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Friday, April 27th, 2018
Friday 4/27/2018 6:00 PM
Houston Texans fans are invited to come out to the 2017 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light on Thursday, April 27 at NRG Stadium. The Draft Party will begin at 6:30 p.m. CDT and the 2017 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.
Tickets went on sale, Thursday, April 13 at 9 a.m. CDT. Although the event is expected to sell out once again this year, the team will reserve a limited number of tickets for Thursday’s general public release in order to ensure that all Texans fans have the opportunity to attend.
Parking at the Draft Party is also free and will be located in the Blue Lot on the South end of NRG Stadium.
NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.
Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2017 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event.
Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist, face painters and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse.
Friday 4/27/2018 6:00 PM
@Hobby Center - Sarofim Hall
April 24th through May 20th, 2018
It was in the creative mind of Lin-Manuel Miranda that lead to the creation of Hamilton. Miranda many have called a gifted playwright is know for his genius in writing music. Hamilton the road show makes its way back to the Bayou City this month with a run at the Hobby Center for most of May.
In 2015, Miranda received a MacArthur "Genius" Award. He also received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from his alma mater Wesleyan University in May 2015, and gave their commencement address.
Hamilton earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book.
Hamilton the musical is about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Miranda. The show, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow, achieved both critical acclaim and box office success.
The musical made its Off-Broadway debut at The Public Theater in February 2015, where its engagement was sold out.
The show transferred to Broadway in August 2015 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. On Broadway, it received critical reception and unprecedented advance box office sales.
In 2016, Hamilton received a record-setting 16 Tony nominations, winning 11, including Best Musical, and was also the recipient of the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The prior Off-Broadway production of Hamilton won the 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical as well as seven other Drama Desk Awards out of 14 total nominated categories.
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