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.


3400 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002


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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Relaxed / Sensory-Friendly Performance

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Audio-described Performance

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

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ASL Performance


Seating Charts
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.