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"Enthralling and luminous" - The New York Times
The Elephant Man
By Bernard Pomerance
Directed by Gregory Boyd
Suitable for most audiences; some mature
subject matter and brief nudity.


Now through May 5, 2013
Hubbard Stage
TUE - THU, SUN evenings 7:30 p.m.
FRI and SAT evenings 8 p.m.
SAT and SUN matinees 2:30 p.m.
Run time is approx. 1 hour,
33 min., with no intermission

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New Cheap Thrills Ticket Pricing
Every Tuesday and Sunday evening
$26 and $36 Tickets (no additional fees)
Limited availability

Groups of 10 or more 
get special prices

Tony Award-winning and Drama Desk winner, The Elephant Man, is based on the true story of the “elephant man,” so-called because of his hideous deformity. Its powerful and moving story chronicles the life of John Merrick, detailing his desperate existence in a Victorian freak show to his days as the toast of London high society. Pomerance weaves Merrick’s tale into a parable on beauty, innocence and human dignity.

Jay Sullivan and Elizabeth Bunch discuss The Elephant Man on KUHF’s "The Front Row"

"Emotional journey ... visually striking ... a human and humanizing experience"
Houston Chronicle review, April 19, 2013

Jay Sullivan in The Elephant Man: On Capturing the Essence of the "Other"
Houston Press Art Attack blog, April 4, 2013

The Elephant Man Sponsors:
Supporting Sponsors: KPMG LLP and Thompson & Knight LLP
Associate Producers: Connie and Roger Plank

 

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