Performing Arts Houston

Society for the Performing Arts is now Performing Arts Houston. An amazing new season awaits.

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To all the amazing dads out there, today is your day to shine! Whether you're a superhero, a mentor, or a shoulder to lean on, we celebrate you and all that you do. 💙


2024/25 Season Spotlight: Frankie Quiñones

Get ready for an unforgettable night of laughs with stand-up comedian, actor, and creator Frankie Quiñones! Known for his incredible character work, Frankie has taken the comedy world by storm.

Tickets are on sale now!


2024/25 Season Spotlight: 5th Annual Mariachi Festival

Celebrate the vibrant spirit of our Hispanic culture with the Mariachi Festival, featuring top mariachi musicians and ballet folklórico dancers from across Texas! 🇲🇽

Tickets are on sale now!


🎟️ On Sale Today 🎟️

Secure your tickets for these fantastic events:

🤣 Frankie Quiñones: Enjoy a night of comedy with this hilarious performer.
🎺 Mariachi Festival: Celebrate vibrant music and culture.
🔮 At the Illusionist's Table: Experience an evening of magic and mystery.
🎹 Counterpoint: Conrad Tao and Caleb Teicher: Witness a mesmerizing blend of music and dance.
💬 A Conversation with Jenna Bush Hager: Engage with the beloved author and TV personality.
🎤 Aba Diop Trio: Enjoy the soulful sounds of this sensational group.
💃 Twyla Tharp Dance: Watch legendary choreography come to life.

Don’t miss out on these incredible events. Get your tickets today at


🎫 2024/25 Season On-Sale Alert 🎫

Don't miss these incredible events going on sale tomorrow:

🔹 At the Illusionist's Table: Magic and mystery await.
🔹 Counterpoint: Conrad Tao and Caleb Teicher: Music and dance like never before.
🔹 A Conversation with Jenna Bush Hager: Insights from a beloved author and TV personality.
🔹 Aba Diop Trio: Sensational musical performances.
🔹 Twyla Tharp Dance: Legendary choreography in action.

Members, there's still time to enjoy early access to the best seats at the best prices. Secure your spot today!



Hey, Houston artists and performing arts groups! Applications for our 24/25 H-E-B Performance Prelude series are open now!

This pre-show performance opportunity in the lobbies of the Theater District's most iconic venues offers local artists exposure to Performing Arts Houston patrons and wider recognition in the Houston arts scene.

Apply today! Applications close August 16.
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2024/25 Season Spotlight: Tenebrae: A Celestial Gift

NOV 9, experience the ethereal power of Tenebrae as they weave centuries of sacred choral music into a mesmerizing tapestry.

On sale to members now!


🌍 This World Environment Day, let's celebrate the transformative power of art in fostering environmental awareness and action. Through art, we can build bridges, inspire change, and empower communities to protect our planet.


🎻✨ The Music of Taylor Swift, Bridgerton, and Beyond ✨🎻

NOV 12, Vitamin String Quarter delivers spellbinding and innovative renditions of Swift’s music alongside familiar hits from Billie Eilish, BTS, Bridgerton, and more.

On sale now! 🎟️


Today, we celebrate the incredible life and legacy of Dorothy West, a brilliant novelist and short story writer who left an indelible mark on American literature. ✍️


2024/25 Season Spotlight: David Sedaris

Join us for a night of laughter and wit with one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. Known for his sardonic humor and sharp social critiques, Sedaris will read from both published and unpublished writings. Afterward, the author will sign books for all attendees.

On sale to members now!


2024/25 Season Spotlight: Coco Live-to-Film Concert

Experience the beloved film like never before! Enjoy a full screening with Michael Giacchino’s score performed live by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica Nacional de México. Sing along to “Remember Me” and other beautiful songs that make Coco unforgettable.

On sale to members now!


Today we honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We remember their courage and dedication.


Today, we celebrate the birthday of the iconic Isadora Duncan, the modern dance pioneer. Known for her free-spirited and expressive movements, Duncan revolutionized the dance world and continues to inspire dancers worldwide.


🎉 Happy Birthday, Patti LaBelle! 🎉

Today, we celebrate the legendary Patti LaBelle, the “Godmother of Soul.” With a career spanning over six decades, Patti has given us timeless hits and unforgettable performances.


2024/25 Season Spotlight: Aida Cuevas (OCT 18)

🌟 The GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning icon leads a mariachi spectacular celebrating Mexico’s bestselling artist, Juan Gabriel.

On sale to members now!


2024/25 Season Spotlight: Conrad Tao (OCT 2)

🎹 Tao is “a creative supernova” (Chicago Tribune). Experience a program featuring his work as a composer and Debussy's remarkable Études.

On sale to members now!


2024/24 Season Spotlight: Twyla Tharp Dance (SEPT 28)

Dive into 60 years of dance magic with Twyla Tharp! Featuring:

➡️ Ocean's Motion (1975) set to the tunes of Chuck Berry
➡️ Brel (2024) with music by Jacques Brel
➡️ The Ballet Master (2024) featuring mesmerizing melodies by Simeon ten Holt & Antonio Vivaldi

On sale to members now!


2024/25 Season Spotlight: Aba Diop Trio (SEPT 20)

Immerse yourself in the rhythmic tapestry of West African sabar fusion music, blending ancient griot storytelling with Sufi mysticism and contemporary jazz and rock influences. 🌍✨

On sale to members now!


Work with us! We have two exciting positions open now!

We’re hiring a passionate arts leader to serve as Director of Education and Community Engagement. This role creates and leads a wide range of collaborative programs with international touring artists, as well as artists, partners, students, and educators throughout Houston.

We're also hiring a Box Office Associate to provide patron support and ticketing support at our performances. An ideal candidate for this role has a love for the arts, maintains professionalism, and has excellent customer service skills.

Visit for more details!


2024/25 Season Spotlight: A Conversation with Jenna Bush Hager (SEPT 19)

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of inspiration and storytelling with the incredible Jenna Bush Hager. 🎤 Join us for an exclusive event moderated by Houston Public Media's own Ernie Manouse. 🎙️

On sale to members now!


Happy Birthday to the one and only Steve Wonder! Join us in celebrating the legendary icon who's brought rhythm, soul, and pure magic to our lives. 🎶✨


Happy Mother's Day! To all the moms, grandmothers, stepmothers, and mother figures out there: thank you for everything you do.


✨ Calling all Houston artists! Applications for the 2024-25 New/Now Artist Commissioning Project are now open! Don't miss this incredible opportunity to receive commission funding and showcase your original work on the mainstage at the Cullen Theater, Wortham Center. 🎭

Applications close on Friday, May 31 at 11:59 pm, so submit yours today!



2024/25 Spotlight: Counterpoint: Conrad Tao & Caleb Teicher (SEPT 14)

Pianist and composer Conrad Tao teams up with tap dancer and choreographer Caleb Teicher for an electrifying performance that reimagines classical masterpieces and jazz classics.



Happy Birthday to two musical giants, Johannes Brahms and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky! 🎻✨ Let's celebrate their enduring legacy and the timeless beauty of their compositions.


2024/25 Season Spotlight: At the Illusionist's Table (SEPT 3–15)

Step into a world of wonder at At the Illusionist’s Table! ✨ Join us for an enchanting evening of fine dining, storytelling, and mind-bending illusions hosted by world-renowned illusionist Scott Silven.

On sale to members now!

Things To Do: Great Artiststry Fills Performing Arts Houston's 2024-25 Season | Houston Press 05/03/2024

ICYMI...we announced our thrilling 24/25 Season! Sam Byrd with the Houston Press got the full scoop 👀👀

Check it out and get excited for a new year of art!

Things To Do: Great Artiststry Fills Performing Arts Houston's 2024-25 Season | Houston Press Performing Arts Houston announced today its 2024-25 season with highlights including a new Global Voices Music Series celebrating traditions from around the world, a limited engagement with illusionist Scott Silven, TODAY co-host Jenna Bush Hagar, Q***r Eye star Tan France, singer-songwriter Ben Fol...


WAIT, WAIT…don’t forget to arrive to the theater early for the FREE Peter Sagal Pages and Stages discussion!

Before his show at the Wortham Center tomorrow, join Harris County Public Library and Performing Arts Houston in a hilarious discussion of Sagal’s The Incomplete Book of Running and the Book of Vice!

Meet us at 6 pm on the 6th floor of the Wortham Center!

'Bluey' Episode About Moving Inspires Heartwarming Zillow Ad from Ryan Reynolds’ Production Company: WATCH 05/01/2024

🎬 Lights, camera, action! Dive into the whimsical world of Bluey with this heartwarming commercial inspired by the beloved show.

Plus, get ready for an exciting adventure as Bluey's Big Play comes to Houston soon! Join Bluey, Bingo, and their family for a live theatrical experience full of laughter, music, and magic.

'Bluey' Episode About Moving Inspires Heartwarming Zillow Ad from Ryan Reynolds’ Production Company: WATCH The commercial is a play on the animated children’s show’s emotional season finale that premiered on April 14

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Videos (show all)

🎟️ On Sale Today  🎟️Secure your tickets for these fantastic events:🤣 Frankie Quiñones: Enjoy a night of comedy with this...
🎻✨ The Music of Taylor Swift, Bridgerton, and Beyond ✨🎻NOV 12, Vitamin String Quarter delivers spellbinding and innovati...
2024/25 Season Spotlight: Aba Diop Trio (SEPT 20)Immerse yourself in the rhythmic tapestry of West African sabar fusion ...
The new season is here ➡️🎹 Ben Folds plays your favorite songs and Meow Meow brings mayhem.✨ W...
Peter Sagal invites you to an evening of wit, humor, and unparalleled storytelling on May 3 at the Wortham Center's Cull...
🇬🇧 Get ready to be charmed, amused, and utterly entertained by the masters of ukulele madness! 🎶Join us for an evening w...
🎤 Get ready to laugh till you cry with the one and only Mike Birbiglia. 🚗 His new show, Please Stop the Ride, stops at t...
🇬🇧 From Glastonbury to Carnegie Hall, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain has charmed audiences worldwide with their ...
🎤 Mike Birbiglia has earned praise from The New York Times, who dubbed his style "Birbiglian." Get ready for a night of ...
Get ready for a ukulele experience like no other. The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain brings its unique blend of hila...
Houston native and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancer Isabel Wallace-Green previews the company's upcoming Jones ...
There's only one John Williams. The prolific composer of so many memorable film scores was born #onthisday in 1932.




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