Theatre Under The Stars

Theatre Under The Stars introduces the cast of the new TUTS production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to *. “The Little Mermaid is one of Disney’s best and most beloved stories,” said Artistic Director Dan Knechtges. “The film singlehandedly revived Disney’s animation studios, and the score by the legendary Alan Menken is incredible.” The Little Mermaid cast features many familiar faces for TUTS audiences. Delphi Borich will return to TUTS in the role of “Ariel.” Borich was previously seen on the TUTS stage as “Belle” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast during the musical […]

TUTS Lights Up Gala: The Spectacular Event Raised More Than $735,000 For Houston’s Home For Musical Theatre

Theatre Under The Stars Lights Up Gala was a smashing success! Guests entered the beautiful space at The Post Oak Hotel, greeted by custom cocktails and mocktails and fun music by Divisi Strings that set the tone for a light and bright evening celebrating TUTS return after nearly 600 days away from the stage, and the 25th anniversary of The River. The evening, chaired by Marsha and David Taylor and Martha and Guy Benham, honored the founders of The […]

Theatre Under The Stars Is Making A Big Move

Houston’s Home For Musical Theatre Is Moving Education And Community Programs To The New Ion District In Midtown Theatre Under The Stars announced that it will establish an education and arts center as an anchor tenant in the new ION District in Midtown. Hillary Hart, Executive Director of TUTS, explains that the organization’s dedication to innovative musical theatre, inclusive educational curriculums, and dynamic community engagement, has propelled it to look for expansion space. “It is […]

TUTS Is Back On Stage In October With This Stellar Cast, Meet The Cast Of Rock Of Ages

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce the cast of Rock of Ages! “Rock of Ages is the perfect show for our return,” said Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director. “It’s a celebration of everything that was great about the 80s, and we know Houston audiences are excited to be back in the theatre and just have some fun!” said Artistic Director Dan Knechtges. Leading off the cast is Justin Matthew Sargent as “Drew” and Diana Huey as “Sherrie.” Joining them are Steven Bogard as […]

TUTS Pushes Rock Of Ages To October And Adds Broadway’s Jersey Boys To The 2020/21 Season

Tickets Go On Sale To The Public On Monday, July 19 With increased optimism about a return to the stage this fall, Theatre Under The Stars announced updates to its 2021/22 Season today, as well as an official on-sale date for all upcoming musicals. The season will now kick off with a brand new TUTS production of Broadway’s Rock of Ages on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the Hobby Center. Featuring the music of hit ‘80s bands including REO Speedwagon, […]

Tuts Leading Ladies Luncheon And Awards Ceremony Set For Friday, April 16 At Tony’s

The Annual Event Honors Houstonians Who Champion The Performing Arts And Arts Education Theatre Under The Stars will host the Leading Ladies Luncheon on Friday, April 16 at 11 a.m. at Houston’s renowned Tony’s on Richmond Ave. This annual event honors outstanding Houstonians who champion the performing arts and arts education. “After such a long time apart, we are delighted to join together and celebrate the amazing people in our community who make a tangible difference for Houstonians every day,” said Hillary Hart, TUTS […]

Houston’S Theatre Under The Stars Reschedules “Come From Away” Until March 2022

Tuts Hopes To Launch 2021/22 Season With Rock Of Ages In August While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact performing arts organizations across the country, Theatre Under The Stars announces one more shift to its upcoming season. The North American tour of Broadway’s Come From Away, which was scheduled for performances at the Hobby Center in May, will now move to the Spring of 2022. The hit Broadway musical Come From Away is based on the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers […]


“EXTRAORDINARY” HOUSTON TALENT  TO LEAD PIPPIN CAST Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) introduces the fully Houston-based cast and creative team for the upcoming production of PIPPIN. “I am very excited to be working with the local talent.  I have had the privilege of working with many of them over the last several years, and there is a lot of talent to tap into here in Houston. I am very lucky to have had the opportunity […]


Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce the nominations and host for TUTS’ 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards, which will be held on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. For the past 15 years, the Tommy Tune Awards have recognized and rewarded excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers across the greater Houston area. The Tommy Tune Awards are named for Houston native and Lamar High School alumnus, Tommy […]

TUTs Musicals for Young Audiences (MYA) Program

As part of the Musicals for Young Audiences (MYA) Program, representatives from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) recently delivered free copies of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach to students in 41 schools across 13 districts in the greater Houston area including La Porte ISD, Houston ISD, Fort Bend ISD and Spring Branch ISD. One group of elementary school students from Treasure Forest Elementary School in particular were very excited to receive the books. […]