Top Picks!

What We're Up to This Weekend (Sept 22–25)

Houston Ballet's Madame Butterfly graces the Wortham Center, Alabama Shakes turn up The Woodlands and Blaffer Art Museum opens a new exhibit.

09/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater

Expect Loads of Laughs at Sassy Mamas

These hilarious women bring audiences to their feet (and rolling in the aisles!) at Ensemble Theatre.

09/20/2016 By Alex Meyer

Theater Review

TUTS Brings In the Heights to Houston

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multicultural musical soars on stage.

09/20/2016 With Doni Wilson

In Memoriam

Prolific Playwright Edward Albee Dies at 88

The influential author of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and longtime professor at UH passed away Friday.

09/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Takin’ It to the Streets

For Remote Houston, the City is the Stage

You won’t find curtains or costumes at this Alley Theatre performance. But you will find yourself standing in the streets of Houston.

09/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater

The Second Season of "Lott Entertainment Presents" Brings Edgy, New Works to Houston

The new performing arts group continues to push boundaries with provocative performances.

09/16/2016 By Glissette Santana

Theater Review

We're Obsessed With This Charlie Brown Parody, Dog Sees God

Island ETC presents the Peanuts as teenagers, and they have a lot of questions.

09/15/2016 By Glissette Santana

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater Review

Must-See Play of September: True West

4th Wall Theatre Company brings Sam Shepard’s iconic work to Houston.

09/12/2016 By Doni Wilson

Weekend Warrior

What to Do, See and Hear this Labor Day Weekend

Funny man (and baritone!) Seth MacFarlane sings with the Symphony + 4 other not-to-be-missed events.

09/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater Preview

The Revolutionists Bring Comedic Flair to the Reign of Terror

Four fiery (and funny!) women take the stage at Main Street Theater.

08/31/2016 By Holly Beretto

Weekend Warrior

What to See, Do and Laugh at This Weekend: Aug 26–28

Puppets go rogue, Renoir hits the silver screen, plus a thought-provoking exhibit opens at the Holocaust Museum.

08/25/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Showstopper

A Night With Janis Joplin Rocks the Alley Theatre

This electrifying musical chronicles the legendary folk singer's life.

08/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Culture Compass

Hand to God—These Are This Season's Can't-Miss Performances

Christian puppets gone rogue head home to Houston, plus 14 other plays, operas and ballets you'll want to book now.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hot Ticket Tuesday

Golden Tickets of the Week: Aug 16–21

A Janis Joplin musical, bingo in the park, plus a SNL impressionist. Consider your weekend updated.

08/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to Do, See and Hear this Weekend: August 12–14

Country music legends take the stage, a New York artist draws upon his city plus a screening of The Karate Kid. Is it Friday yet?

08/11/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater

Eat, Drink and Make Merry at Cocktails and Coward

Main Street Theater’s annual fundraiser mixes martinis with a twist of Noël Coward.

08/10/2016 By Holly Beretto

Preview

Wake Up, Mama Creator Katie Rushing Returns to the Stage

The playwright and actress talks to Houstonia about bringing her anticipated sequel, Wake Up, Mama—A Pregnant Pause, to MATCH.

08/09/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

review

The Marvelous Wonderettes Strike a New Chord

Stages Repertory Theatre premieres a new rendition of the crowd favorite.

08/09/2016 By Doni Wilson