Events List


Wilde Creatures

A motley crew of talented storytelling musicians bring Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy tales to life packed with fantastical adventure. Hauntingly beautiful tall tales for everyone told with original live music and a generous dash of comedy. Grades: 4th-6th Curriculum Connections: Literature, Symbolism, Comprehension, Theater, Music, Emotional & Social Development  Click here to download Study Guide   Tickets ON SALE NOW – For school reservations call: 409-886-5535

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 9:30am
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:30am

1984

As our modern world grapples with the threats and benefits of technological integration, Aquila Theatre’s production of 1984 provides a space to appreciate the value of individual thought – an evocative and timely narrative of personal freedom against political repression. Today, Orwell’s prescient story resonates around the globe as individuals, systems, and governments clash. 1984 is a classic by one of literature’s most significant authors and provides the kind of evocative and innovative storytelling that suits Aquila’s bold, ensemble driven, physical style. Grades: Highschool  Click here to download Study Guide  Tickets ON SALE NOW – For school reservations call: 409-886-5535

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Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:00am

An American in Paris

ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production.  Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret.

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Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

IT’S SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL! BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Peter Rabbit™ Tales

Peter Rabbit, his sister Flopsy and his cousin Benjamin are all grown up with families of their own. Mischievous by nature, the cousins set out on an adventure when the nasty badger, Tommy Brock, decides to steal the babies. Based on three of Beatrix Potter’s “rabbit tales”. Grades: K-3rd Curriculum Connections: Characterization, Foreshadowing, Protagonist, Antagonist, and Music.  Click here to download Study Guide   Tickets ON SALE NOW – For school reservations call: 409-886-5535

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:30am
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 11:30am

Fiddler on the Roof

A REASON FOR CELEBRATION! Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

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Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:30pm

Viva Momix

EXCEPTIONAL INVENTIVENESS & PHYSICAL BEAUTY! Transporting audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery, MOMIX has thrilled fans on stage, screen and television in over 22 countries for more than 38 years. In an endless search for another gravity, Artistic Director Moses Pendleton combines athletic dance, riveting music, outrageous costumes, inventive props and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience that will surprise, enchant and astonish. Expect the Unexpected!

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Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 7:00pm

Diary of a Wombat

Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine, Mothball creates chaos for the humans around her. She discovers with a bit of persistence, humans are quite easily trained. Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s International Bestseller. Grades: PreK-2nd Curriculum Connections: Science: Environmental and Animals, Creative Thinking, Literacy, Theater, Music  Click here to download Teacher Resource/Study Guide Tickets ON SALE NOW – For school reservations call: 409-886-5535

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Monday, April 27, 2020 - 9:30am
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 11:30am

Rent

MEASURE YOUR LIFE IN LOVE! This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love. Mature themes, content and language. 

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Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 7:30pm