TUTS- Spring Awakening

TUTS- Spring Awakening

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When it debuted on Broadway, Spring Awakening offered a raw and honest portrayal of youth in revolt, shattering expectations of what musical theatre can be. The show earned eight Tony Awards® in 2006, including Best Musical. Based on Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 expressionist play of the same name and featuring an electrifying alt-rock score, Spring Awakening follows a group of adolescents as they navigate their journey into adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable.

Now available as part of a subscription to our six-show 2019/20 season. Tickets on sale to the general public on Monday, July 15.

TUTS- Elf

TUTS- Elf

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This modern day Christmas classic returns to TUTS for the holiday season. Based on the cherished 2003 movie, Elf – The Musical, tells the story of Buddy, a human accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help the Big Apple remember the true meaning of Christmas. This warm-hearted Broadway musical is sure to make all Houstonians embrace their inner Elf.

TUTS- Once On This Island

TUTS- Once On This Island

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TUTS is thrilled to bring the national tour of the 2018 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical to the Houston, direct from Broadway. Once On This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. Once On This Island is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.

The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony®-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) conjures up “a place where magic is possible and beauty is apparent for all to see!” (The Huffington Post). Once On This Island features a score that bursts with life from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning songwriters of Anastasia and Ragtime.

TUTS- Pure Country

TUTS- Pure Country

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With a long history of developing new musicals such as Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Phantom, TUTS is excited to stage a brand new Texas-themed musical, Pure Country. Based on the beloved 1992 film starring George Strait, the musical tells the tale of a jaded country music mega-star who suddenly walks away from his successful yet joyless career to return to his roots and rediscover his passion for life, love, and music. Including the chart-topping hits "I Cross My Heart" and “Heartland,” as well as new music written for the stage, this theatrical event is sure to be a hot ticket in the Lone Star State.

Now available as part of a subscription to our six-show 2019/20 season. Tickets on sale to the general public on Monday, July 15.

TUTS- Newsies

TUTS- Newsies

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They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. TUTS is excited to bring Houston audience an all new production of Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing musical from Disney.

A two-time Tony Award-winning show, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “a musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you won’t want to miss. Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right… and staying true to who you are.

Newsies was brought to the stage by an award-winning creative team. It features a score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the BeastThe Little MermaidLittle Shop of Horrors) and Jack Feldman, with a book by Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles).