Theater & Dance

LEGACY

Houston Ballet Receives A Record-Breaking Donation

Following the record-breaking legacy gift, the downtown entrance of the institution has been renamed the Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance.

05/16/2022 By Danielle Wright

PROFILE

Houstonian John Devereaux Comes Home on Tour with Hamilton

Meet the Houston-born actor that is part of Hamilton's iconic ensemble

03/17/2022 By Holly Beretto

Broadway Hit

Hamilton Is Back Again, Don’t Miss It

Hamilton is showing at the Hobby Center in Houston and tickets are still available

02/22/2022 By Amarie Gipson

PLAY REVIEW

The Lifespan of a Fact Considers How We View and Create Truth

On through February 5.

01/24/2022 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

Concert of Arias Helps Break the Glass Ceiling for Tomorrow’s Opera Stars

The Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers is set to kick off at the Wortham Theater Center stage.

01/19/2022 By Holly Beretto

Winter Wonderland

Opera Based on Children's Book Makes Its World Premiere

The new production is based on an Ezra Jack Keats book about an African-American character.

12/13/2021 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

5 Major Houston Performances Are Ringing in the Holiday Joy

Ready for winter? Houston has lots to offer to get you into the spirit.

12/01/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez

Performing Arts

Texas Native Simone Gundy Stars in Sister Act at TUTS

From Todrick Hall's Straight Outta Oz to The Voice, Gundy is a performing arts star.

11/11/2021 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

Review: The Alley Theatre Storms Back on Stage With 'Sweat'

The racially charged drama mixes rage, fear, and desperation.

10/15/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Reviving a classic

Preview: My Fair Lady Kicks Off Its 2021 U.S. Tour in Houston

The nationally lauded Broadway production wrapped up its Houston debut last week.

09/21/2021 By Holly Beretto

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