Theater, classical music, dance listings: April 20-26

April 19, 2017 GMT


Finding Neverland: From director Diane Paulus, based on the Peter Pan-inspired film. Presented by Broadway at the Hobby Center. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, through April 30; $30-$150; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 800-952-6560, hobbycenter.org.

Martha Redbone: Musical, theatrical performance with Cherokee, bluegrass and rock influences. Presented by Lott Entertainment Presents. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Alley Theatre, 615 Texas; $37-$47; 713-220-5700, lottentertainmentpresents.com.

In Darfur: Winter Miller’s drama taking place in Darfur. Presented by Landing Theatre. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through May 13; Landing Theatre at the Docks, 1119 Providence; pay what you can, suggested ticket $25; 562-502-7469, landingtheatre.org.

The Barber of Seville: Pierre Beaumarchais’s 1775 play on which the famous opera is based. Presented by Classical Theatre Company. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; $25; 4617 Montrose; 713-963-9665, classicaltheatre.org.

Happily Ever at the Box: Musical spoof on fairy tales. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with one 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays, through May 13; 2623 Colquitt; $27-$37; 713-522-7722, themusicboxtheater.com.

Grand Concourse: Presented by Main Street Theater. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through April 30; Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd.; $37-$42; 713-524-9196, mainstreettheater.com.


Pines of Rome: Houston Symphony welcomes Finnish violinist Elina Vähälä and Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko. 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana; $25-$136; 713-224-4240, houstonsymphony.org.

Götterdämmerung: Houston Grand Opera concludes its four-part Ring cycle by Wagner. 6 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, April 29, May 4 and 7; Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas; $23-$289; 713-228-6737, houstongrandopera.org.


Simulacrum: Daniel Proietto and Shoji Kojima of the Norwegian dance collective winter guests perform Alan Lucien Oyen’s work juxtaposing kabuki and flamenco. 7 p.m. Thursday, MATCH, 3400 Main, 713-521-4533; free, reservations required at countercurrentfestival.org.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: The Southwest’s most adventurous ballet troupe performs a mixed-rep program of new works by Cherise Barton, Alejandro Cerrudo and Cayetano Soto. 8 p.m. Friday, Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas; $43-$103; 713-227-4772, spahouston.org.

Music That Should Be Danced: A showcase by Houston musicians and dancers, including pre-professionals, reflecting the city’s diverse, creative spirit. Includes a premiere composed and choreographed for Foundation for Modern Music’s Avalon Ensemble and dancers. 8 p.m. Friday, Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive; 281-373-3386. FREE

Che Malambo: A powerful, all-male Argentinian dance company performs a show by French director and choreographer Gilles Brinas that blends precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming and music born from the heart of the South American gaucho tradition. 8 p.m. Saturday, Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive; 281-373-3386, milleroutdoortheatre.com. FREE