Curtain closes

Opera in the Heights Bids Adieu to Fall Productions

The spring repertoire is still moving forward in the wake of furloughs and salary cuts.

07/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Moon Meets the Movement

REVIEW: Stages Shoots for the Stars While Tackling Earthly Issues in Pieces of the Moon

Stages' season starter doesn't shy away from painful history in a radio-style performance that harkens to an old-school era of theater.

07/28/2020 By Doni Wilson

New Voices

Meet the Future of American Playwriting

The featured playwrights in Landing Theatre Co.'s 2020 New American Voices Playwriting Festival share their inspirations behind this year's selections.

07/28/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Sonnets and Soliloquies

Main Street Theater's Brings Live Shakespeare to Our Screens

It just isn’t summer without BYOBard.

07/24/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Ballet Blues

Houston Ballet Cancels The Nutcracker

The beloved dance company announces 2020-2021 season changes, staff cuts.

07/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Show Won't Go On

Miller Outdoor Theatre Cancels the Rest of Its Summer Season

The theater hopes to resume in September, and its summer schedule has been postponed to 2021.

07/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Schedule Shift

Broadway at the Hobby Center Postpones New Season Until 2021

The new season now begins in January 2021 with "Tootsie."

07/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Season Switcheroo

TUTS Rearranges 2020-2021 Season in Response to Ongoing Pandemic

Don’t worry, the season’s still all there. It just begins in December.

06/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Show Must Go On(line)

Mildred's Umbrella's FemFest Houston Goes Virtual

When the pandemic made holding its planned staged readings impossible in-person, Mildred's Umbrella produced its entire festival through Zoom.

06/02/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Well, We Feel Helpless

Hamilton's 2020 Return to Houston Cancelled

The highly-anticipated national touring production is officially the latest theatrical casualty of the novel coronavirus.

05/05/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven

COVIDia Dell'arte

Houston Theater Community Sews Masks to Save Lives

“Thank God we’re all fabric hoarders.”

04/17/2020 By Alissa Smith

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