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Artists like Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Alton Brown, Neil Gaiman and more—that’s Society for the Performing Arts. Explore the new season of performances below and subscribe today for the best seats at the best prices. 

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21/22 SEASON PERFORMANCES

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NELLA
Fri, Oct 1, 2021
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Opening Night features the 2019 Latin Grammy winner for Best New Artist—a FREE event for everyone.

HOUSTON ARTIST COMMISSIONING PROJECT LIVE, PART 1 
Fri & Sat, Oct 15-16, 2021
Jones Hall
World premieres by Say Girl Say, Patrick Davis & Loop38 + Houston Contemporary Dance Company. More details below.

ALTON BROWN LIVE: BEYOND THE EATS
Tue, Nov 2, 2021
Jones Hall
Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show.

HOUSTON ARTIST COMMISSIONING PROJECT LIVE, PART 2 
Fri & Sat, Nov 12-13, 2021
Jones Hall
World Premieres by Riyaaz Qawwali, Harrison Guy & Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton.

NEIL deGRASSE TYSON: ASTRONOMY BIZARRE 
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Jones Hall
Explore cosmic quandaries with astrophysicist and Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey host Neil deGrasse Tyson.

NEW! MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE: TIME BUBBLE TOUR
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
Cullen Theater at Wortham Center
Sit in the same theater with your favorite movie riffing robots and experience this long-running comedy phenomenon!

JEFF GOLDBLUM & THE MILDRED SNITZER ORCHESTRA
Fri, Jan 28, 2022
Jones Hall
He’s back. Goldblum will ask you trivia, play classic jazz and make you laugh—a lot.

AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE 
Sat, Feb 5, 2022
Cullen Theater at Wortham Center
The mandolin virtuoso and Punch Brothers band member is “the god of small sounds” (The New York Times).

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AN EVENING WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ
Tue, Feb 15, 2022
Jones Hall
Fran Lebowitz, a purveyor of urban cool, will now take your questions.

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER 
Fri & Sat, Feb 18-19, 2022
Jones Hall
Ailey’s awaited Houston return features the company’s signature masterpiece, Revelations, on every program.

SEONG-JIN CHO PLAYS CHOPIN
Fri, Mar 11, 2022
Cullen Theater at Wortham Center
If you love music, if you love Chopin—this is for you. Cho is a star.

DRUM TAO 2022
Mon, Apr 4, 2022
Jones Hall
An exhilaration Houston favorite returns—fun for the whole family!

CALEB TEICHER’S SWING OUT
Sat, Apr 9, 2022
Jones Hall
Hello, roaring 2020s. Dance Magazine cover star Caleb Teicher proves there’s no better time in history to swing out!

DAVID SEDARIS
Thu, Apr 28, 2022
Jones Hall
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s preeminent humorists.

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YOTAM OTTOLENGHI
Mon, May 2, 2022
Cullen Theater at Wortham Center
Beloved for his award-winning cookbooks, Yotam Ottolenghi believes food is an act that brings us together.

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham: AN UNTITLED LOVE
Fri, May 6, 2022
Cullen Theater at Wortham Center
Houston Premiere & SPA Co-commission
Kyle Abraham’s newest evening-length dance work, featuring the music of R&B legend D’Angelo, serves as a thumping mixtape celebrating culture, family and community.

BLACK VIOLIN
Tue, May 17, 2022
Jones Hall
The Grammy-nominated band led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin) breaks down barriers.

NEIL GAIMAN
Sun, May 22, 2022
Jones Hall
One of the most celebrated writers of our time, Gaiman is the author of Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), Coraline, American Gods and the Sandman comics.

Unless otherwise noted, all performances are planned to be non-socially distanced. We anticipate high call volumes, thank you for your patience as we work through the waitlist. For updates on Health & Safety, please see our FAQ page


HERE/NOW—Houston Artist Commissioning Project Live

The Houston Artist Commissioning Project (HACP) supports new works, across all arts disciplines, from working artists here in Houston. Over two weekends, six live performance winners in the project’s pilot year will take the stage at Jones Hall. These are Houston’s creative voices, responding to our time with uproarious creativity. Planned to be socially-distanced.

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PART 1

Oct 15-16, 2021
SAY GIRL SAY with Two Star Symphony and Input Output
Becoming
Indie band Say Girl Say calls in the strings for a “musical and visual human experience.”

PATRICK DAVIS
Black, Blue, All Lives; OH MY!
A 10-year spoken word veteran and producer in Houston brings together a poetic ensemble to explore where we’re divided, and where we’re all the same.

LOOP38 + HOUSTON CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY
Body and Spirit (Corpórea y Espíritu)
Boundary-pushing music and dance groups explore the frictions between opposing forces.

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PART 2

Nov 12-13, 2021
RIYAAZ QAWWALI
Kabir
A message of harmony for all faiths, expressed through the lyrics and music having South Asian roots through the medium of qawwali.

HARRISON GUY
Colored Carnegie
The newest work from the Director of Urban Souls Dance Company centers on the story of Houston’s first Black library.

DEBORAH D.E.E.P. MOUTON
The World’s Intermission
Houston’s former poet laureate explores living through the last year, in a new one-act play.


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