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To contact the Box Office please call (979) 265-7731. Box Office hours are 2-5 p.m. daily during the week of productions.


Third Thursday Theater! 

Got Theater? Come indulge in reading and discussing plays at The Center. No pressure, no commitment, no ticket. Just refreshments, interaction, and an opportunity to explore plays, both new and old, in a comfortable setting.

Third Thursday Theater will meet at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in The BASF Planetarium at The Center for the Arts and Sciences.  Each month a different play will be presented, cuttings read aloud by the group, and then casually discussed including its feasibility as a BCS production. BCS membership is not required. Contact Jean Warren, for more information.

July TTT Jimmy-Dean

July Third Thursday: The next meeting will be July 21stwith Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean presented by Jake Hadley. Each month a different play will be presented, cuttings read aloud by the group, and then casually discussed including its feasibility as a BCS production. BCS membership is not required.










Summer at The Center 2016- Center Stages Workshops



Musical Theater Workshop
Children ages 7 to 12
$135 Non–BCS Members • $120 BCS Members
June 20 – June 24• 9 am–3 pm with Performance on June 24
June 27 – July 1• 9 am–3 pm with Performance on July 1.

A fun–filled week of singing, acting, choreography & theater art for 7 (before the start of the workshop) to 12 years old. A complete musical production will be presented by the children on the final afternoon of each workshop week. Students must be able to read. Students bring a sack lunch & drink each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center bag. Class size limited to 40.The musical being produced this summer will be Sinbad!

Drama Workshop
Children ages 7 to 15
$135 Non–BCS Members • $120 BCS Members
Session I • July 18-23 • 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
Session II • July 25 – 30 • 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
A six day total theater experience for 7-15 year old’s culminating with a performance by the children on Saturday. In six days children will audition, learn lines, blocking and backstage etiquette as they rehearse this year’s production. Children should bring a sack lunch & drink each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center Bag. Class size limited to 35.

Gerrard Teen Guild
Children ages 12-18
$175 Members & Non-members
ONE SESSION ONLY- June 6 – 18 • 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Performances will be on June 17 and 18

Students, 12–18 years old, have the option to participate in an intensive two weeks of drama workshop culminating in a performance. Teens audition, build the set & costumes, gather and make props, learn theatrical make–up, hang lights, and learn both choreography and a part to perform on stage. Students bring jacket, 3-ring binder, a sack lunch & drink and wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes each day. Cost includes a Summer at the Center bag. Class size limited to 40. The play for this summer will be Alice in Wonderland with a Time Travel Twist!

2015-2016 Season!

by Tennessee Williams
Auditions — August 2 – 4
Performances — October 9 – 18
Freeport LNG Theater
Director: Wes Copeland

by Larry Shue
Auditions — September 27 – 29
Performances — November 13 – 22
Dow Arena Theater
Director: Becky Gore-LaRoche

by Tracy Letts
Auditions — December 6-8
Performances — February 5-14
Freeport LNG Theater
Director: Craig Fritz


by Ron Hutchinson
Auditions — February 28 – March 1
Performances — April 22 – May 1
Dow Arena Theater
Director: Dennis Ulrich

by Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Joseph Stein
Auditions — May 15 – 17
Performances — July 8 -17
Freeport LNG Theater
Director: Judi James

In addition to these fantastic shows, we will be offering one Season Extra (not included with membership) and one Season Bonus (included with membership).

Season Extra
by Jean Ciampi
Auditions — July 26 – 28
Performances — September 11 – 20
Dow Arena Theater

We are very excited to host the WORLD PREMIERE of local playwright Jean Ciampi’s new play!

Season Bonus
(plays TBA)
Performances — May 20 – 22

Our season bonus is a unique and exciting opportunity for our audiences to watch three one-act play readings in one night and exchange their thoughts and opinions during the two intermissions over light snacks and beverages. This event will be FREE to those who purchase memberships for the 2015 – 2016 season.

Again, thank you to all who took part in the Season Survey! Your input was incredibly valuable as the selection committee worked to put together the best season yet!

Memberships are available now! Check out for more information.


As the oldest continuously operating community theater on the Gulf Coast of Texas, Brazosport Center Stages continues to provide generations of audiences quality theatrical events. As an all-volunteer organization, we strive to provide members of our community opportunities to develop artistically, both on stage and backstage. As a charitable and educational organization, we provide learning opportunities for budding and veteran performers, designers, producers, and technicians. Box Office Phone Number: 979-265-7731