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El Mundo da Vueltas — The Latin music tour featuring T3R Elemento with Lenin Ramírez and Oscar Cortez is 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $40-$180 (Ticketmaster).
Khalid — The five-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer comes home to El Paso 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center for a “A Night for Sanctity” concert benefiting victims of the Aug. 3 Walmart shooting. Other performers to be announced. Tickets are $33.20 to $73.20, but were sold out at press time. (Ticketmaster).
The concert is sponsored by the Great Khalid Foundation and Right Hand Foundation.
Alan Saldaña — The popular Spanish language comic performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30-$85 (Ticketmaster).
Café Tacvba — The Latin alternative rock band from Satelite, Mexico performs their 30th Anniversary Tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Taking their influence from popular 80s alternative rock bands, they infuse traditional Mexican folk music into their sound, and are known for experimenting and incorporating ska, punk, electronica, and hip-hop in their recordings. Tickets: $35-$40. (Ticketmaster).
Mijares — The adult contemporary pop singer Manuel Mijares, who topped charts in the 80s and 90s with hits like “Bano de Mujeres” and “No Hace Falta” performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $40-$120 (Ticketmaster).
Maná — The Guadalajara-based rock band brings their “Rayando El Sol" tour to El Paso not once but twice in 2019: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $62.75-$222.75; Platinum, $429.50-$899 VIP packages $325-$775 (Ticketmaster).
Maná, winner of both Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, has a career spanning more than three decades. The group’s sound ranges from hard rock to mellow Latin pop with influences from calypso and reggae.
Alejandro Sanz — The Latin megastar and 2017 Latin Grammy Person of the year recipient presents his #LaGira Tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, in support of his new album, #ElDisco, that spawned singles “No tengo Nada,” “Back in the City (with Nicky Jam) and “Mi Persona Favorita” (with Camila Cabello). Tickets: $33.20-$93.20; VIP packages $225-$295 (Ticketmaster).
Eddie B — The standup comic and “official voice of teachers across the globe” performs his “I’m Already Professionally Developed” comedy tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $25-$55 (Ticketmaster).
Coming off his previous, highly successful “Teacher’s Only Tour,” Eddie B is shattering attendance records with sold-out shows. Eddie B’s uncensored, raw, and hysterically realistic portrayal of a teacher’s hectic life comes from the point of view of an actual teacher.
200 Años de Musica Mexicana — Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitln and Band El Recodo perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $35.50-$205.50 (Ticketmaster).
I Love Freestyle Music Tour — The night of freestyle artists is 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. featuring Trinere, George Lamond, the Original Cover Girls, Johnny O, Cynthia, and Corina. Tickets: $29-$69. (Ticketmaster).
Natti Natasha — The rising pop star performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $40 (Ticketmaster).
Natasha moved from the Dominican Republic to New York at 18, signing with reggaetón veteran Don Omar and the Orfanato Music Group. Her 2012 debut EP, “All About Me,” with the hit song “Dutty Love,” with Omar won three Billboard Latin Music Awards. She also collaborated with singer Daddy Yankee for “Otra Cosa,” followed by the hit “Criminal” with Latin trap star
Ozuna, which became the most viewed video in 2017.
She released her debut album, “IlumiNATTI,” this year and won the Billboard Latin Music Award for Hot Latin Songs Female Artist of the Year.
Rescheduled from August.
Maluma — The Colombian reggaeton singer, one of social media’s most popular artists, returns to El Paso with his 11:11 World Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets; $61-$352 (Ticketmaster).
The Doobie Brothers — The legendary music group performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, Plaza Theatre. The Doobie Brothers have been delivering roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll for more than four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four Grammy Awards. Tickets: $69.50-$109.50; VIP packages start at $227 (Ticketmaster).
Their No. 1 singles “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes" are part of a catalog of songs that include “Listen to the Music,” “China Grove,” “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Rockin’ Down the Highway,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Take Me In Your Arms,” "Takin’ it to the Streets,” “Minute by Minute,” “You Belong to Me,” “The Doctor” and more.
Tom Segura – The actor, comedian and writer brings his “Take it Down Tour” to El Paso 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Plaza Theatre. Segura is best known for his three Netflix specials, “Disgraceful,” “Mostly Stories,” and “Completely Normal.” Tickets: $35-$65 (Ticketmaster).
Felipe Esparza — The comedian and actor brings his popular “Bad Hambre” Tour to El Paso at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Plaza Theatre, Esparza is known for his 2012 stand-up special “They’re not Gonna Laugh at You,” his recurring appearances on “Superstore,” and “Eric Andre Show,” and as winner of the 2010 “Last Comic Standing.” Tickets: $32-$50 (Ticketmaster).
Esparza’s podcast, “What’s Up Fool?” is on the All Things Comedy Network, and his newest special, “Translate This,” premiered on HBO in 2017.
Disney on Ice: ‘Mickey’s Search Party’ — Disney On Ice returns to El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 2-6. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus matinees at noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thursday’s and performance and the noon Saturday show in Spanish. Tickets begin at $31 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-9899, disneyonice.com or countycoliseum.com.
Hosts Mickey and Minnie Mouse will guide audiences on adventures into the Land of the Dead with Miguel from “Coco,” through the wintry wonderland of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa from the Oscar-winning “Frozen,” on a
team quest with Woody, Buzz and Jessie from “Toy Story,” into the enchanted world of Belle from “Beauty and the Beast,” and more.
Natalia Lafourcade — The Grammy & Latin Grammy winner returns to El Paso at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Plaza Theatre. Lafourcade has won nine Latin Grammy awards, including “Best Folk Album” in 2017, and was featured on Disney Pixar’s “Coco” soundtrack. Her past El Paso shows have sold out. Tickets: $41 to $101.50 (Ticketmaster)
La Adictiva — Mexico’s touring sensation, La Adictiva de San Jose de Mesillas, comes to El Paso’s Plaza Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $49.50-$109.50 (Ticketmaster).
André Reyes — The former guitarist and vocalist for the Gipsy Kings brings some of the group’s favorite songs to stage including “Bambolero” and “Volare” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Plaza Theatre, blending traditional flamenco with western pop and Latin rhythms. Tickets: $59-$129 (Ticketmaster).
Cardi B — The superstar rapper and hip-hop artist, who this year became the first female solo artist to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $80-$600 (Ticketmaster). Concert rescheduled from May 21.
‘Cleopatra metió la pata’ — The Spanish-language musical comedy is 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $50-$80; $100 VIP (Ticketmaster).
The musical comes to life with Persian and Roman soldiers attempting to conquer Egypt, while encountering various hilarious situations. Now the faith of Egypt lies within the hands of the beautiful and enchanting Cleopatra.
J Balvin Arcoíris Tour — The Colombian superstar performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $33 to $123.20; VIP packages are $229-$399 (Ticketmaster).
Sin Bandera y Camila — The Grammy-winning Latin pop duo and the Mexican pop band perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $35-$200. (Ticketmaster).
Way Out West Fest — Country band Midland will headline the 4th annual fusion of culture Saturday, Oct. 12, at Southwest University Park, along with a Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Also performing: The Wild Feathers, Desure and Madison Kozak. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $30 general admission; $45 Western Tech Party Zone Floor; $150 TFCU-VIP; available at southwestuniversitypark.com. Information: epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at EPWayOutWest.
‘Swan Lake’ — Russian Ballet Theatre presents its new production of Tchaikovsky’s classic at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, choreographed by Nadezhda Kalinina. Tickets: $25-$115 (Ticketmaster).
“Swan Lake” features the story of Odette, a princess, who falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer.
Mariachi del Divo — The mariachi that accompanied Juan Gabriel on tour internationally for more than two decades performs their “Alma de Juarez” Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30-$85 (Ticketmaster).
Concert postponed from Sept. 1.
Dream Theater — The two-time Grammy-nominated progressive music titans celebrate 20 years of “Scenes from a Memory” with its “Distance Over Time Tour” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $39.50 to $69.50 (Ticketmaster).
Gloria Trevi — The Mexican pop diva performs her “Diosa de La Noche” Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with special guest Karol G. Tickets: $33.50-$163.50 (Ticketmaster).
Zoé - The Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning alt rock band from Mexico return to El Paso for their “Aztlan” Tour at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $59 to $99 (Ticketmaster).
Hozier — The multi-platinum Irish singer-songwriter returns to El Paso for his “Wasteland Baby” Tour at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre with guest Freya Ridings. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50 (Ticketmaster).
Michael W. Smith — The multi-platinum Christian singer/songwriter and best-selling author performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $25-$75 (Ticketmaster). Information: utepsepecialevents.com.
Five Finger Death Punch — The metal band performs at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves, and Fire From the Gods. Tickets: $47.75-$77.75. VIP packages: $197-$498 (Ticketmaster).
Christian Nodal — The Latin Grammy winning mariachi performs brings his Ahora Tour to E Paso at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Plaza Theatre. Nodal has high rankings on Billboard, iHeartRadio and more. Tickets: $55-$140 (Ticketmaster).
‘Peppa Pig’s Adventure’ — Peppa Pig, George and their friends’ new live show, is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, based on Entertainment One’s top-rated Nick Jr series. Tickets: $25-$65; VIP packages $145-$155; includes character meet-and-greets. (Ticketmaster).
Robert Dubac’s ‘The Book of Moron’ — Dubac’s new Off-Broadway solo hit comes to El Paso Nov. 8-10, at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre’s Annex, taking on such topics as the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster).
Blue Man Group — The wildly popular performance group present their new show, “Speechless,” Nov. 19-20 at the Plaza Theatre, as part of the Broadway in El Paso Series. More than 35 million people world wide have enjoyed Blue Man Group’s combination of comedy, music and technology to produce their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts. Ticket information: Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
Newsboys — The Christian pop band’s “Greatness of Our God” Tour is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, featuring Ryan Stevenson, with Adam Agee and special appearance by Kevin Max. Tickets: $20-$100 (Ticketmaster).
La Arrolladora Banda Limón — The Latin Grammy winning group from Sinaloa, Matatlán performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $49.50-$129.50 (Ticketmaster).
Chris D’Elia — One of the most in-demand performers in comedy presents his “Follow the Leader” show at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at the Plaza Theatre. D’Elia has three comedy specials available on Netflix and was chosen as one of four comics to represent the US in Netflix’s 2019 series, “Comedians of the World,” which features 47 comedians from 13 regions in eight different languages. Tickets: $37.50-$67.50(Ticketmaster)
Trans-Siberian Orchestra — Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, presented by the Hallmark Channel. The “rock holiday tradition for a new generation” will showcase their unique combination of storytelling, musicianship and spectacular production effects. Previous shows in the area have sold out. Tickets on sale Sept. 13 (Ticketmaster).
Cristela Alonzo — The comedian, actress, writer and producer brings her “My Affordable Care Act” stand-up comedy tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Philanthropy Theatre, in the Plaza Annex. She will also host a book signing for her new memoir, “Music of My Years,” at the event. Tickets: $40 (Ticketmaster).
‘The Great Russian Nutcracker’ — The Moscow Ballet presents its “Gift of Christmas Tour” at 7 p.m. Friday, and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6-7, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $29-$99(Ticketmaster). Group discounts and VIP packages available. Information: nutcracker.com.
Il Divo — The tenor group presents “A Holiday Song Celebration” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Plaza Theatre. The group has stood out for its mix of opera and pop in songs of different genres. Tickets: $49.50-$109.50; with VIP packages $277-$553 (Ticketmaster).
Styx — The rock ’n’ roll renegades celebrate their new album “The Mission” with a special winter tour that comes to El Paso’s Abraham Chavez Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Tickets: $39.85-$69.75; VIP packages $176-$347. (Ticketmaster).
A Merry-Achi Christmas — Mariachi Sol de Mexico brings back its holiday show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Plaza Theatre, with traditional carols played by the 13-piece ensemble, and featuring Ballet Folklorico Quetzales. The show includes a fusion of the traditional holiday spirit Mexican and American Christmas songs and carols. Tickets: $26.50-$62.50 (Ticketmaster).
Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Party’ — The Sesame Street Live returns with a new show Dec. 21-22, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, presented by Feld Entertainment. Showtimes are 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22-$45 (Ticketmaster). Pre-show experiences begin one hour prior to each performance; Tickets are $50 (separate from performance). Information: 231-1100 or sesamestreetlive.com.
Venues & series
El Paso Comic Strip — 1201 Airway. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $6 Thursday, $12 Friday and Saturday; $8 Sunday, except as listed. Age 17 and older admitted. VIP Booths $10 more per ticket for all shows; available at ticketweb.com.
Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
• Aug. 29-Sept. 1: Co-headliners Ian Lara and Elliott Threat.
• Sept. 5-8: Darren Carter, with feature act Brian Swinehart.
• Sept. 12-15: The Greg Wilson
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. For all ages event; all those under 21 charged a surcharge. Some tickets available under holdmyticket.com. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• The Last 10 Seconds of Life — The Glory Be to Misery Tour is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, with Kaonashi, VCTMS, Hive and Know/Suffer. Tickets: $15.
• Vrsty — The R&B and post-hardcore infused band’s “Dagger Falls” Tour is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, with Day X Day’s and Alura. Admission: $5.
• Aesthetic Perfection — The band’s ‘Into the Black Tour” is 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 with Empathy Test. Tickets: $15.
• Dead Rabbitts — The group featuring Craig Mabbitt of Escape the Fate performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, with Note to Self and local support. Tickets: $13 in advance.
• Kataklysm — 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, with Exhorder, Krisiun and Hatchet. Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 day of show. Age 18 and older.
• Gutter Demons — 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, with Extremity and Phantom Flesh. Admission is free.
• DAAP (Dead Animal Assembly Plant) — 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, with Adoration Destroyed, Sons of Providence local bands. Age 18 and over admitted. Admission: $8.
• Calabrese — 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, with Stellar Corpses, Zombeast and SLVTHAMMER. Tickets: $10.
• Piece of Mind — The hardcore band performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, with local bands opening. Admission: $5.
• Soulfly — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25.Age 18 and over admitted. Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 day of show.
• Monuments — British progressive metal band, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, with Skyharbor, Greyhaven and Vespera. Tickets: $20.
• Emo Night pt 3 — 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, featuring local metal bands taking on Emo personas. All ages. Admission: $5.
• Hallow Point — The band returns to El Paso in support of their latest album “Blacklight” 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, with Not My Master, Dicode, Grave Aesthetic and Steellake. Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
• Revocation — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. with Voivoid, Psycroptic, Skeletal Remains and Conjurer. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show.
• Beyond Creation — 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, with Beyond Creation, Fallujah, Arkaik, and Equipoise. Minors allowed only with adult. Tickets: Tickets: $20.
Lowbrow Palace — 1101 Texas. Doors usually open one hour prior to show time. All concerts listed are all ages. Surcharge for ages under 21. Available in advance at The Headstand or eventbrite.com. Information: Facebook at lowbrowpalace.
• Senses Fail — Post-hardcore band, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Tickets: $17.
Jerry Paper — The electronic music songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. Tickets: $10.
• Clubz and Girl Ultra — The alternative duo and pop musician from Mexico perform 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $25.
• Phantogram — Electronic music duo, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 with Bob Moses. Tickets: $26.
• Stereolab — The European pop band performs at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, with Bitchin Bajas. Tickets: $28.
• Crumb — The rock band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, with Divino Nino and Shormey. Tickets: $18.
• Tiger Army — The psychobilly band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with SadGirl and Kate Clover. Tickets: $20.
• The Midnight — Synthwave band, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. Tickets: $20 ($59 meet and greet VIP).
• The Aquadolls — So-Can indie band, 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Tickets: $12.
• Still Woozy — The soul and R&B artist performs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $15.
• Cuco — The indie pop performer’s “Para Mi” Tour is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with La Doña and Kaina. Tickets: $24.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York, in Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• Michael Martin Murphey — The singer-songwriter returns for an evening of well-known songs & music 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets: $23, $32 and $42.
• Channelling the King — The one-man musical show that explores the relationship between Jessie Haldeman, an insurance salesman from Long Island, and Elvis Presley, is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Tickets: $15, $26, $35.
• hONEy hoUSe — The acoustic trio performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, with a combination for wonderful harmonies and lyrics. Tickets: $10, $17$25.
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — 108 Spencer Road (off Airport Hwy 220) in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Public buffets ($20) are available before most shows.
• Albert Hammond — The legendary folk-rock and cinematic pop music writer, performer and recording artist performs 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 with a treasure trove of folk-rock songs like “It Never Rains In California,” The Air That I Breathe,” “When I Need You,” and “To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before.” Tickets: $66-$69.
Tickets for the 2019/2020 Fall/Winter season go on sale Sept. 10. Shows begin in October.
• Brass Transit — 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. This tribute to Chicago, the greatest jazz-rock band of all time, features eight of Canada’s most in-demand musicians, singers and session artists performing “25 or 6 or 4,” “Feeling Stronger Every Day,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Saturday In The Park,” and more. Tickets: $39-$69.
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Most shows begin at 8 p.m. and are limited to age 21 and older, unless listed otherwise. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Vince Neil and Vixen — The former Mötley Crüe front man and the all-female metal band perform Friday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $25-$65.
• Eli Young Band — The country group performs Saturday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $25-$65.
• Emeril Lagasse — The celebrity chef will host a dinner and demonstration Saturday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $70.
NM Tech Performing Arts Series — Performances are 7:30 p.m. at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center in Socorro, N.M. Information: nmtpas.org.
• “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” is Saturday, Sept. 14, with a fast-paced romp through all 37 plays in 97 minutes. Tickets: $18 ($16 seniors, $8 youth).
• Presidential Chamber Music Series I: Rahim AlHaj Quintet is Monday, Sept. 23. AlHaj is the top oud player in the world. Admission is free.
• Cirque Mei artists and acrobats from Hebei Province, China performs Friday, Sept. 27. Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).
‘Broadway in El Paso’ 2019-2020 — El Paso Electric presents El Paso Live’s 16th annual Broadway series at the Plaza Theatre. Season ticket packages and group tickets now on sale. Six-show packages begin at $250. Individual ticket prices to be announced.
Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
• Nov. 19-20: “Blue Man Group.” The group combines comedy, music and technology to produce their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts.
• Jan. 29-Feb. 2: “Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Enter the world of “Pure Imagination” as Willy Wonka opens his mysterious chocolate factory to a lucky few, including the young Charlie Bucket. Features songs from the original motion picture, including “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket.”
• Feb. 25-26: “An American in Paris.” In post-war Paris, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan begins a new life as a painter, but things get complicated when he meets a young Parisian shop girl. Winner of four Tony Awards, it features Gershwin favorites such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “S’Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”
• March 13-14: “Once.” Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, the tale of a Dublin street musician and the woman who takes an interest in his haunting music includes an ensemble of musicians and actors who play their own instruments on stage.
• April 7-12: “Les Misérables.” Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony-winning musical is based on the book by Victor Hugo set in the backdrop of 19th Century France.
• June 9-10: “Waitress.” The musical showcases the songs of 60-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, such as “Love Song” and “Brave,” with book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (”I Am Sam”) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (”Pippin,” Finding Neverland.”)
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