The biggest hits on Broadway are headed to Houston as part of the just-announced Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center 2014-2015 season!
The Tony-winning musical Once, Newsies, Motown The Musical, Dirty Dancing and Anything Goes will be joined by a special holiday run of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. In addition, subscribers can choose to add highly-anticipated return engagements of two favorites: the Tony-winning The Book of Mormon and the always-popular Mamma Mia!
Learn more about all of these exciting stage hits below!
OCTOBER 14-19, 2014
All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some of musical theater’s most memorable standards, including “I Get a Kick out of You,” “You’re the Top,” and of course, “Anything Goes.”
DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
NOVEMBER 18-23, 2014
An unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,”“Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” You’ll have the time of your life!
THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, STARRING THE ROCKETTES
DECEMBER 5-28, 2014
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular triumphantly returns to Houston’s Hobby Center for the Performing Arts after eight years with an all new production! It’s more spectacular than ever before, featuring brand-new scenes, new sets and costumes, breathtaking special effects and an unforgettable new Rockettes finale! Don’t miss the most spectacular Christmas ever imagined!
THE BOOK OF MORMON
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JANUARY 20-FEBRUARY 8, 2015
Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the landmark animated series, South Park. Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. Contains explicit language.
MARCH 10-15, 2015
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, it tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go.
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APRIL 14-19, 2015
Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at Mamma Mia!
MAY 19-24, 2015
They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “a musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times) Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss. Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
JULY 21-26, 2015
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical!
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