov. 21 – 25)

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November 13 at 12:30pm
Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed Performance

Audio Described

November 13 at 3:30pm
Audio Described Performance
Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

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December 10 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: TBD

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

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Book by Joe Tracz
Music & Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Adapted from the book, THE LIGHTNING THIEF, by Rick Riordan

When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods. This dynamic rock musical is for Percy fans of all ages!

Recommended for 5th Grade and older.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:
Ticket Prices: $18 – $28

Sundays, January 29 & February 19, 2023 at 2:30pm

Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 2:30pm and 7:00pm

Fridays, February 3 & 10, 2023 at 7:00pm

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 1:30pm

Open to the Public

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

Thursday, January 26 – Friday, February 17, 2023
Performances are at 9:30am & 11:45am

Audio Described

January 29 at 2:30pm
Audio Described Performance

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

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February 19 at 2:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: TBD

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

Recommended for 5th Grade and older.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Miss Nelson Is Missing

Miss Nelson Is Missing

Based on the books by Harry Allard

“The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school.” But when Miss Nelson disappears and the mean-looking substitute Miss Viola Swamp takes her place, the children are so desperate they hire a detective to find Miss Nelson in this wacky whodunit hit!

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:
Ticket Prices: $18 – $28

Sundays, March 5 & 12, 2023 at 12:30pm and 3:30pm
Saturdays, March 25 & April 1, 2023 at 10:30am and 1:30pm
Friday, April 7 at 1:30pm
Open to the Public

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discount for Title I schools)

Mondays – Fridays:

March 1 – April 6, 2023
Performances are at 9:30am, 11am & 12:30pm
(No 12:30pm on March 1 & no performances March 13 – 18)

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April 7 at 10:30am
Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed Performance

Audio Described

March 12 at 12:30pm
Audio Described Performance
Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

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April 1 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: TBD

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

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!

Based on the book by Mo Willems

When a bus driver takes a break from the route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take the driver’s  place – a pigeon! And you’ve never met one like this before! From the Caldecott Honor award-winning book, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical! is sure to get everyone’s wings flapping with its innovative mix of songs, silliness, and feathers.

Recommended for Pre-K and older.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:
Ticket Prices: $14 – $24

Tuesday – Friday, March 14 – 17, 2023
at 1:30pm
Saturday, March 18, 2023
at 10:30am & 1:30pm
Open to the Public

At the MATCH for Schools:
School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discounts for Title I schools)

Tuesday – Friday, March 14 – 17, 2023
at 10:30am

On Tour for Schools:
(separate pricing)

Feb 6 – May 19, 2023

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March 14 at 1:30pm
Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed Performance

Audio Described

March 14 at 1:30pm
Audio Described Performance
Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

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Saturday, March 18 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: 1 hour with no intermission.

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

Recommended for Pre-Kindergarten and older.
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Based on the book by Roald Dahl

After his parents’ tragic death by rhinoceros, James is sent to live with his horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. The contents of a magic bag transform an old peach tree into a portal to an amazing adventure with a host of fantastical creatures on a giant peach!

Recommended for 1st Grade and older.

LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend & Holiday Performances:
Ticket Prices: $18 – $28

Sundays, April 23 & 30, 2023 at 12:30pm & 3:30pm

Saturdays, May 6 & 13, 2023
at 10:30am & 1:30pm

School Matinees:
School Group Tickets: $8.00 each (discounts for Title I schools)

Mondays – Fridays
April 19 – May 19, 2023
Performances are at 9:30am, 11am & 12:30pm
(No 12:30pm on April 19)

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April 30 at 12:30pm
Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed Performance

Audio Described

April 30 at 3:30pm
Audio Described
Advance Reservations Required (7 days minimum). Click here to reserve.

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May 6 at 1:30pm
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

Running Time: TBD

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

Recommended for 1st Grade and older
Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not allowed in the theater.

Junie B. Jones: Toothless Wonder

Junie B. Jones: Toothless Wonder

Based on the popular book series by Barbara Park
Adapted for the stage by Allison Gregory

One of Junie B. Jones’s top front teeth is loose, and this is bad news, folks. What if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? On top of it all, that Meanie Jim has invited everyone in Room Nine to his birthday party on Saturday except Junie B. Delight in another of Junie B’s hilarious adventures with all of her friends – May, Grace and more!

Recommended for Kindergarten and older.


LOCATION

MATCH
3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Directions

PERFORMANCES AND TICKETS

Weekend Performances:
Ticket Prices: $18 – $28

SATURDAYS: June 10, 17, 24 and July 8 & 15, 2023 at 10:30am & 1:30pm

SUNDAY: July 16, 2023 at 12:30pm & 3:30pm

Summer Camp/Homeschool Matinees:
Tickets: $8.00 each

Mondays – Fridays:
June 20 – 30, 2023 and July 10 – 14, 2023
9:30am & 11:30am
(No performances June 19)

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July 17 at 10:30am
Relaxed / Sensory-Friendly Performance

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June 17 at 1:30pm
Audio-described Performance

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

Audio Described

TBD
ASL Performance

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Seating Charts
Parking/Dining

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.