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Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast Of ALL SHOOK UP Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast Of ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2018 in Houston

Meet the cast of Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) upcoming production of All Shook Up! (more...)
Houston Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE Houston Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2018 in Houston

One of the world's most iconic ballets returns to the stage right here in Houston as Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch AM's Swan Lake. The much-anticipated final production of the 2017/18 season will wrap up Houston Ballet's Hometown Tour in venues across the city, with performances June 23-July 1 at Jones Hall, where Houston Ballet began performing in 1966 before moving to the Wortham Theater Center in 1987. (more...)
Summer Musical Comes Back To Stage After Harvey Summer Musical Comes Back To Stage After Harvey
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2018 in Houston

Just like the rest of Houston, the Rogue team carefully monitored the news during Harvey, but not just for the safety of their families, friends and homes, also for the future of their company. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More!
by BWW Special on June 22, 2018 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 IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! (more...)
Female Conductor And Associate Principal Trumpet Make Debuts At Miller Female Conductor And Associate Principal Trumpet Make Debuts At Miller
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2018 in Houston

???????The recently-appointed Chief Conductor of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra and the first-ever female winner of the prestigious Donatella Flick conducting competition, Elim Chan makes her Houston Symphony debut Friday, June 22, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Chan joins the orchestra at 8:30 p.m. to open this year's ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights. (more...)
Obsidian Theater Presents THE LAST FIVE YEARS Obsidian Theater Presents THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2018 in Houston

Obsidian Theater continues the 2018 season with the Drama Desk award winner, The Last Five Years. Jason Brown's emotionally powerful and intimate musical runs at Obsidian Theater, June 21 - July 14, 2018. (more...)
Girls Inc. Summer Campers Preview The Houston Symphony's  Upcoming Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Concert Girls Inc. Summer Campers Preview The Houston Symphony's Upcoming Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Concert
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Houston

Girls Inc. summer campers will preview the Houston Symphony's upcoming Mendelssohn's "Scottish" concert and meet the guest conductor, Elim Chan, one of the rising women conductors leading major symphonic orchestras around the world during rehearsal on Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. The campers will meet Chan following rehearsal at 12:30 p.m. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW on June 20, 2018 in Houston

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Houston (more...)
Review Roundup: GUYS AND DOLLS at Theatre Under The Stars Review Roundup: GUYS AND DOLLS at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Houston

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) final Mainstage show of the 49th Season, Guys & Dolls! Carlos Lopez leads the cast as 'Nathan Detroit' with Madison Claire Parks as 'Sarah Brown', Michelle Aravena as 'Adelaide', and Omar Lopez-Cepero as 'Sky Masterson'. (more...)
Stages Repertory Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Stages Repertory Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Houston

???????The iconic songbook of legendary American singer-songwriter and "Man in Black" Johnny Cash comes to life in the first production of Stages Repertory Theatre's 2018-2019 Season, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Cash's tale of struggle and success, love and faith, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family are played out in this unique musical chronicling the life of one of the best-selling musicians of all time. (more...)
Gabriel Iglesias To Tape Netflix Comedy Special 'One Show Fits All' At Toyota Center In Houston Gabriel Iglesias To Tape Netflix Comedy Special 'One Show Fits All' At Toyota Center In Houston
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Houston

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias will be taping his new Netflix comedy special "One Show Fits All" in Houston on September 13th and 14th. Ticket pre-sale is Wednesday, June 20th (password: FLUFFY) and on-sale is Friday, June 22nd at fluffyguy.com and www.houstontoyotacenter.com at 10am local time. Tickets range from $30-$80 plus fees. Gabriel is currently performing his "One Show Fits All" world tour around the country. This will be Gabe's second Netflix comedy special following 2016's I'm Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry, his third comedy special for Netflix will tape in 2019. (more...)
A.D. Players Revives GOD'S FAVORITE at The George This July A.D. Players Revives GOD'S FAVORITE at The George This July
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Houston

A.D. Players at The George, one of Houston's largest resident theatre companies, will revive Neil Simon's imaginative play, "God's Favorite," at The George from Friday, July 13 - Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, with preview nights July 11-12. "God's Favorite" is a contemporary, humorous tale of the Book of Job with a hint of the Prodigal Son, that explores the challenges and rewards of morality. (more...)
Young Audiences of Houston Awarded Grant to Combat Summer Learning Loss Young Audiences of Houston Awarded Grant to Combat Summer Learning Loss
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Houston

Young Audiences of Houston is excited to announce its selection as a 2018 Out 2 Learn Summer Grant awardee. Building on Young Audiences 62-year history of providing arts-in-education opportunities for Houston-area youth, this grant will support expanded learning for youth this summer. Through the generous funding, Young Audiences will collaborate with Color of Life and Southwest Glen Mission to develop summer bridge programs serving students at M.C. Williams Middle School and Booker T. Washington High School.  (more...)
JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Completes TUTS 50th Anniversary Season JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Completes TUTS 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in Houston

After much anticipation, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces Jerome Robbins' Broadway as the final show of its 50th Anniversary Season! The epic musical anthology that honors the career highlights of Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerome Robbins will run May 28 through June 9 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Earns Recognition For Efforts Toward Gender Equity In Theatre Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Earns Recognition For Efforts Toward Gender Equity In Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2018 in Houston

For the third time in four years, Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company (MU) has been received the 50/50 Applause Award by the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP). The Award recognizes theaters that strive for gender equity in theatre by producing plays written in equal measure by women and men. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17
by Audition Roundup on June 17, 2018 in Houston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 17, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: A Modern Twist on the Classic Tale - GUYS & DOLLS at Theatre Under the Stars BWW Review: A Modern Twist on the Classic Tale - GUYS & DOLLS at Theatre Under the Stars
by Pnina Topham on June 17, 2018 in Houston

Despite its flaws, it's hard not to enjoy GUYS & DOLLS. The music is infectious, and the characters are memorable. This production isn't perfect, nor is it a rendition of the old classic; some attendees are bound to be startled or surprised by the modern twists. But if you know what you're getting going in, this show is worthy of your time and the ticket price. For families of all ages who want to have fun without a ton of thought, go! (more...)
Obsidian Theater Explores Love in THE LAST FIVE YEARS Obsidian Theater Explores Love in THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Houston

Obsidian Theater continues the 2018 season with the Drama Desk award winner, The Last Five Years. Jason Brown's emotionally powerful and intimate musical runs at Obsidian Theater, June 21 - July 14, 2018. (more...)
Obsidian Theater Presents THE LAST FIVE YEARS Obsidian Theater Presents THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2018 in Houston

Obsidian Theater continues the 2018 season with the Drama Desk award winner, The Last Five Years. Jason Brown's emotionally powerful and intimate musical runs at Obsidian Theater, June 21 - July 14, 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 2018 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 A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
2018 Houston Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off Season With Camp Shakespeare 2018 Houston Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off Season With Camp Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Houston

???????Camp Shakespeare kicks off the 44th season of the Houston Shakespeare Festival (HSF) at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)
Art Factory 2018 Season Announcement Art Factory 2018 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Houston

???????From the start to end of 2018, Art Factory will have presented eight fully produced musicals, and six explosive concerts. Four musicals and five concerts remain for audiences to enjoy before the end of the year! (more...)
Open Position: Digital Marketing / Junior Sales Associate Open Position: Digital Marketing / Junior Sales Associate
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Houston

Want to join the BroadwayWorld.com team for a great, full-time opportunity? We're seeking an eager and ambitious individual to cooperate with the site's sales and marketing team on a variety of special projects. (more...)
Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2018 in Houston

???????The Houston Symphony announced today the international release of the first professional recording of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Cello Concerto in more than 80 years featuring Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith and the Houston Symphony. Digital downloads are available through Amazon and iTunes. (more...)
SmileDirectClub And LiveNation Launches Partnership In Houston SmileDirectClub And LiveNation Launches Partnership In Houston
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2018 in Houston

Beginning today, SmileDirectClub, the company best known for pioneering the doctor-directed at-home invisible aligner announced a new marketing alliance with Live Nation the world's largest live entertainment company.  (more...)