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

Never Forget

Main Street Theater’s Production of The Diary of Anne Frank Offers a Study in Faith

The production will be accompanied by special programming on the dangers of discrimination.

01/26/2020 By Holly Beretto

Hear, Hear

Houston Chamber Choir Presents 21st Annual Hear the Future Festival

While the Choir hosts its yearly showcase, its founder and artistic director will be at the Grammys.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

A Love Triangle for the (Modern) Ages

Houston Grand Opera's La Favorite Brings a Favorite Performer Back to the Bayou City

World-renowned mezzo Jamie Barton takes on the title role in the Houston premiere of Donizetti's rarely-performed opera.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

Ready to Remember?

Stages Opens New Space With Production of The Fantasticks

The repertory theatre is re-staging an old favorite as its inaugural show in the Gordy.

01/24/2020 By Holly Beretto

OLD MEETS NEW

New MATCH Exhibition Showcases a Modern Twist on Byzantine Iconography

The art exhibition features artist Joni Zavitsanos' mixed media pieces alongside her father's more classical interpretations.

01/23/2020 By Holly Beretto

New Play

Ensemble Theatre's The Green Book Offers Weighty Subjects With Uplifting Message

The play, which is not connected to the Oscar-winning film, makes its regional premiere.

01/21/2020 By Holly Beretto

Truth Hurts

Go See the Latest Play at 4th Wall Theatre Company

Two couples face the truth about mortality and illness in 'The Realistic Joneses.'

01/16/2020 By Holly Beretto

Put on your Sunday Clothes

Hello, Dolly Breezes into the Hobby Center

Analise Leaming's Irene Malloy is more than a mere ingenue and ready to learn from the titular Yonkers matchmaker.

01/07/2020 By Holly Beretto

Back-in-the-Swing-of-Things Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 3-5

The flurry of the holidays is over, and many of us are (reluctantly) getting back to our routines.

01/03/2020 By Holly Beretto

Picture Perfect

Norman Rockwell: American Freedom Puts Americana on Display at MFAH

The exhibit of loaned pieces marks the museum's first major showing of Rockwell's works.

12/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Get Anime-ted

Enter the World of Kabuki Art Via the Asia Society's Tsuruya Kōkei Exhibit

Explore the Kabuki woodblock roots of Japanese pop art.

12/30/2019 By Holly Beretto