Theater events worth seeking out in Houston this weekend

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If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Houston this weekend, from a thrilling mystery to a comedic production.

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'Witness for the Prosecution'





This Agatha Christie play is a suspenseful thriller about a man accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high and the audience will guess at the truth until the very end.

When: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m.
Where: The Company OnStage, 4930 W. Bellfort Blvd.
Price: $9

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'Ripcord'





See the Houston premiere of playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's comedy "Ripcord." Two women with opposite personalities find themselves as roommates at a senior living facility. While one is happy-go-lucky and the other is a grouch, they could have probably shared the room, except for the fact that they both want the same bed and they'll go to zany lengths to secure it.

When: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West Drive
Price: $9

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'Magnolia City'





This play involves you, the audience. You'll dine at the Gold Key Speakeasy in the heart of Magnolia City. Drama will unfold across a night of music and mayhem as you gather clues to solve the central murder mystery.

When: Sunday, Oct. 7, 6 p.m.
Where: Prohibition Theatre, 1008 Prairie St.
Price: $25

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