The Back Porch

The Back Porch at Theatre Suburbia is a new and exciting event dedicated to offering a stage for our local artists to shine on. Each series will present a variety of performances which could include anything from musicians and singers to one-act plays and monologues to stand-up comedy and improv and more.

Sunday, September 24, 2023

An Unwanted Instrusion
by Fernando Dovalina

"An Unwarranted Intrusion" is a one-man docudrama written by Houstonian, Fernando Dovalina, and performed by Jeff Wax, that explores what led to Lawrence v. Texas, a Supreme Court decision. The play looks into the religious origins of sodomy laws and the contempt that gay men have experienced as a result.

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Mark Twain: A Sermon in 3 Parts
by Mike Lopez

Mark Twain is fetched from the past by beings of the future to try and affect the present toward a better path. Through comparison, anecdotes and observation; he attempts to comfort mankind and encourage it to better itself.

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Don Price, Vocalist

Also known as Tailspin Donny, Don has performed his original music from New York to Seattle, with Austin in between!

Porch Conversation
by Nikki Luellen

"Porch Conversation" is centered around Leland, who is homeless and struggling to make ends meet. He is known to everyone in the community for begging and sleeping on people’s porches. Fed up with his behavior, Dorothy calls the police. As the play continues to unfold, a debate ensues about the criminalization of poverty.

Back Porch events are Pay as You Wish!

If you are able to, please consider making a donation to help offset our costs...

Artist Submissions

Theatre Suburbia is pleased to open up our Back Porch to performance artists in our community seeking a stage on which to showcase their work.

To have your piece considered for inclusion, please submit your request via this form. Please note that submission does not guarantee you a spot in the line up. We will finalize our selections once the submission period has ended.

Performance pieces should be at least 20 minutes in length, but no longer than 2 hours. The number of available slots per evening will vary depending on the length of submitted pieces.

Please note that this is not a paying gig. You will not required to pay a rental fee. Audiences will not be charged for admission. Any donations collected will be retained by the theater to help offset costs incurred in hosting the event.