Big League

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

11/17/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Trump People

Rhinoceros Offers an Absurd Take on 'Trump People'

Catastrophic Theatre resurfaces Eugene Ionesco's 1959 anti-fascist comedy.

11/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

Revenge of the Nerds

Review: The Bennet Sisters Are Back for a Welcome Sequel at Main Street Theater

In the lovely Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Mary earns the limelight.

11/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

Action!

Review: Julius Caesar Brings Exceptional Sounds to a Cluttered Stage

Houston Grand Opera treats audiences to a memorably sweet and luxurious performance.

10/30/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Nice Spread

Quirks Aside, La Traviata Proves Convention Hall Opera Can Work

Sure, it's not the Wortham, but HGO continues to put on a show.

10/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

More Millennials

Review: Rec Room’s Sender Employs Shock and Sadness to Tell a Millennial Story

The regional premiere of Ike Holter's play features four standout performances and one unpleasant surprise.

10/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

Huge, round, spinning balls

Review: Stages'Balls Serves A Frenetic Assessment of Gender Equality

The world premiere of Balls dazzles with an athletic approach to theater that only sometimes trips over itself.

10/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Boo-tiful Life

Review: TUTS' Secret Garden Rejiggers a Classic With Mixed Results

Does a retooled version of the 1991 musical stand a ghost of a chance at a Broadway revival?

10/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

KGB-approved

Describe the Night Dramatizes Creation and Destruction Over Nine Decades

In a world premiere, the Alley Theatre tackles a multi-generation tale of Russian intrigue and drama.

09/29/2017 By Doni Wilson

The Other Harvey

Forget About Harvey and Go See Harvey

An ill-timed A.D. Players production of the classic play has snowballed into a hurricane relief effort.

09/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

Cha-ching

Rec Room Arts Got Some Money. Now, They Want to Give it to You.

A new residency offers Houston an offbeat opportunity for access to a stipend and performance space alongside lessons in operations and logistics.

09/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

God Bless

Review: Disgraced Interrogates the Complex Question of How to Be 'American'

4th Wall Theatre Company brings the 2013 Pulitzer winner to Houston.

09/11/2017 By Doni Wilson

#HarveyHMag

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Rough Time$

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Needs Your Help

After its co-tenant announced it was going belly-up, their financial situation is more dire than ever.

08/24/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Deuces

For its Swan Song, 4th Wall Theatre Company Plans to Go Bold

Money troubles notwithstanding, 4th Wall's final season will feature two timely, uproarious productions.

08/21/2017 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide 2017

The Show Must Go On: 6 Must-See Performances This Fall

4th Wall Theatre Company's penultimate performance, a Pride and Prejudice sequel, and other original shows are the highlights of this fall's theater scene.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide

Mayerling Makes Its American Debut at the Houston Ballet

This sprawling epic of dynastic intrigue has everything—doom, despair, incest, mistresses and murder.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Theater

The Most-Watched Tennis Match Ever Happened in Houston

Stages Repertory Theatre reimagines the Battle of the Sexes, shot by shot.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney