Hurricane Maria Benefit Performance

 Last chance for tickets! Ochre House Theater Presents: ORIGINAL MAN

Written and Directed by Artistic Director, Matthew Posey

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ORIGINAL MAN is intended for patrons 18+.
All tickets are non-refundable.
*Students must present a current student id card at the door to receive a student discount.*
Due to the respect and nature of live performance, we are not able to offer late seating. Please arrive on time to ensure a seat. House opens at 7:45pm. Reserved seats are subject to be released at showtime. Thank you for your patronage and your understanding.

Show Schedule

10/28/17 – 11/18/17 – Wed – Sat at 8:15 P.M.

Donate-What-You-Can Night: Monday 11/06/17

*Half of box office proceeds on Saturday, November 4th will be donated to “Unidos”: a relief fund governed by The Hispanic Federation, benefitting victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

About The Show

Ochre House Theater

is pleased to present the world premiere of ORIGINAL MAN written and directed by Artistic Director Matthew Posey – A riveting musical about Joe, a young man who lives in a world where he fights for a way to be free from an abusive father and a cruel, ruthless world through an imaginary world he creates. With original music, magic realism, spectacle, and riveting tour de force performances, ORIGINAL MAN speaks to the resilience of the soul and to undying hope in the face of adversity. Everyone dreams to become an Original Man.

Marcus Stimac – Joe
Matthew Posey – Old Joe
Carla Parker – Percy Neville
Justin Locklear – Lenny
Darren McElroy – RayRay
Chris Sykes – Cory
Christian Taylor – Mr. Butterfield
Quinn Coffman – Tilly
Monet Lerner – Shawnee

Original Music
Trey Pendergrass – Drums
Aaron Gonzalez – Bass
Justin Locklear – Guitar
Kate Fisher – Keyboard

Production Team
Matthew Posey – Writer/Director/Set Design
Izk Dvs – Scenic Artist
Kevin Grammer – Light Design
Mitchell Parrack – Prop Design
Justin Locklear – Puppet Design
Korey Parker – Stage Management
Cynthia Webb – House Management
Amie Carson – House Staff
Trenton Stephenson – Photography
Jeremy Word – Graphic Design

Business Staff:
Matthew Posey, Artistic Director
Carla Parker, Operations Manager
Kevin Grammer, Associate Producer
Mitchell Parrack, Facilities Manager
Justin Locklear, Artist In Residence

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Mark David Noble Interviews Carla Parker. Click HERE to listen.

Mark David Noble Interviews Artistic Director, Matthew Posey. Click HERE to listen.

Take A Tour Of Expo Park (and visit Ochre House Theater) – Dallas Morning News – Guidelive article. Click HERE to read.

DR BOBAGANUSH, written and directed by Matthew Posey – Dallas Morning News review by Nancy Churnin. Click HERE to read.

ORIGINAL MAN written and directed by Matthew Posey – TheatreJones review by Martha Heimberg. Click HERE to read.

KAPTAIN KOCKADOO, written and directed by Carla Parker – TheaterJones review by Martha Heimberg. Click HERE to read!

SMILE, SMILE AGAIN, written and directed by Justin Locklear Review by Christopher Soden. Click HERE to read!

John Garcia's, The Column

ORIGINAL MAN written and directed by Matthew Posey – Elaine Plybon, Associate Critic, John Garcia’s The Column. Click HERE to read the review.

KAPTAIN KOCKADOO written and directed by Carla Parker – John Garcia’s, The Column review by Chris Hauge. Click HERE to read!


DREAMLESS, by Justin Locklear – Art&Seek Spotlight by Jerome Weeks. Click HERE to read & see the video!

Dallas Observer

KAPTAIN KOCKADOO-Interview w/Carla Parker, by Katy Lemieux. Click HERE to read

DREAMLESS-Interview w/Justin Locklear, by Katy Lemieux. Click HERE to read

BROTHERS’ HARVEST, by Matthew Posey – Dallas Observer’s Video – Behind the Scenes at Ochre House Theater, by Lauren Smart. Click HERE to see the video!

DREAMLESS, by Justin Locklear – Arts+Culture review by Lauren Smart. Click HERE to read.

MORPHING, by Matthew Posey – culturemap DALLAS review by Lindsey Wilson. Click HERE to read!