notorious

Ars Lyrica Continues to Stretch Itself with San Giovanni Battista

The early music ensemble will tackle an ambitious Baroque composition this weekend.

03/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

Go rams

Angela Grovey Feels Right at Home in The Play That Goes Wrong

The Houston native plays Annie in the touring production of the Broadway hit, now on at the Hobby Center.

03/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

Temp Job

Mildred's Umbrella Brings Hunchback to the Alley

The homeless theater company continues its season downtown with Charise Castro Smith’s The Hunchback of Seville.

03/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

Bayou Stories

Houston Is a Character in the New Kathi Appelt Book

The Newberry-winning author enters the YA fiction realm with Angel Thieves.

03/19/2019 By Holly Beretto

ghost stories

The Weir Might Be the Break You Deserve

Main Street Theater brings back Conor McPherson's play as a simple reprieve from our noisy world.

03/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Feed Me

Little Shop of Horrors Returns to Stages in a Big Way

"What would you do to achieve your desires? Not what kind of hard work or planning, but what deals with the devil do we make with ourselves, what principles would we compromise?"

03/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Not Disney

Russia Infiltrates the Hobby Center

The touring production of Anastasia arrives for a charming musical that is "hope personified."

02/28/2019 By Holly Beretto

work-life balance

Family or Career? Rapture, Blister, Burn Suggests There Is No Right Answer

Gina Gionfriddo’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist tackles the question of a lifetime at 4th Wall.

02/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

Grief

You've Lost Your Child to Gun Violence. Now What?

On the Exhale at the Rec Room will explore "a uniquely American crisis."

02/19/2019 By Holly Beretto

NSFW

This Play Is Not Safe for Work

Lucy Kirkwood's rollicking pan of the media industry, millennial experience, and more opens this week at Stages.

02/14/2019 By Holly Beretto

Curtain Call

This Month, Remember the Unsung Shakespearean Greats

African American History Month at Harris County Public Libraries celebrate the community's contribution to American life, from Shakespeare to jazz and beyond.

02/14/2019 By Holly Beretto

weeeeeewooooo

This Theremin Concert Should Sound Out-of-This-World

After all, the Apollo Chamber Players sought out the best player. Literally.

02/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

history made, history remembered

You Can Watch Gone with the Wind Come Together Live at the ERJCC

Moonlight and Magnolias is the first homegrown production in the J’s theater season in nearly two decades.

02/11/2019 By Holly Beretto

Hugo Marston

Mark Pryor Bring Paris Intrigue to Houston

The lawyer-author visits Murder by the Book for a reading of The Book Artist.

02/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

Barmaid Pirates

Shakespearean Theater Takes to the High Seas With G.I. Joe in Tow

Classical Theatre Company presents a whimsical, updated take on Thomas Heywood's The Fair Maid of the West.

02/07/2019 By Holly Beretto

DNA PLAY

Watch the Family Drama of Uncharted Play Out in a Heights Bungalow

A new play from Landing Theatre mixes a sperm-donor surprise and experiential theater.

02/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Empty Calories

Review: Waitress Is Sweet, But Not Filling

The Broadway hit delights until you reach the saccharin aftertaste.

01/30/2019 By Holly Beretto

Pie Time

Waitress Serves Up a Slice of Life at the Hobby Center

The Broadway hit comes to Houston.

01/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

paw-some times

Bear Witness to This Revamped Peter and the Wolf

A Houston Zoo–ROCO partnership brings the Prokofiev classic to an expanded black bear habitat.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Color study

The Pearl Fishers Might Be the Most Colorful Opera You'll Ever See

Designer Zandra Rhodes and tenor Lawrence Brownlee tell us about HGO's eye-popping Bizet production.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto