The Dinnerbox Series continues in San Antonio! ENCORE PERFORMANCE JUST ANNOUNCED! ROMANTIC FOOLS!

Come celebrate Texas Independence day with:

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, private parties & SCHOOL TOURS!

Doors open at 6PM, Showtime is 7:30-ish

WHERE: The Big Apple room at Little Italy (824 Afterglow)


CALL FOR TICKETS: 800-838-3006  

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Romantic Fools!  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.

Doors open at 6pm, Show time is 7:30PM
WHERE: The Big apple room at Little Italy
(824 Afterglow)

CALL FOR TICKETS: 800-838-3006

April for Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration with…

ALL 37 plays in 97 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!
WHEN: April 6th  (Dinner Theater performance at Little Italy!)
DOORS OPEN AT 6PM for Drinks & Dinner, Showtime is 7:30-ish.

WHERE: The Big apple room at Little Italy (824 Afterglow.  SA, TX 78216.)

April Fools

ANNUAL EVENT: Shakespeare on the Riverwalk!

The April Fools come back to San Antonio every year to the Arneson River Theater, on the famous riverwalk, for a great night of comedy in the 1,000+ seat outdoor amphitheater!  There is no better way to see The Complete Works of Shakespeare…ABRIDGED!

On the famous RIVERWALK!
PRICE: $15
Call for tickets, group rates, private parties, discount tickets:  210-646-4284

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Coming soon…

The Greater Tuna Trilogy!

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!

WHEN: Summer 2018!
Doors open at 6PM for drinks & dinner, Show at 7:30PM.
WHERE: The Big Apple room at Little Italy (824 Afterglow.  SA, TX  78216)

Call for info on group rates, private parties & discounted tickets, join our mailing list!

Our 23rd season would not be complete without a return to this hilarious off-Broadway comedy, about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Kline never dies!  The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only two amazing performers (Benji Regan & Damian Gillen), who use quick change artistry (both of costumes and of comic characterizations) to create a delightful satire on life in rural America.  Every performance of this production has sold out over the past 7 years, so get your tickets early.

Also in the Greater Tuna Trilogy:  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 The Tuna Trilogy Weekend – Coming soon, where we do Greater Tuna on Thursday, A Tuna Christmas on Friday and Red, White & Tuna on Saturday!  Special discount if you purchase all three shows!

 Our annual Halloween event…




Humbug Color

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



 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!
CALL FOR INFO: 210-646-4284
WHERE: The Big Apple Room at Little Italy Restaurant (824 Afterglow San Antonio, TX 78216)
PRICE: Dinner & Show Combo only $30  (When purchased in advance, tickets are $40 at the door.)

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