The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Coupons and Deals
Carnival masks are encouraged at Grammy-nominated Ars Lyrica's New Year's Eve party celebrating Venice and its carnival tradition. Ring in 2014 with exotic music from the City of Masks! Violinist Yung-Hsiang Wang, Baroque flautist Colin St Martin and guitarist Richard Savino accompany sopranos Melissa Givens and Blair Doerge in a festive program of works from revolutionary composer Claudio Monteverdi to the virtuoso violinist and composer best known for "The Four Seasons", Antonio Vivaldi. Stay after for Ars Lyrica's annual holiday gala.
"Word Play", the exciting conclusion of Musiqa Houston's 2012-2013 season will feature a first-time collaboration: the world premiere of "Sphinx", a one-act play by 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner Jennifer Haley, and the world premiere of La Pilas, a new string trio by Musiqa Artistic Board member Rob Smith. $18 ($30 value) for a left or right orchestra seat to performance of "Word Play" $24 ($40 value) for a center orchestra seat to "Word Play" Performance takes place on Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
"Wishful Drinking," Carrie Fisher's "brut-dry, deeply funny" one-woman show, hits Houston this May. The New York Times says, "You're going to like it. A lot." With this exclusive Local Deal, seats are $12, regularly $20, for shows at the Hobby Center.The following seating areas are available for all performances May 15-20:• Balcony ... $12-$29.50 (regularly $20-$55)• Mezzanine ... $19.50-$35 (regularly $35-$66)• Orchestra ... $24.50-$35 (regularly $45-$66)Fisher reveals the most intimate details about her life in this autobiographical show -- from her adolescence with parents Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher to her days as Princess Leia. As a single mom, she also battled addiction, depression, mental institutions and that infamous hyperspace hairdo.