With a history stretching back to 1927, Amarillo Little Theatre keeps the community entertained with a full season of riveting productions. The Tony Award–winning musical La Cage aux Folles tells the story of nightclub owner Georges and his partner, Albin, as they try to hide their relationship for one night in order to win over the conservative parents of Georges's son's fiancée. The show features wacky antics, flashy dancing, and ear-tickling melodies, with a story about family and acceptance that warms the heart like a defibrillator powered by hot cocoa. Shows will take place in Amarillo Little Theatre's main-stage space, which sports free parking and 453 seats, ensuring enough room to stand for enthusiastic ovations and preshow jumping jacks in the aisle.
"TEXAS" is the most spectacular outdoor musical drama in the world. Set in the majesty of the Palo Duro Canyon, visitors from all over the world come every summer to witness the story of those first settlers in the Texas panhandle. Bring the entire family and enjoy fantastic singing, dancing, and fireworks galore!
Dedicated operateers and burgeoning aria appreciators congregate within Amarillo Opera's modernly appointed amphitheater to satisfy their theatrical cravings. On April 2, a gaggle of talented rafter shakers present The Italian Straw Hat, a frolicsome farce from Nino Rota, the composer of The Godfather's solemn soundtrack and rollicking baptismal tap-dance number. The harmony-heavy performance relays the tale of a hapless husband-to-be who finds himself contending with a lady and her beau after his horse devours her enticing straw hat.
Premiere Westgate Mall Cinema 6's silver screens flicker with the moving images of recent-run movies as their viewers' arms are stuffed with favorite showtime snacks and drinks. Patrons step up to concession stand to scoop up bags of hot, buttery popcorn and boxes of candies, which can be shared among friends or awarded to neighboring children based on their knowledge of Ingvar Bergman characters. Bubbly sodas lend their sweetness to long sitting sessions, along with wetting tongues to scream out the plot's ending to fellow viewers. This Groupon is also valid for special-engagement showings of independent films. View the schedule for upcoming showtimes.
The top-brass twisters at Auntie Anne's, one of the world's largest handrolled, soft-pretzel franchises, create enough twirly treats every year to wrap the Earth in deliciously salted dough three times over. Pretzel professionals prepare a wide array of sweet-and-salty snacks, spiraling them into ornate knots with the delicacy of a grandmotherly sailor and baking them to golden brown in full view of customers.