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Alley Theatre's A HALF SHEET OF PAPER Now Available to View Photo Alley Theatre's A HALF SHEET OF PAPER Now Available to View
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Houston

The Alley Theatre's free digital production of A Half Sheet of Paper is now available to view. There are two different versions. Written by August Strindberg and translated and directed by Rob Melrose, A Half Sheet of Paper will be available to view for free from January 22 - February 14, 2021.
Theatre Under The Stars Postpones COME FROM AWAY Photo Theatre Under The Stars Postpones COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Houston

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact performing arts organizations across the country, Theatre Under The Stars announces one more shift to its upcoming season. The North American tour of Broadway’s Come From Away, which was scheduled for performances at the Hobby Center in May, will now move to the Spring of 2022.
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Houston

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Houston

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Houston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Houston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Houston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Houston

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Houston

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Houston

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2021 Finalists
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Houston

Houston Grand Opera has announced the nine finalists for this year’s Concert of Arias, the 33rd Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, to be presented live from the Wortham Theater Center on February 5, 2020, at 7 p.m. CT.
The Garden Theatre Announces Inaugural Performance Photo The Garden Theatre Announces Inaugural Performance
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2021 in Houston

The Garden Theatre has announced its inception and inaugural performance!
Alley Theatre's THE STRONGER is Now Available to View Photo Alley Theatre's THE STRONGER is Now Available to View
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Houston

The Alley Theatre's free digital production of The Stronger is now available to view. Written by August Strindberg and translated and directed by Rob Melrose, The Stronger will be available to view for free from January 15 - February 7, 2021.
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! Playhouse 1960, Vin Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! Playhouse 1960, Vincent Victoria Presents & More Take Home Wins!
by BWW Staff on January 11, 2021 in Houston

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
Musiqa and Open Dance Project Present The World Premiere Of INSIDE/OUT Photo Musiqa and Open Dance Project Present The World Premiere Of INSIDE/OUT
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2021 in Houston

Musiqa and Open Dance Project present the world premiere of 'Inside/Out' Musiqa and Open Dance Project have announced the February 13 premiere of two short dance films set to music by Andrew Norman and Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté.
Artistic Director Rob Melrose Translates And Directs Three Classics To Launch Th Photo Artistic Director Rob Melrose Translates And Directs Three Classics To Launch The Alley Theatre's 2021 Digital Season
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2021 in Houston

The Alley Theatre's Artistic Director Rob Melrose has translated three classic short plays and adapted them for the Alley@Home 2021 Digital Season.
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand Photo VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Houston

Wayne Brady is the latest Broadway star to join Seth Rudetsky on The Seth Concert Series!
The Idea Fund 2021 Grantees Announced Photo The Idea Fund 2021 Grantees Announced
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Houston

The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, has announced the selection of 12 projects by Houston-based artists to receive $5,000 each for The Idea Fund’s Round 14 (2021) grant cycle.
9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Houston

Wayne Brady is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
Houston Grand Opera Presents GIVING VOICE On HGO Digital Photo Houston Grand Opera Presents GIVING VOICE On HGO Digital
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Houston

After the triumphant sold-out concert at the Wortham last year—Giving Voice: Lawrence Brownlee and Friends Sing Opera, Gospel, and Standards—internationally renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee returns with his co-host, celebrated soprano, HGO Studio alumna, and frequent HGO collaborator Nicole Heaston.
Houston Symphony Announces February Concerts Photo Houston Symphony Announces February Concerts
by BWW News Desk on January 06, 2021 in Houston

The Houston Symphony’s February calendar promises renowned conductor and Houston favorite Fabien Gabel leading an intriguing all-French program highlighted by Francis Poulenc’s Sinfonietta, as well as a striking new, multi-sensory way to experience classical music in the Bank of America POPS Series.
4th Wall Theatre Company Presents Filmed Version of One-Woman Play RANDOM ACTS Photo 4th Wall Theatre Company Presents Filmed Version of One-Woman Play RANDOM ACTS
by BWW News Desk on January 06, 2021 in Houston

4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston’s home for extraordinary performances up  close, is proud to present the heart-lifting one-woman show RANDOM ACTS, written and  performed by Renata Hinrichs and directed by Jessi D. Hill,
Steven Reineke Renews With the Houston Symphony as Principal POPS Conductor Thro Photo Steven Reineke Renews With the Houston Symphony as Principal POPS Conductor Through 2026–27 Season
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Houston

Houston Symphony Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke, in Houston this week leading the Symphony in a program titled “In the Mood: A Big Band New Year,” has just signed a 5-year contract extension. The popular and charismatic Reineke is now set to lead the Symphony’s Bank of America POPS series through the 2026–27 Season.
VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Photo VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Special Guest Jackie Hoffman!
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Houston

Check out this sneak peek from Isaac Mizrahi's next installment of ISAAC@CAFÉCARLYLE with special guest Jackie Hoffman!
Theatre Under The Stars Announces the TUTS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATI Photo Theatre Under The Stars Announces the TUTS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Houston

This morning, Theatre Under The Stars announced a special program — the TUTS High School Musical Theatre Celebration — that will take place this spring in lieu of the 2021 Tommy Tune Awards program and show, which will not take place this year due to the ongoing pandemic.