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Russian Grand Ballet’s Swan Lake Takes Flight at the Plaza Theatre May 10, 2017

Russian Grand Ballet’s Swan Lake Takes Flight at the Plaza Theatre

There is only one opportunity to see the Russian Grand Ballet’s full-length classical production of the world’s most famous ballet – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake on October 22, 2017 at the Plaza Theatre. This performance includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swan and features Russia’s brightest ballet stars.

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New Pop-Up Restaurant Offers Fine Dining to Plaza Theatre Patrons and Downtown Attendees May 2, 2017

In celebration of The Phantom of the Opera coming to the border town, El Paso Live and Visit El Paso proudly host Mesa Street Grill at the Plaza Theatre beginning Friday, May 5, 2017. The new Pop-Up Restaurant features Broadway-themed décor, a decadent three-course dining experience and five star service by Mesa Street Grill.

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VIVA! El Paso Celebrates 40 Years at McKelligon Canyon May 1, 2017

VIVA! El Paso Celebrates 40 Years  at McKelligon Canyon

Viva! El Paso is a summer tradition that celebrates 400 years of El Paso’s unique history through song, dance, costuming and drama. This summer, Viva! El Paso celebrates 40 years!

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Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band in El Paso April 25, 2017

Ringo Starr  and His All Starr Band in El Paso

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band in El Paso

Featuring: Todd Rundgren, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Gregg Rolie, Gregg Bissonette, Warren Ham

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El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2017-18 Season at The Plaza Theatre April 24, 2017

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso  2017-18 Season at The Plaza Theatre

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso
2017-18 Season at The Plaza Theatre

Featuring El Paso’s Premiere of
Disney’s THE LION KING

And launches with
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical

April 24, 2017 (El Paso, TX) – Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live! are proud to announce the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2017-18 Season. The season features the West Texas premiere of Disney’s The Lion King for two weeks only and will launch with the premiere of BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical for one week only.

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Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returning to El Paso at Plaza Theatre April 17, 2017

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returning to  El Paso at Plaza Theatre

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returning to
El Paso at Plaza Theatre on December 23 and 24 ~ Tickets On Sale April 17

2017 is 25th Anniversary of Moscow Ballet North American Tours to 100+ cities coast to coast

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The Phantom of the Opera Announces Designated... April 3, 2017

The Phantom of the Opera Announces Designated...

Andrew LLoyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera in a spectacular new production by Cameron Mackintosh announces designated military and first responders performances on Thursday, May 4 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm at the Plaza Theatre. Special post show talk-back with cast members to occur after the 2 pm performance on Thursday, May 4.

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David Blaine Brings Magic to the Plaza Theatre on His First-Ever North American Tour March 28, 2017

David Blaine Brings Magic to the Plaza Theatre on His First-Ever North American Tour

Having revolutionized modern magic and mesmerized audiences unlike any performer in history, magician, illusionist, and stunt artist David Blaine will embark on his first-ever North American tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 40-city tour launches on May 30 and will include shows throughout North America, including the Plaza Theatre in El Paso on Friday, July 21 at 8PM.

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The All-Singing, All-Dancing 1940s Musical Revue, In The Mood, Comes to El Paso February 27, 2017

The All-Singing, All-Dancing 1940s Musical Revue, In The Mood, Comes to El Paso

To the delight of fans of the American Big Bands and the Big Band era, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to the Plaza Theatre, Saturday, April 1 at 7:30PM in celebration of 23 years on tour.

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Distinctive and Soulful Michael McDonald to Perform at the Plaza Theatre February 13, 2017

Distinctive and Soulful Michael McDonald to Perform at the Plaza Theatre

Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the distinctive and soulful voice of Michael McDonald. From ‘70s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as “What A Fool Believes” and solo hits like “I Keep Forgettin’” through two highly-acclaimed Motown albums, genre-busting guest spots and innovative concept shows, the five-time Grammy Award winning McDonald is both timeless and ever-evolving.

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El Paso Choral Society Chorale and Orchestra Present Mozart Requiem February 7, 2017

El Paso Choral Society Chorale and Orchestra Present Mozart Requiem

The El Paso Choral Society Chorale and Orchestra will present the Mozart Requiem with professional guest soloists on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30PM at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. The performance will also feature The Barber of Seville Overture, John Williams Tango (with dancers), and the Intermezzo and Easter Hymn from Mascagni’s Opera Cavalleria Rusticana.

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Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” Takes the Stage in El Paso Fun and Furry Musicians Perform at Abraham Chavez Theatre on April 14-16 February 6, 2017

Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” Takes the Stage in El Paso Fun and Furry Musicians Perform at Abraham Chavez Theatre on April 14-16

Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on April 14-16. Tickets for all six performances are on sale now.

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Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson Plays Biggest Hits at the Plaza Theatre January 30, 2017

Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson Plays Biggest Hits at the Plaza Theatre

Jethro Tull is set to perform during the Memorial Day weekend at the Plaza Theatre on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 7:30PM.

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BON QUI QUI IN CONCERT PRESENTED BY ANJELAH JOHNSON January 24, 2017

BON QUI QUI IN CONCERT  PRESENTED BY ANJELAH JOHNSON

To all of the fans, we are sorry to say that the upcoming Bon Qui Qui tour date on Thursday, May 4 2017 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre has been cancelled.

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The 1975 Brings Spring Tour to the Abraham Chavez Theatre January 23, 2017

The 1975 Brings Spring Tour to the Abraham Chavez Theatre

The 1975 announce today that they will return stateside this spring for a North American headline tour in support of their #1 US and UK sophomore album, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (Dirty Hit / Interscope Records).

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HGTV Stars and Tiny Home Featured at the El Paso Spring Home Show January 19, 2017

Spring forward to the El Paso Spring Home Show as it returns to the El Paso Convention Center on January 27 – 29, 2017. Attendees can shop hundreds of booths full of new innovative products, ideas, and services to update the inside and outside of the home at a savings.

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Chicago Brings Legacy of Rock, Horns & Hits to the Plaza Theatre January 17, 2017

Chicago Brings Legacy of Rock, Horns & Hits to the Plaza Theatre

Chicago will be performing on stage at the Plaza Theatre on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30PM.

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Bon Qui Qui Tour with Group 1 Crew by Anjelah Johnson to Perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre December 7, 2016

Bon Qui Qui Tour with Group 1 Crew by Anjelah Johnson to Perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

Anjelah Johnson presents the Bon Qui Qui Gold Plated Dreams Tour with Group 1 Crew at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on May 4, 2017 at 8PM.

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Comedian Bill Maher Headlines at the Plaza Theatre November 28, 2016

Comedian Bill Maher Headlines at the Plaza Theatre

Bill Maher will be featured alongside his hard-hitting, side-splitting stand-up at the Plaza Theatre on March 19, 2017 at 7PM.

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El Paso’s Biggest Craft Beer Festival Makes a Return in 2017 November 21, 2016

El Paso’s Biggest Craft Beer Festival Makes a Return in 2017

El Paso Live is proud to announce the return of El Paso’s biggest craft beer festival. Sun City Craft Beer Festival will brew up some fun on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Convention Center Plaza.

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IMPORTANT DOWNTOWN STREET CLOSURES November 4, 2016

IMPORTANT DOWNTOWN STREET CLOSURES

As the Street Car Construction Process begins along the Santa Fe corridor we ask that patrons please be aware that a full closure of Santa Fe Street will begin Monday November 7, 2016 at 6:00 am.

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El Paso Choral Society Presents: Handel’s Messiah & The Gift of Christmas at the Abraham Chavez Theatre November 2, 2016

El Paso Choral Society Presents: Handel’s Messiah & The Gift of Christmas at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

The El Paso Choral Society presents the world’s most beloved and performed Christmas work, Handel’s Messiah, with orchestra and professional soloists at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 7:30 PM.

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El Paso’s Newest and Coolest Winter Festival Brings Ice Skating Downtown November 1, 2016

El Paso’s Newest and Coolest Winter Festival Brings Ice Skating Downtown

El Paso Live is proud to announce El Paso’s newest and coolest winter event, WinterFest, presented by The Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children’s Hospital. Downtown Arts Festival Plaza and surrounding areas will come to life December 3 through January 8 with lights, food, holiday shopping, festivities and the coolest thing of all, an outdoor ice skating rink located near the Plaza Theatre.

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YOU TUBE SENSATION MIRANDA SINGS LIVE…YOU’RE WELCOME COMES TO THE PLAZA THEATRE October 10, 2016

YOU TUBE SENSATION MIRANDA SINGS LIVE…YOU’RE WELCOME COMES  TO THE PLAZA THEATRE

Colleen Ballinger is an actress, comedian and singer, most famous for her character Miranda Sings will be performing on stage at the Plaza Theatre on January 24, 2017, at 8PM.

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MAGIC MEN LIVE! DANCE THEIR WAY INTO THE PLAZA THEATRE October 10, 2016

MAGIC MEN LIVE! DANCE THEIR WAY INTO THE PLAZA THEATRE

MAGIC MEN® LIVE! invites ladies to let loose in an empowering, fun-filled environment and embark on an unforgettable night out with sexy productions and thrilling choreographic displays and themed acts set to the hottest music and original compositions.

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Taste of El Paso Offers the Ultimate Culinary Experience in November October 7, 2016

Taste of El Paso Offers the Ultimate Culinary Experience in November

Taste of El Paso returns to the Judson F. Williams Convention Center on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The event provides guests with the ultimate culinary experience as twelve of the area’s top restaurants, along with three dessert establishments gather in one place for an evening of delightful feasting. Event attendees will have the opportunity to sample a specialty dish paired with a wine or craft beer tasting from each establishment.

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DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! - WE CAME TO DANCE COMING TO El PASO FEBRUARY 10, 2017 October 4, 2016

DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! - WE CAME TO DANCE COMING TO El PASO FEBRUARY 10, 2017

America’s favorite dance show is going back on the road this winter with Dancing with the Stars: Live! – We Came to Dance, giving fans the opportunity to see the best dancers in the business perform live in El Paso. This all-new production showcases every type of ballroom and modern dance seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling group performances, romantic duets, contemporary numbers and original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour.

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El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series celebrates third year with diverse lineup of shows September 27, 2016

El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series celebrates third year with diverse lineup of shows

Poets, painters, plays and performances of various kinds highlight the third annual El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre.

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Classic Rock Legend Foreigner to Perform at the Plaza Theatre September 26, 2016

Classic Rock Legend Foreigner to Perform at the Plaza Theatre

Foreigner is set to perform at the Plaza Theatre on January 31, 2017 at 8PM.

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Disney’s THE LION KING to make its West Texas Premiere at El Paso’s Plaza Theatre During the 2017-18 Season September 21, 2016

Disney’s THE LION KING to make its West Texas Premiere at El Paso’s Plaza Theatre During the 2017-18 Season

Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live are thrilled to announce the West Texas premiere of Disney’s THE LION KING at the Plaza Theatre during the Broadway in El Paso 2017-18 season. Performance dates and times will be announced at a later time.

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Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White to Perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre September 19, 2016

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White to Perform  at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

EL PASO, TEXAS –Ron White will be performing on stage at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8PM.

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Mike Epps Brings Stand-Up Show to El Paso September 8, 2016

Mike Epps Brings Stand-Up Show to El Paso

El Paso, Texas – Mike Epps will bring his extraordinary comedic talent to El Paso on Saturday, November 12 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre which promises to be an unforgettable night of laughs. Mike Epps returned this summer in season three of the Starz series, Survivor’s Remorse, produced by LeBron James and Mike O’Malley. He won a 2016 NAACP Image award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal as Uncle Julius.

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Stand-up Comedian Paul Rodriguez and Singer DJ Kane to Perform at the Plaza Theatre September 7, 2016

Stand-up Comedian Paul Rodriguez and Singer DJ Kane  to Perform at the Plaza Theatre

El Paso, Texas – Actor and comedian Paul Rodriguez and singer DJ Kane will perform at the Plaza Theatre on Friday, October 7, 2016, at 8 pm, presented by The Latin Comedy Jam.

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MAMMA MIA! Walks Down the Aisle of the Plaza Theatre for One Night Only September 6, 2016

MAMMA MIA! Walks Down the Aisle of the Plaza Theatre for One Night Only

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Plaza Theatre on October 24 for one night only as a part of its final Farewell Tour. After a nearly sold out run at the Plaza in 2012, you won’t want to miss your last chance to see one of El Paso’s favorite musicals!

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Multi Grammy Award Winning Country Artist Dwight Yoakam to Perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre August 22, 2016

Multi Grammy Award Winning Country Artist Dwight Yoakam  to Perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

Dwight Yoakam will be performing on stage at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8PM.

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Morrissey Set To Embark On an International Tour through the United States, Last Stop in El Paso August 2, 2016

Morrissey Set To Embark On an International Tour through the United States, Last Stop in El Paso

Recognized as one of the most influential artists of all time, Morrissey kicks off on an international tour immediately after his headline performance at Riot Fest in Chicago this September. The tour will span the East Coast before embarking on dates throughout Asia and Australia and then returning back to the United States.

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood - Live! July 25, 2016

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood - Live!

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!

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Jugglers Will “Strut Their Stuff” in El Paso July 13, 2016

Jugglers Will “Strut Their Stuff” in El Paso

Visit El Paso, an operating division of Destination El Paso, is pleased to welcome the International Jugglers’ Association to El Paso. The group will host its 69th Annual Festival at the El Paso Convention Center from July 25-31, 2016. This is the first time the event will be held in Texas. Over the course of seven days, the festival is expected to draw 500 attendees and will contribute approximately 900 room nights.

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Surf-Pop Band, The Beach Boys, Ride the Wave Into El Paso This August July 1, 2016

Surf-Pop Band, The Beach Boys, Ride the Wave Into El Paso This August

Grammy-Winning Band, The Beach Boys, will bring their infectious ‘Good Vibrations’ to the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Friday, August 26 at 8PM.

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NATIONAL TOUR OF MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL® RETURNS TO EL PASO BY POPULAR DEMAND June 27, 2016

NATIONAL TOUR OF MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®  RETURNS TO EL PASO BY POPULAR DEMAND

GFour Productions, winners of 54 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards are proudly bringing the international hit show Menopause The Musical® back to El Paso after a sold out run and will play the Plaza Theatre for one performance, Sunday, August 21 at 5 PM. Menopause The Musical® is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived “The Change.” Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 30, and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Group discounts for 10+ are also available by calling 915-231-1111.

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MEN ARE FROM MARS – WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS- LIVE! June 21, 2016

MEN ARE FROM MARS – WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS- LIVE!

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This show will play at the Philanthropy Theatre (Plaza Theatre Annex), September 8-11, 2016. Tickets are on sale on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 and may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office.

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OV7 y KABAH is coming to the Plaza Theatre June 16, 2016

OV7 y KABAH is coming to the Plaza Theatre

OV7, formerly known as “La Onda Vaselina,” is a Latin pop group from Mexico. With a career spanning more than 25 years and several hits in the Latin American charts, OV7 remains as one of the most successful pop bands in the Latin pop industry.

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Britain’s Living Legends of Comedy John Cleese and Eric Idle to Perform at Plaza Theatre June 15, 2016

Britain’s Living Legends of Comedy John Cleese and Eric Idle  to Perform at Plaza Theatre

Still together again, Britain’s living legends of comedy, John Cleese and Eric Idle, announce their must see show John Cleese & Eric Idle: Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time in El Paso at the Plaza Theatre on November 26 at 8:00 PM. Tickets go on-sale to the public Monday, June 20 at 10 AM.

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Contemporary Christian Worship Band, Casting Crowns, To Perform in El Paso May 20, 2016

Contemporary Christian Worship Band, Casting Crowns,  To Perform in El Paso

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy winning group, Casting Crowns, will perform at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm.

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VIVA! EL PASO RETURNS TO MCKELLIGON CANYON WITH SPECIAL ADVANCE TICKET OFFER May 17, 2016

VIVA! EL PASO RETURNS TO MCKELLIGON CANYON  WITH SPECIAL ADVANCE TICKET OFFER

El Paso Community Foundation, El Paso Community College and El Paso Live are pleased to announce the 2016 season of Viva! El Paso at the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre from June 17 through August 7. The outdoor musical extravaganza will be performed each Friday and Saturday night, with special Sunday night performances on July 3 and August 7. All performances are at 8:30pm.

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JERRY SEINFELD TO APPEAR ON STAGE AT ABRAHAM CHAVEZ THEATRE May 13, 2016

JERRY SEINFELD TO APPEAR ON STAGE AT ABRAHAM CHAVEZ THEATRE

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2016.

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PENN & TELLER TO PERFORM AT THE PLAZA THEATRE May 11, 2016

PENN & TELLER TO PERFORM AT THE PLAZA THEATRE

For 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels—and at times physics and good taste— by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy.

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The Fab Four- The Ultimate Tribute Band coming to The Plaza Theatre May 9, 2016

The Fab Four- The Ultimate Tribute Band coming to The Plaza Theatre

“The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute” is undoubtedly the Ultimate Beatles Tribute. With uncanny, note-for-note, live renditions of the Beatle’s classics; the “The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute” will make you think you are back in time rockin’ with John, Paul, George and Ringo! This loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences around the world, with performances in Japan, Malaysia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, and Brazil. With “The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute” on stage, you’ll hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Penny Lane,” “Here Comes The Sun,” "Hey Jude,” and many more!

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ALFRESCO! FRIDAYS 2016 LINEUP May 1, 2016

ALFRESCO! FRIDAYS 2016 LINEUP

Start your weekend right downtown with Alfresco! Fridays at 6PM at the Convention Center Plaza.

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El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2016-2017 Season at The Plaza Theatre April 27, 2016

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso                                                                      2016-2017 Season at The Plaza Theatre

Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live! are proud to announce the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2016-2017 Season. Broadway in El Paso features the Spectacular New Production of The Phantom of the Opera.

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The Piano Guys come to El Paso August 2 April 11, 2016

The Piano Guys come to El Paso August 2

EL PASO, TEXAS – YouTube hit sensation, The Piano Guys, will bring their music from the computer screen to a live stage in the group’s upcoming tour. The Piano Guys invite you to see them at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on August 2, 2016 at 7:30PM.

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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Returns this December April 7, 2016

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Returns this December

Tickets are on sale now for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker in El Paso at Plaza Theatre Friday, December 23 at 3:00 and 7:00pm and Christmas Eve Saturday December 24, at 12noon. Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas.

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"Weird Al" Yankovic at The Plaza Theatre July 19 March 16, 2016

"Weird Al" Yankovic at The Plaza Theatre July 19

Tickets for the show are now on sale at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster Outlets, Charge-By-Phone at 800-345-7000 and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office.

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