The Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts is preparing for the biggest Broadway season ever presented in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. Twelve incredible shows, including many Tony Award® winners and nominees, make up the 2010-2011 season with four of them slated for multiple performances.

Season ticket orders are being accepted now by calling the Lutcher Theater Box Office at (409)886-5535. Various season ticket packages are available including two Premiere Package options offering ten to twelve shows.

A new “Broadway Package” is available this season including tickets for the following four Broadway shows: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Color Purple, Mamma Mia and Legally Blonde. This package offers guaranteed premium seating for the second and third performances and ranges in price from $125 to $260.

A “Spotlight Saver Package” is also popular, allowing patrons the opportunity to create their own combination package of four or more shows.

The Lutcher Theater’s Broadway season is made possible in part by DuPont-Sabine River Works of Orange, Southeast Texas Arts Council, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Media sponsors include KFDM, KPLC and The Examiner.

To reserve your season tickets, for more information, or to receive a season brochure, please contact the box office at (409)886-5535, or visit the Lutcher Theater website at

The Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts is located at 707 Main, Orange, Texas.

Momix-Botanica – Monday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. ($25-$50)
Botanica is thrillingly brought to life by the magical modern dance energy of the Momix dancers. Costumes, projections and custom-made props and puppetry, add a special touch of fantasy and whimsy to this imaginative show.

Burn the Floor – Sunday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m. ($30-$60)
Burn the Floor, is an electrifying Latin and Ballroom dance spectacular that has thrilled audiences in over 30 countries.

Messiah Rocks – Sunday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. ($30-$60)
Blending classical music with classic rock, Handel’s Messiah Rocks examines powerful themes of faith, love and peace and breathes new life into Handel’s most performed oratorio.

Beauty and the Beast – 3 Shows! Saturday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 5, 1:30 and 7 p.m. ($35-$65)
Enjoy Disney’s classic characters and songs, including “Be Our Guest” and the title song, “Beauty and the Beast!”

Cherryholmes Christmas – Thursday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. ($20-$40)
The Cherryholmes sound is made up of hard-driving instrumental virtuosity and explosive vocal harmonies, featuring a mixture of original songs written by members of the band and carefully chosen classics.

Tango Buenos Aires: Fire and Passion – Saturday, Jan 8, 7:30 p.m. ($25-$50)
Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango.

Spamalot – Sunday, Jan 23, 7 p.m. ($35-$65)
Lovingly “ripped-off” from the internationally famous Monty Python comedy team’s most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Director. (Adult humor)

The Color Purple – 2 Shows! Tues-Wed, Feb. 1 – 2, 7:30 p.m. ($35-$65)
Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life!

Mamma Mia – 3 Shows! Fri, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 26 2 and 7:30 p.m. ($40-$65)
Timeless ABBA songs such as Dancing Queen, I Have a Dream, Voulez-Vous, and Take a Chance on Me, are ingeniously woven into an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.

The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion – Fri, March 11, 7:30 p.m. ($20-$35)
Theatre of Illusion is a spectacular production filled with never-before-seen-illusions.
Magic today is about drama, spectacle, interaction, danger, and personality. The husband-wife team can penetrate walls and levitate with the best of them, but they do it with world-class charisma and style.

Bus Stop – Saturday, March 19, 7:30 p.m. ($20-$35)
Set in a Kansas diner during a snowstorm, Bus Stop follows the interactions of bus passengers who must take shelter. Performed by Montana Rep.

Legally Blonde – 2 Shows! Saturday, April 23, 2 and 7:30 p.m. ($35-$65)
The hilarious MGM film is Broadway’s new smash hit musical! When Elle’s boyfriend dumps her for someone more “serious”, she puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to your self never goes out of style.