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.

All Back Porch events are pay as you wish. No reseverations required. See you there!

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Doors @ 6:30pm / Curtain @ 7pm

The Five Mrs. Dusselburgers
written by Paula Coco

We Give Productions presents the one-act play, The Five Mrs. Dusselburgers. You will laugh and cry while you cheer for these five women as they navigate the ups and downs of a divorce and remarriage in the family. This new comedy was written and directed by Paula Coco, the playwright behind the criticallyacclaimed national touring play, Nipples To The Wind. Starring (in order of appearance): Janye Anderson, Dixie Cooper, Polona Pearson, Jen Rathbun, and Kelly Swinehart Wehrer.

Sunday, April 28, 2024
Doors @ 6:30pm / Curtain @ 7pm

Mark Winters & Roxe
featuring Michael Shanks

Enjoy a fun evening with the music of Texas-based rock singer-songwriter Mark Winters & Roxe, featuring Michael Shanks. Mark’s music is known as Rock With A Positive Vibe. (Think Tom Petty, John Mayer, and Jason Mraz)

Sunday, May 5, 2024
Doors @ 6:30pm / Curtain @ 7pm

Cover Story

Cover Story of Houston returns by popular demand! Get ready to dance the night away to their infectious blend of classic rock, blues, country, and more. Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes for another unforgettable evening on the dance floor!

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.