Can't Scrooge This Up

The Alley's A Christmas Carol Is a Family Affair for the Cratchits

Actors playing the family of Scrooge's beleaguered clerk have their own kids in the show.

12/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Feliz Navidad

HGO's Christmas Opera Celebrates the Yuletide in Mexico

El Milagro del Recuerdo, a prequel to the hit mariachi opera, recalls the past.

12/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Preview

Opera in the Heights Offers a Beloved Story for the Christmas Season

Amahl and the Night Visitors get a visit from the Magi.

12/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

The Play's the Thing

FemFest Showcases a New Collaboration for Mildred’s Umbrella

The weekend festival spotlights female Israeli playwrights through a new partnership with the Israeli Consulate and the Evelyn R. Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

12/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Of Christmas and Chaos

Main Street Theater's Best Christmas Pageant Ever Gets the Spirit of the Season

This youth production channels the joy and craziness of the most wonderful time of the year.

12/05/2019 By Holly Beretto

A Sugarplum of a Show

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker​ Is Just As Enchanting As Ever

This is Stanton Welch’s Christmas gift to Houston.

12/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hotline Bling

No Reservations About the Alley’s Fully Committed

This one-man show set in the world of an exclusive restaurant is just what you need for the holidays.

12/04/2019 By Doni Wilson

Blast Off

The Houston Symphony’s ​Ad Astra​ Gets a World Premiere

Composer-in-residence Jimmy López Bellido writes an homage to NASA.

12/03/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Theater Preview

Baby Screams Miracle Is a Classic Catastrophic Experience

This Clare Barron play is challenging, odd, and often funny—exactly the kind of show Catastrophic Theatre gravitates toward.

12/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

How The Beacon Is Helping Houston's Homeless, By the Numbers

This year's Come to the Table fundraiser is rescheduled (thanks, Imelda) for December 3.

12/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

Meet Houston’s 12-Year-Old DJ Prodigy

DJ Maddy Rose is blowing up, and she’s in seventh grade.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Bayougraphy

Norie Guthrie Is Preserving Houston’s Folk Scene One Reel at a Time

Meet Rice University’s fascinating special collections librarian.

12/01/2019 By Dianna Wray

Santaaaaaaaa!

Buddy Comes to Hobby Center with TUTS’ Elf: The Musical

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

12/01/2019 By Chris Gray

Thanksgiving Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1

Holiday lights, festive shows, and all kinds of perfectly good reasons to leave your house post-turkey.

11/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Cold Night, Warm Hearts

Houston Methodist's Rendezvous of the Century Pulls $9.5 Million—and a Hamilton Star

The iconic hospital's centennial gala drew more than 2,500 guests to Minute Maid Park.

11/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Doing Good, Deliciously

The Alliance's 3rd Annual United We Dine Fundraiser Brings Houston's Rich Diversity to Life

The organization serves refugees, immigrants, and underserved communities in Houston.

11/28/2019 By Cameron Wallace

Theatrical Sensibilities

Main Street Theater’s The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley Is an Engaging Holiday Production

Ring in the holidays, Jane Austen-style.

11/27/2019 By Doni Wilson

Not Your Grandmother's Jane Austen

Main Street Theater's The Wickhams Focuses on the Family

This Yuletide sequel explores what happens below stairs when the Wickhams come for Christmas.

11/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

'Tis the Season

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker ​Returns to the Stage

Andrew Vecseri performs as The Prince for the first time.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Doing the Most

Dylan Godwin Stars in ​the Alley Theatre's One-Man Show

Celebrate the holidays with Fully Committed.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez