Laugh Your Sunday Scaries Away During This Brilliantly Constructed Farce

Greg wants to pop the ultimate question to his girlfriend, Ginny – but what follows next sets them both on a path of hilarious miscommunication! This Sunday, Main Street Theater is excited to present Alan Ayckbourn’s brilliantly constructed farce, Relatively Speaking. This was Ayckbourn’s first hit, even earning him a congratulatory telegram from Noel Coward. Now, see this masterpiece live in Houston at Main Street Theater – Rice Village on May 12th at 3:00 p.m.

Ginny and Greg are in love, and despite the awkward amount of unexplained flowers and chocolates oddly filling her flat, Greg proposes as Ginny is heading off for the day to see her parents – or so she says. Greg has found the address and manages to arrive first to surprise her and ask her father for her hand. The problem is, these are not, in fact, Ginny’s parents! The “parents,” Sheila and Philip, welcome Greg into their house, each thinking he is someone else. The unraveling of this hilarious mess is so well-constructed, it’s no wonder Sir Noel wrote to Ayckbourn!

Founded in 1975, Main Street Theater produces innovative, thought-provoking plays for adults and children, and theater arts education/integration programs tailored to the needs of each school and community partner. MST celebrates the human experience and spark open-minded conversations between the artists and the audience. MST strives to create moments that allow for genuine connection between community members, visitors from outside of Houston, and the theater’s artists.

This production is one of mistaken-identities and ulterior motives that will make you laugh out loud, while simultaneously causing you to contemplate married life and all the joy (or lack thereof) that it can bring. Don’t miss it this Sunday night at Main Street Theater – Rice Village. Tickets range from $10 to $46 and may be purchased online at

At Oxford at Country Club Apartments in Baytown, Texas, it is clear that we have it all, but we still feel obliged to inform you of all the events our community has scheduled. Please feel free to join in all of the fun during this premier event!

Event Time/Date:
Sunday, May 12, 2019—3:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Main Street Theater – Rice Village
2540 Times Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77005

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