SHOWS

In our full season of main stage plays, development workshops, National Theatre Live screenings and other programming, you’ll leap into a unique adventure every time you walk through our doors. Read on to discover all of the exciting things we have in store for you.

“Word is out that Amphibian always delivers.” – Mark Lowry, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Comedy Series
Monday, June 4, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018

Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM

Comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member Melissa Villaseñor comes to Amphibian for a week-long residency during which she will create brand new material. 

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 to Saturday, June 30, 2018

From the novel by Marc Haddon, adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens.

Captured live from the National Theatre in London, this critically acclaimed production directed by Marianne Elliot (Angels in America, War Horse) has astonished audiences around the world and has received seven Olivier and five Tony Awards®. 

Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. His detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.

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Main Stage
Friday, July 13, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018

Thursdays–Saturdays, 8:00 PM | Sundays, 2:00 PM

Sports agent Liz Rico is at the top of her game, but a woman in a man’s industry has to fight to stay there. She takes on client Freddie Luna, a high school basketball superstar with a troubled past in the ultimate bet: will this be the biggest win of her career or will she lose it all? Award-winning playwright Fernanda Coppel's story of gender, race, and class is high energy and full of heart. 

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Comedy Series
Monday, August 13, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018

Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM

Aparna Nacherla is a comedian and general silly billy. Her sense of humor is dry, existential and absurd, with notes of uncalled-for whimsy. Think of a wine you didn't order. 

You can currently watch Aparna as Grace the belabored HR Rep on the Comedy Central show, Corporate, or on Netflix's just released The Standups (Season 2). 

She also performed standup on Two Dope Queens on HBO and was the voice of Hollyhock on the recent season of Bojack Horseman. Other acting credits include Crashing, Master of None, Love, and Inside Amy Schumer. Aparna was also named one of "The Funniest People Right Now" by Rolling Stone. She also co-hosted the 2018 Women's March Rally in NYC.  

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Main Stage
Friday, October 5, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018

Thursdays–Saturdays, 8:00 PM | Sundays, 2:00 PM

An artist is murdered, leaving his two friends suspecting each other. There is one thing that unites them all: their infatuation with Sophie. Before she tragically went blind, she fell in love with one of them after viewing his picture in a gallery, but there seems to be confusion about whose picture she saw. As in any Stoppard play, reality is never quite what it seems.

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018

 The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

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National Theatre Live
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (ElementaryTrainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

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