Theatre Under The Stars
2023 - 2024 Season

Cher, Sondheim, Gloria Estefan and Alanis Morissette are among the treats that make up the TUTS 2023 - 2024 Season. At the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

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Houston Grand Opera
2023 - 2024 Season

HGO Season to feature a World Premiere, Wagner's Final Masterpiece, The Sound of Music; and three popular favorites, Falstaff, Madame Butterfly, and Don Giovanni.  Presented at the Wortham Theater Center.

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Alley Theatre
2021 - 2022 Season

Opens with the Pulitzer prize winning play SWEAT; then, 72 MILES TO GO; Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol; 2022 includes Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility; and ends with NOIR, a world premiere musical

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 TUTS Leading Ladies Luncheon honors
Cissy Segall Davis

TUTS hosted the Leading Ladies at Tonys Italian restaurant, honoring Cissy Segall Davis with the Shirley Stein Outstanding Champion in the Arts and Education Award.

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TEXAS Arts, Culture & History


Main Street Theater
Set in 1964 with the upcoming presidential election, advertisers for LBJ unleash the infamous political commercial DAISY. Based on actual people and events, DAISY explores the power of manipulation and how it forever changed how we elect our leaders..
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Robert Schenkkan
Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY was presented 2016, written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. The LBJ legacy continues in part two The Great Society presented from January 26 thru February 18, 2018...
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Obsidian Theater
Join us in Berlin at the Kit Kat Club where you will forget all your troubles with fabulous music, sensual choreography, comedy and drama.  CABARET explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin. Presented through May 5th, 2018 at Obsidian Theater in the Heights District ....
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The Houston Grand Opera
AIDA by Giuseppe Verdi returns to the Wortham stage in an awe-inspiring new production.  Interview with Choreographer Jorrell Lawyer-Jefferson, the stunning new design is enhanced by the incorporation of visionary artist Basil Twist's Silks.  Presented from January 31 through February 16, 2020.
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Iconic Playwrights

FOOL (2014) and THE SCENE (2007) both written by Theresa Rebeck
Alley Theatre produced two of Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck's plays. FOOL is a comical play set in a 14th century castle.  THE SCENE is a shrewd and racy comedy about the lives and loves of four New Yorkers..
AMERICAN MENU (2010) by Don Wilson Glenn and SASSY MAMAS (2016) by Celeste Bedford Walker
The Ensemble Theatre presented two Texas Playwrights: American Menu is about 5 Black kitchen workers set in May 1968. Sassy Mamas is a romantic comedy about 3 women of a certain age who confidently pursue younger men...


Artiste "quote unquote":
And I'm not gonna tell you what I think about the New York Times for referring to Houston as one of the provinces. - former President George H. W. Bush
President George Bush 2007 TUTS gala
It's never been easy. 40 years ago, the Department of Labor made a study of the 3 Actors Unions: Equity, SAG and AFTRA. Unemployment rate stood at 85%. Today it's at 90%, only 10% of actors make a living.
Tony Randall in TUTS 2000 Damn Yankees
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing 2016 Ensemble Theatre production
Some people build fences to keep people out and other people build fences to keep people in.
FENCES by August Wilson 2016 Ensemble Theatre production
My role is to prepare children musically to fit into a professional level opera production....I want families to understand it is a commitment of time and work.
Karen Reeves, Houston Grand Opera Christmas 2016 production of The Little Prince

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