The Lone Star College-Tomball performing arts departments have announced the works to be produced during the 2016-2017 season. Filled with a wide range of selections, this season’s musical and dramatic productions should have something for everyone and will include several Nights of Song as well as a zany summer musical sure to delight. All events are open to the community and admission prices vary, though many events are free of charge.
To view a complete calendar and to purchase tickets online, visit: http://www.lonestar.edu/arts-tomball.
Fall Semester Music Concerts:
Night of Song: “That’s Amore!” will take place in the Beckendorf Conference Center on October 4, at 7 p.m. October is National Italian American Month and, in celebration, we’re presenting entertaining and classical standards performed by LSC-Tomball music students. Enjoy light Italian-themed refreshments in an evening that will culminate in a rendition of “Volare!”
“Charley’s Aunt” by Brandon Thomas October 13-15, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This delightful farce will have audience members laughing on the edge of their seats.
Fall Music Concert: A Halloween Spooktacular! October 25, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This Halloween-themed and family-friendly event features the LSC-Tomball Concert Choir, Jazz Band, and department musicians offering a rousing selection of seasonal favorites. The incredible Tomball Intermediate School Choir will be joining us – bring the family!
Night of Song: The 1940s. November 8, at 7 p.m. in the Beckendorf Conference Center. How about some of the great songs of Frank Sinatra or Bing Crosby? What about Glenn Miller, Billie Holiday, or the Andrew Sisters? You won’t want to miss this fun evening featuring the best songwriting of the 20th century. Unforgettable. In every way.
Student Musicians in Recital. November 16, at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear outstanding student musicians in performance!
“Murderous Crossing” by David Landau, Nikki Stern. November 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre. Join us for our dessert theatre! The year is 1923 and audience members are passengers on board the HMS Victoria as it crosses the English Channel. The famous Inspector Clurrot has tracked down a homicidal mastermind hiding out onboard. But not everything is as it seems, and it turns out that the English Channel isn’t the only thing being crossed. Audience members will love this interactive evening as they help solve the murder.
Tomball Community Holiday Music Extravaganza. December 6, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Celebrate the spirit of the season with LSC-Tomball musicians and special guest artists from our community. It’s a not-to-be-missed start to your holiday season!
Music Faculty in Recital. February 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center
Night of Song: “It’s Broadway, Baby!” February 14, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Beckendorf Conference Center. On this evening, we’ll explore the diversity of singing styles required by the musical theatre genre. Come on out and hear our gifted students connect to meaningful text and music - from the silly to the sublime!
TCCSTA State Play Festival entry. February 23-25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center. This is the Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association State Play Festival entry. We will be competing with 11-14 colleges across the state of Texas. This is a wonderful experience for our students and enables them to see other community college productions from around Texas. LSC-Tomball has brought home superiors and best acting awards for many years.
Spring Music Concert. March 28, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This concert features the LSC-Tomball Concert Choir and department musicians offering a rousing selection of classical and contemporary pieces.
Student Musicians in Recital. April 5, 2017, at 2 p.m. Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear outstanding student musicians in performance!
Year-End Musical Showcase May 2, 2017, at 7 p.m. Performing Arts Center. You’ve listened to our faculty and students perform all year long – now, enjoy this culminating experience of a year’s worth of work! Extraordinary student artists, performance ensembles, and music faculty join together to produce a memorable evening of music.
Musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone” Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison; Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. July 13-15, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. and July 16, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up Jazz age musical featuring one show stopping song and dance number after another.