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The Houston Symphony Presents Bill Cosby, 1/24

The Houston Symphony Presents Bill Cosby, 1/24

The Houston Symphony is excited to announce a new addition to its 2014-15 Season. On January 24, 2015, one of America's most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, is coming to the Jones Hall stage for a special, one-night-only performance at 7:30 p.m.

Mr. Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, on his iconic albums and in his best-selling books such as Fatherhood and the groundbreaking The Cosby Show. His comedy transcends age, gender, and cultural barriers. Cosby broke television's racial barrier with I Spy, becoming the first African American to costar on a television series, winning three consecutive Emmys for "Outstanding Lead Actor" in the dramatic series. Perhaps Cosby's greatest contribution to American entertainment and culture is The Cosby Show, about a close knit, upper middle class black family, which was the top rated series for years in the 1980s.

Tickets are available to Houston Symphony subscribers in an exclusive pre-sale opportunity now throughSeptember 30. Tickets will go on sale to the general public October 1. For information on ticket sales or on how to become a subscriber, contact the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 713-224-7575.

HOUSTON SYMPHONY SPECIAL

Jones Hall

615 Louisiana St.

Houston, TX 77002


Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

BILL COSBY FAR FROM FINISHED TOUR

Bill Cosby, comedian

Tickets: Subscriber pre-sale through September 30

The orchestra does not appear on this program.

About the Houston Symphony

During the current 2013-14 Season, the Houston Symphony celebrates its 100th year as one of America's leadingorchestras with a full complement of concert, community, education, touring and recording activities. In theupcoming 2014-15 Season, the orchestra begins its next century under the direction of Music Director AndrésOrozco-Estrada, the organization's first Hispanic music director and 15th overall. The Houston Symphony is one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Texas whose inaugural performance was held at The MajesticTheater in downtown Houston on June 21, 1913. Today, with an annual operating budget of $30.7 million, thefull-time ensemble of 87 professional musicians is the largest performing arts organization in Houston, presentingmore than 286 performances for 300,000 people, including 82,000 children, annually. For tickets and moreinformation, please visit www.houstonsymphony.org or call 713-224-7575.

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