New Digs

Mildred's Umbrella is Doing Well. Thank You For Asking.

The small theater company announces a location change ahead of new production tackling wellness.

01/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

Wolf Wolf

Peter and the Wolf Ventures into the Houston Zoo

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, alongside Horse Head Theatre and Magpies and Peacocks, will perform Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf inside Houston's animal kingdom.

01/12/2018 By Holly Beretto

Murder o'Clock

Bestselling Author Robert Crais Returns to the Bookstore that Launched His Career

The author of The Wanted will visit Murder by the Book for a signing and discussion of his latest work.

01/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Into the Woods

You Can Now Watch A Hansel and Gretel 'Micro-Opera' in a Simulated Forest

Rec Room, the never-normal venue, opens an intimate, installation-like setting of the classic holiday opera.

12/08/2017 By Holly Beretto

Unsiloed

Watch These Artists Come Together at Sawyer Yards

Just because they work within individual silos doesn't mean they can't collaborate.

12/07/2017 By Holly Beretto

Five's Company

Ballet Not Your Thing? WindSync Offers a Twist on The Nutcracker and Other Favorites

The wind quintet teams up with singers and dancers for a non-traditional holiday program.

12/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

Cry time

Wynonna Judd Wants to Make You Cry

The country juggernaut and her band, The Big Noise, arrives Thursday for an emotional holiday tribute.

12/05/2017 By Holly Beretto

It's Alive!

Back From the Dead: 4th Wall Theatre Company Resurrected by Generous Donation

After a six-figure donation and forthcoming donation drive, the company plans to keep the doors open and hire a managing director.

12/01/2017 By Holly Beretto

Fresh Start

The Spirit of TUTS Underground Resurfaces at Queensbury Theatre

Marley Singletary makes the move to the west Houston company with the same pioneering musical ideas.

11/28/2017 By Holly Beretto

Killing Season

Reckless Offers an Adult Twist on the Usual Christmas Fare

4th Wall Theatre Company resurfaces the dark comedy just in time for the holidays.

11/27/2017 By Holly Beretto

Trump People

Rhinoceros Offers an Absurd Take on 'Trump People'

Catastrophic Theatre resurfaces Eugene Ionesco's 1959 anti-fascist comedy.

11/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

Me gusta leer

What Katherine Paterson Thinks We Can Learn From Cuba

The author of beloved children's books such as Bridge to Terabithia talks her latest—and perhaps last—novel.

11/10/2017 By Holly Beretto

Open Eye

Through the Repellent Fence Will Challenge Your View of the Border

A documentary at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival explores borders and immigration through landscape art.

11/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

Back in my day...

The Manhattan Dolls Bring Nostalgic Music for Troubled Times

“We've had seniors with severe dementia sing every word of every song."

10/25/2017 By Holly Beretto

Opa!

Montrose's Greek Festival is Back, and So Are Those Amazing Dancers

"It’s something that’s so essential to Greek life. You dance at baptisms, at weddings. It connects you to your heritage.”

10/04/2017 By Holly Beretto

Oldie but a goodie

Da Camera Enters its Third Decade with Concerts from the Harlem Quartet

Jazz and Cuban rhythms are the focus Saturday, with an all-Beethoven concert Sunday.

09/20/2017 By Holly Beretto

The Other Harvey

Forget About Harvey and Go See Harvey

An ill-timed A.D. Players production of the classic play has snowballed into a hurricane relief effort.

09/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

Cha-ching

Rec Room Arts Got Some Money. Now, They Want to Give it to You.

A new residency offers Houston an offbeat opportunity for access to a stipend and performance space alongside lessons in operations and logistics.

09/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Onward

On the Horizon: Two New HGO 'Song of Houston' Programs

The aftermath of Harvey addled the Houston Grand Opera, but it will not stop already-in-progress Song of Houston plans.

09/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

Deuces

For its Swan Song, 4th Wall Theatre Company Plans to Go Bold

Money troubles notwithstanding, 4th Wall's final season will feature two timely, uproarious productions.

08/21/2017 By Holly Beretto