More Millennials

Review: Rec Room’s Sender Employs Shock and Sadness to Tell a Millennial Story

The regional premiere of Ike Holter's play features four standout performances and one unpleasant surprise.

10/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

KGB-approved

Describe the Night Dramatizes Creation and Destruction Over Nine Decades

In a world premiere, the Alley Theatre tackles a multi-generation tale of Russian intrigue and drama.

09/29/2017 By Doni Wilson

God Bless

Review: Disgraced Interrogates the Complex Question of How to Be 'American'

4th Wall Theatre Company brings the 2013 Pulitzer winner to Houston.

09/11/2017 By Doni Wilson

One step at a time

Hitchcock Takes the Stage in a Hilarious The 39 Steps

The Alley Theatre offers a high comedy quotient with an adaptation of Hitchcock's film (which was based on a book).

07/28/2017 By Doni Wilson

Tut tuts

Pippin Asks If 'The Extraordinary' Is All It’s Cracked Up to Be

For all its razzle dazzle, this classic musical might be past its prime.

07/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

All Tied Up

Holland Vavra: Part-time Bow Tie Maker, Full-time Pippin Star

The Houston-based actor talks about her role in the upcoming TUTS performance of Pippin and her various side hustles.

07/11/2017 By Doni Wilson

Oldie but a Goodie

Always…Patsy Cline Shines at Stages Once Again

Houston's classic tale of friendship and country music returns to Stages Repertory Theatre.

07/03/2017 By Doni Wilson

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