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"Once Upon a Mattress": Classic "Princess and the Pea" Tale Gets Musical Treatment

at C.A. Nelson Auditorium, Pearland
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 28
Sat, July 29
Sun, July 30
FULL PRICE: $9 - $15
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $8

Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea" gets the full musical treatment in this production of "Once Upon a Mattress" -- with a few shocking twists on how the story "rea... [more+]

Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea" gets the full musical treatment in this production of "Once Upon a Mattress" -- with a few shocking twists on how the story "really" happened. The popular musical marked the Broadway debut of comedy icon Carol Burnett, and features wonderful songs, hilarious antics and romantic courtships. Fun for the whole family, this lighthearted musical romp comes from Kids' Backporch Productions, a group that aims to bring kids a "little taste of Broadway." See "Once Upon a Mattress" at C.A. Nelson Auditorium in Pearland. [less-]

You Might Forget Your Own Name at Mat LaVore's Hypnosis-Filled "Magic & Mystery"

at The Ballroom at Bayou Place, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 28
FULL PRICE: $59
OFFER PRICE: $20

"Astonishment Artist" Mat LaVore will have you believing in the impossible at "Magic & Mystery", a spellbinding 90 minutes of jaw-dropping hypnosis and mental magic. Watch in awe as LaVore swallows ne... [more+]

"Astonishment Artist" Mat LaVore will have you believing in the impossible at "Magic & Mystery", a spellbinding 90 minutes of jaw-dropping hypnosis and mental magic. Watch in awe as LaVore swallows needles, figures out the names of people and places merely thought of, hypnotizes audience members to forget their own names, and even predicts the future as this mind-bending show appears onstage at The Ballroom at Bayou Place in Houston. [less-]

Family Classic "The Wizard of Oz" Takes You "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

at Berry Center, Cypress
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Fri, July 28
Sat, July 29
Sun, July 30
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FULL PRICE: $31
OFFER PRICE: $15.50

Click the heels of your ruby-red slippers and prepare to be transported to magical lands at one of the most beloved musicals of all time, "The Wizard of Oz". Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie with a... [more+]

Click the heels of your ruby-red slippers and prepare to be transported to magical lands at one of the most beloved musicals of all time, "The Wizard of Oz". Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie with a score co-written by the legendary Harold Arlen and story by L. Frank Baum, this family favorite will sweep you off your feet from the moment the tornado blows into Kansas. Young farmgirl Dorothy and her little dog Toto are transported "Over the Rainbow," where they meet and befriend the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow and travel together along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the great and powerful Wizard himself. Featuring such classic songs as "Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead" and "If I Only Had a Brain," "The Wizard of Oz" is sure to cast its timeless spell over the entire family when it comes to Berry Center. [less-]

"Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum" at the HMNS

at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Mon, September 04
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $17

As immortalized in historical epics like "Spartacus" and even futuristic films like "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones", the gladiators of ancient Rome really did fight to the death for the chance to ea... [more+]

As immortalized in historical epics like "Spartacus" and even futuristic films like "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones", the gladiators of ancient Rome really did fight to the death for the chance to earn their freedom -- and fame -- in front of massive crowds at the Colosseum. But their real lives were even more compelling and heroic than anything you might've seen on screen. This exciting new exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science takes you into their world and the site of their battles, the Colosseum, like never before, with original artifacts shown for the very first time outside of Italy. From the real armor they wore to archaeological treasures of the time, "Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum" provides a fascinating look at these warriors' day-to-day existence and the arena where their fates would be decided. [less-]

Houston Museum of Natural Science: Exhibit Hall and Planetarium Show

at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, September 24
FULL PRICE: $34
OFFER PRICE: $17

Roam with the dinosaurs, travel back in time to ancient Egypt or blast off across the universe at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. With this offer you'll get admission to the museum's exhibit ha... [more+]

Roam with the dinosaurs, travel back in time to ancient Egypt or blast off across the universe at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. With this offer you'll get admission to the museum's exhibit hall and one of two shows at the Burke Baker Planetarium. The newly upgraded planetarium features the world's most cutting-edge technology, which will take you across outer space, flying over the surfaces of other planets and zooming through asteroid fields. The museum is home to permanent exhibits that range from Native American culture to Texas wildlife to chemistry, energy and much more. Come find out why the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one the country's most popular museums. [less-]

"The Secret Garden": Broadway Musical Based on Childhood Classic

at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - Sarofim Hall, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, October 10
Wed, October 11
Thu, October 12
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FULL PRICE: $60 - $93
OFFER PRICE: $48.90 - $66.45

This recently renewed and updated production of the "The Secret Garden" may be headed back to Broadway after successful runs in Seattle and DC, where "The Washington Post" called it "smart and sensiti... [more+]

This recently renewed and updated production of the "The Secret Garden" may be headed back to Broadway after successful runs in Seattle and DC, where "The Washington Post" called it "smart and sensitive" and "blessedly grownup." Now coming to Houston's Hobby Center courtesy of Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), this magical Tony-winning musical transports you to a lonely old house on a windswept moor, where the recently orphaned Mary has come to live with her reclusive uncle and his sickly son. Soon she discovers "The Secret Garden", and with the help of her friend and cousin, she blossoms, bringing new life to both the grounds and her grieving relative. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman ("The Color Purple", "'night, Mother") with music by Lucy Simon ("Doctor Zhivago"), this much-beloved fantasy features a lush new staging from TUTS, with stunning sets and costumes. [less-]

"Shopkins Live!" Lights Up the Stage

at Cullen Performance Hall, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 20
Fri, October 20
FULL PRICE: $38.05 - $58.48
OFFER PRICE: $22.50 - $40.50

"Shopkins Live!" lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed with show-stopping performances featuring the Shoppies. Join Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette and... [more+]

"Shopkins Live!" lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed with show-stopping performances featuring the Shoppies. Join Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette and Polli Polish as they perform the coolest dance moves, sing the latest pop songs, and show off the trendiest fashions. All of Shopville is in a tizzy as preparations get underway for the annual "Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair." Shady Diva showcases her latest fashion designs; Lippy Lips gives colorful advice at the nail salon; Kooky Cookie tries to get in a beauty nap! But wait! No event is complete without a few hiccups! Who has high-jinxed the fashion pageant? Where is the super-secret celebrity guest? Will Slick Breadstick ever find a dance partner? The Shopkins and Shoppies need your help -- the show must go on! Featuring innovative set design, creative costuming and state of the art projections, this is one family theatrical event at Cullen Performance Hall in Houston you don't want to miss! [less-]

"Brick Fest Live: LEGO Experience" -- Building Bonanza, Plus E-Book Download

at NRG Center, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 21
Sun, October 22
FULL PRICE: $29.36 - $68
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $29

LEGO lovers, prepare to be inspired, educated and entertained when "Brick Fest Live" comes to the NRG Center in Houston. You'll get the chance to participate in hands-on building attractions and shop ... [more+]

LEGO lovers, prepare to be inspired, educated and entertained when "Brick Fest Live" comes to the NRG Center in Houston. You'll get the chance to participate in hands-on building attractions and shop the largest variety of LEGO-themed merchandise imaginable, all under one roof. Marvel at giant creations built by pros, and even build some designs of your own. Construct a custom derby car and race it down a 35-foot long timed track, contribute to a large-scale floor mosaic, or go head-to-head against other fans in the LEGO video game arena. You can also meet the hosts of YouTube's "The Brick Show" (and maybe even get featured in an upcoming video). There's trivia, a miniature golf course and much more. Plus, your ticket includes an e-book download, which compiles all the custom LEGO instructions produced for the Brick Builders Club, with monthly updates. There's something for all ages here -- all you need to bring is your creativity. Oh -- and maybe your handy-dandy brick separator! [less-]

"Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight": Modern Take on Fairy Tale With Pop Music, Magic & More

at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - Sarofim Hall, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 12
Wed, December 13
Thu, December 14
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FULL PRICE: $60 - $93
OFFER PRICE: $48.90 - $66.45

A storybook kingdom of beautiful princesses, evil fairies and infectious pop tunes -- the whole family will be delighted by this updated version of the classic European fairy tale. "Sleeping Beauty an... [more+]

A storybook kingdom of beautiful princesses, evil fairies and infectious pop tunes -- the whole family will be delighted by this updated version of the classic European fairy tale. "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" follows the princess Aurora, who has been cursed into a 100-year sleep by a dark fairy named Carabosse. Under the protection of her beloved companions Silly Billy and Nanny Tickle, Aurora waits in slumber until she is awakened by true love's kiss. This interactive show features plenty of magic, humor and contemporary pop music -- including songs by Blondie, Bruno Mars, Jessie J, Katy Perry and more -- that'll have audiences of all ages cheering and singing along. Don't miss this refreshing spin on a timeless tale when "Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight" comes to The Hobb Center for the Performing Arts in a production presented by Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS). [less-]

Butterfly Habitat & Exhibit Hall: Houston Museum of Natural Science

at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 31
FULL PRICE: $34
OFFER PRICE: $17

Enter a tropical rain forest filled with exotic plants, a 50-foot waterfall and hundreds of beautiful, free-flying butterflies from around the world at the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Butterfl... [more+]

Enter a tropical rain forest filled with exotic plants, a 50-foot waterfall and hundreds of beautiful, free-flying butterflies from around the world at the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Butterfly Center. Marvel up close as they sip nectar and occasionally alight on lucky visitors. Then head downstairs to the Insects and Us section, where you'll learn about entomology, beekeeping and even insects as food! You'll have a chance to see such exotic creatures as the giant prickly stick, hissing cockroaches and the whipscorpion. Younger explorers can check out the giant beehive play area, puzzles and more. Your voucher is also good for admission to the Exhibit Hall, with numerous permanent exhibits that include the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall and the new Hall of Paleontology. Come find out why the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most attended museums in the nation. [less-]

Houston Museum of Natural Science: Exhibit Hall Admission

at Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 31
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $10

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most attended museums in the nation, with annual attendance reaching over 3 and a half million. See why with a General Admission voucher that lets y... [more+]

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most attended museums in the nation, with annual attendance reaching over 3 and a half million. See why with a General Admission voucher that lets you visit anytime you wish. With numerous permanent exhibits that include the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Wiess Energy Hall and the brand new Hall of Paleontology, there's no way you can visit without being entertained, enthralled and educated. Your self-guided tour of the HMNS Exhibit Halls can take as little as 30 minutes or be an all-day event. Your ticket even includes return visit privileges for the entire day if you want to go and refuel before exploring some more. [less-]


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