‘Fun Home’ and ‘Circus 1903’ coming to the Tobin Center

April 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

As vice president of programming and marketing for the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, Aaron Zimmerman strives to bring in new shows that will bring in new audiences. “We want to continue to expand the theatrical options and tastes and likes and experiences for everyone,” he said. That’s why the 2017-18 season is laced with San Antonio premieres, including “Fun Home,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Murder” and “Circus 1903.” He also knows that there is an interest in revisiting shows that have been through before. And so, the Tobin Center season includes the return of three shows that were big hits on earlier visits to the space: “Dixie’s Tupperware Party,” “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.” Three subscription series will be presented. The Signature and Dance series are presented in the H-E-B Performance Hall. The Edge series, which offers spikier fare aimed squarely at adults, takes place in the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater. Here’s what’s coming...

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