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    Blithe Spirit

    Presented by at Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

    June 8-July 3, 2011

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    Blithe Spirit

    Beware spirits from the great beyond!  Main Street Theater kicks off the summer with high comedy. Main Street Theater presents Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward. Directed by Claire Hart-Palumbo. Running June 9 – July 3, 2011 (Previews June 4, 5, and 8) at Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market.

    This smash comedy hit by the great Noël Coward introduces us to fussy,...

    Beware spirits from the great beyond!  Main Street Theater kicks off the summer with high comedy. Main Street Theater presents Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward. Directed by Claire Hart-Palumbo. Running June 9 – July 3, 2011 (Previews June 4, 5, and 8) at Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market.

    This smash comedy hit by the great Noël Coward introduces us to fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium", one Madame Arcati.

    As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife Ruth is accidentally killed, "passes over", joins Elvira and the two "blithe spirits" haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.

    Pictured is Michelle Britton as Madame Arcati. (photo by www.RicOrnelProductions.com). 


    Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

    4617 Montrose Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77006

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Tickets range from $26 - $40; previews - $10. Discounts available for students, seniors, and groups, and Advance Rush Tickets (ART Discount – use code BOOART online or call 713-524-6706, and mention the ART Discount to get $10 off per ticket; valid through June 9). Also: $5 Friday, June 10, 2011.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Running June 9 – July 3, 2011 (Previews June 4, 5, and 8)
    Thursdays at 7:30pm; Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm; Sundays at 3:00pm

    Note:  Previews June 4 & June 5 have been cancelled.


    Phone: (713) 524-6706

    Parking:

    Parking at Chelsea Market is easy. There is a large parking lot behind the center. Should that be full, a pass through halfway up on the right will take you to an additional surface lot as well as street parking on Chelsea. The entrance to the parking lot can be found on the north side of the building next to the O'Rourke's Steak House.

    Though parking at Chelsea Market is easy, getting there may be a challenge with the construction involved with the Soutwest Freeway Project. MST recommends that you allow plenty of time for detours and unexpected delays, as there is no late seating once the show starts.

    Arriving early and planning on lunch or an afternoon treat at a Montrose eatery may solve the traffic blues.

    From Highway 59 South (Kingwood)
    Take 59 South and exit Fannin (after you pass downtown). Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From Highway 59 North (Sugarland)
    Take 59 North and exit Main Street. Turn Right on Main Street. Turn right on Bissonnet. Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From 45 South (The Woodlands)
    Take 45 South to Hwy 59 South. Exit Fannin. Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From 45 North (Clear Lake/Galveston)
    Take 45 North to Hwy 59 South. Exit Fannin. Stay on Fannin until you reach Binz. Turn right on Binz (Binz will turn into Bissonnet in front of the Museum of Fine Arts). Turn right onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)

    From I-10 East (Katy)
    Exit Studemont. Go right on Studemont. Studemont turns into Montrose. The theater is located between Richmond and Banks on the left in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you hit Bissonnet you have gone too far).

    From I-10 West (Beaumont)
    Exit Heights Blvd. Go to the traffic light at Heights Blvd. and U-turn under I-10. Continue on feeder road to Studemont and turn right (South). Studemont turns into Montrose. The theater is located between Richmond and Banks on the left in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you hit Bissonnet you have gone too far).

    **Please be aware that although you can see Main Street Theater at Chelsea Market from Hwy 59 there is no exit off of the freeway onto Montrose.

    From Main Street Theater in the Rice Village
    Turn right onto Kirby. Make a right on Bissonnet. Pass Shepherd and Greenbriar. Turn left onto Montrose. Go through the light at Banks. The theater is located on your right in the Chelsea Market Center facing Hwy 59. (If you cross over Hwy 59 you have gone too far!)



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