Grab your tickets to the top 9 theatrical shows and arts performances happening around the Greater Houston area in March 2019.
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Shows are listed in chronological order and are not ranked numerically from most to least recommended.
Top 9 Plays & Arts Performances This Month: March 2019
- On the Exhale at the Rec Room | Through Saturday, March 9 – This regional premiere is the story of an instant in one mother’s life that sends her down a rabbit hole of grief in the aftermath of gun violence. Timely, riveting and important, The Observer called it “remarkable” with “emotional power.” Tickets are $30. Showtimes vary.
- Rapture, Blister, Burn at Studio 101 | Through Saturday, March 23 – 4th Wall Theatre Co. presents this story of college friends Catherine and Gwen, who made very different life choices. One became a rock-star academic. One became a wife and mother. And both of them wonder if they did the right thing. Tickets start at $17. Showtimes vary.
- Anastasia at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Tuesday, March 5 through Sunday, March 10 – Based on the beloved animated movie, this musical explores the story of Anya, who may or may not be the daughter of Russia’s last tsar. Her journey to finding herself will resonate with those who ponder where they came from and what they are meant to do in this life. Tickets start at $35, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Showtimes vary.
- Little Shop of Horrors at Stages Repertory Company | Wednesday, March 6 through Sunday, April 28 – The beloved, slightly twisted musical showcases the lives of a flower shop clerk named Seymour and his fellow denizens of Skid Row. Ingenious lyrics and music by Alan Menken and a book by Howard Ashman that’s packed with crazy characters belie the show’s core theme: what would you do to get all you wanted? Tickets start at $25. Showtimes vary.
- Robbins: A Centennial Celebration at the Wortham Theater Center | Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10 – The Houston Ballet presents this tribute to the legendary choreographer who transformed dance in the American Broadway musical. Tickets start at $25, but you may find cheaper or better tickets on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. Showtimes vary.
- Freeda Peoples at the Ensemble Theatre | Thursday, March 21 through Sunday, April 14 – Gospel sounds highlight this story of a church community and its new pastor. Written by Joyce Sylvester, who created the popular Women in the Pit, the show looks at how people are rarely what they appear to be. Tickets start at $23. Showtimes vary.
- Space Heroes at the Wortham Theater Center | Saturday, March 23 – Da Camera presents this dynamic, drum-centric performance featuring Chris Morrissey, Jason Rigby, and Mike Lewis, performing Mark Guiliana’s composition. A shimmering combination that showcases drums and horns, it’s a concert performance with energy and excitement. Tickets prices TBA. 8pm.
- The Hunchback of Seville at the Alley Theatre | Thursday, March 28 through Friday, April 6 – Mildred’s Umbrella sets up shop on the Alley’s Neuhaus Theatre to share this story that takes place in Spain after Columbus returns from the New World. The Seattle Stranger called it “16th-Century Spanish History as Written by Quentin Tarantino.” Tickets are pay-what-you-can with a suggested donation of $25. Showtimes vary.
- San Giovanni Battista at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Saturday, March 30 – Ars Lyrica presents the Houston premiere of this oratorio about the life of John the Baptist. Epic in scope, with stirring vocal performances, it’s an event history enthusiasts and those who know John’s story won’t want to miss. Tickets start at $23, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online marketplace. 7:30pm.
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