Wings

Review: Swan Lake Soars into Jones Hall

Houston Ballet's season closer channels the Tchaikovsky classic to dazzle and delight.

06/25/2018 By Doni Wilson

Resilience

Houston Ballet Puts a Cap on Its Hurricane Exile with Play

As it closes out its year away from the Wortham, the downtown company performs a mixed repertory program devoted to resilience.

06/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Pink Flamingo

Review: Fun, Fun, Fun at Stages' The Great American Trailer Park Musical

"Just because a place might be low-rent doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of high drama."

05/07/2018 By Doni Wilson

All in the Family

Review: The Revisionist Offers a Timely Confrontation With Family and Memory

A co-production between Stages and the ERJCC, Jesse Eisenberg's 2013 play arrives at the perfect moment.

04/13/2018 By Doni Wilson

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

The New West

Review: Liberty Valance Revives the Tired Western Genre for an Unexpected Stage Success

A new production breathes life into played-out tropes.

05/30/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

Review

Houston Ballet's Cinderella Enchants in This Novel Retelling

From page to stage, Stanton Welch brings his original spellbinding production back to the Wortham Center.

03/03/2017 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

Review

Giselle Takes Center Stage at Wortham Theater

Houston Ballet's newest production is a tour de force.

06/10/2016 By Doni Wilson

Early Music

Homage to the Sun King

Ars Lyrica tips a cap to France's King Louis XIV and his love for the arts.

11/13/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

From The Top Rope!

Stages Repertory Theatre's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity body slams race, society and the American Dream.

10/12/2015 By Katricia Lang

Ballet

A Reckless Path

Houston Ballet Principal Yuriko Kajiya takes on love, lust and betrayal in Manon.

09/08/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Dance

Pointes East

Asia Society Texas premieres Japanese-based ballet Tsuru.

06/23/2015 By Adam Castañeda

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5–7

Featuring Usher, the Radio City Rockettes, and a festival devoted to the theremin.

12/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 7–9

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

03/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 21–23

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

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy