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  • Houston Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Nov 23 - Dec 29, 2018

  • Houston Grand Opera - Florencia en el Amazonas

    Jan 18 - Mar 3, 2019

  • Houston Grand Opera - The Pearl Fishers

    Jan 25 - Feb 8, 2019

  • Houston Ballet - Sylvia

    Feb 21 - Mar 3, 2019

  • Houston Ballet - ROBBINS

    Mar 7 - 10, 2019

Houston Ballet - The Nutcracker Poster

Houston Ballet - The Nutcracker

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Brown Theater

November 23 - December 29, 2018

This revered Christmas tradition receives a new lease on life in this new production by Stanton Welch! A true holiday ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. Join Clara on her unforgettable journey as she travels to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, and marvel as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince dance the final pas de deux with grace and romance.

Houston Grand Opera - Florencia en el Amazonas Poster

Houston Grand Opera - Florencia en el Amazonas

Brown Theater

January 18 - March 3, 2019

Join the celebrated operatic star, Florencia Grimaldi, as she takes a unique trip down the Amazon to delight her hometown with a long-awaited concert, track down her long-lost butterfly hunter lover and discover herself. Inspired by the writings of Gael Garcia Marquez, Catan draws on magical realism to weave a thoroughly enchanting and lushly romantic tale.

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Houston Grand Opera - The Pearl Fishers

Brown Theater

January 25 - February 8, 2019

Before Carmen, there was the Pearl Fishers. Having just won the prestigious Prix de Rome prize, composing legend Georges Biszet wrote the three-act opera before his 25th birthday in 1863, heralding his grand mastery of opera with its richly melodic score and evocative instrumentation. Don't miss this rousing revival by Houston Grand Opera, featuring Polish baritone Mariusz Kwiecien and American tenor Lawrence Brownlee.

Houston Ballet - Sylvia Poster

Houston Ballet - Sylvia

Brown Theater

February 21 - March 3, 2019

Houston Ballet's fearless Artistic Director Stanton Welch conjures the myth, might and magic of Louis Merante's 1876 three-act ballet Sylvia, complete with a brand new choreographic interpretation of the myth, alongside two other love stories from classical Greek literature. Lush costumes, sweeping stage designs and projections resurrect the tale of the celestial huntress, which is set to a rousing score by Romantic French composer Leo Delibes.

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Houston Ballet - ROBBINS

Brown Theater

March 7 - 10, 2019

To celebrate the 100th birthday of iconic balletmaster Jerome Robbins, The Houston Ballet, as well as the world's leading ballet companies, brings his kinetic magic to the stage in a special anniversary program featuring a range of works selected from different eras in his storied career. The evening begins with the joyful effervescence of Fancy Free, the Leonard Bernstein collaboration that would later turn into Broadway classic On The Town and launch both Bernstein and Robbins to international attention.

Wortham Center

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501 Texas Ave, 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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