Celebrating 24 fantastic seasons of presenting world-class entertainment and performing arts in Lufkin, the Angelina Arts Alliance is pleased to announce its upcoming 2024-2025 Performing Arts Series, Discovery Series, and Pines Presents Series. This season has a wonderful mix of artistic experiences that are sure to please.  From country to jazz, classical to pop, something from the past to emerging voices, comedy, drama, dance, and magic, you are bound to find an old favorite and welcome a new favorite this season.

Current season ticket holders can renew their subscriptions now through June 28. New season subscription ticket orders for Temple and The Pines Theaters can be turned in at the box office starting June 5, at 2 pm. New subscription orders will be filled July 1-26 based on availability, and in the order they were received. For more information visit the Angelina Arts box office (108 S First Street) in person on weekdays from 11 AM to 5 PM, by calling 936-633-5454 or online at ANGELINAARTS.ORG. Single tickets for all shows will go on sale Monday, August 5 at 11 AM.




Friday, September 27, 2024 | 7:30 PM

Originating in 1989, Diamond Rio became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single “Meet in The Middle.” The band is also known for their songs “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” and “Beautiful Mess”.  They have sold more than 6.8 million albums, surpassed one billion global streams, and charted seven No. 1 singles. Their accolades throughout the years include CMA, and ACM awards along with 14 Grammy nominations, and a Grammy Award for their album The Reason.

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 | 7:30 PM
It is time to open the holiday season with a delightful production of this timeless ballet. It brings together world-class dancers, whimsical puppets, breathtaking acrobatics, and dazzling costumes. It is sure to be a family favorite.



Friday, January 3, 2025 | 7:30 PM
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY has been a hit across North America! The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.



Friday, January 31, 2025 | 7:30 PM
Gloria Gaynor's legendary career spans 40 years. She has achieved global stardom and musical recognition with hit songs in the charts in all four decades. She performs at concerts in the USA, Europe, South America, and beyond each year. 2002, Gloria was honored at the World Music Awards in Monte Carlo with the coveted LEGEND award presented by long-time fan Prince Albert. She spent time in Nashville during 2014 and 2015 co-writing and collaborating with GRAMMY Winning CCM songwriters and producers. In 2016 found Gloria finishing a new album of inspirational songs. Gloria was presented the “Martin Luther King Jr Award” acknowledging those who have gone above and beyond to inspire others. In March 2016, Gloria’s recording of, “I Will Survive,” was inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, preserving sound recordings with great cultural and historic importance to the U.S.



Saturday, March 22, 2025 | 7:30 PM
The mission of Adonis Rose & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra is to continue and strengthen the legacy of Jazz throughout local and global communities by providing access to unparalleled performances, creative gathering places, and authentic community engagement. This exceptional group is led by the Grammy award-winning artist, Adonis Rose.



Saturday, April 12, 2025 | 7:30 PM

Gino Vannelli is an internationally renowned singer and composer who hails from Montreal, Canada. Vannelli signed with A&M Records. In 1973, and recorded his debut album, "Crazy Life". By 1978, Gino Vannelli had developed superstar status after the release of his sixth studio album "Brother to Brother". The album generated the megahit, “I Just Wanna Stop” and the sensational singles, “Wheels of Life” and “The River Must Flow.” “I Just Wanna Stop” earned Gino a Grammy Award nomination. "Brother to Brother" was certified platinum in 1979. Gino Vannelli is also the recipient of Canada’s Juno Award for Best Male Artist.


An Evening with ILLUSIONIST RICK THOMAS Mansion of Dreams

Saturday, May 17, 2025 | 7:30 PM
One of the greatest and most successful illusionists in the world today. He has completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. From sold-out performances at Caesars Colosseum, headlining the Sydney Opera House in Australia, starring in Las Vegas for 15 straight years, and astonishing audiences on Broadway! Rick Thomas continues to entertain millions of people across the world with the most breathtaking and spectacular magic ever to be seen on stage and television today!


Thursday, May 29, 2025 | 7:30 PM
They are explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. This international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews. The troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. As the Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!”


Continuing the commitment to fun and educational family programming for all ages, Angelina Arts is pleased to announce the three outstanding shows coming to Lufkin as part of the Discovery Series. Tickets for performances are $6 for youth (17 years and under) and $11 for adults.


Friday, January 17, 2025 | 6:00 PM

Though there are only two of them, they fill the stage as a 12-person ensemble would, moving from instrument to instrument with a high level of skill and diversity. What’s created is a richly explosive experience like nothing else out there — rhythm-centered, but also full of melodic movement and dynamic depth. With drumming, tap dancing, rhythmic juggling, marimba, piano, saxophone, flute and so much more. The pure joy that music and rhythm have instilled within these two humans is extended to every audience member throughout the performance. Between choreographed musical pieces, there is audience interaction, humor, and personal stories that make this show all at once captivating, inspiring, and flat-out extraordinary.


Sunday, February 9, 2025 | 3:00 PM

The talented dancers and actors of The Aluminum Show breathe life into aluminum-made industrial materials to tell the story of an astronaut on a mission in a bizarre, futuristic metallic world ruled by technology. He finds adventure, excitement, and even friends, who do everything it takes to get him back home in one piece. The Aluminum Show is a unique, energetic, and interactive experience for the entire family - a stimulating tour de force combining movement, dance, visual theatre, and plenty of humor.

Sunday, April 6, 2025 | 3:00 PM

Gregory Popovich, a native of Kiev, Ukraine, is an alumnus of the Great Moscow Circus and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, a trained clown, and a world record-setting juggler. A professional circus performer since age 12, he personally trains the dogs and cats (all rescued from animal shelters) that form the core cast of Comedy Pet Theater. The show is an award-winning, family-oriented act that features stunning animal tricks, Gregory's unique comedy and juggling, and performances by European-style clowns and balancing acts.



AN EVENING IN THE ROUND featuring Linda Davis, Lang Scott, and Bill Whyte

Thursday, September 12, 2024 | 7:00 PM

This intimate night of acoustic music, starring Grammy-award winner Linda Davis and hit songwriters Lang Scott and Bill Whyte will be injected with hits, humor, and a whole lot of down-home appeal.  Davis’ unique ability to interpret a song has made her one of Nashville's favorite vocalists. As her talents began to catch the attention of label executives, she landed her first record deal with CBS/ Epic Records. With her husband Lang Scott and daughters Hillary Scott (of Lady Antebellum) and Rylee Scott, released the critically acclaimed, 2-time GRAMMY-winning album, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family - Love Remains, which topped the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Album's chart. Bill Whyte's unique presentation of funny and twisted songs makes him a favorite everywhere he entertains.

Friday, October 4, 2024 | 7:00 PM
In the early ’90s, Little Texas burst onto the scene with songs written, recorded, and performed exclusively by the members themselves, and quickly becoming one of the top vocal bands of the decade. Thousands of shows and 8 albums later, they are celebrating the 30th year of its debut appearance on the country music charts, it’s easy to understand why the group earned the moniker “Hardest Working Band in Country Music.” During its heyday, Little Texas racked up 12 Top 20 singles, 3 of which went to No. 1. They have received multiple Grammy, CMA, and ACM nominations, winning the ACM for Top Vocal Group of 1994. To date, band members have continued to write or co-write, record, and play every note on every single they’ve released.

Thursday, November 7, 2024 | 7:00 PM
Keith Alberstadt has made a name for himself over the years as a must-see comedian. With a playful personality that radiates onstage, Keith grabs every audience with a genuine likability and a clever wit unmatched in the field today. Starting in his hometown of Nashville, Keith soon moved to New York City, where it didn’t take him long to land in the national spotlight. His credits include… The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Last Comic Standing. Inspired by family, marriage, and idiosyncrasies in life that often go unnoticed, Keith is a favorite at comedy clubs all over the country, including his home club, the world-famous Comedy Cellar in New York City.

SUZY BOGGUSS A Swingin’ Little Christmas
Thursday, December 5, 2025 | 7:00 PM
A Swingin’ Little Christmas is a fun filled evening of Christmas standards, together with a few original holiday songs, plus all of the great hits from Suzy Bogguss' legendary career. Suzy brings her entertaining personality and matchless vocals, along with a stellar Nashville band, to performing arts centers and theaters around the country for an enchanting night of sing-alongs and sentimentality the whole family will love.

Thursday, January 16, 2025 | 7:00 PM
Kimberly (Kim) Cruse is known as a Southern belle and a devoted native of Woodville, TX. She competed on The Voice with an incredibly diverse set of songs. From Daniel Caesar to Aretha Franklin, from Willie Nelson to Rihanna, and from Ann Peebles to George Gershwin. Her innate, God-given vocals and distinct sound blossomed from her early years as a worship leader at her father’s congregation. She was able to sharpen her craft by studying music at Stephen F. Austin State University and humbly shared her gift with a variety of churches on countless worship teams. As Kim’s musical abilities evolved, so did her professional singing opportunities. She has toured with award-winning Gospel artist John P. Kee and R&B sensation Monica, as well as collaborated on a single with Lalah Hathaway.

Thursday, February 13, 2025 | 7:00 PM
Armed with a warm, soulful sound, Gaby Moreno creates music that offers an intoxicating invitation into her musical world for English and Spanish speakers alike. Since moving to Los Angeles from her native Guatemala, singer-songwriter-producer Gaby Moreno has released 7 albums, earned a Grammy nomination for her albums Alegoría (Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album, 2023) and Illusion (Best Latin Pop Album, 2017), and won two Latin Grammy Awards (Best New Artist, 2013 and Best Traditional Tropical Album, 2023). Moreno has shared the international stage with pop music luminaries such as Bono, Andrea Boccelli, Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Punch Brothers, Hugh Laurie, Buena Vista Social Club, Calexico, David Gray, and many more.

Sunday, March 9, 2025 | 2:00 PM
Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra is the leading professional ragtime orchestra in the United States. Under the direction of virtuoso Andrew Greene, they recreate the syncopated stylings of a bygone era - Ragtime, Theater, and Dance music. Their programs highlight the music of the late 1800s and early 1900s, with selections by composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, W.C. Handy, Eubie Blake, George M. Cohan, and of course, the King of Ragtime, Scott Joplin.

Friday, April 18, 2025 | 7:00 PM
In his career, Kentucky-born Jason Crabb has won a GRAMMY and 21 Dove Awards – being named the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards Artist and Male Vocalist of the Year along with Song of the Year. Crabb’s electrifying stage presence, powerhouse vocals, and magnetic personality have endeared him to millions across the world – through extensive personal appearances, media coverage, and social media including over 20 million views on YouTube. Since his first solo release in 2009, Jason Crabb has performed at many of the world’s most prestigious stages such as Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry, the Brooklyn Tabernacle, and Billy Graham’s Final Crusade in NYC.

BEE GEES GOLD: The Tribute
Saturday, March 29, 2025 | 7:00 PM
The Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! Backed by a live band, Bee Gees Gold recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique falsettos that made them legends. Performing such early hits as “Massachusetts”, and “I Started a Joke”, to the later Disco classics, “Stayin’ Alive”, “You Should Be Dancing”, and Andy Gibb hits, etc.

For more information, about the upcoming 2023-24 season, visit the Angelina Arts website at www.angelinaarts.org.

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