Performing Arts

Concert of Arias Helps Break the Glass Ceiling for Tomorrow’s Opera Stars

The Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers is set to kick off at the Wortham Theater Center stage.

01/19/2022 By Holly Beretto

Winter Wonderland

Opera Based on Children's Book Makes Its World Premiere

The new production is based on an Ezra Jack Keats book about an African-American character.

12/13/2021 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

Texas Native Simone Gundy Stars in Sister Act at TUTS

From Todrick Hall's Straight Outta Oz to The Voice, Gundy is a performing arts star.

11/11/2021 By Holly Beretto

NEWS

The Ensemble Theatre’s New Managing Director Is Ready for What’s Next

Native Texan and lover of the arts, Sharon Samuel is taking the historic Houston theater to new heights.

10/19/2021 By Holly Beretto

NEWS

Lawndale Art Center’s New Executive Director Looks Toward the Future

Craft scholar and former MFAH curator Anna Walker begins her tenure on November 1.

10/13/2021 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

Preview: Rock of Ages Premieres at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston

Tickets for the 1980s inspired jukebox music are available through October 17.

10/06/2021 By Holly Beretto

Reviving a classic

Preview: My Fair Lady Kicks Off Its 2021 U.S. Tour in Houston

The nationally lauded Broadway production wrapped up its Houston debut last week.

09/21/2021 By Holly Beretto

WAR AND POLITICS

TEATRX Presents a Touring Production of Sonia Flew in Houston

The local Latinx theatre company kicks off its fall season with a post-9/11 family drama.

09/03/2021 By Holly Beretto

Breaking Ground

Ensemble Theatre Helps Found New Black Theater Alliance

The National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners will aid the Houston company’s mission of helping Black voices take center stage.

06/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

Deal with the Devil

Johnny and the Devil’s Box Is a New Take on a Familiar Story

A.D. Players’s theatrical spin on “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and Appalachian folk tales will be available online through July 4.

06/21/2021 By Holly Beretto

Candy Coated

HGO's Hansel and Gretel Takes a Colorful Approach to a Bayou-Set Fairy Tale

The take on Humperdinck’s opera, which is available online through June 27, combines live singing with stunning animated backgrounds.

05/28/2021 By Holly Beretto

Do, Re, Mi

Sing Along to the Sound of Music This Weekend

Houston Grand Opera's outdoor show at TDECU Stadium is bringing "a sense of healing and peace" to fans on Saturday.

05/06/2021 By Holly Beretto

Liftoff

A.D. Players at the George Launches Apollo 8

The first play in the company's 2021 Metzler New Works Festival showcases awe and triumph.

04/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

To celebrate or not to celebrate

5 Things to Know about Rienzi's Super Rare Copy of Shakespeare’s Works

We chatted with MFAH about the "Second Folio" ahead of their joint birthday bash for the Bard with Main Street Theater.

04/22/2021 By Holly Beretto

Stop the World

See a Houston Love Story in Come From Away

The Broadway darling arrives at the Hobby Center with a tale that involves the Bayou City.

03/02/2020 By Holly Beretto

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto

Girl Power

Catastrophic Theatre’s Fefu and Her Friends Tells a Tale of Sisterhood

The avant-garde play by María Irene Fornés tackles themes of identity and female friendship.

02/17/2020 By Holly Beretto

Familiar Face

Former Houston Actress Makes National Tour Debut in Jersey Boys

Connor Lyon plays 16 different characters in the Tony-winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

02/05/2020 By Holly Beretto

Love Conquers All

The Band's Visit Focuses on Love and Music, Not Politics

The 2017 surprise Broadway smash makes its way to the Hobby Center with a Middle Eastern flair.

01/28/2020 By Holly Beretto