ENCANTO EN LA MISIóN, a program of traditional dances of Mexico and Spain performed in authentic costumes by dancers from DanzaHispana and Mariachi Festival, June 15-29, Sat, 8pm. By donation. Mission San José, Roosevelt Ave., San Antonio.210/822-2453.

HOUSTON BALLET presents artistic director Ben Stevenson's staging of The Sleeping Beauty, with music by Tchaikovsky. The production features the final performances of retiring prima ballerina Janie Parker. Through June 16, Fri, 7:30pm, Sat, 1:30 & 7:30pm, Sun, 2pm. $10-$75. Brown Theater, Wortham Center, Texas & Smith, Houston. 800/828-2787.


DALLAS SYMPHONY presents the sixth International Summer Music Festival. The program for Jun 18 features James Galway on flute and these works: Mozart: Serenade in G Major and Concerto No. 2 in D Major for Flute; Mercadante: Concerto in E Minor for Flute; and Stravinsky: Firebird Suite. Keri-Lynn Wilson conducts. June 18, Tue, 8:15pm. $14.50-$55. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora, Dallas.214/692-0203.

HOUSTON SYMPHONY presents Prokofiev: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor for Violin; and Mozart: Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter), with Eric Halen, violin. Stephen Stein conducts, June 29, Sat, 8:30pm. Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr., Houston.800/828-2787.


CAROUSEL, Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical of the rise and fall of Billy Bigelow, and his effort to redeem himself in the afterlife, in the touring version of the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain production. Through Jun 23, Tue-Sun, 8pm, Sat & Sun, 2pm. Tickets: $7-$49. Fair Park Music Hall, First & Parry, Dallas. 214/691-7200.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, William Shakespeare's enduring tale of lovers, fairies, and fools, staged by acclaimed Austin director David Yeakle (The Three Cuckolds). Produced by Hill Country Arts Foundation. Jun 26 -- July 13, Wed-Sat, 8:30pm. $10-$12. 800/459-4223.

POOR SUPERMAN, Brad Fraser's tale of five young urbanites in search of love, produced by Theatre LaB Houston. Jun 26 -- Aug 4, Fri & Sat, 8pm, Sun, 6pm. $15-$18. 1706 Alamo, Houston. 713/868-7516.

A TOUCH OF THE POET, Eugene O'Neill's saga of an Irish immigrant who refuses to surrender his identity as a nobleman and poet to his new Yankee home. The premiere production of San Antonio Public Theatre. Through Jun 16, Thu-Sat, 8pm, Sun, 2:30pm. $15. Attic II Theatre, Trinity University, 715 Stadium, San Antonio. 210/829-7529.

WAITING FOR GODOT, Samuel Beckett's pioneering drama of clowns in an existential world, directed by Jeynifer Kaz. Produced by the Shoestring Shakespeare Company. Jun 14 -- Jul 6, Thu-Sat, 8pm. 1203 Art Space in St. Paul Square, San Antonio. 210/738-8783.

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