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  • "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train"
    "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 7:30pm
    @ Studio 101
    On his second night of incarceration, Angel Cruz is transferred to a special lockdown wing of protective custody. His only source of human contact is a lone inmate -- Lucius Jenkins, a.k.a. "the...
  • "Keep it Brassy 2"
    "Keep it Brassy 2"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 7:30pm
    @ The Music Box Theater
    The Music Box Theater band adds a horn section for an orchestral experience on the Houston stage. For the second year in a row, the house band is adding a trumpet, sax and trombone to their...
  • "The Haunting of Hill House"
    "The Haunting of Hill House"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 7:30pm
    @ Purple Box Theater
    Stephen King considers "The Haunting of Hill House" one of the top three horror novels ever written. He isn't alone in his (terrified) admiration: "The New York Times", "The Wall Street Journal",...
  • "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress"
    In Alan Ball's hilarious comedy "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress", five identically clad bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the...
  • "4000 Miles"
    "4000 Miles"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Theatre Southwest
    After suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment. Over the course of a single...
  • "The Supernova"
    "The Supernova"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Station Theater
    "The Supernova" is Station Theater's signature improv form and Houston's longest-running long-form improv show. "The Supernova" cast invites a special guest each week to tell true, personal...
  • "The World Goes 'Round"
    "The World Goes 'Round"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    With humor, romance, drama and nonstop melody, "The World Goes 'Round" is a thrilling celebration of life and the fighting spirit that keeps us all going. From "Cabaret" to "Chicago", this nonstop...
  • "Violet"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Queensbury Theatre - Main Stage
    Inspired by the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, "Violet"'s astounded critics and audiences alike in two separate decades. As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward ax blade when...
  • "Ripcord"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 8:30pm
    @ Theatre Suburbia
    Abbey finds most everyone insufferable. Marylin is relentlessly upbeat, breaths in air and breaths out Fairy Dust. Now they're roommates at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. Surely, they...
  • "Sketch Blast"
    "Sketch Blast"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 9:30pm
    @ Station Theater
    "Sketch Blast" is a weekly showcase of live sketch comedy from local Houston writers and performers. Watch Station Theater's house writer/performer team, Blue Shift, give their comedic take on...
  • Joke Joint Comedy Showcase
    Joke Joint Comedy Showcase
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 10:30pm (Nick Guerra)
    @ Joke Joint Comedy Showcase
    See Houston-area favorites as well as fantastic comedians from all over the country at the Joke Joint Comedy Showcase. You never know who will pop up at this intimate club -- you could find...
  • "54"
    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 / 11:00pm
    @ Prohibition Theatre
    In the late 1970s, disco reigned supreme and Studio 54 was the place to be and be seen! You had to be in to get in, and the who's who of Hollywood were on the scene. "54" is hosted by Rex Nightly...
  • "Around the World in 80 Days"
    "Around the World in 80 Days"
    Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 / 2:30pm
    @ A.D. Players Theater
    "Around the World in 80 Days" is a classic story, but you've never experienced it quite like this. Courtesy of the A.D. Players, this production features just five actors playing 39 different...
  • Rich Williams' Joke Riot Comedy Show
    Rich Williams' Joke Riot is Houston's hottest monthly comedy show, featuring performers who've been seen on NBC, FOX, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and BET, and on shows such as Kevin Hart's "Hart...
  • "MyOhMy The Show"
    "MyOhMy The Show"
    Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 / 7:30pm
    @ Warehouse Live
    RuPaul said it best: "You better work!" The award-winning superstar brought national attention to the exciting world of drag with her reality TV series, "RuPaul's Drag Race". Now "MyOhMy The Show"...
  • "Station Singularity"
    "Station Singularity"
    Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Station Theater
    "Station Singularity" at Station Theater welcomes the best in live independent improv and sketch comedy from Houston and beyond!
  • "Dark Matter"
    "Dark Matter"
    Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 / 9:30pm
    @ Station Theater
    Up late? So are we! Come check out Station Theater's "Dark Matter" show for a weekly dose of nocturnal entertainment. "Dark Matter" features a lineup of Houston teams performing live comedy improv...
  • Bathtub Full of Gin
    Bathtub Full of Gin
    Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 / 11:30pm
    @ Prohibition Theatre
    Bathtub Full of Gin is Terrible Enfant's Theatre Company's spectacular immersive dance series, where evocative theatre performances combine with high energy music. The series features exclusive...
  • The Moonlight Dolls Presents: Bitches Who Brunch
    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...
  • "Evil Dead: The Musical"
    "Evil Dead: The Musical"
    Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Obsidian Theater
    Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It's all up to Ash -- a housewares employee turned demon-killing...
  • "The Spacecat Show"
    "The Spacecat Show"
    Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Station Theater
    "The Spacecat Show" is your cosmic comedy fix before the weekend. Every Thursday night at Station Theater you can see a lineup of local Houston improv comedy teams followed by SpaceCat Lab (a...
  • "The Eado Comedy Show"
    "The Eado Comedy Show"
    Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ CSz Arena
    Catch plenty of high-energy characters, fast-paced scenes and personal absurdities in "The Eado Comedy Show", CSz Houston's long-form improv show that draws from the fun East Downtown neighborhood...
  • Whiskey & Wine Festival
    Whiskey & Wine Festival
    Friday, Sep 28, 2018 / 7:00pm
    @ India House
    The Whiskey & Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated social events of the fall. This upscale soiree is held in the Ballroom at India House and will bring prestige, entertainment, and...
  • "Houston Press: The Morning After"
    The "Houston Press" hosts the third annual "Morning After" brunch event at the Bayou City Event Center Pavilion, presented by Whole Foods Market. Sample brunch bites and cocktails from over 25 of...
  • "The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show" Houston
    Named Best Dinner Show in Los Angeles and Denver four years running, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Houston to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner. And since this...
  • Long Island Boys
    Long Island Boys
    Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 / 6:00pm
    @ Prohibition Theatre
    Prohibition Theatre and Terrible Enfants Theatre Company are excited to bring you Houston's only monthly boylesque show! The Long Island Boys have come together from far and wide to dazzle you...
  • "The Return of Sherlock Holmes"
    Adapted from several of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's short stories, "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" sees the titular crime solver and his partner, Dr. Watson, return for more of their adventures, with...
  • "Swimming While Drowning"
    Angelo and Mila are 15 and homeless. Angelo is a dreamer, Mila is a streetwise hustler, but when they become roommates at a shelter for LGBTQ teens, they build a fragile bond that inspires them to...
  • "Fifty Shades Male Revue"
    "Fifty Shades Male Revue"
    Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Wild West Houston
    If you're looking for a fun night out with the girls featuring entertainment from handsome male performers, look no further than Fifty Shades Male Revue -- the ultimate "Magic Mike XXL" male...
  • "The Importance of Eating Earnest"
    "The Importance of Eating Earnest"
    Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Studio 101
    Ah, the struggles of being British, rich and self-absorbed. The tribulations of the wealthy can be rather difficult to manage. So serve pâté or caviar? Which high-end brandy should be stocked at...
  • "Texas Contemporary"
    "Texas Contemporary"
    Friday, Oct 5, 2018 / 11:00am-7:00pm
    @ George R. Brown Convention Center
    Everything is bigger in Texas and the same goes for their art fairs. Now going into its seventh edition, "Texas Contemporary" will feature 75 exhibitors and an innovative program of special...
  • Mercury: Brahms' Third Symphony
    Mendelssohn may have been the most influential composer of the 19th century after Beethoven. He has been considered a "lightweight" of the romantic composers, but his peers wanted to sound like...
  • "Witness for the Prosecution"
    Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high with shocking witness testimony, impassioned outbursts from the dock and a young man's fight to escape the hangman's...
  • "Improv! The Musical"
    "Improv! The Musical"
    Friday, Oct 5, 2018 / 10:30pm
    @ CSz Arena
    Improvisational comedy is a pretty incredible thing. People like Tina Fey, Will Ferrell and Seth Rogen are able to deliver the funniest lines on the spot, no script needed. Entire sketches and...
  • "The Wizard of Oz"
    "The Wizard of Oz"
    Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 / 11:00am
    @ The Company OnStage
    This is the classic and beloved tale of young Dorothy Gale who lives on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, and her little dog Toto. When a tornado sweeps her away, she lands in the...
  • Houston Margarita Festival
    Houston Margarita Festival
    Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 / Noon - 10:00pm
    @ Water Works Park
    The Houston Margarita Festival is back to help you keep those sunny summer vibes flowing well into fall. A slew of the city's most inventive mixologists are going head-to-head at Water Works Park...
  • "Magnolia City"
    "Magnolia City"
    Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 / 6:00pm
    @ Prohibition Theatre
    Welcome to the Gold Key Speakeasy in the heart of Magnolia City. Club owners Whiskey Lou and JoJo have the hottest spot in town, the who's who of Houston are there as drama ensues. What drama you...
  • "Cancún"
    Two couples embark on a swingin' good trip in, "Cancún" a two-act play by Jordi Galcerán. Nothing is what it seems in this fun comedy hitting the stage at MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center...
  • Trey McLaughlin and Sounds of Zamar
    One of the brightest new spots on the gospel scene, this 20-member gospel choir from Georgia is making UHCL the first stop on their first-ever U.S. tour. Known for their rich harmonies and...
  • Graeme James with Alex Preston
    What happens when you combine incredible talent with a stroke of luck? You get Alex Preston, a third-place finalist on season 13 of "American Idol," and Graeme James, whose incredible skill on...
  • Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra
    Hailed by some as the premier American ragtime ensemble, Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra's musical mission is to preserve and perform the sounds of America's first "pop" music: Ragtime....
  • International Gem & Jewelry Show
    International Gem & Jewelry Show
    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 / Noon to 6:00pm
    @ NRG Center
    You're sure to be dazzled by the International Gem and Jewelry Show's unmatched display of gems, jewelry, beads, accessories and minerals. For close to 50 years, the acclaimed bauble fest known as...
  • "12 Angry Men"
    Over the course of one monumentally tense afternoon, a dozen ordinary citizens decide the fate of a teenager alleged to have murdered his own father. What initially appears to be an open-and-shut...
  • "Rocky Horror Show"
    "Rocky Horror Show"
    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Purple Box Theater
    Give yourself over to absolute pleasure at this sexy, sassy stage production of Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show". This isn't actors performing in front of a movie, it's the complete stage...
  • Certified Funny Saturday Breast Cancer Awareness Edition Starring Kelly Kellz
    Kelly Kellz is a teacher-turned-comedian who's looking to put Milwaukee on the comedy map. She's appeared on "All Def Comedy". Check out Kellz when she headlines Grooves of Houston for the...
  • Mandy Harvey
    Becoming a fourth-place finalist and earning the Golden Buzzer on "America's Got Talent" from judge Simon Cowell is proof enough of talent, but Mandy Harvey's musical performance abilities go even...
  • "Moonlight and Magnolias"
    "Moonlight and Magnolias"
    Friday, Oct 26, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    Now coming to Playhouse 1960 in Houston, this behind-the-scenes comedy is an insight into 1930s Hollywood and an epic of laughter. David O. Selznick is determined to rewrite "Gone with the Wind"....
  • Washington Dead Block Party
    Washington Dead Block Party
    Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 / 11:00am - 10:00pm
    @ Clutch Bar
    From the guys who brought you The Mile Series, The Green Mile and Cinco de Mile, they're ready to break out another spooktacular event for you. Their first annual Washington Dead Block Party is...
  • The Ladies Cave (Pamper Me Social)
    The Ladies Cave (Pamper Me Social)
    Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 / 1:00pm-5:00pm
    @ India House
    You work hard, so it's time to play hard as you treat yourself and your friends during a day of pampering! Relax, spoil yourself and take well-deserved break time with friends, family and...
  • Freaky Deaky Texas 2018
    Freaky Deaky Texas 2018
    Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 / 3:00pm-Midnight
    @ Sam Houston Race Park
    If you love to party and get "freaky," then you're in luck! Experience two days of heart-thumping music, everything from house to hip-hop and more at the musical festival known as Freaky Deaky...
  • Zombie Charge
    Zombie Charge
    Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 / 9:00am
    @ Rio Bravo MX
    Escape the zombie infection at Zombie Charge, the most authentic 5k zombie mud run around. With obstacles like creepy creeks, horror-ridden hills, mud pits and plenty of surprises, it's more than...
  • "The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)"
    It's the Annual Holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody's Non-Denominational Universalist Church -- where all faiths are welcome because we'll believe anything! There's just...
  • Egyptologist Kara Cooney
    When it comes to leveraging female power against the patriarchy, it might be better to walk like an Egyptian. That's one of the takeaways from Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, in her...
  • Gina Chavez
    Blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace, Gina Chavez moves between American and Latin genres with an effortless ease. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time...
  • Carol Burnett: "An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks the Questions"
    During "An Evening of Laughter and Reflection", comedy icon Carol Burnett answers questions from the audience and shows video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary...
  • John King
    This rising country singer from Georgia began as a rock vocalist, but soon realized his voice was country. His debut single, "Tonight Tonight" earned him a Top 40 hit heard by millions of NFL fans...
  • An Evening With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "Becoming Kareem"
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer and a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. Since retiring, he has been an actor, a basketball coach and the author of many "New York Times"...
  • Bourbon Masquerade Ball
    Bourbon Masquerade Ball
    Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 / 7:00pm-10:00pm
    @ India House
    Enjoy bourbons from around the world, a grand food tasting, live entertainment, dancing and more at this year's Bourbon Masquerade Ball, with a portion of proceeds going towards scholarships for...
  • Pianist Roman Rabinovich
    Making his debut at the tender age of 10 with the Israeli Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, young Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich was recently hailed by "The New York Times" for performing "with...
  • Disney's "Newsies"
    Disney's "Newsies"
    Friday, Dec 7, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    The musical is a Disney theatrical productions stage musical based on the 1992 film "Newsies", which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has...
  • "White Christmas"
    "White Christmas"
    Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 / 8:00pm
    @ Hyatt Regency Houston
    For this holiday season, Chris Mitchell and his saxophones take on a slew of Yuletide classics, including his passionate take on "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas" from his upcoming holiday album,...
  • "Calendar Girls"
    "Calendar Girls"
    Friday, Jan 18, 2019 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    Adapted by Tim Firth from his smash hit Miramax film of the same name, "Calendar Girls" is based on an inspiring true story that is both poignant and hilarious. A group of extraordinary women,...
  • "Comic Potential"
    "Comic Potential"
    Friday, Apr 12, 2019 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    "Comic Potential" by Tony winner Alan Ayckbourn is set in a TV studio in the foreseeable future, when low-cost androids have largely replaced actors. The play was Ayckbourn's second exploration...
  • "A Catered Affair"
    "A Catered Affair"
    Friday, Jun 7, 2019 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    "A Catered Affair" tells the story of a Bronx mother's efforts to give her only daughter the elaborate wedding she never had -- and the bride never asked for. In this funny, poignant and oh so...
  • "Be More Chill"
    "Be More Chill"
    Friday, Jul 19, 2019 / 8:00pm
    @ Playhouse 1960
    Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about "The Squip," a tiny super computer that promises to bring him everything he desires most: a date with Christine, an...

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