June 2013 Performance Calendar at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park

June 2013 Performance Calendar at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park

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Please note:

Change of date for “Children’s Performance: Sounds Like Fun!”
The correct date and time for this performance is June 17 at 11 a.m. It was originally scheduled for and listed in the brochure for June 25, which is now incorrect.

There’s something for everyone on stage at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park.  From daytime programs especially for young children to family friendly evening performances of music, dance, theatre and more, this is Houston’s best entertainment value.  Admission is FREE! For a complete schedule, visit www.milleroutdoortheatre.com.

Free tickets are available on a first-come first-serve basis (four per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30 a.m.―1 p.m. for assigned seating under the canopy. If tickets remain at 1 p.m., the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.

Under normal circumstances, all unoccupied/unclaimed seats are released five minutes before the show is scheduled to begin. We encourage all patrons to be in their assigned seats at least 10 minutes before showtime to insure that their seat is not released. Again, there is NO charge for tickets. Tickets may not be reserved by phone. Only four (4) tickets per person. At managements’ discretion, all unoccupied seats may be released at any time for any reason.

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24th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens

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June 1, 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the best of Texas Squeezebox!  Grab your dancing shoes and join Texas Folklife for the 24th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens Festival!  This year’s outstanding lineup features “Zydeco Sweetheart” Rosie Ledet, 2012 Big Squeeze Champ Peter Anzaldua, the 2013 Big Squeeze statewide contest finalists and other accordion all-stars, so arrive early and come ready to dance!

Presented by Texas Folklife

Children’s Performance: Swing, Jive and Pop! Into Dance

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June 5, 11 a.m.
Houston Metropolitan Dance Company’s “Swing, Jive and Pop into Dance” incorporates history, fashion, music and the arts into an interactive blast of excitement.  The company dances through the eras of the 1930’s Lindy Hop, bops into the 1950’s, grooves into the 1970’s and ends into the Hip Hop music of today. Students, teachers and audience members have the opportunity to converse with the dancers and participate in an energy filled hour of dance while learning fun historical tidbits of information.
Produced by Houston Metropolitan Dance Company 

Sizzling Summer Dance
June 7, 8:30 p.m.
Houston Metropolitan Dance closes its 17th season at Miller with a concert that has something for everyone – a collection of repertoire pieces from classic to avant garde, focusing on the diversity and versatility that is the signature of the Houston Met and mirrors the Miller audience itself. Experience an evening of dance exploding with movement, music and energy for all to enjoy.
Produced by Houston Metropolitan Dance Company

Jacques Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne

June 8, 8:30 p.m.

The vocal stars of tomorrow delight audiences in Offenbach’s spoof on the cultural melting pot that is Paris. High-jinks and Can-Cans assure a memorable evening at the theater.
Produced by Franco-American Vocal Academy

Children’s Performance: Disney’s High School Musical Jr.
Un-ticketed: June 12-14, 11 a.m.

EVENING PERFORMANCES: Disney’s High School Musical Jr. June 14-15, 8:15 p.m.
Captioned Performance: June 14, 8:15 p.m.

Audio Described Performance: June 15 8:15 p.m.
TUTS Humphreys School returns to Miller with their production of Disney Channel’s smash hit movie! It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes find their cliques, recount their vacations, and look forward to the new year. Basketball team captain and resident jock Troy discovers that the girl he met on his ski trip, Gabriella, has just enrolled at East High. They cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical.

Produced by Theatre Under the Stars: TUTS Humphreys School

Children’s Performance: Sounds Like Fun!
June 17, 11 a.m. Please note the date has changed from that listed in the brochure. June 17 is the correct date.
The Sounds Like Fun! series returns to Miller with a relaxed and dynamic music experience designed for the whole family.

Produced by the Houston Symphony

Houston’s Juneteenth Celebration featuring CJ Chenier

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June 19, 7 p.m.
The Crown Prince of Zydeco comes to Miller!  Celebrate Juneteenth and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a musical showcase headlined by CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band.

Produced by Houston Institute for Culture

ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights Centennial Celebration
June 21, 8:30 p.m.
Happy Birthday, Houston Symphony! The Miller mainstay kicks off its Centennial Celebration with a Houston-centric concert featuring music from their inaugural season, cameos from famous Houstonians and a fireworks finale!
Produced by Houston Symphony

ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights
June 22, 28-29 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Houston Symphony’s Centennial Season with concerts featuring outstanding artists and conductors, the music you love and your own Houston Symphony musicians.
Produced by Houston Symphony

Children’s Performance: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! 

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June 24, 11 a.m.
Experience the artists of tomorrow as musical prodigies ages 4 – 18 perform.
Produced by Houston Young Artist’s Concert