Review

TUTS Serves Up A 'Brightly Dazzling' Beauty and the Beast That Looks Like Houston

Twenty-five years after it started here, the Disney classic delights again onstage.

12/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Sugar 'N Spice

Hansel & Gretel Proves Itself A 'Delightful, Deranged' Hit

The Rec Room twist on the 19th-century classic is a holiday treat.

12/10/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mischief managed

Potted Potter Proves Harry’s Story Still Has Legs

The wildly popular work of J.K. Rowling comes to the Hobby Center this December.

12/07/2018 By Holly Beretto

A Tale As Old As Time

Beauty and the Beast Returns to Houston

The blockbuster musical premiered with TUTS back in 1993. Now it's back for a victory lap.

12/04/2018 By Holly Beretto

'voodoo, all that stuff'

AR Baumann's Nick Noelle Takes on the Big Easy

The Houston-born jack of all trades is back with her new mystery novel, Thicker Than Blood.

12/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Double Double X

Jane Austen: Two Ways, Two Stages

Separate local theater companies mount back-to-back stories about the Bennet sisters for the holidays.

11/28/2018 By Holly Beretto

Dec. 1

At Mildred's Umbrella, Terrence McNally's 'Story of Loss and Reconciliation'

Mildred's Umbrella mounts a special staged reading to coincide with World AIDS Day.

11/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

3-in-1

Stages Bets on Three Times the Holiday Fun

We break down Stages' jam-packed schedule.

11/21/2018 By Holly Beretto

Every time a bell rings

It's A Wonderful Life Like You've Never Heard Before

A.D. Players remixes the holiday classic with Joe Landry’s It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

11/20/2018 By Holly Beretto

Twice as nice

The Ensemble Seeks Connection with Two Pearl Cleage Staged Readings

We talk with the playwright about the "cross-pollination" happening across theater.

11/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Concerts

An Orchestra Where Female Composers Are the Rule, Not the Exception

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents two programs focused on works by women.

11/15/2018 By Holly Beretto

Outside in

A New Season Takes Flight at METdance

The Houston dance company present four works by dynamic choreographers.

11/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

'90s Kids

First Suburb Revisits the '90s Suburban Idyll

Spoiler: Things in this Catastrophic Theatre world premiere are not as perfect as they seem.

11/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Angel of Music

Review: Phantom Still Hits (Most) of the High Notes

Andrew Lloyd Webber's '80s blockbuster dazzles as ever.

11/13/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mother Knows Best

With Agrippina, Ars Lyrica Gets a Handel on Opera

The group presents the Baroque masterpiece for its first full-length opera production.

11/12/2018 By Holly Beretto

Angel of Music

Jordan Craig Comes Home in The Phantom of the Opera

The Broadway smash returns to Houston with one of our own in a leading role.

11/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Book people

Rachel Kadish Comes to Talk Tolerance

The buzzy author of The Weight of Ink speaks Monday at the ERJCC Book & Arts Festival.

11/05/2018 By Holly Beretto

Windfall

Diana of Dobson's Tests its Fortunes at Chelsea Market

A Mildred's Umbrella-Classical Theatre crossover reading resurrects the little-known 1908 play that inspired none other than Queen Latifah.

10/31/2018 By Holly Beretto

Wicked Stuff

Review: The Wiz Shines Bright in All Its Emerald Glory

The TUTS production is a satisfying crowd pleaser.

10/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

No boring books

Jason Reynolds Isn't Here to Waste Your Time

The author of Lu explains why he's here to validate young readers, not bore them.

10/24/2018 By Holly Beretto