Top Theater Events in Houston This Week
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Whether you’re single or in a relationship, there are some amazing theatrical performances happening this week you won’t want to miss. How about a male striptease? Perhaps a night with William Shatner? These two are unrelated, we promise.
From Russell Peters to William Shatner, here are the top theater events happening in Houston this week.
Chippendales @ House of Blues Houston
Wednesday, February 12 | 7:30PM
Single this Valentines? We have just the thing. This Wednesday night, take your gals or pals to see Chippendales perform at the House of Blues Houston. This touring dance troupe has been performing in their bow ties, collars, and shirt cuffs on an otherwise bare torso since 1979. Don’t miss out on this iconic event. We all know you’ve wanted to go.
Russell Peters @ Houston Improv Comedy Club
Friday, February 14 | 7:30PM
Russell Peters is one of the first comedians to have had a Netflix stand-up special, so you have probably seen his performance. If you have, then we know you definitely need tickets to watch him perform Valentine’s Day at the Houston Improv Comedy Club. Peters has been so successful in his line of work for his hilarious observational comedy and his ability to shed light on race, class, and ethnic issues in the world. Don’t miss out and grab tickets on SeatGeek today!
Harlem Globetrotters @ Fertitta Center
Saturday, February 15 | 7PM
You may have heard of the Harlem Globetrotters, but have you ever watched them perform live? You can get a chance to do just that this Saturday at the Fertitta Center. The Globetrotters are world famous for their exciting blend of athleticism, comedy, and theatre in all of their performances. They have played more than 26,000 games all around the world, and will now be in Houston waiting for you! Grab tickets on SeatGeek starting from $34.
Set It Off @ Hobby Center
Saturday, February 15 | 8PM
This Saturday night, grab tickets to go see the play adaptation of the cult classic Set It Off at the Hobby Center for an amazing night of action packed theatre. This play follows the story of four childhood friends who spend their entire lives struggling to get off the mean streets of their neighborhood for a better life. The system stole their hopes and dreams, and they’re determined to get it back. How much are they willing to risk? Buy tickets today and find out!
Houston Grand Opera @ Wortham Theater Center
Sunday, February 16 | 2PM
Finish off your weekend with Aida being performed by the Houston Grand Opera at the Wortham Theater Center Sunday afternoon. Aida is a story about Princess Aida and how she must choose between true love and her loyalty to her country. This performance is in four acts and originally premiered in 1871. The opera will run for two hours and 50 minutes with a 20-minute intermission in between. This tale of forbidden love is a tragic love story that has been captivating the audience for years. Snag tickets here.
William Shatner @ Arena Theatre
Sunday, February 16 | 7:30PM
If you were at all a fan of Star Trek, then you absolutely know William Shatner. You can watch him perform this Sunday night at the Arena Theatre. Shatner is currently on his Beam Me Up Tour and this is an experience no trekkie fan should miss. For this evening, you will be enjoying a screening of the classic film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. When the film is over, Shatner will take the stage and share humorous behind the scenes stories of his time on Star Trek. You will even get a chance to ask him questions! You can grab tickets on SeatGeek for as low as $88.
Fly Dance Company @ Jewish Community Center of Houston
Friday, February 14 | 1PM
Fly Dance Company has been wowing audiences all around the world, one standing ovation after another. This Friday afternoon, head on over to the Jewish Community Center of Houston and watch FLY perform. Their performances are full of risk-taking moves, youthful energy, and choreography set to a pretty surprising musical selection. Tickets are only $8 and you will be directly supporting the young arts.
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