Theater

Review: Into the Woods Brings Fantasy Down to Earth

Brilliant new production of classic musical converts even a die-hard Sondheim-phobe.

02/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Theater

Review: Freud's Last Session and the Hierarchy of Bigness

An imagined conversation between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis focuses more on metaphysics than personality.

01/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 31–Feb 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

01/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: The Passenger's Difficult Yet Important Journey

New Houston Grand Opera production of 1968 Holocaust opera stuns with its power and passion.

01/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–26

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01/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Theater

TUTS Announces 2014–2015 Season

From old chestnuts like The Music Man and Victor/Victoria to contemporary Broadway hits like Kinky Boots, the new season of Theatre Under the Stars has something for everyone.

01/20/2014 By Scott Vogel

Theater

Review: Other Desert Cities

New Alley production of Pulitzer Prize–winning play hampered by dated references, flimsy caricatures.

01/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend (MLK Day Edition): Jan 17–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

01/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 10–12

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

01/08/2014 By Michael Hardy

Preview

Spring Arts Preview

From the FotoFest Biennial to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, there's something for everyone in the next few months.

01/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 3–5

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

01/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

HGO Remembers a Forgotten Russian Opera

Mieczyslaw Weinberg, composer of The Passenger, never lived to see it performed.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Musical

Review: 50 Shades! The Musical

Our fearless critic endures Climax cocktails, rabid fans, and terrible jokes to report on the E.L. James parody.

12/23/2013 By Scott Vogel

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 20–22

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

12/18/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 6–8

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

12/04/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: November 22-24

A new film from the Coen brothers, a play about a marriage so terrible it’ll probably last forever, and opera featuring an old Italian fool.

11/21/2013 By Dan Derozier

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 15–17

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11/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

Pointe of Reentry

Even after retirement, one Houston Ballet dancer finds that the beat goes on.

10/31/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Todd Spoth

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 1–3

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/30/2013 By Michael Hardy

Theater

Review: Venus in Fur

David Ives’s celebrated, Tony award-winning comedy brings sadomasochism to the Alley.

10/21/2013 By Scott Vogel