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continue >>>>David Sedaris November 9, 2014 | 3:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $25.00 - $55.00 With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Sedaris has become one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that he is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers today. (Co-presented with IAE) Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood : Two Man Group November 13, 2014 | 8:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $26.50 - $46.50 Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy nominated Who’s Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their quick wit, Colin and Brad take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes. colinandbradshow.com An Irish Christmas November 23, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.00 - $110.00 This wildly popular show with Riverdance and Magic of the Dance stars brings just about everything to the table – joy, hope, laughter, friendship, celebration of life through storytelling, music, song, and dance in a night that sparkles with life and a bit of magic. (Co-presented with ARTS San Antonio) Big Band Holidays - The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis December 10, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.00 - $110.00 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will present over a dozen imaginative arrangements of timeless holiday songs, joined by vocalists Cecile McLorin Salvant. The orchestra is composed of 15 of jazz music’s leading soloists under the leadership of Wynton Marsalis. (Co-presented with ARTS San Antonio) Cirque Dreams - Holidaze December 11, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. December 12 - 13, 2014 | 8:00 p.m. December 13 - 14, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. December 14, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $34.50 - $89.50 Renowned director Neil Goldberg re-imagines the holiday season with sparkle and suspense one can only dream of in a HOLIDAZE. An international cast of multi-talented and brilliantly costumed artists come to life and perform astonishing feats of disbelief. Experience gingerbread men flipping, toy soldiers marching on wires, icemen sculpting, penguins spinning, puppets dancing and reindeer soaring high above a landscape of holiday wonderment. (Co-presented with Jam Theatricals) cirqueproductions.com/public-shows/cirque-dreams-holidaze/ Go Tell It On The Mountain Christmas - The Blind Boys of Alabama and Mavis Staples December 16, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.00 - $110.00 Grammy winner Mavis Staples joins forces with Grammy Award winning Blind Boys of Alabama for a gospel and blues holiday like you have never experienced. (Co-presented with ARTS San Antonio) blindboys.com, mavisstaples.com Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Musical December 22 & 23, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. December 23 & 24, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $18.50 - $44.50 For 50 years, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer® has delighted television audiences of all ages, and now he soars off the screen and onto the stage in a show that will go down in history. Kathleen Madigan January 9, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $24.50 - $34.50 Kathleen Madigan has won both the Phyllis Diller award and the American Comedy Award for “Best Female Comedian.” She has written and produced for Lewis Black’s “Root of all Evil” on Comedy Central and for Gary Shandling’s Emmy monologues. kathleenmadigan.com One Drop of Love January 16 & 17, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. January 17 & 18, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. January 18, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | Alvarez Family Studio Theater | $34.50 Produced by Ben Affleck, Chay Carter, Matt Damon and the show’s writer/performer Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, this solo performance explores family, race, love and pain and a path towards reconciliation. DiGiovanni offers a thought-provoking, informative, and moving exploration of race, racism, and what it means to identify as “culturally mixed.” onedropoflove.org Dinosaur Train Live! January 18, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $14.50 - $34.50 Come join Buddy, Tiny, King, Don and more in this fun-filled, interactive and immersive live trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth .and rode in trains! dinosaurtrainlive.com Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story February 3, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $34.50 - $74.50 Before The Beatles, The Beach Boys or The Rolling Stones ever played a note, Rock ‘n’ Roll was forever changed by Buddy Holly, a 19-year-old kid from Texas. Buddy tells the true story of Holly’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be the Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later. The show features more than 20 hits. buddythemusical.com Itzhak Perlman February 8, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $44.50 - $124.50 Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. He is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. (Co-presented with San Antonio Symphony) itzhakperlman.com Jekyll & Hyde – The Musical February 17- 19, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $34.50 - $89.50 After four thrilling, chilling years on Broadway and multiple world-wide tours, this dark and dangerous love story returns in a stunning new production that includes all the classic songs (This is the Moment, A New Life, Someone Like You) that first grabbed audiences by the throat and transformed Jekyll and Hyde into a theatrical phenomenon. Its story remains as timeless as it is irresistible. Kodo - One Earth Tour 2014: Legend February 20, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.50 - $64.50 Kodo, the taiko drumming pioneers from Japan’s remote and inspiring Sado Island, have powerful mastery over their instruments. It’s a power that can be tender, explosive, delicate or thunderous. kodo.or.jp/index_en.html Arlo Guthrie - Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour February 26, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $26.50 - $54.50 When a young Arlo, son of renowned folk legend Woody Guthrie, was arrested for littering on Thanksgiving Day back in 1965, he couldn’t know that it would launch his career, turning him into a counterculture hero. Celebrate half a century of Alice’s Restaurant with Arlo Guthrie. arlo.net Peking Acrobats February 27, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.00 - $110.00 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this astounding company has thrilled audiences around the world with their breathtaking, gravity-defying showmanship. Rooted in ancient Chinese traditions, yet totally mesmerizing to contemporary audiences, these routines are guaranteed to thrill people of all ages. (Co-presented with ARTS San Antonio) Lang Lang March 2, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $48.50 - $124.50 Lang Lang has played sold-out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world. He has the honor of being the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic and all of the top American orchestras. (Co-presented with San Antonio Symphony) langlang.com One Man Star Wars April 10, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. April 11, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. April 12, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. | Alvarez Family Studio Theater | $29.50 - $34.50 Much of Charles Ross’ childhood was spent in a galaxy far, far away, watching Star Wars videos over – and over – and over again. The result of this misspent youth is his hilarious One-Man Star Wars™ Trilogy, where he single-handedly plays all of the characters, sings the music, flies the ships, and fights the battles. onemanstarwars.com Get the LED Out - The American Led Zeppelin April 25, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $26.50 - $36.50 GET THE LED OUT brings the essence of Led Zeppelin to the stage. This accomplished group of six musicians re-creates Zeppelin’s greatest hits, while also touching on rare cuts that were seldom, if ever, heard in concert. Known as “The American Led Zeppelin,” the band will celebrates its 11th anniversary on the road. gtlorocks.com Scottish Ballet - A Streetcar Named Desire May 12, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. | H-E-B Performance Hall | $29.00 - $110.00 This vibrant new take on Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, born through collaboration with theater and film director Nancy Meckler and international choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is a powerful infusion of drama and dance. (Co-presented with ARTS San Antonio) scottishballet.co.uk/a-streetcar-named-desire/a-streetcar-named-desire.html
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