Hobby Center

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts August 15 to 20. Grammy® Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox stars as Rachel Marron. In the role of […]

Birds soar, giraffes strut, gazelles, lions & more take you front row to see the entire Serengeti come to life! The world’s #1 musical Disney’s The Lion King is back on Broadway at the Hobby Center from June 27 to July 23. Disney’s The Lion King is a truly unforgettable production of visual artistry, remarkable music numbers, and a breathtaking […]

Dreamgirls is one of the best Broadway musicals all about the ups and downs of fame and fortune based on the aspirations and successes of famed Motown artists. Full of powerhouse ballads, soulful tunes, and winner of 7 Tony Awards and 2 GRAMMY Awards, The Dreams’ journey takes you behind the scenes and onstage, through the changing musical and cultural […]

MAJOR SHOUTOUT To Broadway At The Hobby Center for inviting me to check out “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Even though I’m into theater, I didn’t know anything about this show. It’s less about plot and more about tech and special effects. The lighting and creative use of minimal props is […]

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announces its line-up of shows for the new 2017-2018 season.  HAMILTON will play its Houston engagement April 24-May 20, 2018, and anchor the BBVA Compass Broadway Season with five other shows, all of which will be Houston premieres.  Along with one special option, the new season of seven productions represents […]

Often times, blacks and latinos don’t get represented well on the stage. Whenever directors/companies produce classic shows, it’s a predominantly white cast. I think that’s one of the reasons why our people shy away from theater. I applaud TUTS (Theatre Under The Stars) for going against the grain and adding shows to its 2016-2017 season […]

What really happened before Dorothy arrived in the Land of Oz? Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone There’s three sides to every story and the Broadway classic “Wicked” tells it all! You’ll meet the BOTH witches and find out the true story behind how the Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Lion all came […]

WIcked is my all time fav musical; mainly because of the story/theme. It asks the question of whether people are born wicked or does society make them out to be wicked because of their skin color? Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel are the women who gave birth to the iconic characters: Galinda & Elphaba. Watch […]

Wicked is my favorite musical of all time. The theme correlates to what’s happening in today’s world. The show asks the question of whether the wicked witch (of Oz) is truly evil… or if people make her out to be that way because of the color of her skin. The production lands in Houston July […]

Thanks for letting me know that Wicked finally has a release date, @Ash_Unapologetic! I’m a big fan of theater and this is my favorite musical so I am super stoked. Wicked is the Untold story of the Witches of Oz. I like it because it asks the question of whether people are born Wicked or […]

The smash hit musical of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is in Downtown Houston. You can catch the classic musical love story based on the Academy Award-winning animated film at the Hobby Center/Sarofim Hall. Showdates are from Apr 27, 2016 – May 1, 2016 with tickets starting at $25. You don’t want to miss this lively performance filled with dynamic […]

Houston, there’s another Broadway classic in your backyard! The Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret is now playing at the Hobby Center. This theatrical number takes you from your seat directly to the Kit Kat Klub. From the dancers, to the emcee, even to the sexy orchestra, this ensemble will immediately make you leave your troubles at home. So […]