Wah Wah

TUTS Brings a Confusing Musical Snoopy to the Hobby Center

The onstage talent shines, but the musical fails to do justice to its source material.

06/12/2017 By Doni Wilson

But a Walking Shadow

Cry Havoc! Channels Shakespeare to Grapple With the Ravages of War

Stephan Wolfert uses the stage to discuss the thorny before and after of going to battle.

06/09/2017 By Doni Wilson

Not Bad!

A Musical Freaky Friday Offers High-Energy Hijinks at The Alley Theatre

The classic tale of empathy-by-fire somehow keeps itself fresh in this new musical production.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

BYOTC

Party with Jane Austen All Summer Long at Brazos Bookstore

Break out your parasols and corsets because Jane Austen is coming to Houston.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Review: Why 4th Wall Theatre Company’s Lobby Hero is the Best, Most Relatable Show of the Year

Kenneth Lonergan's 2001 play makes you forget you're not watching real life.

05/25/2017 By Doni Wilson

Windmills!

Review: Ars Lyrica Lends a Musical Tilt to Don Quixote in Season Finale

A sprawling program of period music showcases Cervantes' most enduring work.

05/23/2017 By Doni Wilson

Nothing Is Easy

Review: Luna Gale Twists and Turns Through the Labyrinth of a Social Worker’s Life

Rebecca Gilman's play explores the impossible challenge of knowing what's best for a child.

05/17/2017 By Doni Wilson

A Homecoming

The 5 Browns Wow the Crowd in Houston

The Houston-born phenoms come to town.

05/16/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Front Porch Society Revisits Obama’s Historic Win

Hope, change, and also disillusion.

05/15/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge Has Never Been More Relevant

The Alley Theatre brings new life into the visionary playwright's 1955 work.

05/05/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Dreamgirls Sparkles at the Hobby Center

You can't hurry love—unless it's this musical.

04/07/2017 By Doni Wilson

Sister Act

Stages Repertory Theatre Delivers a Hilarious Dose of Catholic Guilt

Late Nite Catechism is full of hysterical nunsense.

03/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Opposites Distract in Five Course Love at Stages Repertory Theatre

Five first dates, five restaurants, one night: Check please!

03/14/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

An American in Paris Delivers a Reverie of Dance

The beloved musical doesn't miss a beat at the Hobby Center this week.

03/01/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Alley Theatre Delivers a Hauntingly Good Play with Let the Right One In

Part horror story, part romance, this vampire thriller is much more than you'd expect.

02/27/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

My Mañana Comes Delivers Dreams and Disappointments

Stages Repertory Theatre serves a timely play about immigrants and the American dream.

02/17/2017 By Doni Wilson

Theater Review

Copenhagen Mixes Mystery, Science and History at Main Street Theater

Atomic scientists from World War II meet in the afterlife with unresolved questions from the past.

02/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Love Stories Soar in Who Am I This Time?

The romantic play-within-a-play brings Kurt Vonnegut's short stories to life at Stages Repertory Theatre.

01/31/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Don't Miss This WWII Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare's famed comedy gets a 20th century facelift at Main Street Theater.

01/03/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Into the Woods Continues to Captivate

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

12/12/2016 By Doni Wilson