Thunderclap Productions presents THE CHOSEN ONES, a John Steven Kellett Memorial Series Production

August 28-Sept. 6, 2025
MATCH – Matchbox 3
Musical  |  90 minutes with no intermission
Recommended for teens & adults

The Story

The Chosen Ones is a new musical about a group of young LGBTQ+ people in a conversion therapy camp. This production is presented as part of our John Steven Kellett Memorial Series of works relating to LGBTQ+ equity. Learn more about the musical at

Performances: August 28 – Sept. 6, 2025



Aug. 28, 2025 @ 7:30PM
Preview Performance*

Aug. 29, 2025 @7:30PM
Aug. 30, 2025 @7:30PM
Aug. 31, 2025 @2:30PM

Sept. 1, 2025 @7:30PM
Industry Night*

Sept. 4, 2025 @7:30PM
Sept. 5, 2025 @7:30PM
Sept. 6, 2025 @2:30PM

MATCH Houston
3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
(Location & Parking)

Matchbox 3

*Tickets are pay-what-you-can on opening preview (Aug. 28, 2025) and $15 for theatre industry professionals on Industry Night (Sept. 1, 2025)


Content Warnings: Conversion Therapy, Self-Harm/Suicide, Homophobia, Transphobia

The Cast

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The Director

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Aaron Alon (Music, Lyrics, Book, Orchestrations)

Aaron Alon (he/him) is an award-winning composer, writer, director, filmmaker, and teacher. His classical music has been played in concert venues around the world, awarded multiple international awards, and released on several CDs. Since earning his doctorate in composition from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, he has shifted his focus to plays, musicals, films, and short-form YouTube videos. His plays and musicals have been performed around the US and in the UK, and his 2017 feature film musical Bully has been screened in and awarded prizes from film festivals around the world. Aaron was one of six finalists for the 2022 Fred Ebb Awards for musical theatre writers and his musical The Great White Way: the Bert Williams Musical was one of three international finalists for the 2023 Stanley Drama Award. Current projects include recordings of the musical Mad! (cowritten with Russell Sarre) and The Chosen Ones, as well as new content for his YouTube channel, which has had over 9 million views.  He is a founding member and president of the board of directors of Thunderclap productions. Learn more about Aaron Alon at

The Production Team

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