Dec 16–18

What to Hear, See and Do This Weekend

Day for Night makes noise downtown, the Houston Zoo goes wild with lights and Moody Gardens freezes over.

12/15/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Into the Woods Continues to Captivate

The Tony Award-winning musical comes to life at TUTS.

12/12/2016 By Doni Wilson

Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Much Ado About Nothing Gets a Contemporary Twist

4th Wall Theatre Company adds a modern spin to Shakespeare's beloved comedy.

12/06/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On Pointe

Houston Ballet's New Nutcracker is a Sight to See

Stanton Welch transforms the holiday classic with reimagined costumes, sets and choreography.

11/29/2016 Photography by Amitava Sarkar By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Save The Date

Alley's All-New Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Up-and-coming playwrights strut their latest works at the Alley Theatre this February.

11/28/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Wolf Hall is Royally Impressive

Main Street Theater brings Tudor-inspired tales to the Bayou City.

11/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

Alley Theatre Brings New Life to an Old Ghost Story

Jolly old England comes to Houston in A Christmas Carol.

11/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Stage

HGO Debuts an Operatic Version of It’s a Wonderful Life

The classic holiday tearjerker premieres at the Houston Grand Opera this month.

11/21/2016 By Steve Jansen

Nov 18–20

This Weekend's Top 5 Events

Downtown chalks up colorful street art, the beat goes on at the Menil's newest exhibit and Amy Schumer stops by the Bayou City.

11/17/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

TUTS Triumphs with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This mid-century musical continues to be an all-American classic.

10/28/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Dutch Play De Kus Premieres in Houston

The two-person drama makes its U.S. debut at Stages Repertory Theatre.

10/20/2016 With Doni Wilson

Review

The Alley Theatre Reimagines A Midsummer Night's Dream

Four centuries later, this enchanting comedy continues to delight audiences.

10/17/2016 With Doni Wilson

Preview

De Kus Confronts Life’s Turning Points

Stages Repertory Theatre collaborates with St. Louis's Upstream Theater in this thought-provoking play.

10/13/2016 With Holly Beretto