wigging out

Review: Two Mile Hollow Seeks Harmony Among Dysfunction

Rogue Productions comedically dissects the dysfunctional family trope to great success.

02/05/2019 By Doni Wilson

Empty Calories

Review: Waitress Is Sweet, But Not Filling

The Broadway hit delights until you reach the saccharin aftertaste.

01/30/2019 By Holly Beretto

True Gem

Review: The Pearl Fishers Is A Transportive Musical Gem

The HGO production is enough of a musical masterpiece to make you forget the lousy libretto.

01/30/2019 By Hannah Che

man to man

Review: Tuesdays with Morrie Reminds Us of the Important Things

This affecting A.D. Players production proves that sentimental need not be a dirty word.

01/28/2019 By Doni Wilson

mistaken identity

Review: The Carpenter Raises the Comedic Bar

How does a stripper show up in a wedding play? Let the Alley explain.

01/28/2019 By Doni Wilson

Pie Time

Waitress Serves Up a Slice of Life at the Hobby Center

The Broadway hit comes to Houston.

01/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

Color study

The Pearl Fishers Might Be the Most Colorful Opera You'll Ever See

Designer Zandra Rhodes and tenor Lawrence Brownlee tell us about HGO's eye-popping Bizet production.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

las mariposas

Review: Florencia en el Amazonas Offers a Magical Vision of Love

Beautiful visuals dazzle alongside stunning solos in this HGO production.

01/23/2019 By Hannah Che

Opera news

This Is the 2019–2020 Houston Grand Opera Season

HGO announced a full season that once again features a holiday production.

01/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

pew pew

Review: Main Street Theater’s The Secretary Brings out the Big Guns

There's top-notch acting in this dark comedy that tackles hard-to-laugh-at subject matter.

01/21/2019 By Doni Wilson

as you like it

What Is Lionshare? You'll Have to Find Out for Yourself

A new "multi-media theater concert experience" from a local production company hopes to create a choose-your-own-adventure storytelling event.

01/21/2019 By Holly Beretto

Girl Gang

A New Play about Three Seniors on the Run Comes to Queensbury Theatre

“You don’t necessarily see women this age on stage—not in roles like this—so Sunset Place is a chance for us to tell a story that isn’t usually told."

01/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

Hello!

Review: The Book of Mormon Is (Still) Funny as Hell

The touring production has lost none of its raucous, profane hilarity.

01/17/2019 By Holly Beretto

Opera

Ana María Martínez Returns to HGO to Lead Florencia en el Amazonas

The longtime Houstonian graduates to the title role in this Spanish-language opera.

01/11/2019 By Hannah Che

#MeToo

Mildred's Umbrella Explores Consent from Three Angles

“We’re not only looking at it from the perspective of sexual relationships. We’re also encouraging people to think more broadly about the role it has in all these different aspects of our lives.”

01/09/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Year in Review

What We Loved About Houston Theater in 2018

One theater critic reflects on another standout year across the city's stages.

12/27/2018 By Doni Wilson

Review

TUTS Serves Up A 'Brightly Dazzling' Beauty and the Beast That Looks Like Houston

Twenty-five years after it started here, the Disney classic delights again onstage.

12/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Sugar 'N Spice

Hansel & Gretel Proves Itself A 'Delightful, Deranged' Hit

The Rec Room twist on the 19th-century classic is a holiday treat.

12/10/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mischief managed

Potted Potter Proves Harry’s Story Still Has Legs

The wildly popular work of J.K. Rowling comes to the Hobby Center this December.

12/07/2018 By Holly Beretto

A Tale As Old As Time

Beauty and the Beast Returns to Houston

The blockbuster musical premiered with TUTS back in 1993. Now it's back for a victory lap.

12/04/2018 By Holly Beretto