IMAGE ABOVE: Houston Grand Opera performs Aida through November 9. Photo by Lynn Lane.
Tapestry Dance Company presents XXV – Anticipation of Next, a production created by Matthew Shields, Nov. 1-3, Stateside Theatre.
Austin Lyric Opera presents Don Carlo, Verdi’s epic story of love, jealousy, war, and betrayal. Nov. 16, 21, 24. The Long Center.
Texas Performing Arts presents John Legend in his “Made To Love” tour. Nov. 6, Bass Hall.
Texas Performing Arts presents the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain, with a program that jumps from Tchaikovsky to Nirvana via Otis Redding. Nov. 21-22, McCullough Theatr.
Texas Performing Arts presents Harry Connick Jr. performing songs from his new release Every Man Should Know. Nov. 10, Bass Hall.
Austin Civic Orchestra presents their Fall Concert, including music by Anthony Iannaccone,Vaughan Williams and Maurice Ravel. Nov. 9, Anderson High School.
Austin Symphony presents Verdi’s Requiem, in honor of Verdi’s Bicentennial and in memory of John F. Kennedy. Nov. 1-2. Long Center’s Dell Hall.
Capital T Theatre presents There is a Happiness That Morning Is, Mickle Maher’s rhyming verse play about the aftermath of a lusty public episode by two academics. Hyde Park Theatre, Through Nov. 16.
Austin Playhouse presents And Then There were None, Agatha Christie’s whodonit about 10 houseguests on an island. Nov. 22-Dec. 22, Highland Mall.
Oh Dragon Theatre Company presents The Flu Season, Will Eno’s poetic attempt at a love story. Nov. 7-16, Grayduck Gallery.
Last Act Theatre Company presents 24 Nursery Crimes, Greg Klein’s twisted tale of private eye Jack Horner in search of Bo Peep’s lost sheep. Dougherty Arts Center, Nov. 7-24.
Mary Moody Northern Theatre presents Blood Wedding, Federico Garcia Lorca’s tale of desire and tradition, Nov. 14-24, St. Edwards.
Rude Mechs presents King John, the first in Rude Mechs new Fixin’ Shakespeare series adapted by Kirk Lynn and directed by Madge Darlington. Nov. 7-24, The Off Center.
Zach Theatre presents A Christmas Story, which follows young Ralphie and his quest for the Red Ryder BB gun. Nov. 26-Dec. 29.
Texas Performing Arts presents Chicago, a Tony award-winning tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz. Nov. 19-24, Bass Hall.
Texas Ballet Theater presents The Nutcracker, Ben Stevenson’s renowned interpretation of this holiday classic. Nov. 29-Dec. 27, Winspear Opera House and Bass Hall.
Dallas Opera presents Carmen, staring Clémentine Margaine in her American debut. Through Nov.11, Winspear Opera House.
Dallas Symphony presents A Night at the Cotton Club, a pops extravaganza with the music of Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. Nov. 8-10.
Orchestra of New Spain presents Requiem for a Fallen Leader. Nov. 22, Christ the King Catholic Church.
Dallas Museum of Art in partnership with Fine Arts Chamber Players presents Schubert’s Best, including Franz Schubert’s final work for chamber ensemble, Quintet for Strings in C Major. Nov. 23.
Dallas Museum of Art Late Nite Series presents Vanessa Lively in an evening blending folk and world music. Nov. 15.
Sammons Center for the Arts Coalition presents Rhett Butler in a concert of jazz guitar. Nov. 6.
Sammons Center for the Arts presents Goga, a soulful singer offering a breathtaking variety of musical styles. Nov. 21.
Teatro Dallas presents Santos A Wandering Soul, a production celebrating the short life of Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year old boy shot by a Dallas police officer in 1973. Through Nov. 9.
Kitchen Dog Theatre presents Race, David Mamet’s gripping legal drama. Nov.15-Dec.14.
Nouveau 47 Theatre presents John Michael and The Order of the Penix, Queer performance artist John Michael Colgin’s frisky fantasy. Nov. 12-17, Margo Jones Theatre.
Casa Mañana presents Oswald: The Actual Interrogation, Dennis Richard’s compelling new play delves into the first 48 hours of the Lee Harvey Oswald was in custody. Nov. 7-17.
Stage West presents The Rivals, Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s classic smart comedy of manners. Through Dec. 1.
Theatre Three presents Avenue Q, Jeff Whitty and Robert Lopez’s irreverent romp about life after college plus puppets. Through Nov. 24.
Circle Theatre presents Too Many Cooks. Douglas E. Hughes and Marcia Kash’s comedy follows the mayhem of a Canadian family opening a gourmet restaurant in Niagara Falls in 1932. Through Nov. 16.
Dallas Children’s Theater presents Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts in The Nutcracker. Nov. 29 -Dec. 22, Rosewood Center for Family Arts.
Jubilee Theatre Presents Neat, Charlayne Woodard ‘s follow-up to Pretty Fire about growing up black in America in the 1950’s and 1960s. Through Nov. 10.
TITUS presents Scrap • Arts • Music making their Dallas debut with hand-crafted instruments. Nov. 22, Winspear Opera House.
Dallas Summer Musicals presents Rain, a tribute to the Beatles, Nov. 23-24, Fair Park.
Irving Theater presents Our Town, on the 75th Anniversary of Thornton Wilder’s classic drama. Nov. 1-16.
Dallas Symphony presents Brahms with Jaap van Zweden: Brahms’ romantic Violin Concerto, plus the Third Symphony and Britten’s moving Sinfonia da Requiem. Nov. 14-17.
Dallas Symphony presents Joshua Bell in the President John F. Kennedy Memorial Concert featuring works by Conrad Tao, Sibelius Milhaud and Beethoven. Nov. 21-24.
CORE Performance Company presents The Liberated Accident: An Evening in Three Chapters. Amanda K. Miller-Fasshauser blends spoken word with music by Fred Frith. Nov. 7-9, The Barn.
Houston Ballet presents The Nutcracker, Ben Stevenson’s shimmering production. Nov. 29-Dec. 29, Wortham Center.
Society for the Performing Arts presents Shanghai Ballet in the Butterfly Lovers, a version of Romeo & Juliet combining Western ballet and Chinese dancing. Nov. 5, Wortham Center.
Houston Metropolitan Dance Company presents 2/2 with works by Sidra Bell, Lauren Edson, Jason McDole, Ricky Ruiz and Peter Chu. Nov 8, Wortham Center.
Musiqa presents Time Travel, a free performance in collaboration with Jo Ann Fleischhauer’s installation at the Louis and Annie Friedman Clock Tower organized by Blaffer Museum, Houston Arts Alliance and Houston Downtown District. Nov. 8, Market Square.
Houston Grand Opera presents Aida, staring Liudmyla Monastyrska, Riccardo Massì and Dolora Zajick. Through Nov. 9.
Houston Cinema Arts Society presents the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Nov. 6-10.
Aurora Picture Show with The Menil Collection present BYOB, bring your own Beamer. Nov. 22.
Inprint presents Colum McCann & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, reading from their respective novels Transatlantic and Americanah, Nov. 18, Alley Theatre.
Houston Friends of Music in partnership with the MFAH present Trio SLAVA, featuring Lachezar Kostov, Viktor Valkov and Oleg Sulyga in a gallery concert in conjunction with the exhibit, Kolomon Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 1897-1907. Nov. 17.
Aperio presents 6 Strings/88 Keys, Latin American Music of Villa-Lobos, Ponce and others. Nov. 3, Texas Gallery.
Fresh Arts presents the 8th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market, a juried art sale and citywide celebration of Houston’s diverse art and artists. Nov. 22-24, Winter Street Studios.