THEATRE UNDER THE STARS
HOUSTON’S HOME FOR MUSICAL THEATRE
FEB. 18 – MARCH 1 • THE HOBBY CENTER
“What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!” raves The New York Times. Winner of the 2018 TONY AWARD FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.
PURE COUNTRY – THE MUSICAL
APRIL 14 – 26 • THE HOBBY CENTER
Based on the beloved 1992 film starring George Strait, PURE COUNTRY tells the tale of a jaded country music mega-star who suddenly walks away from his successful yet joyless career to return to his roots and rediscover his passion for life, love, and music. Including the chart-topping hits “I Cross My Heart” and “Heartland,” as well as new music written for the stage, this theatrical event is sure to be a hot ticket in the Lone Star State!
MAY 19 – 31 • THE HOBBY CENTER
Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you won’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.