Guests at the Hobby Center's Theater District Open House this Sunday, from noon – 4 p.m., can enjoy a sneak peek of Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center's highly anticipated 2012 – 2013 season and take advantage of exclusive offers. Music Box Theater will be on hand, starting at 1 p.m., to perform a season revue including the classic hits, newest numbers and popular tunes which comprise the series' 10th anniversary season.
Sunday will also be an opportunity for the public to purchase tickets for the 25th anniversary production of LES MISÉRABLES. The first 50 individuals to purchase tickets in person at the Hobby Center box office (open at 11 a.m.) will receive a LES MISÉRABLES t-shirt. Individuals who purchase a season subscription at Open House will receive some of the hottest music from Broadway with a complimentary iTunes Broadway Music collection download card.
The 2012 – 2013 Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center season includes:
NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
September 25 – 30, 2012
The original creators of the smash hit Broadway musical are together again for this new touring production. Seen by over 35 million people worldwide in 21 countries, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a classic musical love story filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. For more information, visit BeautyAndTheBeastOnTour.com.
November 6 – 11, 2012
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, LES MISÉRABLES is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. For more information, visit LesMis.com.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (Houston Premiere)
February 5 – 10, 2013
Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is the high-flying, splashy new Broadway musical that tells the story of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forgEd Checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer – living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank's lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl chases Frank to the end...and finds something he never expected. For more information, visit CatchMeTheMusical.com.
March 13 – 30, 2013
More than 70,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its sell-out premiere in Houston and worldwide, it has delighted more than 13 million audience members. JERSEY BOYS is the Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue?collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." For more information, visit JerseyBoysTour.com.
SISTER ACT (Houston Premiere)
May 28 – June 2, 2013
SISTER ACT is Broadway's acclaimed musical comedy based on the smash-hit film! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a crime, the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT is reason to REJOICE! WOR Radio says "You'll be dancing in the aisles all night!" For more information, visit SisterActBroadway.com.
July 10 – August 11, 2013
Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy® and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is Houston's most 'popular' musical. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today). For more information, visit WickedTheMusical.com.
Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center offers an array of subscriber benefits including: priority purchase opportunities and flexible payment plan, a dedicated season staff, exchange privileges, and replacements on lost or stolen tickets. In addition, season ticket holders will enjoy a rewards program that includes: special offers (when available) plus membership and privileges to Broadway Across America, a national network of over 40 North American cities where Broadway is presented. Individuals purchasing premium seat subscriptions will receive additional benefits including: complimentary parking, complimentary beverages, name listing in Playbill, and more.