Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

Featuring NKOTB, Houston Ballet, Asia Fest and Parks & Recreation.

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 8–10

Featuring Lana del Rey, Geoff Dyer, Sufjan Stevens and The Music Man

05/06/2015 By Michael Hardy

Puppet Master

An Interview with Robert Askins, Hand to God Playwright

The Cypress playwright’s second play recently opened on Broadway.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

Starry Krishna

An Indian Film Legend Dances Into Town

South Indian actress Shobana brings her English-language dance drama Krishna to the Wortham Theatre Center.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 1–3

Featuring Bill Maher, Elton John, Kidz Bop and an early Cinco de Mayo celebration

04/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

opera

Review: Sweeney Todd, the Not-Demonic-Enough Barber of Fleet Street

Houston Grand Opera's production of the Stephen Sondheim classic captures the musical's humor, but misses the menace.

04/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 24–26

Featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Wilco and Sweeney Todd.

04/22/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 17–19

Featuring the CounterCurrent Festival, Die Walküre, and Branford Marsalis

04/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 3–5

Featuring Talib Kweli, John Biggers and the Dance Salad Festival

04/01/2015 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Last Time, On The Ring Cycle…

Dying to see Houston Grand Opera’s Die Walküre but missed Rheingold? No worries.

03/30/2015 Photography by Michael Hardy

Drag Race

For Latino Drag Queens, There’s No Place Like Hacienda

Houston’s Latino drag scene is booming—and plays to a surprisingly diverse crowd.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

lecture

How Green Is Your Theater?

Measuring the environmental impact of the arts

03/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 27–29

Featuring the NCAA South Regional, the Houston Children's Festival and a Judy Garland tribute concert

03/25/2015 By Michael Hardy

musical

Review: Joseph and the Not-So-Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Flashy new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical strays from the show's original vision.

03/19/2015 By Holly Beretto

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 20–22

Featuring Hozier, Kazuo Ishiguro, and the final weekend of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

03/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 13–15

Featuring Tango Buenos Aires, the musical Once, and the Children's Museum of Houston's Amazingly Immature Spring Break.

03/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 27–March 1

Featuring New Orleans's Rebirth Brass Band, Houston Ballet's new Romeo and Juliet, and the World Championship of Barbecue

02/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20–22

Featuring two American poets, a documentary about La Sagrada Família, and your last chance to see Bruce Munro's Discovery Green art installation

02/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

notes on camp

Bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show To Life

Once a month, performance troupe The Royal Mystic Order of Chaos takes over the River Oaks Theatre.

02/16/2015 By Bryan Washington

investigation

What the Hell's Going On at Opera in the Heights?

Gossip, accusations, conspiracy theories, a high mortality rate. Is this opera or real life?

02/12/2015 By Sydney Boyd