4 musicals to watch in Pearland and Friendswood this January

theater performance of Cinderella
Dawson High School has previously performed Cinderella. (Courtesy Mike Fox Photography)

Dawson High School has previously performed Cinderella. (Courtesy Mike Fox Photography)

This January, enjoy a musical with your family at these Pearland and Friendswood high school productions:

Jan 23-Feb 1: Dawson High School

Hello, Dolly takes place in 1890s New York when a socialite-turned-matchmaker tries to find a match for a well-known, unmarried “half-a-millionaire.” 7 p.m. $7-$12. Dawson Auditorium, 2050 Cullen Blvd., Pearland. https://www.ovation584.com/

Jan 30-Feb 8: Pearland High School

Anything Goes follows a nightclub singer as she travels on a boat from New York to England, and her friend as he finds love with an engaged woman.​ 7 p.m. $10-$12. Pearland High School Auditorium, 3775 S. Main St., Pearland. www.pearlandtheatre.com

Jan 31-Feb 1: Shadow Creek High School

Dreamgirls is about a singing trio called the Dreamettes and their meteoric rise to fame after being spotted by an ambitious manager when they perform in a talent show. 2:30 p.m. (Feb. 1), 7 p.m. (Jan. 31, Feb. 1). Shadow Creek High School, 11850 Broadway St., Pearland. https://www.alvinisd.net/domain/6593

Jan 31-Feb 9: Friendswood High School

Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary young girl with a big mind who takes a stand to change her destiny. 2:30 p.m. (Jan. 31; Feb 1, 7, 8), 7 p.m. (Feb. 2,9). Dr. Myrlene Kennedy Auditorium, 700 Greenbriar Ave., Friendswood. https://myfisd.com/hs/musical-archives/matilda/

By Morgan Slutzky

Morgan is the reporter for the Pearland and Friendswood newspaper. She joined Community Impact in 2019 after graduating from Temple University with a degree in journalism. Her primary area of coverage is education, but she also writes about local events and businesses.


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