Entertainment

Tony, Maria and the gang, or gangs in this case, are com­ing to Orange! Troika Enter­tainment is bringing West Side Story, the classic Broadway musical that tells the tragic yet triumphant tale of two star-crossed lovers from culturally clashing clans, to Southeast Texas at the Lutcher Theater, and tickets are on sale now.

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photo courtesy of Lamar University

Elegance and sophistication will be the hallmarks of the night as Lamar University celebrates the party of the year with Le Grand Bal: “An Evening of Art,” on Saturday, March 22.

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Sally Struthers

Winner of 10 Tony Awards includ­ing Best Musical, Hello, Dolly! is one of the most enduring Broadway classics, and it comes to the Lutcher Theater for two shows on Wednes­day, March 26, and Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $65-$35 and can be purchased at the Lutcher, online at lutcher.org or by phone at (409) 886-5535.

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David Joel (courtesy photo)

Texans know country music, and Southeast Tex­as has birthed its fair share of singing sensations from Tracey Byrd and Mark Chestnut to the legendary George Jones.

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Turnpike Troubadours

From Oklahoma, the Turn­pike Troubadours will per­form at the Dixie Dance Hall on Crockett Street on Thurs­day, March 20, with doors opening at 7 p.m. for ages 18 years and older.

Touring in support of their third album, Goodbye Normal Street, which reached No. 14 on the Bill­board country chart, the Turn­pike Troubadours name is derived from the bumpy Oklahoma toll roads and their hard living, folk singing heroes.

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Ronnie Milsap

Delta Downs welcomes six-time Grammy Award win­ning country singer Ronnie Milsap on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. Tickets for this 21-and-older show are $30 or $25 and can be purchased at the venue or ticketmaster. com.

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The Beaumont Civic Ballet (BCB) is performing Spring into Dance at the Julie Rogers Theater on Saturday, March 22.

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If you can find a dry day this March, take a walk down Calder Avenue near Seventh Street and you’ll inevitably come to the elegant Chambers House Museum at 2240 Calder Ave.

The tall, white pillars, large windows and high ceilings have stood the test of time, a testament to the early crafts­manship of some of Beau­mont’s early homes.

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For the first time in Southeast Texas, Grammy Award-winning rappers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will perform an all ages show at the Dixie Dance Hall in downtown Beaumont on Crockett Street on Sunday, Feb. 16 with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $26 (plus service charges) and can be purchased at the venue, area Florida Tans and online at frontgatetickets.com.

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You’ve always heard the stories of sightings of Sasquatch, Loch Ness, and the Chupacabra. Then, there’s Beacher’s Madhouse.

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