'Tis the Season

The Ensemble Theatre Aims to Deliver ​More Than Christmas

A holiday musical makes its world premiere.

11/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Holiday It Up

3 Ways to See Miracle On 34th Street This Season

It's a season of miracles.

11/12/2019 By Holly Beretto

The play's the thing

In Dear Evan Hansen, Bullying, Suicide, and a Big, Ol' Lie

Of fibbing and fitting in...

11/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

The Play's the Thing

The Children Ponders the Future of the Planet

Rec Room’s 2019-2020 season opener tackles a timely topic.

11/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

This Story of a Jealous King is Not to Be Missed

The North American premiere of Saul at HGO reveals a wonderfully reimagined work.

10/29/2019 By Michael Clark

great leap forward?

What's Next for Houston's Dance Scene?

Changes at METdance have birthed a new company and studio populated with familiar faces .

10/25/2019 By Cameron Wallace

A David and Goliath Story

All Eyes Are On the Chorus in HGO's Saul

The North American premiere requires rare athleticism from the cadre of background players.

10/23/2019 By Holly Beretto

sad, sad, tears of a clown

Review: Rigoletto Makes Art Out of #MeToo

Outstanding performances make the opera's depraved characters almost tolerable.

10/22/2019 By Michael Clark

Jellicles

With Cats, the Memory Lives On

After three decades, $2 billion, and a forthcoming Hollywood reset, Cats comes to the Hobby Center.

10/22/2019 By Holly Beretto

Theater

Of Motherhood and Strength

The Glass Menagerie launches 4th Wall’s 2019-2020 season.

10/11/2019 By Holly Beretto

Welcome to America

The Alley’s Vietgone Will Stay With You For a Long Time

It's a subversive immigrant tale that challenges lazy assumptions and narratives.

10/10/2019 By Doni Wilson

Drama!

Crime and Punishment, According to Verdi

HGO's Rigoletto​ tells the story of revenge gone terribly, horribly wrong.

10/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The Guilty Ones

Spring Awakening Says: Listen to Teenagers

The TUTS production hopes to push back against the millennial- and Gen Z-hating tendencies so prevalent today.

10/03/2019 By Cameron Wallace

Opera

Tosca Serves Love with a Side of Revenge

A raw, heart-breaking story, the work is a showcase for Puccini’s brilliance.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Grand Design

Galveston's Legendary Grand 1894 Opera House Turns 125

The Romanesque Revival theater on Postoffice Street has been a beacon for the island city’s artistic life since its doors opened in January 1895.

09/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Art-ivism

This One-Woman Show Doesn't Look Away from Life's Hardships

Every Brilliant Thing explores ideas of mental health, depression, and how we cope—and sometimes don’t—with triumphs and tragedies.

09/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Balancing the Contemporary and Classical at Houston Ballet

Antlers, a mirror ball, and falling feathers add to an exciting night of dance.

09/23/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

The Winter's Tale Gets A Twangy Texas Update

The Alley puts a delightful local twist on a lesser-known Shakespeare play.

09/20/2019 By Doni Wilson

Review

There is Heart to Be Found Amid The Hard Problem

Main Street Theater succeeds in harnessing humanity from the cerebral Tom Stoppard creation.

09/17/2019 By Doni Wilson

Review

A Chorus Line Kicks It Up at TUTS

The much-beloved musical has its high points. But a few caveats are in order.

09/16/2019 By Doni Wilson