Theater

Cherry Muffins: A Demon Play

Elizabeth Keel's fire-and-brimstone sex comedy burns red hot with hellish humor.

03/11/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Opera

World Premiere of Prince of Players in March

HGO premieres a story of gender politics in the Shakespearean stage world.

03/02/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 4–6

Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.

03/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Hop to It

Swing Is the Thing at Houston’s 20th Annual Lindyfest

The event is one of more than 175 such competitions held annually across the globe.

03/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Slam Poetry

Local Theater Gives Voice to Students Through Slam Poetry

Alley Theatre's Slam Poets gives Houston teens an expressive and creative outlet.

02/25/2016 By Camilla Cook

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater Review

Down the Rabbit Hole

Theatre Southwest’s rendition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning play stages the wages of grief.

02/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Ballet

Getting Top Honors with Grace and Poise

Teen ballet sensation Madison Young brings home top honors from prestigious Prix de Lausanne competition.

02/19/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

Stitches of History and Lingerie

UH's Intimate Apparel takes audiences on a sociopolitical romantic trip back to 1905 New York City.

02/18/2016 By Doni Wilson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

Saving Grace Around Negative Religious Sentiment

Documentary play Dialogues on Grace combines a variety of different religious ideals with thoughts on anti-Muslim sentiment.

02/16/2016 By Camilla Cook

Dance

Using Stories to Tell for the American Experience

Open Dance Project uses diverse storytelling to depict the sense between individualism and community in America.

02/15/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Va Va Voom

Behind Closed Doors Adds Sizzle to Weekend Plans

Houston City Dance revs up Valentine's Day with a sultry set of dance numbers.

02/12/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

The Story of LBJ Comes Home to Texas

Robert Schenkkan’s hit play All the Way brings the 36th president to the Alley Theatre.

02/05/2016 By Katricia Lang

Theater

LinkedIn Love in the Digital Age

Love and Information, opening at Main Street Theater, examines modern romance through texts, selfies and dating apps.

02/05/2016 By Doni Wilson

Theater

K2: The Story of Two Climbers and Everest's Deadly Sibling

Intricate set design and special effects help bring the frightening atmosphere of the mountain to the main stage.

02/04/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 5–7

La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.

02/03/2016 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Basing Choreography On Love

CORE Performance's latest collection of choreography explores love and being.

02/03/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Theater

All Is Not Well In The Kingdom

Classical Theatre Company looks at women's roles in society with A Doll's House.

01/28/2016 By Jenn Nguyen