Top Performing Arts Events This Week: December 12 to 18, 2022

"A Very Merry Pops" returns the Houston Symphony tradition to Jones Hall this weekend | Courtesy of Houston Symphony

See the latest performing arts productions and theater happenings opening across Houston from Monday, December 12 to Sunday, December 18, 2022.

Looking for ways to keep the theater calendar straight? We have you covered with this weekly roundup series tracking openings at theaters and performing arts institutions across the city of Houston.

Check out more upcoming holiday shows and performances with our guide to productions in December 2022.

Dig deeper for more ongoing performances happening on stages across Houston by checking out the 365 Houston Calendar.

Here’s our list of must-see openings:

Top Performing Arts Openings This Week: December 12 to 18, 2022

Final Performances This Week

This weekend brings the final shows for Uncle Eb at MATCH through Saturday, December 17. Then, on Sunday, December 18, two performances take their final curtain calls; The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley at Main Street Theater, and Houston Grand Opera’s El Milagro del Recuerdo at Wortham Theater.

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Holly Beretto writes about food and wine, the arts and interesting people for a variety of local and regional publications. In addition to 365 Things to Do in Houston, her work has appeared in the Arizona State University Alumni Magazine, Arts + Culture Texas, Bayou City Magazine, Downtown, Galveston Monthly and Houston Woman. She is also a regular contributor to's Houston site. She earned her B.A. in mass communication with a minor in professional writing from Franklin Pierce College (now Franklin Pierce University) and her M.A. in communication studies with an emphasis in journalism from St. Louis University. She has worked in television news production, public relations and marketing in Rhode Island, Maine, New York and Texas. A native Rhode Islander, she has lived in Texas since 1997. She is the author of Christ as the Cornerstone: Fifty Years of Worship at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, published by Bright Sky Press.