Do you know where bluebonnets come from?

New Musical Brings Lady in Blue to Houston Stage

The world premiere of "Lady of Agreda" tells the story of María de Ágreda, the Spanish abbess and mystic with a special tie to Texas.

03/12/2020 By Alissa Smith

"Oh, you pretty things"

Houston Ballet Staging Company's 150th World Premiere as Part of Forged in Houston

NOTE: This event has been postponed until May due to COVID19.

03/12/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A Voice of Change

HGO Finds Historic Resonance in Marian's Song

The new opera, which makes its world premiere this week, brings the triumphant story of vocalist Marian Anderson to life.

03/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Welcome to the rock

REVIEW: Come From Away at the Hobby Center Takes Audiences to New Heights

In between rousing group numbers and hilarious dialogue, the musical's message of compassion soars.

03/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Stop the World

See a Houston Love Story in Come From Away

The Broadway darling arrives at the Hobby Center with a tale that involves the Bayou City.

03/02/2020 By Holly Beretto

Steppin' Out

Jay Owens Is Determined to Save the Houston Two-Step

Flo-Motion Dance Association is preserving the Houston tradition one dance class at a time.

03/02/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Of Roses and Spindles

Ben Stevenson’s Landmark Sleeping Beauty Returns to the Stage

Houston Ballet's romantic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky's thrilling score is sure to enchant.

02/26/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Pay-to-Pee

REVIEW: Art Factory's Trumpified Take on Urinetown Aims for the Bowl with Varied Success

The production embraces the show's tongue-in-cheek satire, but doesn't quite land every joke.

02/22/2020 By Ian Everett

Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

History Test

REVIEW: Camp David Tries to Make Peace With the Past to Mixed Results

Even with a stellar cast, the Alley's production falls into the traps of reexamining history.

02/21/2020 By Doni Wilson

Daring Diplomacy

The Alley's Camp David Brings Drama of History to Houston Stage

The play tells the story of the 1978 Camp David Accords, which brought peace between Egypt and Israel.

02/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto

Girl Power

Catastrophic Theatre’s Fefu and Her Friends Tells a Tale of Sisterhood

The avant-garde play by María Irene Fornés tackles themes of identity and female friendship.

02/17/2020 By Holly Beretto

Review

Main Street Theater’s Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue Is a Lyric Homage Confronting the High Price of War

The play is the first in a trilogy being staged across over the next few weeks.

02/12/2020 By Doni Wilson

Familiar Face

Former Houston Actress Makes National Tour Debut in Jersey Boys

Connor Lyon plays 16 different characters in the Tony-winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

02/05/2020 By Holly Beretto

And Follow

The Fantasticks Delivers Fantastically at the New Gordy Theater

Stages delivers a timeless musical with a little action, a dash of slapstick, and a whole lot of heart.

02/04/2020 By Doni Wilson

A show for all

HGO's Aida Brings a Silky Spectacle to Houston

Verdi's classic love story remains a great entry point into the world of opera.

02/04/2020 By Michael Clark

Love and Tragedy

Aida Returns to HGO Stage in Modernized Take on Verdi Classic

Tenor Russell Thomas talks the challenges of playing Radames, the opera's warrior romantic lead.

01/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Howdy, comrade

New Opera Tells Story Of Russian Politician Boris Yeltsin's 1989 Trip to Randalls

The future president wasn't impressed by the Statue of Liberty or NASA, but the Houston-based grocery store chain left him in awe.

01/30/2020 By Chris Gray

Love Conquers All

The Band's Visit Focuses on Love and Music, Not Politics

The 2017 surprise Broadway smash makes its way to the Hobby Center with a Middle Eastern flair.

01/28/2020 By Holly Beretto