Fall Arts

A Chorus Line Assembles Once More

The groundbreaking look behind the curtain opens TUTS season this week.

09/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Giselle Tells a Story of Love Personified

Houston Ballet Principals Yuriko Kajiya and Connor Walsh enchant at the helm of the season opener.

09/09/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Theater

At the Alley Theatre, Making Sure Theatergoers Never Feel In the Dark

Plus, six can’t-miss shows this season.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Opera

At Houston Grand Opera, Ensuring There Are No Bad Hair Days

Plus, four outstanding operas to take in this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Dance

At the Houston Ballet, Giving Dancers the Floor, and Much More

Plus, the performances we're psyched to see this season.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

It's Back to School with Sister at Stages

Denise Fennell proves again why this summertime show is worth the ticket.

08/23/2019 By Doni Wilson

not ringling bros.

This Circus Tells the Story of Taiwan

Formosa Circus Art brings a Taiwanese twist on what you might expect at the circus.

08/23/2019 By Holly Beretto

Seasons of Love

Rent May Be Two Decades Old, But It's Still 'All About Love'

An all-new cast debuts this week as the touring production opens in Houston.

07/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Summer Drama

Houston Shakespeare Festival Returns with 'Skills,' 'Courage,' and 'Bravado'

The free summer tradition returns to Miller Outdoor this weekend with Julius Caesar and As You Like It.

07/30/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

La frontera

La Madre Valiente Brings Her Cause to notsuoH

Part punk rock musical, part radio play, Amalia Ortiz's Canción Cannibal Cabaret is a call to action.

07/29/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Review

Private Lives is the Highbrow Jerry Springer Re-Run We've Always Wanted

At Main Street Theater, Noel Coward's period play offers a delicious glimpse into one couple's over-the-top personal drama.

07/26/2019 By Doni Wilson

murder

Review: Melrose Has Us On Board with Murder on the Orient Express

The Alley's new artistic leader directs a wonderful Christie whodunit.

07/26/2019 By Doni Wilson

Star Cross'd

Turns Out Online Opera Is a Good Idea

Houston Grand Opera's Shakespeare-inspired web series picked up a Telly Award.

07/23/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

The Doyle and Debbie Show Shakes it Up at Stages

Put on your cowboy boots and two-step your way to the theater, where you will never think of country music in quite the same way again.

07/19/2019 By Doni Wilson

Buckle Up

Mildred's Umbrella Serves Up Summer Theater à la Carte

The rapid-fire, experimental Museum of Dysfunction XI brings 40 performers and roughly 20 directors together for two weekends of performances.

07/17/2019 By Holly Beretto

New beginnings

Hercule Poirot Returns to the Alley

The famed detective returns in a new version of Murder on the Orient Express and the first production from new Artistic Director Rob Melrose.

07/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

Opera

The Mikado Goes Topsy Turvy

Gilbert & Sullivan's problematic favorite gets another version in Houston.

07/10/2019 By Holly Beretto

Wunderkind

Maurielle McGarvey Is the Future

The youngest playwright ever to work on Rec Room's stage, the 18-year-old HSPVA grad will premiere a new version of Woyzeck.

07/09/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Essay

For Me, Aladdin Has Always Been Complicated. I'm Finally OK With That.

On the occasion of Houston's Aladdin obsession, one writer looks at the story as a way to process her identity.

06/28/2019 By Ivanka Perez

vroom vroom

Speeding Motorcycle Makes Its Catastrophic Return

The company's 2006 weirdo rock opera is updated and ready to convert another generation to the music of Daniel Johnston.

06/26/2019 By Holly Beretto