Theatre Under The Stars, Houston

4.7
#10 of 51 in Nightlife in Houston
Founded in 1968, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is Houston’s acclaimed non-profit musical theatre company and is currently under the direction of Executive Director Hillary Hart and Artistic Advisor Sheldon Epps. TUTS was the first theatrical organization in Houston to perform free to the public in 1968 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, and is the only Houston arts organization that has performed there free to the public every year since the building opened. Since its founding by Frank M. Young, TUTS has produced more than 300 musicals including many local, national and world premieres such as Kopit and Yeston’s Phantom, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jekyll & Hyde, and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. TUTS has also produced international tours including Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Juliet Prowse in Mame, Robert Goulet in Man of La Mancha, as well as critically acclaimed local re-inventions of classics such as Cabaret and Les Miserables. As a way to continue the tradition of musical theatre, TUTS is home to the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre provides instruction and stage experience for more than 1,700 students annually through both The Academy and The Studio, which allow students to flourish in a year-round schedule of classes. Housed in the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, TUTS also annually presents the Tommy Tune Awards, honoring the best and brightest in Houston’s high school musical theatre programs.
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  • We have been season ticket holders for several years now, and just saw the last show for the 50th Anniversary season. What wonderful shows, and great performances. We just renewed our membership for n...  more »
  • Waited 30 minutes for valet parking at intermission... no one was there! Ridiculous! Skip the valet parking & Uber to the Alley !! They should pay you for waiting !!  more »
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  • This is a great theatre. Great location. Great amenities. It seems that almost every seat is excellent. Parking is reasonable, given the location.
  • Had a wonderful experience working with patron services on my subscription- quick responses and very accommodating!

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