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"Our Cups Runneth Over": A New Holiday Farce

at Beacon Theatre, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 11
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Celebrate the holidays with the staff of Our Cups Runneth Over, a failing lingerie boutique who has a little more than just sales to worry about this winter season. Behind the customer service smiles ... [more+]

Celebrate the holidays with the staff of Our Cups Runneth Over, a failing lingerie boutique who has a little more than just sales to worry about this winter season. Behind the customer service smiles is the mental stress of protecting a secret wedding proposal, distracting their owner from tanking sales and more. This holiday farce proves to be as wacky as they can get; check it out at the Beacon Theatre in Houston. [less-]

"Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight": Modern Take on Fairy Tale With Pop Music, Magic & More

at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - Sarofim Hall, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 12
Wed, December 13
Thu, December 14
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FULL PRICE: $60 - $93
OFFER PRICE: $32.25 - $66.45

A storybook kingdom of beautiful princesses, evil fairies and infectious pop tunes -- the whole family will be delighted by this updated version of the classic European fairy tale. "Sleeping Beauty an... [more+]

A storybook kingdom of beautiful princesses, evil fairies and infectious pop tunes -- the whole family will be delighted by this updated version of the classic European fairy tale. "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" follows the princess Aurora, who has been cursed into a 100-year sleep by a dark fairy named Carabosse. Under the protection of her beloved companions Silly Billy and Nanny Tickle, Aurora waits in slumber until she is awakened by true love's kiss. This interactive show features plenty of magic, humor and contemporary pop music -- including songs by Blondie, Bruno Mars, Jessie J, Katy Perry and more -- that'll have audiences of all ages cheering and singing along. Don't miss this refreshing spin on a timeless tale when "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" comes to The Hobb Center for the Performing Arts in a production presented by Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS). [less-]

"Rock Nativity": A Christmas Pop Musical Celebration

at A.D. Players Theater, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 12
Wed, December 13
Thu, December 14
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

We all know that the three wise men brought the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh -- but who brought the "rock"? Well, if you're looking for a contemporary twist on the greatest story e... [more+]

We all know that the three wise men brought the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh -- but who brought the "rock"? Well, if you're looking for a contemporary twist on the greatest story ever told, follow the star in the east (or, you know, just fire up Google Maps) to Houston's A.D. Players Theater, where holiday musical "Rock Nativity" will add some contemporary pop rock flavor to the traditional story of the birth of the Messiah. Bring the whole brood and experience the mystery of the manger, the madness of King Herod and the magic of the Magi in this rockin' Christmas musical celebration. [less-]

"A Midnight Clear": A Musical Tale of Christmas

at Stages Repertory Theatre--Arena Theater, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, December 13
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
FULL PRICE: $42 - $47
OFFER PRICE: $18.50 - $21

It's Christmas Eve 1964, and a snowstorm threatens to cancel a concert hosted by the Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart. But when a mysterious stranger and a stranded motorist arrive at their chapel, th... [more+]

It's Christmas Eve 1964, and a snowstorm threatens to cancel a concert hosted by the Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart. But when a mysterious stranger and a stranded motorist arrive at their chapel, the Sisters find that their carols have far more power than they'd imagined. "A Midnight Clear" sheds a little holiday light on all the ways Christmas touches each of us. You'll hear a merry mixture of the traditional and the original when the musical cast raises their voices and rejoices. Stages Repertory Theatre's artistic director Kenn McLaughlin and composer David Nehls follow up their hit production "I'll Be Home for Christmas" with this joyous new production at Houston's Arena Theater. [less-]

Open Poetry Jam Showcases Local Talent

at MECA, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Help select the slam poets for the 2018 Slam Team that will represent Houston in Chicago in August 2018. Eight to 10 slam poets make their way to MECA for Black Lines Poetry. Toiryan Milligan -- a fin... [more+]

Help select the slam poets for the 2018 Slam Team that will represent Houston in Chicago in August 2018. Eight to 10 slam poets make their way to MECA for Black Lines Poetry. Toiryan Milligan -- a finalist at 2017's The Bayou City Poetry Slam and who placed third at the Texas Grand Slam -- comes all the way from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Also featured is Houston's own, powerhouse poet Rayla Crawford, the Founder of A Conversation for Colored Girls. [less-]

"The Best Beatles Holiday Ever"

at The Music Box Theater, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
FULL PRICE: $29
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

This holiday season, Houston's Music Box Theater is offering up an all-new concert show that mashes up two of the greatest and most enduring musical institutions: The classic pop rock songs of The Bea... [more+]

This holiday season, Houston's Music Box Theater is offering up an all-new concert show that mashes up two of the greatest and most enduring musical institutions: The classic pop rock songs of The Beatles and a blend of traditional and contemporary Christmas tunes. Roll up, roll up for "The Best Beatles Holiday Ever", and celebrate the Christmas season with this entertaining and music-filled show. [less-]

A Glamorous Dance-Floor "Havana": 1950s Cuban Paradise

at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: $5

Welcome to Old Havana, circa 1950s, the notorious playground for stars like Frank Sinatra, Estelita Rodriguez and Ava Gardner. This party is a spectacular night of live music, stunning dance and aeria... [more+]

Welcome to Old Havana, circa 1950s, the notorious playground for stars like Frank Sinatra, Estelita Rodriguez and Ava Gardner. This party is a spectacular night of live music, stunning dance and aerial performances, infused with the sultry air of Old Havana. Experience dancing the cha cha cha, boleros, mambo, salsa and pachanga to the seductive rhythm of rotating authentic Cuban Bands. The Moonlight Dolls and Prohibition Supperclub & Bar present this monthly sensual spectacular in Houston. Dressing 1950s Havana-style is encouraged. [less-]

Delinquent Kids Put On a Chaotic Christmas Show

at A.D. Players Theater, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
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Fri, December 15
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FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $25

Christmas is a time to be good and spread holiday cheer -- unless you're a part of the Herdman clan, in which case your goal is to partake in enough delinquent behavior to end up on a permanent naught... [more+]

Christmas is a time to be good and spread holiday cheer -- unless you're a part of the Herdman clan, in which case your goal is to partake in enough delinquent behavior to end up on a permanent naughty list. When the rowdy and rambunctious Herdman children show up at a local Sunday school in search of free snacks, they wind up getting cast in the annual snooze-fest of a Christmas pageant. The kids wreak havoc on the show, scaring off other cast members, offending the congregants and even setting fire to the church. But one way or another, the Herdman herd is determined to put on "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever". Don't miss this hilarious holiday classic -- based on the beloved children's book -- when it decks the halls at A.D. Players Theater in Houston. [less-]

"Pride & Prejudice" Sequel Invites You for Christmas

at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
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FULL PRICE: $39
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all "Pride and Prejudice" fans want to know two things: did Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy live happily ever after and did Mary find love? Get all the deets in thi... [more+]

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all "Pride and Prejudice" fans want to know two things: did Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy live happily ever after and did Mary find love? Get all the deets in this charming sequel to Jane Austen's timeless rom-com. Ignore your unwrapped holiday gifts and half-finished decorations and escape to "Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley" with your fav Bennet sisters and their cravat-wearing peacocking men in this new play. That peevishly practical and beloved bookworm Mary takes her turn as the Austenian heroine and her self-discovery and fight for love makes this an endearing outing for you and your pals or the whole family. "Make haste" to Main Street Theater - Rice Village because a feel-good comedy is just what the doctor ordered during this busy Houston holiday season. [less-]

Dark Holiday Comedy "Reckless"

at Studio 101, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
FULL PRICE: $32
OFFER PRICE: $16

Join 4th Wall Theatre for "Reckless", the classic American, dark holiday comedy by Craig Lucas. This reimagining of the company's 2010 Houston production once again stars Kim Tobin-Lehl as the put-upo... [more+]

Join 4th Wall Theatre for "Reckless", the classic American, dark holiday comedy by Craig Lucas. This reimagining of the company's 2010 Houston production once again stars Kim Tobin-Lehl as the put-upon protagonist, Rachel, and features a strong ensemble cast including former Alley Theatre company member John Feltch; 4th Wall favorites Jennifer Dean and Nick Farco; and Deborah Hope, Kathleen Teodoro, and Zac Kelty in their 4th Wall debuts. "Reckless" opens with Rachel at home on an idyllic Christmas Eve, brimming with the joy of the season. A split second later, in fear for her life, she must escape through her bedroom window into the wintry night. What follows is Rachel's hilarious journey from terror and insanity to love and acceptance on another, far-away Christmas Eve. See it at Studio 101 in Houston. [less-]

ComedySportz Houston: Fast and Funny Improv Comedy Competition

at CSz Arena, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

If you like the TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" then you'll love ComedySportz Houston, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family, now running at the CSz Arena. See two teams b... [more+]

If you like the TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" then you'll love ComedySportz Houston, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family, now running at the CSz Arena. See two teams battle for laughs and points as they make up scenes, games and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. With the help of a referee, the audience will generate suggestions for improv games and determine the winner. Fast, fun and interactive, no two shows are alike. [less-]

"Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka the Musical": A World of Pure Imagination

at Playhouse 1960, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

The scrumdiddlyumptious stage musical "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka the Musical" is based on "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Roald Dahl's timeless and beloved children's book, as well as the subseque... [more+]

The scrumdiddlyumptious stage musical "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka the Musical" is based on "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Roald Dahl's timeless and beloved children's book, as well as the subsequent musical film adaptation, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory", which starred Gene Wilder in the titular role. So grab your golden ticket (lucky!), make your way to Houston's Playhouse 1960 and be transported behind the closed doors of Mr. Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory with Charlie Bucket, discovering one Oompa Loompa doopi-delicious delight after the next at this one-of-a-kind musical experience that features memorable songs from the classic family film. [less-]

Christmas Culture Clash in "Greetings!"

at Salem Lutheran - The Company OnStage, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Fri, December 22
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FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $9

Andy brings home his Jewish atheist fiancé, Randi, to meet his very Catholic parents on Christmas Eve. With the inevitable family explosion comes an out-of-left-field miracle that propels the family ... [more+]

Andy brings home his Jewish atheist fiancé, Randi, to meet his very Catholic parents on Christmas Eve. With the inevitable family explosion comes an out-of-left-field miracle that propels the family into a wild exploration of love, religion, personal truth and the nature of earthly reality. Don't miss "Greetings!" at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston. [less-]

An Orphan Is Determined to Find Her Father in the Magical Pop-Rock Musical "Brooklyn"

at EaDo Playhouse, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

"Brooklyn: The Musical" is a modern-day "sidewalk fairy tale" with a soul, R&B and pop-rock score. Named for the popular borough of New York City, Brooklyn is a Parisian orphan on a quest to find her ... [more+]

"Brooklyn: The Musical" is a modern-day "sidewalk fairy tale" with a soul, R&B and pop-rock score. Named for the popular borough of New York City, Brooklyn is a Parisian orphan on a quest to find her father -- the only person who knows the "Unfinished Lullaby" her mother sang to her as a child. She heads to the U.S. with plans to star on New York's biggest stages, in hopes that her father will hear her. On a street corner at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, a band of street performers known as the City Weeds narrate Brooklyn's journey. Utilizing garbage to create nearly every prop, set and costume, this magical production at Houston's EaDo Playhouse must be seen to be believed. [less-]

The Texas Tenors ("America's Got Talent")

at The Grand, Galveston Island
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
FULL PRICE: $45
OFFER PRICE: $22.50

With their Emmy Award-winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart-topping albums, it's easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America's favorite tenors. Since their whirlwind ... [more+]

With their Emmy Award-winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart-topping albums, it's easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America's favorite tenors. Since their whirlwind debut on NBC's "America's Got Talent", The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and excited fans. They have performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom, Shanghai, China and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the US. Now they make their way to The Grand in Galveston Island. [less-]

"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

at MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Join Charlie Brown and his Peanuts gang in this heartwarming holiday musical based on the beloved animated TV special. Dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations with these belov... [more+]

Join Charlie Brown and his Peanuts gang in this heartwarming holiday musical based on the beloved animated TV special. Dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations with these beloved characters to rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. Through a pageant and a spindly tree, Charlie Brown and friends bring the holiday spirit back to life for families once again. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here," the music of jazz artist Vince Guaraldi, and new original dance numbers, Main Street Theater's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" can be enjoyed at the Midtown Arts and Center Theater in Houston. [less-]

"Star Wars: Unscripted" Changes up the OG

at CSz Arena, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
FULL PRICE: $14
OFFER PRICE: $10

"Star Wars" is a straight up classic. Why would anyone try to change it? Well, there's one brave improv team out there that's going to give it a shot and put a comedic spin on this immaculate masterpi... [more+]

"Star Wars" is a straight up classic. Why would anyone try to change it? Well, there's one brave improv team out there that's going to give it a shot and put a comedic spin on this immaculate masterpiece. Comedy Sportz in Houston is up for a little humor and games when they use your suggestions to tweak the original 1977 film. Imagine "A New Hope" with C3PO as a Russian spy, Uncle Owen's moisture farm as a petting zoo and more. So make sure to come to the CSz arena with an open mind and plenty of creativity. [less-]

"Frosty the Snowman": A Family Musical

at Salem Lutheran - The Company OnStage, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 23
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Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 23
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FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: $5

Frosty and his young friends learn valuable lessons about the true meaning of friendship when family musical "Frosty the Snowman" comes to Salem Lutheran in Houston. You and your family can watch the ... [more+]

Frosty and his young friends learn valuable lessons about the true meaning of friendship when family musical "Frosty the Snowman" comes to Salem Lutheran in Houston. You and your family can watch the magical hat in action this holiday season. [less-]

Holiday Cabaret From PMT Pop Up

at The Continental Club, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $10

As part of its ongoing cabaret series, Pitch Me This (PMT) Productions announces PMT Pop Up: Holiday Cabaret. Artists from across the Houston fringe performing arts community, accompanied live by the ... [more+]

As part of its ongoing cabaret series, Pitch Me This (PMT) Productions announces PMT Pop Up: Holiday Cabaret. Artists from across the Houston fringe performing arts community, accompanied live by the PMT Band, come together to perform holiday favorites at The Continental Club in Houston. Join us as we ring in the holiday season with this family-friendly cabaret. [less-]

Glam Up Your Sunday: Bitches Who Brunch's Show-Stopping Burlesque

at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 24
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Sun, December 17
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

Sunday brunch has never been so glam. Grab your girlfriends and a mimosa (or three) for Bitches Who Brunch, a first-class yet relaxing afternoon of music, comedy and show-stopping striptease featuring... [more+]

Sunday brunch has never been so glam. Grab your girlfriends and a mimosa (or three) for Bitches Who Brunch, a first-class yet relaxing afternoon of music, comedy and show-stopping striptease featuring the world-famous Moonlight Dolls. You'll be dazzled by the Dolls' signature pop-up style that promises a one-of-a-kind weekend thrill. Host Abby Cadabra (Winner - Best Tease, San Antonio Burlesque Festival) leads the glittering troupe through electrifying aerial acts (keep your eyes peeled for the gorgeous, gravity-defying Ariel Airheart) and sizzling dance numbers. For additional purchase, you can dine on classic brunch fare like French Toast & Fried Chicken in Houston's elegant and sunny Prohibition Supperclub & Bar. Cap your weekend with the yummy cocktails, delectable brunch and pastie-perfect production of The Moonlight Dolls Presents: Bitches Who Brunch. [less-]

 

 

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