WAR AND POLITICS

TEATRX Presents a Touring Production of Sonia Flew in Houston

The local Latinx theatre company kicks off its fall season with a post-9/11 family drama.

09/03/2021 By Holly Beretto

PAS DE ACTION

Shows to Check Out This Season at the Houston Ballet

After more than a full season away from the Wortham Theater Center, the Houston Ballet is back.

08/24/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

The Houston Ballet Reopens with a Holly, Jolly Surprise

The Wortham Theater Center brings back live performances.

07/29/2021 By Shivani Parmar Edited by Shelby Stewart

High Notes

10 Pre-Pandemic Minutes with Audra McDonald

Before coronavirus killed our theater season, the Broadway and screen icon talked about her illustrious career and Bayou City operatic debut.

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Wall Bustin'

4th Wall Will Break Virtual Wall During Its 2021–2022 In-Person Season

The company's four-show, 11th season kicks off in October, brings a Pulitzer winner, a Tony nom, and a continuation of a famous work to the stage.

07/08/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Dancing for joy

Miller Outdoor Theatre Tweaks Its Ticket Policy

The theater is two-stepping back into live music, plays, and gatherings, while staying safe, of course.

07/06/2021 By Sydney Davis

Breaking Ground

Ensemble Theatre Helps Found New Black Theater Alliance

The National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners will aid the Houston company’s mission of helping Black voices take center stage.

06/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

Season's Greetings

Main Street Theater Will Welcome Back Fans in Person This Fall

The 2021–2022 season, which features six regular season shows and seven kid-centric offerings, kicks off in October.

06/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

The (Film's) the Thing

Enjoy a Film Fest This Year Instead of the Traditional Houston Shakespeare Festival

There will be five film screenings Aug 3–7 instead of the annual live performances.

06/29/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Saddest Tale

REVIEW: See Billie Holiday Alive Once More at Stages

"Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill," which stunningly retells the iconic singer's life during one of her final shows, runs through July 18.

06/29/2021 By Doni Wilson

The One Where …

A Friends Parody Is Coming to Houston This Fall

Tickets for the "loving lampoon," which will play four shows at the Hobby Center in October, go on sale June 25.

06/24/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Flying High

Cirque Du Soleil Plans Acrobatic Leap Back to the Houston Stage

Following its unceremonious, pandemic-induced closure, everyone’s favorite contemporary circus reopens in November with "Alegría."

06/22/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Deal with the Devil

Johnny and the Devil’s Box Is a New Take on a Familiar Story

A.D. Players’s theatrical spin on “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and Appalachian folk tales will be available online through July 4.

06/21/2021 By Holly Beretto

Artistic Combo

Houston Ballet Brings A Little Night Music to MFAH

The new digital project, "ADROIT," mixes dance, music, art, and architecture.

06/16/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hey There, Gordy

Stages Is Welcoming Fans Back to The Gordy with a Bang

The upcoming 2021–2022 season features six world premieres and four plays written by Houstonians.

06/01/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Candy Coated

HGO's Hansel and Gretel Takes a Colorful Approach to a Bayou-Set Fairy Tale

The take on Humperdinck’s opera, which is available online through June 27, combines live singing with stunning animated backgrounds.

05/28/2021 By Holly Beretto

Byte Size

At the Alley, Digital Short Plays Are Here to Stay

How Covid-19 has acted as a silver lining in helping the Alley Theatre indulge in new compact works, available through July 4.

05/26/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Heartbreak and Heritage

Houston Artist Candice D’Meza Channels Grief and Haitian Roots in Fatherland

The multimedia one-woman show is available to watch through May 31.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Viva (Virtual) Las Vegas!

REVIEW: Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice! Is the Ace up Stages’s Sleeve

The hilarious one-woman show brings back Houston theater-favorite Denise Fennell.

05/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

Season's Gonna Rock

Theatre Under the Stars Will Finally Return This October

The season kicks off with '80s jukebox musical "Rock of Ages."

05/12/2021 By Emma Schkloven