LSC-Tomball presents music favorites with “A Night on Broadway”

Lone Star College-Tomball’s Performing Arts Center will be full of music favorites on November 2 at 7:30 p.m. when the college presents “A Night on Broadway.”

The performance will feature songs from Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” George and Ira Gershwin’s “My One and Only,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma,” Larson’s “Rent,” Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate,” Sondheim’s “Into The Woods,” Weill’s “One Touch of Venus,” Willson’s “The Music Man,” and many more.

The featured guest Artist for the event is professor of Theatre/Humanities and Artistic Director of Theatre at LSC-Kingwood, Eric C. Skiles (pictured at right). Formally trained in acting, directing, vocal music, choral conducting, piano, drawing, and water colors, Skiles is a multi-faceted artist and performer who has been involved in educational, community, and professional theatre for the past 37 years. His theatrical work has been seen in Texas, New Mexico, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and California.  Skiles is a guest vocalist for the Kingwood Big Band and the Kingwood Pops Orchestra. He is frequently seen as emcee for events at Lone Star College-Kingwood and around the Kingwood-Humble-Atascocita area. He is also in high demand as a University interscholastic League One-Act Play critic judge and a Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival play respondent. Skiles earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting & Directing from Texas Tech University in 2003. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Music Education. Skiles also performs with and sits on the Board of Directors for the Ken Davis Chorale.

"It's an absolute delight to welcome artists from the larger Houston area to the LSC-Tomball stage. Eric Skiles is known for his exceptional ability to bring theater to life as an actor, director, and singer — November 2nd will be an unforgettable evening!" said Lisa Morales, LSC-Tomball interim music program coordinator.

The program will also feature performances by Morales and LSC-Tomball students. “We wanted to create an event that would encourage Lone Star College-Tomball students to explore their gifts and talents as well as celebrate the musical theater stage,” said Morales.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and children under the age of 10, and are available at the performances, during box office hours (Monday ?Friday, 1:00 ?4:00 p.m.), and at LoneStar.edu/tomball-pac.  For more information, contact the box office at 281.401.1889, Gary Cooper at 281.401.1890 or gary.cooper@lonestar.edu.