Dec. 1

At Mildred's Umbrella, Terrence McNally's 'Story of Loss and Reconciliation'

Mildred's Umbrella mounts a special staged reading to coincide with World AIDS Day.

11/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

3-in-1

Stages Bets on Three Times the Holiday Fun

We break down Stages' jam-packed schedule.

11/21/2018 By Holly Beretto

Every time a bell rings

It's A Wonderful Life Like You've Never Heard Before

A.D. Players remixes the holiday classic with Joe Landry’s It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

11/20/2018 By Holly Beretto

Twice as nice

The Ensemble Seeks Connection with Two Pearl Cleage Staged Readings

We talk with the playwright about the "cross-pollination" happening across theater.

11/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Concerts

An Orchestra Where Female Composers Are the Rule, Not the Exception

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents two programs focused on works by women.

11/15/2018 By Holly Beretto

Outside in

A New Season Takes Flight at METdance

The Houston dance company present four works by dynamic choreographers.

11/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

'90s Kids

First Suburb Revisits the '90s Suburban Idyll

Spoiler: Things in this Catastrophic Theatre world premiere are not as perfect as they seem.

11/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Angel of Music

Review: Phantom Still Hits (Most) of the High Notes

Andrew Lloyd Webber's '80s blockbuster dazzles as ever.

11/13/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mother Knows Best

With Agrippina, Ars Lyrica Gets a Handel on Opera

The group presents the Baroque masterpiece for its first full-length opera production.

11/12/2018 By Holly Beretto

Angel of Music

Jordan Craig Comes Home in The Phantom of the Opera

The Broadway smash returns to Houston with one of our own in a leading role.

11/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Book people

Rachel Kadish Comes to Talk Tolerance

The buzzy author of The Weight of Ink speaks Monday at the ERJCC Book & Arts Festival.

11/05/2018 By Holly Beretto

Windfall

Diana of Dobson's Tests its Fortunes at Chelsea Market

A Mildred's Umbrella-Classical Theatre crossover reading resurrects the little-known 1908 play that inspired none other than Queen Latifah.

10/31/2018 By Holly Beretto

Wicked Stuff

Review: The Wiz Shines Bright in All Its Emerald Glory

The TUTS production is a satisfying crowd pleaser.

10/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

No boring books

Jason Reynolds Isn't Here to Waste Your Time

The author of Lu explains why he's here to validate young readers, not bore them.

10/24/2018 By Holly Beretto

Starving Artists

For HGO's La bohème, A Familiar Face for a Familiar Opera

Nicole Heaston returns to Houston for her first Mimi.

10/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

💀

Retablos Take Over MECA for a Special Exhibition

Community artists take a stab at the traditional Mexican devotional artwork.

10/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

double double x

At Murder by the Book, Two Women 'Who Aren’t Afraid to Jump Into the Fray'

Authors DiAnn Mills and Lindsay Emory explain why their novels must always have 'strong women, strong roles.'

10/10/2018 By Holly Beretto

Gettin' Crafty

Signs, Screws, and Scraps: This Is CraftTexas 2018

The biennial juried exhibition returns to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

10/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Domecoming

The Original Greek Festival Has a Big, Shiny Surprise

Yes, there will be wine and baklava. But have you seen the new cathedral?

10/02/2018 By Holly Beretto

School's out...forever

An Underperforming School Is About to Close. What Does that Mean for a Community?

Ike Holter's Exit Strategy will offer answers at the Rec Room.

09/25/2018 By Holly Beretto