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Horse Head Theatre Co. Presents the Houston Premiere of THE SONIC LIFE OF A GIANT TORTOISE Horse Head Theatre Co. Presents the Houston Premiere of THE SONIC LIFE OF A GIANT TORTOISE
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Houston

Horse Head Theatre Co.'s (HH) Houston Premiere of SONIC LIFE... by Toshiki Okada will be presented at Near Northside Studios (NeNo), 1506 Lorraine Street from November 3 - 18, 2017. All performances will begin at 8pm. Concessions sponsored by Buffalo Bayou Brewery, Mid State Wine & Liquor and Frost Bank. (more...)
Theater District Houston Announces Hurricane Harvey Benefit Theater District Houston Announces Hurricane Harvey Benefit
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Houston

Theater District Houston presents Houston Strong: A Theater District Benefit Honoring Local Heroes on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 8 p.m. at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Stageworks Rings in the Holidays with A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Stageworks Rings in the Holidays with A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Houston

Stageworks Theatre announces its holiday show of the 2017-2018 season, A Christmas Story: The Musical, lyrics written by Pasek & Paul and based on the movie and book titled the same by Joseph Robinette. (more...)
HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Tonight HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Houston

Houston's Queensbury Theatre and Kirkwood Music Services, along with a dedicated team of local theatre practitioners and artists, present 'Houston Artists for Harvey Relief,' a benefit featuring presentations by local performance organizations and groups on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Queensbury Theatre in CityCentre, hosted by Ernie Manouse and St John Flynn. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Houston

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Houston (more...)
International Film Competition 48 Hour HORROR Film Project Comes to Houston International Film Competition 48 Hour HORROR Film Project Comes to Houston
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Houston

In the Houston edition of the international 48 Hour Film Project, locals write, shoot and edit a 4 to 7-minute film in just one weekend. The event weekend is October 6 - 8, 2017. All films submitted will have their premieres for the public October 26 at TBH Center. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Cone Man Running Productions' THE WINNERS Opens Tonight Photo Flash: First Look - Cone Man Running Productions' THE WINNERS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Houston

Cone Man Running Productions presents the Regional Premiere of THE WINNERS by David L. Williams, directed by Lindsay Boyd, stage managed by Nolan LeGault, and starring Esme LeJeune, Avery Padilla and Michael Weems. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Theatre Suburbia Presents Paul Elliott's EXIT LAUGHING Theatre Suburbia Presents Paul Elliott's EXIT LAUGHING
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Houston

Theatre Suburbia presents Paul Elliott's hilarious Southern comedy, Exit Laughing. (more...)
Moores Opera Center Launches 2017-18 Season With WHAT'S OPERA DUCK Moores Opera Center Launches 2017-18 Season With WHAT'S OPERA DUCK
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Houston

The University of Houston Moores Opera Center puts a new spin on Bugs Bunny and opera with WHAT'S OPERA DUCK, playing tonight at Mucky Duck. (more...)
Rec Room Arts Brings Ike Holter to Houston Audiences with Regional Premiere of SENDER Rec Room Arts Brings Ike Holter to Houston Audiences with Regional Premiere of SENDER
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Houston

Rec Room Arts is thrilled to present SENDER, a raucous new comedy by Chicago-based playwright Ike Holter, recent recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for Drama and author of notable works EXIT STRATEGY and HIT THE WALL. In SENDER, Holter utilizes his signature rich, lyrical, rapid-fire language as he presents a millennial-centric, pressure-cooker of a world that's edgy, challenging, socially relevant, and hilarious. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at ENEMIES at Main Street Theater Photo Flash: First Look at ENEMIES at Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Houston

Main Street Theater opens its 42nd Season with Enemies by Maxim Gorky, adapted by David Hare. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE at Main Street Theater Photo Flash: First Look at CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE at Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Houston

At Main Street Theater, we know how important it is to begin to introduce some sort of normalcy to our children, to help them to grieve, to talk, to feel, to smile, to laugh, says Vivienne M. St. John, Theater for Youth Producing Director at Main Street. (more...)
CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE Opens 9/24 CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE Opens 9/24
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

At Main Street Theater, we know how important it is to begin to introduce some sort of normalcy to our children, to help them to grieve, to talk, to feel, to smile, to laugh, says Vivienne M. St. John, Theater for Youth Producing Director at Main Street. Our upcoming production of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type is the perfect respite the children need from the Hurricane: a chance to engage with something familiar (the production is based on the beloved children's book), a chance to laugh and be silly, a chance to be with family and friends. (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Changes to Several September Performances Houston Symphony Announces Changes to Several September Performances
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

The Houston Symphony announced today important changes regarding several upcoming performances due to repairs to Jones Hall: Andr s Conducts Schumann, Russian Masters and Houston Symphony Presents Garrison Keillor. (more...)
Kids Interactive Theater Show GARBAGE ISLAND to Return with New Episode Kids Interactive Theater Show GARBAGE ISLAND to Return with New Episode
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Houston

Back to school getting you down? Then get back to Rec Room for the ALL NEW episode of GARBAGE ISLAND 4.0, the only original live sketch show for children ages 2 - 6, in Houston. (more...)
The Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE The Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

The Catastrophic Theatre kicks off its most ambitious season yet, with a new play by Houston favorite, Wallace Shawn (THE DESIGNATED MOURNER, MARIE AND BRUCE, OUR LATE NIGHT). (more...)
Performers Announced for HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Performers Announced for HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

Houston's Queensbury Theatre and Kirkwood Music Services, along with a dedicated team of local theatre practitioners and artists, present 'Houston Artists for Harvey Relief,' a benefit featuring presentations by local performance organizations and groups on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Queensbury Theatre in CityCentre, hosted by Ernie Manouse and St John Flynn. (more...)
Sergei Babayan Comes to Bates Recital Hall in Classical Piano Recital Sergei Babayan Comes to Bates Recital Hall in Classical Piano Recital
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Houston

Hailed for his emotional intensity, bold energy and remarkable levels of color, Sergei Babayan brings a deep understanding and insight to a stylistically diverse repertoire, which includes a performance history of 54 concertos. Le Figaro has praised his unequaled touch, perfectly harmonious phrasing and breathtaking virtuosity. (more...)
CALENDAR GIRLS Now Playing at Clear Creek Community Theatre Through 9/24 CALENDAR GIRLS Now Playing at Clear Creek Community Theatre Through 9/24
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

Due to Hurricane Harvey, Clear Creek Community Theatre has been forced to delay the opening of CALENDAR GIRLS. They are also adding two Saturday matinees on September 16th and 23rd to make sure everyone has a chance to see this wonderful show. (more...)
Houston Early Music Launches 2017-18 Season with 'THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS' Houston Early Music Launches 2017-18 Season with 'THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS'
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Houston

Houston Early Music will open its 2017-18 season with a concert of Spanish and Italian late-Renaissance and early-Baroque music for cornetto and organ at Christ the King Lutheran Church today, Sept. 15. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Legendary Broadway Musical A CHORUS LINE Comes to Texas State Legendary Broadway Musical A CHORUS LINE Comes to Texas State
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Houston

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University will present the legendary Broadway musical, A Chorus Line, September 26-October 1 in the Performing Arts Center. (more...)
LINES DRAWN Exhibition Opens 9/22 at DiverseWorks LINES DRAWN Exhibition Opens 9/22 at DiverseWorks
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Houston

DiverseWorks is pleased to announce the opening of Lines Drawn, a project that explores how artists reimagine, disrupt, and question received notions of borders and boundaries. By addressing issues of immigration, nationalism, equity, and human rights through their work, the artists encourage us to contemplate the many barriers in our own lives as social constructions of power. (more...)
BWW Feature: Opera In The Heights' CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Invites Young Professionals to Collaborative Assortment of Houston Performance Art BWW Feature: Opera In The Heights' CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Invites Young Professionals to Collaborative Assortment of Houston Performance Art
by Audrey Morabito on September 13, 2017 in Houston

Now launching its second season, Opera In The Heights has announced the 2017-18 lineup for their young professional's arts subscription series, CIRCLE OF FIFTHS, a collaborative project designed to bring awareness of various arts organizations to the enthusiastic, young professional audience member. As discussed below by Founder Paige Myrick, this all-inclusive, diverse arts pass will immerse the audience member in a wide variety of performance genres present in the world of Houston entertainment: music, theatre, opera, and dance. (more...)