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Sugar Land Gets Sweeter Thanks to New Entertainment Venue

Top-notch performers head to Houston's newest arena in 2017.

12/30/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Christmas Cynics and Enthusiasts Will Love The Santaland Diaries

Alley Theatre continues to bring David Sedaris' cringe-worthy experience to life.

12/22/2016 By Nicki Koetting

Dec 16–18

What to Hear, See and Do This Weekend

Day for Night makes noise downtown, the Houston Zoo goes wild with lights and Moody Gardens freezes over.

12/15/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Into the Woods Continues to Captivate

The Tony Award-winning musical comes to life at TUTS.

12/12/2016 By Doni Wilson

Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Much Ado About Nothing Gets a Contemporary Twist

4th Wall Theatre Company adds a modern spin to Shakespeare's beloved comedy.

12/06/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On Pointe

Houston Ballet's New Nutcracker is a Sight to See

Stanton Welch transforms the holiday classic with reimagined costumes, sets and choreography.

11/29/2016 Photography by Amitava Sarkar By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Save The Date

Alley's All-New Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Up-and-coming playwrights strut their latest works at the Alley Theatre this February.

11/28/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Wolf Hall is Royally Impressive

Main Street Theater brings Tudor-inspired tales to the Bayou City.

11/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

Alley Theatre Brings New Life to an Old Ghost Story

Jolly old England comes to Houston in A Christmas Carol.

11/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Stage

HGO Debuts an Operatic Version of It’s a Wonderful Life

The classic holiday tearjerker premieres at the Houston Grand Opera this month.

11/21/2016 By Steve Jansen

Nov 18–20

This Weekend's Top 5 Events

Downtown chalks up colorful street art, the beat goes on at the Menil's newest exhibit and Amy Schumer stops by the Bayou City.

11/17/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

TUTS Triumphs with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This mid-century musical continues to be an all-American classic.

10/28/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis