Category: Performance Arts

Performing Arts | River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Brass Quintet presents “Music From the Americas” on April 7 and 9

Brass-Quintet-e1476670354232On Friday, April 7 at Midtown Arts & Theater Center (MATCH), and Sunday, April 9 at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) Brass Quintet presents “Music From the Americas.”

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Theatre: College Park HS takes on Les Mis

 

The Woodlands College Park Fine Arts Departments present one of its largest theater and music collaborations yet, long-running Broadway musical, “Les Misérables.” The musical, written by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, incorporates a cast, crew and orchestra of over 150 students.

Director Valerie Roberts Labonski and Vocal Director Erin Bodhaine said they have worked together at least one show per year for the last seven years. Before officially deciding to proceed with the production months ago, Labonski said they held preliminary auditions in April to decide if they had students who could meet the vocal requirements of the show. Read more…

Theatre: Casting Set for the Class Act Production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor dreamcoat

Performances begin at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre in March.

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Casting has been announced for Class Act’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which is set to begin performances March 3 at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre, 3800 S Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381 in March. Under the direction of Keith Brumfield, the limited engagement will continue through March 5.

The cast will feature Peter McPoland as Joseph and Collin Rue as Jacob (Joseph’s Father).

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical or operetta with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. This was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly (the first, The Likes of Us, written in 1965, was not performed until 2005).

The show has little spoken dialogue; it is completely sung-through. Its family-friendly storyline, universal themes and catchy music have resulted in numerous productions

Performances will be offered:

  • Fri. Mar. 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Sat. Mar 4, 2017 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
  • Sun. Mar 5, 2017 2:30pm

Tickets available at Will Call one hour prior to show time.  E-Mail or by calling (281) 292-6779.

The Woodlands HS Theatre Dept presents, The Addams Family a Musical Comedy

The world of the living, dead and undecided collide on stage at the The Woodlands High School as the Addams Family takes over with a new musical. Performances will be Jan. 12-14 at 7pm with a 2pm matinee on the 14th.

Lone Star College – Montgomery Holds Holiday Concert Dec. 9

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The Music Department at Lone Star College-Montgomery is teaming up with Interfaith of The Woodlands to create another holiday event for the whole family on Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center, Mainstage Theatre (building D).

The concert will include performances by all of the college’s musical groups including the Jazz Combo, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, String Ensemble, and Symphonic Band and includes specials guests from the Woodlands Symphony Orchestra and the Woodlands Area Youth Symphony under the artistic director Darryl Bayer.

Under the direction of LSC-Montgomery music professors Dr. Eiki Isomura, Cristina Mendoza, and Dr. Mark Marotto, the concert will feature an array of traditional carols and familiar holiday favorites, with 100% of ticket proceeds donated to Interfaith of The Woodlands, a faith-based organization that brings people together to build a more loving and caring community through service.

“This concert has always been about bringing the community together, and this year I’m especially proud to see our students playing and singing next to members of the newly formed Woodlands Area Youth Symphony” Mark Marotto, DMA, Chair, Music Department, Lone Star College-Montgomery. “It’s the beginning of a wonderful partnership.”

Tickets for the holiday concert cost $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors 55+; and $5 for LSC-Montgomery faculty, staff, and students.  Additional donations will be accepted on the date of the concert as well.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.LoneStar.edu/ticket-info. To make a donation or for more information, contact Ian Mosher, program coordinator for fine arts at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7021. For more information about Interfaith of the Woodlands, visit www.woodlandsinterfaith.org.

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