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Big League Productions presents the award-winning comic sensation The Producers on Friday, Jan. 15, at the Lutcher Theater (707 Main Ave) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $65-$45 and can be purchased at the Lutcher box office or online at

The Producers took Broadway by storm in 2001 and went on to win a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards.

So what is all the fuss about?

Carson Daly and Gwen Stefani will broadcast live from Times Square.

Those wishing to stay home New Year’s Eve can still watch the ball drop as most of the major networks provide live coverage of Time Square in the heart of New York City.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Port Arthur Little Theater (PALT) will present special showings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show from Dec. 31 – Jan. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at

Betty Greenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Jerry McMillian’s second annual New Years Eve Broadway Soiree is a red carpet fundraising event featuring the talent of the Beaumont Community Players in Encore, a stunning musical revue, at the Betty Greenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 

Curse and the Cure

Curse and the Cure is not your typical music act, acoustic or otherwise. The dynamic duo of Norma Hopson and Jason Touchette will perform Saturday, Jan. 2, at the Texas Ave Tavern in Bridge City (1195 Texas Ave.) at 9 p.m. for ages 21 and older. With the two of them together, Jason and Norma achieve the most amazing harmonies and dynamic.