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Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Houston

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Houston (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Houston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Houston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
CROOKED, LOVE/SICK and More Set for Firecracker Productions' 2017-18 Season at Obsidian Theater CROOKED, LOVE/SICK and More Set for Firecracker Productions' 2017-18 Season at Obsidian Theater
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Houston

Firecracker Productions has announced its 2017-18 season, which will be performed at Obsidian Theater. (more...)
Czech Center Museum Houston Welcomes the Vedem Underground Project Czech Center Museum Houston Welcomes the Vedem Underground Project
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Houston

The Vedem Underground Project is proud to present VEDEM: THE UNDERGROUND MAGAZINE OF THE TEREZIN GHETTO at the Czech Center Museum Houston from Aug. 14 through Nov. 30, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL Will Always Love Whitney at Broadway At The Hobby Center BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL Will Always Love Whitney at Broadway At The Hobby Center
by Brett Cullum on August 17, 2017 in Houston

THE BODYGUARD THE MUSICAL is one of those shows that offers up little else but a warm nostalgia for the original material, but thankfully the source is strong enough to make you tap your toes and smile from ear to ear. (more...)
Mayor Turner Kicks Off First Annual Arts Festival Mayor Turner Kicks Off First Annual Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Houston

 On Saturday September 16, 2017, the Houston Arts Partners coalition (HAP) will host the inaugural Arts All Around Festival at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  (more...)
Houston Symphony Pays Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Houston Symphony Pays Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

The Houston Symphony will kick off the 2017-18 BBVA Compass POPS Series with Ella at 100, a celebration of jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald during her 100th birthday year. Led by Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke in the first concert of his inaugural season, the program will feature Fitzgerald favorites including 'Dream a Little Dream of Me,' 'It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' and 'Summertime.' (more...)
IT'S WONDERFUL LIFE Opera Recording Now Available in Digital Formats and CD Pre-Orders IT'S WONDERFUL LIFE Opera Recording Now Available in Digital Formats and CD Pre-Orders
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

It's Christmas in August. Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) world premiere of composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's opera It's a Wonderful Life is now available for audio streaming, high resolution download, and CD pre-orders on the PENTATONE website. The CD will be released worldwide on September 1. It's a Wonderful Life is the newest addition to PENTATONE's American Opera Series.  (more...)
Three Houston Area Museums Team for Screening of OLYMPIC PRIDE, AMERICAN PREJUDICE Film Three Houston Area Museums Team for Screening of OLYMPIC PRIDE, AMERICAN PREJUDICE Film
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

The Houston Museum of African American Culture, Holocaust Museum Houston, The Health Museum and ADSI/Renee Logans will present the Exclusive Houston Screenings of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice on Thursday, September 7 at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. (more...)
Three World Premieres Set for The Catastrophic Theatre's 2017-18 Season Three World Premieres Set for The Catastrophic Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

The Catastrophic Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, which is slated to be the theatre's most ambitious season yet. The new season includes three world premieres, an avant-garde classic, and more. (more...)
Moores School of Music's New Opera Season to Feature THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES and More at Mucky Duck Moores School of Music's New Opera Season to Feature THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES and More at Mucky Duck
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

Be there to launch the University of Houston Moores Opera Center's new season at the famed Mucky Duck with our popular cabaret evening of favorite arias and musical theatre songs, wryly hosted by director Buck Ross. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Houston

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Cast, Creatives Set for Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT World Premiere at Alley Theatre Cast, Creatives Set for Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT World Premiere at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night. Commissioned by the Alley, Describe the Night premieres September 15 and runs through October 15 in the Neuhaus Theatre. (more...)
4th Wall Theatre To Close Doors In December 4th Wall Theatre To Close Doors In December
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

This morning, Artistic Director's Kim Tobin-Lehl and Philip Lehl announced that 4th Wall Theatre will be closing its doors this December. Check out the statement below. (more...)
Red Bird Presents Grammy-Winning Gatlin Brothers Band Red Bird Presents Grammy-Winning Gatlin Brothers Band
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Houston

Over 50 years ago, Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin started singing in their little hometown of Abilene, Texas, and from there went on to make music history!  (more...)
Theatre Under The Stars to Hold Local Auditions for SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT Theatre Under The Stars to Hold Local Auditions for SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Houston

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is holding dance auditions for the upcoming holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, which TUTS is bringing to Houston with Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP). (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THE BODYGUARD at The Hobby Center Photo Flash: First Look at THE BODYGUARD at The Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Houston

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center welcomes the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD to the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, August 15 to 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
TUTS Welcomes Dan Knechtges as New Artistic Director TUTS Welcomes Dan Knechtges as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Houston

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the appointment of Tony-nominated director and choreographer, Dan Knechtges, as TUTS new Artistic Director. (more...)
BWW Review: Gravity Players Highlight Humanity in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT BWW Review: Gravity Players Highlight Humanity in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by Audrey Morabito on August 14, 2017 in Houston

On Friday night The Gravity Players opened a courtroom comedy and exploration of faith, THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, to a lively audience. Set in the Court of Purgatory, a place of redemption and a 'waiting list' between Heaven and Hell, the audience was to witness trials regarding sinners' placement in Purgatory, as many desired to appeal their judgment to move on to Heaven. Judge Littlefield, played by Paul Menzel, demands Bailiff (Philip Hays) to call the cases, 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Thorseen the Implacable', 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Benedict Arnold', and finally 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Judas Iscariot'. (more...)
Disney's Garrett Clayton to Reprise Role in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Theatre Under The STars Disney's Garrett Clayton to Reprise Role in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Theatre Under The STars
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Houston

Disney star, Garrett Clayton, will reprise his role in the Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of LIFE X 3 at Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of LIFE X 3 at Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Houston

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) dishes out Sancerre and Cheez-Its as the starter to its 2017-18 season, with the gritty comedy, Life X 3, by Yasmina Reza. DDTCo. Executive Director, Trevor B. Cone, is at the helm of the witty and acerbic play, which presents three versions of the same story, and runs for three weeks at MATCH. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Houston

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Photo Flash:  Gravity Players Theatre Group presents THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT Photo Flash: Gravity Players Theatre Group presents THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Houston

What has become of Jesus' most notorious follower? In this dark comedy, time and space bend in a provocatively poignant quest to decide Judas' fate. Set in a courtroom in Purgatory, an uproarious cast of characters from Heaven and Hell swarm the stage to determine whether he has any grounds for redemption.  (more...)
COCKTAILS AND COWARD is Back at Main Street Theater COCKTAILS AND COWARD is Back at Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Houston

MST's popular "Cocktails & Coward" is back for 2 nights only, August 18 & 19 at 7:30pm in Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd., 77005. The evening features scenes from the comedies of Noel Coward such as Present Laughter, Private Lives, Blithe Spirit, and Fallen Angels and a taste of his hilarious songs such as "Mad Dogs and Englishmen," "Chase Me Charlie," "Has Anybody Seen Our Ship," "I Went to a Marvelous Party," and "Don't Put Your Daughter on the Stage, Mrs. Worthington." (more...)