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Theater, classical music and dance listings: Nov. 2-8

November 1, 2017


“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

A return staging of the hit rock musical. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Rich’s, 2401 San Jacinto; $15-$35; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org.

“The Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise: Youth Is Not the Only Thing That’s Sonic”

Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada’s dreamy contemporary folk tale, translated to English by Aya Ogawa. Presented by Horse Head Theatre Co.; 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Monday, through Nov. 18; $21-$45; Near Northside Studios, 1506 Lorraine; 832-786-0944, horseheadtheatre.org.

“Escape to Margaritaville”

Jimmy Buffett’s music featured in this new musical. Presented by Broadway at the Hobby Center. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $35-$165; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 800-982-2787, thehobbycenter.org.

“Mr. Burns A Post-Electric Play”

Anne Washburn’s post-apocalyptic play about pop culture. Presented by Obsidian Theater. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; $30; 3522 White Oak; 832-889-7837, obsidiantheater.org.


Ike Holter’s play about millennials. Presented by Rec Room. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, through Nov. 11; $25, students $25; 100 Jackson; 713-344-1291, recroomarts.org.

“Feathers and Teeth”

Charise Castro Smith’s horror-filled family drama. Presented by Mildred’s Umbrella. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; $25; Studio 101, 1824 Spring; 832-463-0409, mildredsumbrella.com.


Renée Fleming

The famed soprano performs with pianist Richard Bado. Presented by Society for the Performing Arts. 7:30 p.m.; Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana; $34 - $154; 713-227-4772, spahouston.org.

Glory Denied

Opera based on true tale of a prisoner of war. Presented by Houston Grand Opera. 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 1940 Air Terminal Museum Hangar at Hobby Airport, 8325 Travelair (off Telephone Road and Airport Boulevard); $40; 713-228-6737, houstongrandopera.org.

“La Traviata”

Verdi’s opera about a tragic love story of a courtesan. Presented by Houston Grand Opera. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday; $18-$325; George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas; 713-228-6737, houstongrandopera.org.

“Julius Caesar”

Handel’s 1714 opera based on the Roman Civil War. Presented by Houston Grand Opera. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday; $18-$325; George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas; 713-228-6737, houstongrandopera.org.



Asia Society Texas Center presents former Houston Ballet soloist Nao Kusuzaki’s sensitive, contemporary adaptation of the Japanese folk tale “The Crane Wife.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; free; Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive; 281-373-3386, milleroutdoortheatre.com.

Flamenco Ensemble

Famed guitarist José Luis de la Paz, “nu flamenco” innovator Niurca Márquez and their ensemble perform. Presented by Lucia & Valdemar-Flamenco. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; $32-$37; MATCH, 3400 Main; 713-521-4533, matchouston.org.

“So You Think You Can Dance”

Season 14 tour of the popular TV competition. 8 p.m. Tuesday; $45-$325; Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington, Sugar Land; ticketmaster.com.

Want a night out with some fine actors, inspired dancers or enlightening music? This guide gets you there.

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