Dance

Ballet Briefing

The debut of Morris, Welch & Kylián.

05/29/2015 By Maggie Berardo

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 29-31

Cinderella, Train, classic rock, bras and benshi

05/27/2015 By Maggie Berardo

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Top Things to do This Weekend: May 22-24

New Musical Heartbreak USA, Indigo Trio, Shobana's Krishna, CAMH reading, and a Carnival parade.

05/20/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Old Classics Become New

Fairy Tales in Houston

For the first time, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is on tour, and coming to the Hobby Center next week.

05/19/2015 By Maggie Berardo

New to the Stage

Heartbreak USA: An Original Musical

An homegrown musical makes its debut in the Heights.

05/18/2015 By Maggie Berardo

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

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

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo

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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

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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

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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

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 17–19

Featuring the CounterCurrent Festival, Die Walküre, and Branford Marsalis

04/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

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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