Gabriel Allon

The New Girl is Daniel Silva's 'Brilliant' New Thriller

The best-selling author talks his latest Gabriel Allon book, a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of Saudi-Russian entanglement.

07/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

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

Spooky

Katherine Howe's Writing Is Bewitching

The Houston-born author of The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs returns to Murder by the Book for a signing.

07/01/2019 By Holly Beretto

Redo

Rain Won't Stop This Weekend's Rescheduled Asiafest

"We’re really trying to give people the sense of being able to travel without leaving their backyard.”

06/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

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

rub the lamp

Have We Reached Peak Aladdin? This Genie Says 'No'

As the Broadway version rolls into Houston, Major Attaway is ready to surprise you with his role.

06/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

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Is That Tina Turner at Rainbow on the Green? Or Roxanne Collins?

Ahead of Friday's event, we talk to the drag veteran about the evolution of drag, her relationship to Houston Pride, and why Tina endures.

06/20/2019 By Holly Beretto

Peanuts

You Asked, Main Street Listened: Charlie Brown is Back for Summer

The company says You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown felt like a natural summer show.

06/10/2019 By Holly Beretto

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The Long and Short of Literal's Annual Film Festival

This year's Literally Short Film Festival brings 33 short films from 15 countries.

06/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Tangle-whomst?!

Texas Music Festival Celebrates Three Decades and Counting

The summertime powerhouse kicks off next week in The Woodlands.

05/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

New Hanna

The Merry Widow Returns to Houston Ballet with a New Face

Jessica Collado makes her debut in the title role.

05/29/2019 By Holly Beretto

My shot

Spamilton Is the Hamilton Spoof You've Been Waiting For

The parody story of America then, told by America now.

05/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Thump Thump

One Heart and Three Patients: Who Gets to Live?

The God Committee at A.D. Players addresses the Gordian moral knot involved in organ transplants.

05/16/2019 By Holly Beretto

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story

When Is Someone Else's Story Off Limits?

Donald Margulies's Collected Stories explores the manners and morals of being a writer.

05/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Remount

Coppélia Comes Back to the Wortham

Houston Ballet brings back the Nutcracker-adjacent story for the first time in a long time.

05/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Publishers Clearing House

This New Site Compiles Houston's Literary Scene into One Place

ReadHouston.com wants to be your one-stop shop for independent bookstores.

05/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

Daughters and Sons

Tackling the School-to-Prison Pipeline on Stage

Pipeline at the Ensemble confronts the everyday reality for so many African American students.

05/07/2019 By Holly Beretto

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Relatively Speaking Will Prioritize Farce Over Drama

Main Street Theater wanted to produce a good comedy, so they looked back half a century.

05/03/2019 By Holly Beretto