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Les Miserables Sep 25 - Sep 30, 2018  
The Hobby Center Les Miserables
 
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption-a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
 
   
Evil Dead: The Musical Sep 27 - Oct 27, 2018  
Obsidian Theatre Evil Dead: The Musical
 
Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It's all up to Ash -- a housewares employee turned demon-killing hero -- and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes ... and it's all set to music. Based on the 1981 cult film favorite, Evil Dead: The Musical rips onto the stage at Houston's Obsidian Theater.
 
   
Swimming While Drowning Oct 3 - Oct 21, 2018  
Stages Repertory Theatre Swimming While Drowning
 
Angelo and Mila are 15 and homeless. Angelo is a dreamer, Mila is a streetwise hustler, but when they become roommates at a shelter for LGBTQ teens, they build a fragile bond that inspires them to reach for understanding and self-acceptance. Emilio Rodriquez's poetic coming-of-age story Swimming While Drowning celebrates the healing power of hope and the beautiful mystery of being a teenager. See it at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston.
 
   
12 Angry Men Oct 19 - Nov 11, 2018  
Stageworks Theatre - The Garza Main Stage 12 Angry Men
 
Over the course of one monumentally tense afternoon, a dozen ordinary citizens decide the fate of a teenager alleged to have murdered his own father. What initially appears to be an open-and-shut case proves to be anything but, as passions are ignited and prejudices are revealed. Maybe the most famous legal drama ever written, Reginald Rose's original play inspired an Oscar-nominated film and several other acclaimed adaptations. Now, the latest version of the classic 12 Angry Men comes to the stage at Stageworks Theatre in Houston.
 
   
The Phantom of the Opera Nov 7 - Nov 18, 2018  
The Hobby Center The Phantom of the Opera
 
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera comes to a city near you as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before."
 
   
The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) Nov 7 - Dec 23, 2018  
Stages Repertory Theatre The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)
 
It's the Annual Holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody's Non-Denominational Universalist Church -- where all faiths are welcome because we'll believe anything! There's just one minor problem: none of the acts scheduled to perform have arrived. Now it's up to three quick-witted church members to perform the entire variety show and Christmas pageant by themselves! An irreverent yet heartwarming romp through tradition, The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) bursts with festive, slapstick fun as these cheerfully ridiculous clowns celebrate all of our favorite holiday traditions -- at once. Experience the festivities at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston.
 
   
Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Nov 13 - Nov 13, 2018  
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection
 
During An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, comedy icon Carol Burnett answers questions from the audience and shows video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show, where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage with Burnett and receive spontaneous answers. "I love the spontaneity of these evenings," says the star. "I never know what anyone is going to ask, or say, or do, so it keeps me on my toes!" Enjoy this intimate evening with Carol Burnett at Houston's Jones Hall.
 
   
Newsies Dec 7 - Dec 22, 2018  
Playhouse 1960 Newsies
 
The musical is a Disney theatrical productions stage musical based on the 1992 film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Catch Disney's Newsies at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
 
   
The Book Of Mormon Jan 15, 2019 - Jan 20, 2019  
The Hobby Center The Book Of Mormon
 
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.
 
   
Calendar Girls Jan 18, 2019 - Feb 3, 2019  
Playhouse 1960 Calendar Girls
 
Adapted by Tim Firth from his smash hit Miramax film of the same name, Calendar Girls is based on an inspiring true story that is both poignant and hilarious. A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire Women's Institute, spark a global phenomenon by persuading one another to pose au natural for a charity calendar with a difference! As interest snowballs, the Calendar Girls find themselves revealing more than they'd ever planned. Catch this heartfelt comedy at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
 
   
Waitress Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 3, 2019  
The Hobby Center Waitress
 
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
 
   
Anastasia Mar 5, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019  
The Hobby Center Anastasia
 
From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, ANASTASIA is a dazzling new show that transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
 
   
The Play That Goes Wrong Mar 26, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019  
The Hobby Center The Play That Goes Wrong
 
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You'd get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London's award-winning smash comedy! Called "A GUT-BUSTING HIT" (The New York Times) and "THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN" (HuffPost), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering "A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY" (Daily Beast). Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it's "TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES" (HuffPost) and "COMIC GOLD" (Variety) - sure to bring down the house!
 
   
Comic Potential Apr 12, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019  
Playhouse 1960 Comic Potential
 
Comic Potential by Tony winner Alan Ayckbourn is set in a TV studio in the foreseeable future, when low-cost androids have largely replaced actors. The play was Ayckbourn's second exploration into science fiction, the first being Henceforward ... This play originated from the idea that the ability to laugh and the ability to fall in love are both characteristics that differentiate humans from androids, as both are illogical from an objective viewpoint, thus raising the question as to whether either of the actions in an android would be considered a malfunction. The comedy also explores the Pygmalion syndrome and competing desires for autonomy and certainty. See it at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
 
   
Miss Saigon May 7, 2019 - May 12, 2019  
The Hobby Center Miss Saigon
 
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of Les Miserables. In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son. This new production features stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score featuring Broadway hits including "The Heat is On in Saigon," "The Movie in My Mind," and "Last Night of the World." The New Yorker raves "A DYNAMITE BROADWAY REVIVAL."
 
   
A Catered Affair Jun 7, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019  
Playhouse 1960 A Catered Affair
 
A Catered Affair tells the story of a Bronx mother's efforts to give her only daughter the elaborate wedding she never had -- and the bride never asked for. In this funny, poignant and oh so human show of love and disaffection, Harvey Fierstein's book and John Bucchino's score explore both our need for love and true meaning of family. See it at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
 
   
Aladdin Jun 26, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019  
The Hobby Center Aladdin
 
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
 
   
Be More Chill Jul 19, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019  
Playhouse 1960 Be More Chill
 
Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about "The Squip," a tiny super computer that promises to bring him everything he desires most: a date with Christine, an invite to the raddist party of the year, and a chance to survive life in his suburban New Jersey high school. But is being the most popular boy in high school worth the risk? Be More Chill is based on the novel by Ned Vizzini and now comes to the stage in a musical adaptation at Playhouse 1960 in Houston.
 
   
Rent Aug 6, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019  
The Hobby Center Rent
 
Written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, Rent is more than a show, it's a phenomenon. This smash-hit theatrical experience transformed how a generation feels about musicals, changed Broadway forever, and inspired a major motion picture. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about being young and learning to survive, falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Rent has made a lasting mark on Broadway with songs that rock