Bender Performing Arts Center and Texas Repertory Theater Co. announce partnership
The Texas Repertory Theater Co. is proud to announce a new partnership with the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center in Humble, Texas, making the Texas Rep, North Houston’s only professional theater for 18 years, a resident company in this renovated theater. The Texas Repertory will bring 4 new productions to the Bender over the next year.
The Charles Bender Performing Arts Center is located in charming downtown Humble (611 Higgins) with easy access just off I-59 North and only a 20 minute drive to downtown Houston. The Charles Bender PAC is a registered historic site that has undergone a $ 4 million restoration, turning this historic treasure into a world-class theater, adjacent to the Humble City Museum.
Kicking off this partnership with the triumphant return of the new musical HOUSTON PREMIERE TENDERLY: The Rosemary Clooney Musical in July, the Texas Rep production stars Houston theater couple Mark X and Julia Laskowski in this unique evening of theater and innovative, directed by artistic director Steven Fenley. All additional offerings for the season will follow the mold of the famous Texas Rep brand; Classical theater based on uplifting and inspiring themes, outstanding performances by some of Houston’s best professional performers, and outstanding production values that are truly outstanding examples of the art of theater.