David Bowie, a singular artist, was born in 1947. 👨🎤
Society for the Performing Arts is now Performing Arts Houston. An amazing new season awaits.
David Bowie, a singular artist, was born in 1947. 👨🎤
ShaWanna Renee Rivon's Emancipation is a “love letter” to Third Ward.
Be there for a night of multi-genre works by the artists of our city.
Dance. Music. Celebration. Joy.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is all these things and more. Today, we celebrate what would have been Mr. Ailey's 93rd birthday.
The company returns to Houston MAR 7–9: https://bit.ly/AileyPAH
Roberta Paixão Cortes discusses the vibrant Houston arts scene ahead of Group Acorde's New/New world premiere.
Don't miss this exciting company on a program with other Houston artists, Kam Franklin and ShaWanna Renee Rivon, for an unforgettable evening of live performance.
Happy New Year, friends. We can't wait to join you on your next artistic adventure. 🎊
NewNow Spotlight: Kam Franklin
Kam Franklin is a singer-songwriter, producer, activist, writer, orator, model, visual artist, director, and actress from Houston, TX.
Her work Bayou City Comeback Chorus: Vol. 2 is one of the three world premieres you experience on our New/New program, also featuring world premieres by Groupe Acorde and ShaWanna Renee Rivon https://bit.ly/NewNow2024
Wishing a joyous day to all who celebrate. 🎅 🎄
NewNow Spotlight: ShaWanna Renee Rivon
ShaWanna Renee Rivon is an award-winning playwright, historian, educator, and activist.
Experience her powerful new play, Emancipation, as part of New/Now, also featuring world premieres by Groupe Acorde and Kam Franklin: https://bit.ly/NewNow2024
New/Now Spotlight: Group Acorde
Group Acorde is a performance company formed in 2016 by two contemporary dancers and two experimental jazz musicians who innovatively collaborate in all aspects of the creation process.
Don't miss Group Acorde's newest work, Entrainment, created for New/Now, also featuring world premieres by Kam Franklin and ShaWanna Renee Rivon: https://bit.ly/NewNow2024
As the new Bernstein biopic heads to our screens—and as we celebrate Beethoven's birthday—discover how their two artistic worlds collided to create an extraordinary musical moment. 🎶
The American maestro’s inspired musical fusing from across the centuries, to create a timeless moment of emotion.
“This message of friendship and acceptance comes at the perfect time.”
Mo Willems' beloved books come to life FEB 23–24 in Zilkha Hall.
In celebration of , here is a quote from one of our greats. 🎻
GRAMMY® winning, staggeringly talented, and so much fun.
The sounds of Time for Three fill the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on February 9.
From the Performing Arts Houston family to yours. ❄️
Wishing you and your family peace and light on this first night of Hanukkah.
Our President & CEO Meg Booth talked with Tarra Gaines for Arts and Culture Texas about New/Now, this year’s winning artists, and what drives Performing Arts Houston to commission these works.
Check out the interview and get excited for these world premieres in 2024.
“New/Now is trying to create avenues to highlight Houston’s own on the oldest stages and most beautiful theaters in Houston, where they should be. Homegrown.”
Can a series of world premiere, multidisciplinary performances also quickly become an annual New Year tradition?
What would a life without music even sound like?
American lyricist Ira Gershwin was born in 1896.
“We don’t just get aesthetic or intellectual benefits from the expressive and performing arts—they can also be literally healing.”
We don’t just get aesthetic or intellectual benefits from the expressive and performing arts—they can also be literally healing.
We’re just 6 days away from Howie Mandel’s Performing Arts Houston debut!
Howie talked with Vic Shuttee of Houston Press about his upcoming night of stand up.
“I have worked a lot of venues in the Houston area, but this will be the first time with this particular venue. But I like any venue where people want to show up, escape for a couple of hours, laugh, and have fun.”
It seems clear: Howie Mandel is not picky. The comedy mainstay, who will be performing a night of comedy with Performing Arts Houston at Jones Hall on December 10, seems to be happy performing for any audience that will have him. “The upside of working a theater setting is just...
On sale now! You won't want to miss a hilarious evening of conversation with Amy Sedaris, followed by an audience Q&A—APRIL 17 at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater.
“Ballet is a completely absurd art—and we love it to pieces: that’s what Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo proclaims with every move.” —The New York Times
Start your 2024 with a delightful program only The Trocks can deliver.
Another member bonus? Totes.
Join at the $100 membership level or above by DEC 31 and get a FREE members-only tote bag.
Details at performingartshouston.org/memberships
Happy (belated) birthday to Howie Mandel! 🥳
We missed Howie's birthday yesterday. But that doesn't mean you should miss his evening of stand up comedy in Jones Hall on December 10!
A evening of stand-up comedy with entertainment mainstay Howie Mandel.
Make it your New Year's resolution to see new, adventurous performances.
New/Now (JAN 19) features world premieres by Group Acorde, Kam Franklin, and ShaWanna Renee Rivon.
Book now and support the artists of our city.
An Evening with Howie Mandel just got funnier!
Comedian and Houstonian Andy Huggins takes the stage at Jones Hall as Howie’s opening act on December 10.
Andy got his start in comedy at Houston’s Comedy Workshop in the 80’s and was one of the original Texas Outlaw Comics alongside Bill Hicks and Ron Shock.
Did you know Andy and Howie go waaaay back? Check out Andy’s story on America’s Got Talent.
Andy Huggins Comedian He & Howie Started Together. This is the full backstory or full story and judges comments for this contestant during the America's Got...
Last call for holiday deals!
Want to save 50% on 2024's most anticipated performances? There's only a few hours left. Head over to bit.ly/BOGO-HolidaySale now.
Need a reason to celebrate? Our Holiday Sale is happening 𝗻𝗼𝘄.
Howie Mandel, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bluey's Big Play, and more.
But hurry—50% savings end NOV 28.
Our Holiday Sale has begun!
Now through NOV 28 only, buy 2 or more tickets in select seating areas and save 50%
With gratitude to you and performing arts enthusiasts everywhere.
It's ! 📺 Did you know (we're confident the parents do!) that Bluey is one of the most successful shows ever on Australian TV? According to Nielsen, American viewers have watched 1.4 billion minutes of the beloved children's show.
We couldn't be more excited that Bluey's Big Play is returning to Houston—including a special sensory-friendly performance—JUL 6–7.
Now is the time to get your tickets!
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