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Houston Grand Opera Studio Collaborates with Opera Companies Nationwide in Searc Photo Houston Grand Opera Studio Collaborates with Opera Companies Nationwide in Search of Opera's Next Stars
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Houston

Houston Grand Opera has announced its partnership with companies nationwide to offer coordinated auditions for the Houston Grand Opera Studioa??s 2021-22 season.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Houston

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
VIDEO: Houston Ballet Dancers Perform the 7th Movement From DIVERGENCE Photo VIDEO: Houston Ballet Dancers Perform the 7th Movement From DIVERGENCE
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Houston

Dancers perform the 7th movement from Divergence by Australian, Stanton Welch, artistic director of Houston Ballet.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Houston

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS
by Ben Rimalower on August 03, 2020 in Houston

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
VIDEO: Houston Musician Delivers Singing Telegrams as 'Queen COVID', 'Princess C Photo VIDEO: Houston Musician Delivers Singing Telegrams as 'Queen COVID', 'Princess Corona', and More!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Houston

Houston musician Tianna Hall has been delivering singing telegrams, socially-distanced of course, to people in the area, as one of her personas she calls 'Queen COVID,' 'Princess Corona,' and more!
Samantha Williams Presents a Livestream of FELA! Photo Samantha Williams Presents a Livestream of FELA!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Houston

Samantha Williams (Caroline, or Change, Dear Evan Hansen) will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts (Kinder HSPVA) production of FELA! on Saturday, August 8 at 6:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm CT.
Houston Theater Actress Creates 'Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism And Whit Photo Houston Theater Actress Creates 'Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism And White Privilege'
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020 in Houston

Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism and White Privilege is a new experimental theater workshop by local actor Candice D'Meza designed as a brave space to practice anti-racism.
Samantha Williams To Host Screening Of First Amateur Production Of FELA! Photo Samantha Williams to Screen First Amateur Production Of FELA!
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Houston

Samantha Williams (Caroline, or Change, Dear Evan Hansen) will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts (Kinder HSPVA) production of FELA! on Saturday, August 8 at 6:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm CT.
John Lewis Musical THE BOY FROM TROY Will Begin a Workshop in October 2020 Photo John Lewis Musical THE BOY FROM TROY Will Begin a Workshop in October 2020
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Houston

THE BOY FROM TROY a new musical featuring original book/ lyrics by Bryan-Keyth Wilson (FOR COLORED BOYZ) and original music/ lyrics by Constance T. Washington will get a private workshop in Houston, TX this fall.
Houston Symphony Announces Its LIVE FROM JONES HALL Lineup For August Photo Houston Symphony Announces Its LIVE FROM JONES HALL Lineup For August
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Houston

The Houston Symphony continues its Live from Jones Hall concert series, an hour-long, livestreamed concert at 8 p.m. CST each Saturday night, with four new programs for the month of August.
Port Arthur Little Theatre Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Photo Port Arthur Little Theatre Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Houston

Port Arthur Little Theatre will present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER this weekend and next weekend! The show is directed by Rhiannon Pletcher.
Theatre Under The Star Offers CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE Photo Theatre Under The Star Offers CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Houston

Theatre Under The Stars announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a livestream concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side on Sat., Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. CST.
Ars Lyrica Celebrates 50 and Launches Extensive Digital Subscription Package Photo Ars Lyrica Celebrates 50 and Launches Extensive Digital Subscription Package
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Houston

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, is preparing to celebrate 50 episodes of original programming in its online series Community Through Music.
MIldred's Umbrella Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo MIldred's Umbrella Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Houston

Mildred's Umbrella Theater has put a hold on live productions until December 2020, to insure the safety of patrons and artists. 
TEATRX Presents EN SU CASA: A FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL & COMPETITION Photo TEATRX Presents EN SU CASA: A FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL & COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Houston

From the creators of La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts Festival, TEATRX brings you En Su Casa: A Family Film Festival & Competition. En Su Casa is a virtual film festival that showcases Latinx short films in English and Spanish from all over the world for young audiences. 
Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Photo Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For LIVE Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Houston

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE F Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE FIRST WIVES CLUB!
by Ben Rimalower on July 27, 2020 in Houston

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1996 hit movie 'The First Wives Club.' In addition to their in-depth analysis of the comedic talents of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton, they also discuss Eileen Heckart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stockard Channing, Elizabeth Berkley, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Garber, Bronson Pinchot, Dan Hedaya, Lea Delaria, Debra Monk, J.K. Simmons, Kate Burton, Marc Shaiman, and Maggie Smith. Ben and Daniel also share personal stories of when they discovered the film and how it's stayed with them since.
Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings 'Moving The Line' as Part of The Seth Concert Serie Photo Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings from Smash; Concert Re-Airs Today!
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Houston

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Megan Hilty's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
Alley Theatre Associate Producer Brandon Weinbrenner Discusses His Love For the Photo Alley Theatre Associate Producer Brandon Weinbrenner Discusses His Love For the Arts in Houston, and What People Can Do to Help the Industry
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Houston

Brandon Weinbrenner, associate producer and casting director with Alley Theatre, penned an essay for Click2Houston, as part of its Why I Love Living Here series. In the essay he talks about what he loves about the arts scene in Houston, and what members of the community can do to support the industry.
Opera in the Heights Suspends Fall Productions and Cuts Staff Photo Opera in the Heights Suspends Fall Productions and Cuts Staff
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Houston

Opera in the Heights's Board of Directors and staff have made the decision to suspend its fall productions, according to a statement on their website. This includes the postponement of the 25h Anniversary All-Stars concert to a date yet to be determined, as well as the cancelation of Il Trovatore, which was to open in October of this year. 
Vincent Victoria Presents JUST LENA Virtually Photo Vincent Victoria Presents JUST LENA Virtually
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2020 in Houston

Playwright/Producer Vincent Victoria is remounting his play Just Lena virtually August 7th and 8th on Vincent Victoria Presents' Facebook Page live and on ZOOM at 8 pm.
Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes
by BWW Staff on July 23, 2020 in Houston

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.
9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2020 in Houston

Megan Hilty is stopping by The Seth Concert Series this weekend and we wanted to look back at some of our favorite past performances of hers!
“Camp In A Box” Now Available At The Health Museum Photo “Camp In A Box” Now Available At The Health Museum
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Houston

Registration is open for The Health Museum's Summer Discovery Camps in a Box: Unpack the Science.