We will  destroy you.


  • Dec 15, 2021
    This week we closed our first play in a theater since the pandemic began. The Houston Press wrote: “Catastrophic Theatre has not been softened by a year-and-a-half of COVID isolation and deprivation, it’s been sharpened and honed razor-sharp. It will cut you.” It was nice to hear. We’d been aiming for that. The pandemic has
  • Nov 10, 2021
    The Catastrophic Theatre’s 2021-2022 Season of Plays   4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane “They will love me for that which destroys me.” The Catastrophic Theatre returns with the playwright whose body of work prompted the terms “an ethics of catastrophe” and “a theatre of extremes.” The title of Sarah Kane’s final play refers to the
  • Aug 11, 2021
    Due to the health and safety concerns with which we have all become too familiar, now made worse by covid variants, overrun hospital capacities, and the rapidly growing case rates in Houston, Harris County, and the state of Texas, Catastrophic has delayed its planned season opener.

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