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Houston Grand Opera Announces 2023 CONCERT OF ARIAS Winners Photo Houston Grand Opera Announces 2023 CONCERT OF ARIAS Winners
by Blair Ingenthron on February 04, 2023 in Houston

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced the winners for this year's Concert of Arias, the 35th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this evening at the Wortham Theater Center and livestreamed for audiences at home.   
Houston Grand Opera Announces New $22 Million Fund Within The HGO Endowment Photo Houston Grand Opera Announces New $22 Million Fund Within The HGO Endowment
by A.A. Cristi on February 03, 2023 in Houston

At tonight's annual Concert of Arias, the 35th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, Houston Grand Opera announced that Sarah and Ernest Butler have created a new fund within the HGO Endowment valued at $22 million, the largest philanthropic investment in the 68-year history of the organization. The company also announced that its acclaimed training program for young artists has been renamed the Sarah and Ernest Butler Houston Grand Opera Studio.
Beyoncé Adds New 'Renaissance' Tour Dates Photo Beyoncé Adds New 'Renaissance' Tour Dates
by Michael Major on February 03, 2023 in Houston

After the wildly successful announcement, Beyoncé has added several new tour dates to her RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR, her first solo tour in over six years, in Chicago, IL; East Rutherford, NJ; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Inglewood, CA; and Houston, TX. Check out a complete list of tour dates now!
Theatre Southwest Announces Cast and Creative Team For SILENT SKY Photo Theatre Southwest Announces Cast and Creative Team For SILENT SKY
by Stephi Wild on February 02, 2023 in Houston

Theatre Southwest has announced its cast and creative team for Silent Sky, written by Lauren Gunderson.
Houston Grand Opera Joins Forces with Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Prairie View A& Photo Houston Grand Opera Joins Forces with Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Prairie View A&M, And More For the Fourth Annual GIVING VOICE
by A.A. Cristi on February 01, 2023 in Houston

On Friday, February 24, 2023, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will stage the fourth annual Giving Voice concert in partnership with Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, the Houston Ebony Opera Guild, Prairie View A&M University, and Texas Southern University. The fourth annual concert will be presented outside the Wortham Theater Center for the first time, at the new Cathedral of the historic Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in the Third Ward, in celebration of Black History Month.
Alley Theatre Receives $20,000 Grant For The National Endowment for the Arts Photo Alley Theatre Receives $20,000 Grant For The National Endowment for the Arts
by A.A. Cristi on February 01, 2023 in Houston

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre is a recipient of a 20,000 NEA Grant for Arts Projects. This month, the grant will support the launch of a new initiative that culminates during Afro-Caribbean poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott's, The Odyssey. Heroes Within: A Celebration of Victorious Journeys, is a project connecting the Epic play's hero's journey to the heroic experiences pertinent to Houston's Black community.
Interview: Co-Stage Directors Nicole Kenley-Miller and Lawrence Edelson Share Wi Photo Interview: Co-Stage Directors Nicole Kenley-Miller and Lawrence Edelson Share With Us the World of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at the University Of Houston
by Miranda Keating on January 31, 2023 in Houston

For this weekend only, the University of Houston will be presenting SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, a musical revue of the work of Stephen Sondheim. Co-stage directors of the production Nicole Kenley-Miller and Lawrence Edelson shared an inside scoop about the unique show and the collaboration that has gone into building this truly special production.
Shop for Your Valentine in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop for Your Valentine in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 30, 2023 in Houston

Shop official merchandise from Hadestown, Some Like It Hot, A Beautiful Noise, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and more for your Valentine this holiday! Shop for items like the Mean Girls Really Pretty Mug, Beautiful Noise On The Rocks Tumbler, the Wicked Women's For Good V-Neck Tee, and many more!