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Wortham Theater Center

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501 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
832-487-7000

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April 2019
$20

HGO presents The Phoenix at Wortham Theater Center

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-04-26 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-04-26 7:30,
and Once on Friday, April 26, 2019

This world premiere of The Phoenix, by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, features Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni playing the different ages of Lorenzo da Ponte in a stage adaptation of an amazing story of redemption. Da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished…

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$20

HGO presents Don Giovanni at Wortham Theater Center

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, April 27, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, April 30, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-04-27 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-04-27 7:30,
and Once on Saturday, April 20, 2019

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) brings Mozart's masterpiece Don Giovanni back to Houston in a new production by Kasper Holten. Es Devlin's innovative, rotating set and Luke Halls's cutting-edge projections will transport the audience deep into the dark mind of a serial philanderer. In the show, the legendary womanizer Don Giovanni adventures across Europe with his resourceful servant Leporello to take advantage of women and indulge his hedonistic desires. In Seville, after abandoning his latest conquest, the playboy plans to seduce…

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$20

HGO presents The Phoenix at Wortham Theater Center

Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-04-28 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-04-28 2:00,
and Once on Friday, April 26, 2019

This world premiere of The Phoenix, by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, features Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni playing the different ages of Lorenzo da Ponte in a stage adaptation of an amazing story of redemption. Da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished…

Find out more »
$20

HGO presents Don Giovanni at Wortham Theater Center

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, April 27, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, April 30, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-04-30 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-04-30 7:30,
and Once on Saturday, April 20, 2019

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) brings Mozart's masterpiece Don Giovanni back to Houston in a new production by Kasper Holten. Es Devlin's innovative, rotating set and Luke Halls's cutting-edge projections will transport the audience deep into the dark mind of a serial philanderer. In the show, the legendary womanizer Don Giovanni adventures across Europe with his resourceful servant Leporello to take advantage of women and indulge his hedonistic desires. In Seville, after abandoning his latest conquest, the playboy plans to seduce…

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May 2019
$20

HGO presents The Phoenix at Wortham Theater Center

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-05-04 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-05-04 7:30,
and Once on Friday, April 26, 2019

This world premiere of The Phoenix, by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, features Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni playing the different ages of Lorenzo da Ponte in a stage adaptation of an amazing story of redemption. Da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished…

Find out more »
$25

SPA presents National Geographic Live! Exploring Mars at Wortham Center

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Join NASA engineer Kobie Boykins for a look at what Curiosity and other Mars rovers have discovered on the red planet. Few events in the last decade of space exploration have captured the world’s imagination like NASA’s ongoing Mars Exploration Program. In 2004, the successful deployment of the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity launched a new era of scientific investigation of our nearest planetary neighbor. For Kobie Boykins, a mechanical engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the rovers’ success…

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$20

HGO presents Don Giovanni at Wortham Theater Center

Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, April 27, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, April 30, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-05-05 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-05-05 2:00,
and Once on Saturday, April 20, 2019

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) brings Mozart's masterpiece Don Giovanni back to Houston in a new production by Kasper Holten. Es Devlin's innovative, rotating set and Luke Halls's cutting-edge projections will transport the audience deep into the dark mind of a serial philanderer. In the show, the legendary womanizer Don Giovanni adventures across Europe with his resourceful servant Leporello to take advantage of women and indulge his hedonistic desires. In Seville, after abandoning his latest conquest, the playboy plans to seduce…

Find out more »
$20

HGO presents The Phoenix at Wortham Theater Center

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on Saturday, May 4, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, May 7, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-05-07 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-05-07 7:30,
and Once on Friday, April 26, 2019

This world premiere of The Phoenix, by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, features Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni playing the different ages of Lorenzo da Ponte in a stage adaptation of an amazing story of redemption. Da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished…

Find out more »
$25

SPA presents Jad Abumrad, Host of Radiolab at Wortham Theater Center

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Jad Abumrad is the host and creator of Radiolab, a public radio program broadcast on 524 stations across the nation and downloaded more than 9 million times a month as a podcast. Most days, Radiolab is the second most popular podcast, just behind This American Life. Abumrad employs his dual backgrounds as composer and journalist to create what’s been called “a new aesthetic” in broadcast journalism. He orchestrates dialogue, music, interviews and sound effects into compelling documentaries that draw listeners…

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