Best Dressed

The Costume Connection is Here to Save Your Theater's Wardrobe

A new arts non-profit collaboration offers small and mid-sized theater companies access to shared costume resources.

04/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mad (Wo)Men

Review: Daisy Examines the Power of Persuasion at Main Street Theater

Confusing portions aside, this regional premiere proves the ongoing relevance of one infamous campaign ad.

04/02/2018 By Doni Wilson

Parallels

Daisy at Main Street Theater Tells a 1960s Story that Sounds Eerily Familiar

The upcoming production captures the political moment that birthed a still-relevant LBJ attack ad.

03/28/2018 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

How a Houstonian and Her Kid Beat Almost Everyone to Hamilton

Carmen Abrego and her son weren't about to miss their shot.

03/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

Theater

A Basketball Musical? Why Not, Says Catastrophic Theatre

Rockets GM Daryl Morey loves theater; Catastrophic Theatre artistic director Jason Nodler loves basketball. Is it just us, or was a collaboration inevitable?

03/28/2018 By Chris Gray

Bard Knock Life

A Female-Led Henry V Goes Up At Rice's Annual BakerShake

What's technically Houston's oldest Shakespeare festival puts its own twist on the Bard's classic history play.

03/27/2018 By Kaylee Dusang

Uncertainty

This 'Event' Marries Cunningham, Cage, and Johns

Work from a triumvirate of 20th century artistic giants converges on the Menil Collection's Dan Flavin Installation.

03/21/2018 By Sydney Boyd

All smiles

Review: Bright Star Offers a Dim Ray of Musical Sunshine

The aggressively pleasant TUTS musical delivers wonderful stagecraft and performances atop a mediocre musical foundation.

03/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

I See You

Sean Aaron Carmon Explains Why Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Is So Important

"When you don’t see anyone that resembles you doing the things that you’re training to do, it is disheartening and disappointing."

03/12/2018 By David Clarke

Whoa

A Midsummer Night's Dream Like You've Never Seen Before

Cameron Alexander reimagines the tired Shakespeare classic as part of the Rec Rooms six-week residency festival.

03/07/2018 By Holly Beretto

Have a Ball

ICYMI: Houston Ballet Ball Serves Swan Lake Glamour

Despite being displaced after Harvey, the Ballet saw its largest, most successful ball yet last month.

03/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Shove it up your....

Review: A One-Man Show Illustrates the Many Sides of Louis Armstrong

Satchmo at the Waldorf deconstructs the legacy of the famous jazz musician to suggest a more complicated story.

03/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Tulle Makes Everything Prettier

Get an Up-Close Look at the Ballet's Most Treasured Tutus

The "From Stitch to Stage" exhibit gives Houston Ballet-goers a chance to revel at seven of the most fabulous costumes.

02/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

rock 'n' roll

Review: We Frickin' Love Simone Gundy

If you see TUTS' production of rock 'n' roll musical Memphis, do it for the singer's outstanding performance.

02/23/2018 By Doni Wilson

deep breath

Take a Deep Breath at the Rothko Chapel

Transitory Sound and Movement Collective takes over the Rothko Chapel Tuesday to explore "the dynamics and subtleties of what life is at its essence."

02/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

a real lady

Review: Stages Reminds Us of Ann Richards, That Old Texas Treasure

Sally Edmundson resurrects the feisty Democratic politician in a memorable, superlative performance at Stages.

02/19/2018 By Doni Wilson

Lioness

When a Woman Wants to Be a Lion...

Chana Porter's Leap and the Net Will Appear premieres at Catastrophic Theatre amid a roar of buzz.

02/09/2018 By Holly Beretto

Nothing Changes

Classical Theatre's An Enemy of the People Offers Old Answers to Current Affairs

“This play is coming up on being 150 years old, and it could’ve been written last week.”

02/08/2018 By Holly Beretto

Robot Love

Robot Puppets Will Soon Invade Jones Hall

Nufonia Must Fall takes shape as “a live silent film" telling the story of an antiquated robot who falls in love with his master.

02/07/2018 By Chris Becker

Raising the bar

Catching Up With Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director

We talk his first season, ask what he hopes to accomplish, and attempt to determine next season's mystery production.

02/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney