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Crighton Theatre News at 234 N. Main St., Conroe, TX 77301
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Friday, 12 October 2012 18:51

Hello Dolly

Hello, Dolly! is a musical filled with charisma and with heart. Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker, and also a professional meddler - but everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself. Along the way she also succeeds in matching the young and beautiful Irene Molloy with Vandergelder's head clerk, Cornelius Hackl; Cornelius's assistant Barnaby Tucker with Mrs. Molloy's loop assistant, Minnie Fay; and the struggling artist Ambrose Kemper with Mr. Vandergelder's weeping niece, Ermengarde.

Set in New York City at the turn-of-the-century, Hello-Dolly! is boisterous and charming from start to finish. Hello, Dolly! features such memorable songs as "Before the Parade Passes By," "It Only Takes a Moment," "Put on Your Sunday Clothes," and - of course - the title number, "Hello, Dolly!"

Performances are from Feb. 9-25, 2018!

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A Night of One Acts

Come support three award-winning Montgomery County Junior High drama teams as they present "A Night of One Act Plays"! There will be a Silent Auction before the show and during the intermissions. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer as you watch these talented drama students--don't miss the opportunity to support our local youth! Net proceeds go to the Drama Dept of each school. Magnolia Jr High--"Bad Seed", Brabham Middle School-"Leading Ladies"- and Lynn Lucas Middle School-"1984". Three shows one ticket!

If you are unable to come but want to support the schools, called the Box Office at 936-441-7469 and indicate you wish to make a donation for UIL. Experience a Night of One Acts at the Crighton on March 3, 2018 at 7 PM.

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The Texas Tenors

Presented by the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, 3 time Emmy award winning, The Texas Tenors, will perform with the Conroe Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Conroe Live to kick off the 2nd Annual Rising Stars and Legends of Texas week long celebration of the arts with members of the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance. The Texas Tenors Rise Symphonic Tour includes music from their new Billboard #1 album RISE and selections from their hit PBS special! From inspirational original songs to the iconic music of John Denver, The Righteous Brothers and Puccini there's something for everyone in this one of a kind concert event.

See the Texas Tenors at the Crighton on March 4, 2018 at 4 PM.

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The Real Bonnie and Clyde

Come to a free video presentation about the real Bonnie and Clyde. Using the diary of Blanche Barrow, one of the members of Bonnie and Clyde's gang - this documentary sheds light on the careers of two celebrated gangsters. At that time police jurisdictions were restricted by state lines; they were often poorly equipped with firearms. Through astute driving and by using the latest army-issue weapons, Barrow was not only able to elude the police but could invariably out-shoot them in a fight. After a two-year reign of terror, both he and Bonnie were killed in a final shoot-out.

This free presentation will at the Crighton on Tuesday 7 PM, March 6, 2018!

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Young Texas Artists Competition

This competition chooses the best of the best in classical music. Categories include Piano; Voice; Strings; Winds; Brass; Percussion; Harp, and Guitar. Participants vie for the official State of Texas prize and an Audience Award. Bach, Beethoven and BBQ - all in one place.

To see some of the winners from the 2017 competition check out our Facebook page.

Don't miss YTA at the Crighton on March 10 at 7:30PM!

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Haggard and Jones

A tribute show featuring Noel and Ben Haggard with Georgette Jones comes to Conroe's Crighton Theatre. The children of country legends Merle Haggard, George Jones, and Tammy Wynette, pay tribute to their parents in Stories and songs, including hits:

  • "Stand By Your Man"
  • "D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
  • "Mama Tried"
  • "Okie From Muskogee"


  • and many more. Georgette is the only child of George and Tammy. Noel and Ben have spent their lives involved in the music business, touring exclusively with their Dad and now on the road paying tribute to him.

    Don't miss Haggard and Jones at the Crighton on March 16 at 7 PM!

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    The Elephant Man

    The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, victim of rare skin and bone diseases, he has become the star freak attraction in traveling side shows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to London's prestigious Whitechapel hospital. Under the care of celebrated young physician Frederick Treves, Merrick is introduced to London society and slowly evolves from an object of pity to an urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati only to be denied his ultimate dream, to become a man like any other.

    Performances are from April 13-29, 2018!

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    PACN

    During the run of Hello, Dolly we will be collecting donations for PACN.

    PACN is a non-profit pregnancy medical clinic that offers confidential services for women and men. We believe you deserve access to unbiased, client-centered care that is relevant, compassionate and accurate, particularly when facing an unplanned pregnancy or sexual health concern. These services are available at no cost to you.

    Our centers offer pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, pregnancy consultations and medically accurate information about all pregnancy options; however, we do not offer or refer for abortion services.

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    Harry's Dream

    Thanks to the American Heritage Girls who joined us on a free tour of the Crighton!

    A typical tour begins with a 20 minute movie made especially for the Rising Stars and Legends Festival in 2017. The short documentary is about the founder of the theatre - former Mayor Harry M. Crighton. During the process of making the documentary we were able to find materials not previously discovered or well known. After the short movie we will take a walking tour around the Crighton which should last about 15-20 minutes. The tour can be customized to meet any interests or educational requirements.

    Call us at the Box Office at 936-441-7469 or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to book a group or individual tour.

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    Last Updated on Sunday, 04 February 2018 10:33
     
    What is the Conroe Veterans Project? PDF Print E-mail
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    Saturday, 31 October 2009 13:12

    As we started to collect stories and memorabilia for the Crighton Theatre History Project we realized we were starting to collect stories about more than just the early days of the Crighton.

    At first the project began as an outgrowth of junior high school requirements to interview a veteran.  The effort has evolved into a part of the community effort to record stories from our veterans before their stories are lost.  For instance, the Veterans Museum of Texas collects memorabilia and stories.

    If you are interested in the stories of our veterans, find out more below.

    Melvin P. Craig

    Albert Spencer

    More stories...

    World War II documentary

    Last Updated on Sunday, 13 November 2011 11:07
     
    What is the History Project? PDF Print E-mail
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    Saturday, 15 August 2009 12:19

    The historic Crighton Theatre is celebrating its 80th birthday. In honor of the 80th anniversary STAGE RIGHT - in cooperation with the Crighton Theatre Foundation and the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County - has started gathering pictures, posters, stories, documents, and other memorabilia that chronicle the diversity and richness of the Crighton theatre history.

    The purpose of the project is to document and save the history of the Crighton Theatre for future generations. STAGE RIGHT will do this by:

    • Collecting and scanning pictures of events and people
    • Transcribing stories and memories
    • Photographing artifacts, playbills, posters, and other physical objects related to the Crighton
    • Creating a video and book dedicated to the history of the Crighton

    A living history is being prepared and proceeds will fund restorations for the theater built in the 1930’s.


    Read about the Background

     

    Last Updated on Sunday, 30 March 2014 16:34
     
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    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 21:42


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