Dinner Theater Comedy in San Antonio!
Celebrating 10 years of Dinner Theater at the original Little Italy in San Antonio! The Dinnerbox Series – presents live comedy in your favorite local restaurants!
PLAY…with your food!
Season announcement Coming soon!
An Evening with Mark Twain
GREATER TUNA is the 3rd smallest town in Texas, where the Lions Club is too liberal & Patsy Cline never dies! All of Tuna’s unique citizens…the men, the women and dogs… are played by only two amazing actors! 2 actors, 20 characters, 2,000 laughs!!! Part one of The Tuna Trilogy. This hit comedy sells out every time, buy your tickets early. Seating is limited, shows sell out quickly.
A Tuna Christmas – In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it’s Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including hot competition in the annual lawn display contest. In other news, voracious Joe Bob Lipsey’s production of “A Christmas Carol” is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. Many colorful Tuna denizens, some you will recognize from Greater Tuna and some appearing here for the first time, join in the holiday fun. A Tuna Christmas is a total delight for all seasons!
Red, White & Tuna – The much anticipated third installment in the Tuna trilogy takes the audience through another satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas’ third smallest town. Along with Tuna’s perennial favorites, some new Tuna denizens burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. This sets the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun from the land where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. It’s been several years since we left Bertha and Arles dancing at the end of A Tuna Christmas…Did the romance blossom? Has Didi Snavley received any “cosmic” communications from R.R.’s UFO? Did Stanley make his fortune in the Albuquerque taxidermy business? These and other burning questions will be asked and answered in the side-splitting spoof of life in rural America. And don’t miss our 10 year anniversary of Dinner Theater at LITTLE ITALY with The Tuna Trilogy Weekend – Where we do ALL THREE shows in one weekend! Greater Tuna on Thursday, A Tuna Christmas on Friday and Red, White & Tuna on Saturday! Special discount if you purchase all three shows!
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The History of Texas
…in one darn easy lesson!
Join Bubba & his cantankerous side-kick TEX on a hysterical, historical, hayride through 500 years of Texas, in 5000 seconds! Also available for theaters, fundraisers and private parties. JOIN US ON INDEPENDENCE DAY in Pearsall, TX…HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!!
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ALL 37 plays in 87 minutes by only THREE actors! London’s longest-running comedy, 10 years at the Criterion Theatre. It is an irreverent, 80-minute fast-paced romp through ALL the Bard’s 37 plays by only three actors! Benji Regan, Schedel Luitjen & Damian Gillen are back this high-speed roller-coaster type condensation of all of Shakespeare’s plays and is not recommended for people with heart ailments, bladder problems, inner-ear disorders and/or people inclined to motion sickness. Seating is limited, shows sell out quickly. reservations are strongly recommended!
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AN ANNUAL EVENT: SHAKESPEARE ON THE RIVERWALK.
“I LOVE YOU, I HATE YOU, NOW MARRY ME!”
This show consists of several two-character comedies examining love, lust, dating, and romance — from a date with a caveman, to the surprise frustrations of having a perfect mate. With influences of Monty Python, Saturday Night Live, the Marx Brothers, and classic vaudeville comedy, these sketches vary in style but all celebrate the inherent comedy of male-female relationships!
NOTE: Due to some mature subject matter, adults only, please.
THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP!
A family-friendly, horror-comedy, with werewolves, vampires & an archaeologist with MUMMY issues! One of the most produced comedies in U.S. history. This outrageous spoof is a campy tribute to Gothic horror films, liberally stealing from well-known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Alfred Hitchcock’s Academy Award-winning Rebecca. Literary detectives will also recognize dialogue lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, Poe, Oscar Wilde and many contemporary twists. This family-friendly, horror-comedy has two actors (Damian Gillen & Benji Regan) play all of the play’s eight characters, racing through a literal quick-change marathon…Combine all that with crazy plot twists & inspired audience interactions… “The Mystery of Irma Vep” guarantees fun for everyone!
–Voted one of the best plays by Time Magazine & New York Times!
–Winner of prestigious Drama Desk & Obie awards!
It was a great year for the 15th annual Texas tour owith an amazing 30 shows in 30 days! Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with an amazing twist — one actor plays all the roles in this powerful tale of hope & compassion! Award-winning stage actor J. Damian Gillen transforms before your eyes into all those beloved characters…from Scrooge to tiny Tim, in this magical and imaginative re-telling of the holiday classic! Complete with numerous costume changes, special effects and traditional Celtic Christmas tunes! Great fun for the whole family!
And don’t miss our biggest event of the year: Scrooge on the Riverwalk on the Saturday before Christmas at the Famous Arneson Theater.
WHEN: On the Saturday before Christmas EVERY YEAR!
Gates open at 6:30PM, Showtime is 7:30PM
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