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

Opera

Review: Houston Grand Opera's Götterdämmerung is a Masterful Tour de Force

HGO concludes the fourth and final installment of the Der Ring des Nibelungen series with epic performances.

04/24/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Opera

A Carousel for Adults at Wortham

A review of Houston Grand Opera's final show of the season.

04/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Off-Broadway Play Making Its Way to Alley Theatre

Alley Theatre's latest production, Grounded, focuses on modern warfare and the toll it takes on soldiers home and abroad.

04/04/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Opera

World Premiere of Prince of Players in March

HGO premieres a story of gender politics in the Shakespearean stage world.

03/02/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dance

Using Stories to Tell for the American Experience

Open Dance Project uses diverse storytelling to depict the sense between individualism and community in America.

02/15/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Performance Dance

Frame Dance Creates Drift Using Art and Tech

This contemporary dance company dives into a unique exploration to create a new kind of performance piece.

01/25/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Dance

Curtain Call

UH's Emerging Choreographers Showcase shines a spotlight on life after college.

11/27/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

Ain't We Got Fun?

New dance company Open Dance Project debuts with a focus on the marathon craze of the Roaring Twenties

10/05/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Opera

From Sketch to Stage

A behind-the-seams look at HGO's costume department

09/24/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

To The Moon and Back Again

HGOco premieres O Columbia, the first of three Houston-themed operas.

09/18/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Opera

Slip The Surly Bonds of Earth

HGO composer Gregory Spears talks his latest piece O Columbia, a tale of discovery and wonderment.

09/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 11-13

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company performs at Wortham, Houston Fine Art Fair returns to NRG Park, HGO previews its new season with its Studio Showcase, Joshua Bell plays with the Symphony, and Ars Lyrica presents Autumn Hunt

09/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

Year in Revue

HGO offers forthcoming highlights from new season with Studio Showcase.

09/01/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

A Storm is Coming

NobleMotion set to showcase works both new and old with Storm Front.

08/21/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Museum News

Homeward Bound

Josef Helfenstein, Director of the Menil Collection, leaves Houston for Switzerland's Kunstmuseum Basel.

06/30/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

opera

Review: Sweeney Todd, the Not-Demonic-Enough Barber of Fleet Street

Houston Grand Opera's production of the Stephen Sondheim classic captures the musical's humor, but misses the menace.

04/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

opera

Review: HGO's Christmas Carol Deserves Lump of Coal

This opera made us want to go "Bah! Humbug!"

12/08/2014 By Sydney Boyd