'Barbie' movie party continues with amphitheater concert tour coming to Houston

ByAlex Bentley CultureMap logo
Friday, March 8, 2024
From Houston to Hollywood
The big-screen dreams of Hollywood aren't as far removed from Houston as you might think. See how H-Town plays a role in the Oscars, ahead of the biggest night of the year in show business!

HOUSTON, Texas -- "Barbie" was the highest-grossing movie of 2023, and Mattel is looking to capitalize on that popularity with Barbie The Movie: In Concert, a live-to-film concert experience tour that will include a stop at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands on Friday, Aug. 2.

The tour will start in Tampa, Florida, traveling to 37 cities before wrapping up on Aug. 18 in Wantagh, New York. Two Texas cities made the cut on the tour; in addition to Houston, it will also go to Dallas on Aug. 3.

RELATED: Margot Robbie recreates iconic Barbie-inspired looks on the red carpet

Produced by Overture Global Entertainment, the concert will bring Mattel Film's first theatrical production to life with live music from The Barbie Land Sinfonietta, a special presentation from Orchestrator and Executive Producer Macy Schmidt's all-women and majority women-of-color orchestra.

Continue reading this article from our ABC13 partners at Houston CultureMap.

March 10 is Oscars Sunday! Watch the 2024 Oscars live on ABC.

Red carpet coverage starts at 1 p.m. ET 10 a.m. PT with "Countdown to Oscars: On The Red Carpet Live." At 4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT, live coverage continues with "On The Red Carpet at the Oscars," hosted by George Pennacchio with Roshumba Williams, Leslie Lopez, and Rachel Brown.

Watch all the action on the red carpet live on ABC, streaming live on OnTheRedCarpet.com and on the On The Red Carpet Facebook and YouTube pages.

The 96th Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, begins at 7 p.m. ET 4 p.m. PT, an hour earlier than in past years.

The Oscars are followed by an all-new episode of "Abbott Elementary."