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Prime Performing Arts Occasions This Week: October 3 to 9, 2022 – 365 Issues to Do in Houston


Tony-winning musical “Hadestown” involves H-City for this week solely | Photograph: T. Kevin Berne; courtesy of Passion Middle

See the most recent performing arts productions and theater happenings opening throughout Houston from Monday, October 3 to Sunday, October 9, 2022.

Searching for methods to maintain the theater calendar straight? We have now you coated with this weekly roundup collection monitoring openings at theaters and performing arts establishments throughout town of Houston.

Dig deeper for extra ongoing performances taking place on levels throughout Houston by checking out the 365 Houston Calendar.

Right here’s our checklist of must-see openings:

Prime Performing Arts Openings This Week: October 3 to 9, 2022

  • Broadway Across America presents Hadestown at Hobby Center | Tuesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 9 – It dazzled audiences on Broadway and ran residence with eight Tony Awards. Now, the musical Selection known as “spellbinding,” hits the Houston stage, weaving collectively the Greek myths of the lovers Orpheus and Eurydice, and King Hades and his spouse Persephone. Prepare for a wild trip of ardour, hope and the triumph of the human spirit. $50 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Puppet Musical at Hobby Center | Tuesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 9 The Passion Middle welcomes Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, a newly-crafted musical stage adaptation that includes gorgeous life-sized puppetry of the title character together with Tigger, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, and Owl. The present options the Sherman Brothers’ basic Grammy Award–profitable music with additional songs by A.A. Milne. $38.50 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Elainie Lilios, Night Sky at the James Turrell Skyspace at Rice University | Friday, October 7 | FREE – The composer debuts her newest work, a sound and lightweight composition, on the university’s James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace, in honor of the set up’s tenth anniversary. 7pm.
  • Intempo Dance Ensemble presents Houston Latin Chamber Orchestra at MATCH | October 7 – This live performance is a tribute to conductor Eduardo Mata and options worldwide soloists Manuel Rojas on flute and Eddy Marcano on violin, within the debut of the Houston Latin Chamber Orchestra. $25. 7:30pm.
  • Stages presents Plumshuga: The Rise of Lauren Anderson at the Gordy | Friday, October 7 | Ongoing – With a narrative that’s without delay completely Houston and completely common, Plumshuga explores the life and legacy of Lauren Anderson, the primary Black girl to be named a principal artist for a significant American dance firm. The world premiere blends spoken phrase, dance, music and theater for a have a look at Anderson’s life, and an exploration of what it means to observe your desires. $30 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Symphony presents Celebrating Black Composers at Jones Hall | Saturday, October 8 – Youngsters and adults will love this exploration of the impression Black artists have had on music, together with the work of Duke Ellington, Jimi Hendrix, and others. From classical and ragtime to jazz and rock and extra, a number of kinds are represented. Children can even love the Symphony’s instrument petting zoo. $22 and up. 10am and 11:30am.
  • Mercury Chamber Orchestra presents Love’s Philosophy at Wortham Center | Saturday, October 8 – In a program created by internationally acclaimed conductor and Houston native John Axelrod, this evocative efficiency options the music of Mahler, Leonard Bernstein, Haydn and extra. $10 and up; $20 for a digital ticket (accessible via Sunday, October 16). 7:30pm.

Closing Performances This Week

Along with the week-long runs of Hadestown and Winnie the Pooh talked about above, Alley Theatre delivers its swan music efficiency of Lend Me A Soprano, all closing Sunday, October 9.

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Holly Beretto writes about meals and wine, the humanities and attention-grabbing individuals for a wide range of native and regional publications. Along with 365 Issues to Do in Houston, her work has appeared within the Arizona State College Alumni Journal, Arts + Tradition Texas, Bayou Metropolis Journal, Downtown, Galveston Month-to-month and Houston Lady. She can also be a daily contributor to Eater.com’s Houston website. She earned her B.A. in mass communication with a minor in skilled writing from Franklin Pierce College (now Franklin Pierce College) and her M.A. in communication research with an emphasis in journalism from St. Louis College. She has labored in tv information manufacturing, public relations and advertising and marketing in Rhode Island, Maine, New York and Texas. A local Rhode Islander, she has lived in Texas since 1997. She is the creator of Christ because the Cornerstone: Fifty Years of Worship at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, revealed by Vivid Sky Press.


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