sisters will sister

What Makes Crimes of the Heart So Compelling? The Women.

“These women have been through terrible things, and they’re hard to talk to about. But this is also a funny play in many ways. They laugh through the tragedy.”

04/12/2019 By Holly Beretto

A Tale of America

Ragtime's Renewed Relevance Will Be Clear at TUTS

"This is a hell of a story to be telling now," says director Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

04/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Fight Night

Actors Square Up for The Royale at Rec Room

Based on the life of Jack Johnson, the award-winning play will test the limits of its performers and audience.

04/04/2019 By Holly Beretto

Secret Walls

Who Will Win This Mural Battle?

Two teams will face off in a live mural painting competition this Saturday at Market Square Park.

04/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Nuit Blanche

An All-Night Festival of Light and Art Comes Downtown

“It combines beautiful works and beautiful settings, and the way the festival is designed, you are free to explore it in your own way, at your own pace.”

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Tag Team

A Chamber Piece So Difficult, the Composer Says It's Too Hard for Him to Play

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra tackles James Stephenson's frenetic "Chase Sequence."

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

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