Current Production 

 

Matt Lyle’s House Party, Holiday Edition: Adulthood, Or How I Learned to Love Ken Burns

Award winning playwright, Matt Lyle, returns to Dallas not only as one of its most decorated writers but also as the newest Partner and Resident Artist of Fun House Theatre and Film.  His first undertaking, developing a Second City style sketch show series featuring 15 of Fun House’s most gifted young comedic actors as his troupe. Written and directed by Lyle, a graduate of Second City’s sketch writing program, Matt Lyle’s House Party will be a regular offering of Fun House, with the first, holiday edition, hitting the stage just in time for some merry making this December. Matt Lyle’s House Party, Holiday Edition: Adulthood, Or How I Learned to Love Ken Burns explores the challenges, travails and joys of being an adult, against the backdrop of the holiday season and one joke at a time. In this hour long sketch show, the Fun House gang sets their sights on marriage, parenting, love, responsibility and office politics, and attempt to answer the question “What does it mean to be a grown up?”  Limited Run December 18th-21st, tickets only $5.00.


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Features

 

 

Check Us Out in This Feature by Mark Lowry on Theaterjones.com

Learn a little about what we do, why we do it, and how from the editor-in-chief of TheaterJones, Mark Lowry.  
Featuring some of our talented young actors, its a great read.

Photo credit: Robert Hart



 

Check out our Best of Dallas write-up from Elaine Liner in The Dallas Observer
About our biz from one of the best in the biz, Elaine Liner
Photo credit Stanton Stephens


 




 

Coming Soon

Matt Lyle’s House Party, Holiday Edition: Adulthood, or How I learned to Love Ken Burns

December 18 - 21, 2014

 

Actors Exploration Series; Sam Shepard’s True West
January 15 - 18, 2015

 

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
February 13 - 21, 2014

Awards

 

Best New Play of 2014: "Stiff" - DFW Critic's Forum
Dallas Observer 2014 Best Director: Jeff Swearingen 

2013 Mastermind Award - 
The Dallas Observer

Best Theatre Company 2013 -
The Dallas Observer

Best Play of 2013 - DFW Critic's Forum

Best Director of 2013 - DFW Critic's Forum

Special Citation 2013 - DFW Critics's Forum

Steve Lovett Outstanding New Work by a Local Playwright- Column Awards 2014

Best Children's Theatre 2012 -
The Dallas Observer

 

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Actor's Exploration Series

The Actor’s Exploration Series is aimed at challenging our young actors while pushing the boundaries of what audiences expect to see from “children’s theater”. Going beyond the traditional models of youth productions, our Actor’s Exploration Series centers on giving young actors the opportunity to explore complex material and for audiences to be exposed to playwrights, dramatic formats and subject matter not thought of as children’s fare. It is an unparalleled educational opportunity for the next generation of actors and an entertainment option for the theatrically savvy as well as those just being introduced to the art of theatre.

 

Next up in the series, Sam Shepherd's True West