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

Get Out

An Expanded East End Street Fest Brings the Fun This Weekend

The annual music and dance festival on Navigation Boulevard now includes free educational panels for area students.

10/13/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Frills

5 Free Events at Miller Outdoor Theatre This October

You won't be shortchanged at these top-notch performances.

10/07/2016 With Glissette Santana

Shop Outside the Box

Houston Grand Opera's Costume Sale Will Make Your Closet Sing

Did we hear someone say they were looking for a “Tragic Murder Clown” Halloween costume?

10/04/2016 By Julai Whipple

Review

Madame Butterfly Soars on Stage at the Houston Ballet

Stanton Welch’s rendition of the classic ballet continues to enchant.

09/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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