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  • Houston Grand Opera: Gotterdammerung

    Until May 7, 2017

  • Houston Grand Opera: The Abduction From The Seraglio

    Until May 12, 2017

  • Jessica Lang Dance

    May 20, 2017

  • In The Mood

    May 21, 2017

  • Houston Ballet: Tempest

    May 25 - Jun 4, 2017

Houston Grand Opera: Gotterdammerung Poster

Houston Grand Opera: Gotterdammerung

Brown Theater

Until May 7, 2017

The final part of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle comes to a dramatic climax as chaos envelopes the world of the Gods. Having won his beloved Brunnhilde, Siegfried gives her the Ring of Power as a token of his love before seeking out new adventures. But his course is interrupted by the callous siblings Gunther and Guntrue and Hagen, son of the cunning dwarf Albericjh, who maliciously trick him into marrying another, sending Brunnhilde into utter despair...

Houston Grand Opera: The Abduction From The Seraglio Poster

Houston Grand Opera: The Abduction From The Seraglio

Brown Theater

Until May 12, 2017

Mozart's charming, if not somewhat vocally challenging The Abduction From The Seraglio transports us to the lush palatial landscape of 18th century Turkey, or specifically, to the harem of the Pasha Selim. His newest additions are the victims of pirates, being a Spanish Lady Konstanze, her maid Blonde and Blonde's lover Pedrillo. But help is at hand, unbeknownst to her, Konstanze's fiancee Belmonte is mounting a rescue attempt, if he can get past the demented overseer Osmin first...

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Jessica Lang Dance

Cullen Theater

May 20, 2017

Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance Company have established themselves as one of the foremost and exciting modern dance companies of the new millennium. With Lang herself enjoying previous huge success as a highly sought-after independent choreographer as an alum of the Julliard School, her influences are drawn from across the spectrum of dance; from classical to modern, and romantic to revolutionary. Now she takes her recent works and other acclaimed pieces on tour in early 2017, where she is sure to gain new fans.

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In The Mood

Cullen Theater

May 21, 2017

IN THE MOOD is the 1940s Big Band, Song and Swing Dance Revue that celebrates America's Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and more with music arrangements, costumes and choreography that are as authentic as it gets! It's a sentimental, romantic, nostalgic, jazzy and patriotic tribute to America's Swing Era.

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Houston Ballet: Tempest

Brown Theater

May 25 - June 4, 2017

Lending itself wonderfully to the medium of dance, Shakespeare's island-bound drama comes to Houston in 2017 in this magical ballet adaptation and American premiere by Sally Beamish. Enthralling and immersive, The Tempest is the tale of shipwreck and sorcery on a spell-binding isle, ruled over by the vengeful Prospero, and his determination.

Wortham Center

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501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

Representing the best of performing arts in Houston, the Wortham Center has been committed to providing the community with world-class entertainment since 1987. Over it's two auditoriums, the Cullen Theater and the Brown, you can expect to find the best in innovation and diversity that Houston has to offer. Alongside hosting national and international acts, it is also the permanent home of both the Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera.

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The Blue Fish - Bayou
0.15 mi away at 550 Texas Ave

Little Napoli Italian Grill & Bar
0.16 mi away at 540 Texas Ave

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Lyric Center Lot
0.18 mi away at 440 Louisiana St.

Market Square
0.27 mi away at 320 Milam St.

LAZ Parking
0.36 mi away at 151 Milam St.

Commerce
0.56 mi away at 101 Fannin St.

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