Theatre Under The Stars

Tuts Introduces A Powerhouse Cast For Their Brand-New Musical!

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. The musical theatre company is partnering with Universal Theatrical Group, the production company behind the mega-hit like Wicked, on this production. “TUTS has a long history of introducing the world to fantastic new musicals,” said Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director who is also directing and choreographing the production. “I think our audiences are going to fall in love with […]

Alex Newell To Headline Tuts Lights Up Gala In October!

The annual event will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of TUTS Humphreys School of Musical Theatre Alex Newell will delight attendees of the Theatre Under The Stars Lights Up Gala this year on October 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the gorgeous Astorian located at 2500 Summer Street. The renowned Grammy®-nominated singer of Glee fame will dazzle the crowd along with the TUTS Pre-Professional Company and the Performance Troupe. Chaired this year by Patricia & Sig Cornelius and Dolores Cavatore & John Tobola, the annual event will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre […]

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Changes To Season And An Exciting New Show

Today, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced changes to its upcoming 2022/23 Season including the addition of a brand new show. TUTS previously announced the full season back in March, which included a co-production of a new show, The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation. However, the new show unexpectedly will not be traveling to Houston after all. “We heard from the show’s producers that due to the rising costs of materials among other things, The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation will not be touring […]

Theatre Under the Stars Announces the Winners of the 2022 Tommy Tune Awards

2022 Tommy Tune Awards: Photo by Christina DeHaven

HOUSTON — The 2022 Tommy Tune Awards from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) held virtually once again this year, premiered at 7 p.m. tonight on the musical theatre company’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.  “We are proud of all that these students have accomplished in this year,” said Laura Peete, TUTS Director of Education. “The greatest things about the Tommy Tune Awards is getting to celebrate their work and artistry, while helping them further their craft.”   The winners of the 2022 Tommy […]

TUTS Leading Ladies Luncheon Honors Cissy Segall Davis And Raised Over $100,000 

TUTS Artistic Director Dan Knechtges, 2022 Leading Ladies Luncheon chair June Deadrick, 2022 Shirley Stein Outstanding Champion in the Arts and Education honoree Cissy Segall Davis, and TUTS Executive Director Hillary Hart

The Sold-Out Soiree Celebrated Houston’s Vibrant Arts Community Theatre Under The Stars hosted the Leading Ladies Luncheon on April 22 at Houston’s renowned Tony’s on Richmond Ave. The event honored Cissy Segall Davis with the Shirley Stein Outstanding Champion in the Arts and Education Award for her extensive work in the arts community in Houston. “Cissy has been a champion for and has helped shape many Houston arts institutions, including TUTS,” said Hillary Hart, TUTS Executive Director. “We are delighted to honor her passionate work in the […]

The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency Hosts Spring Membership Luncheon Friday, May 13, 2022

The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency, a nonprofit providing Houston-area women and girls with the tools needed to be advocates for their health, is hosting a Spring Membership Luncheon at Tony’s on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. During the luncheon, The Women’s Fund will announce the winners of the 8th Annual Barbara Devetski Scholarship Essay Contest. Two college-bound, graduating high school senior girls will each receive a $2,500 scholarship towards tuition for the 2022 fall […]

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Exciting New Season

The 2022/23 Season Will Have Audiences Laughing, Crying And Dancing In The Aisles  Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2022/23 Season featuring a beloved Disney classic and pre-Broadway co-production with Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. “We have a fantastic collection of shows for our 2022/23 Season including a world premiere production that we know our audiences will love, a beloved Disney musical and one of the astounding new classics of the […]

The 5Th Avenue Theatre And Theatre Under The Stars Announce The World Premiere Of Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation

The Griswolds Have Been To Wally World!  Europe!  Las Vegas!  Next Stops: Seattle and Houston!  to be Produced by  The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle and  Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars Fall 2022 Prior to Broadway Book, Music, and Lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen Scenic Design by Jason Sherwood Costume Design by Tina McCartney Lighting Design by Jeff Croiter Sound Design by Kai Harada Music Arrangements by Glen Kelly   Music Supervision and Additional […]

Theatre Under The Stars Brings A Brand-New Production Of The Tony-Award-Winning Musical To The Stage

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) introduces the cast of the new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific. “South Pacific was not only groundbreaking when it originally opened on Broadway in 1949, but it was a landmark moment for Theatre Under The Stars when we first produced it in 1972,” said TUTS Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges. “I have to think that with that first production of South Pacific Theatre Under The Stars laid down the markers that would be the hallmark […]

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 […]