Stage listings: From tennis to a 'Secret Garden,' what's in Houston's theaters

Want a night out with some fine actors or enlightening music? This is the guide that gets you there.

Want a night out with some fine actors or enlightening music? This is the guide that gets you there.

THEATER

Mrs. Warren's Profession: George Bernard Shaw's play about sexual mores. Presented by Classical Theatre Company. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Monday, through Oct. 22; $25; 4617 Montrose; 713-963-9665, classicaltheatre.org.

Dixie's Tupperware Party: Off-Broadway comedy featuring Dixie Longate as the fast-talking Tupperware Lady. Presented by the Hobby Center. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, through Oct. 22; $34-$86; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 800-982-2787, thehobbycenter.org.

Balls: Play about the battle of the sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Presented by Stages Repertory Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, through Oct. 29; $25-$59. 3201 Allen Parkway; 713-527-0123, stagestheatre.com.

Evening at the Talk: HouseWallace Shawn's most recent play about a theater troupe. Presented by the Catastrophic Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 21; Pay what you can, $35 suggested donation; MATCH, 3400 Main; catastrophictheatre.com.

The Secret Garden: Musical based on the beloved children's book. Presented by Theatre Under The Stars. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, through Oct. 22; $30-$108; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Musical whodunit based on Charles Dickens' novel. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; $30-$38; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org.

Describe the Night: World premiere of Rajiv Joseph's play about Russia. Presented by the Alley Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; pPerformances have been moved to the University of Houston's Quintero Theatre, 3351 Cullen; $35- to $75; 713-220-5700, alleytheatre.org.

Enemies: Restaging of Maxim Gorky's political classic. Presented by Main Street Theater. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd.; $39-$45; 713-524-9196, mainstreettheater.com.

CLASSICAL

Hocus Pocus Pops: Halloween-themed concert for the family. Presented by Houston Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Friday; $20; The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands; 713-224-4240, houstonsymphony.org.

Lunada: Mexican celebration under the moon. Presented by the Mexican Institute of Greater Houston and Houston Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; free; Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive; 713-224-4240, houstonsymphony.org.

Symphonic Spooktacular: Dress up the whole family for "The Phantom Menace," "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and others. Presented by Houston Symphony. 7 p.m. Sunday; free; Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive; 713-224-4240, houstonsymphony.org.

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