'90s Kids

First Suburb Revisits the '90s Suburban Idyll

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

7:00am By Holly Beretto

Mix and match

What If There Were a ClassPass for the Arts?

A revamped subscription platform may be the best way for Houston arts lovers to sample the scene.

09/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide 2018

TUTS Celebrates Its 50th Birthday With a New Take on a Classic

Plus, six can't-miss shows this season.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

crazy good

Strap In For Yet Another Over-the-Top Field Trip with Tamarie Cooper

The Catastrophic Theatre associate director calls this year's edition of her near-annual summer musical "a field trip through my existential crisis."

06/29/2018 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

Perfect Party: Of-Beans-and-Basketball-Edition

Anish Kapoor gets the seat of honor for reigniting the great Bayou vs. Windy City debate.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Theater

A Basketball Musical? Why Not, Says Catastrophic Theatre

Rockets GM Daryl Morey loves theater; Catastrophic Theatre artistic director Jason Nodler loves basketball. Is it just us, or was a collaboration inevitable?

03/28/2018 By Chris Gray

Lioness

When a Woman Wants to Be a Lion...

Chana Porter's Leap and the Net Will Appear premieres at Catastrophic Theatre amid a roar of buzz.

02/09/2018 By Holly Beretto

Monster burger bash

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 17–19

Houstonia's Burger Bash, anti-fascist theater, and a local art market top the list.

11/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Trump People

Rhinoceros Offers an Absurd Take on 'Trump People'

Catastrophic Theatre resurfaces Eugene Ionesco's 1959 anti-fascist comedy.

11/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Culture and Quirk of Midtown

Where you'll find free museums, abundant theaters, eccentric boutiques, the best breakfast around, and live music around every corner.

06/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Box Office Roundup

Golden Tickets of the Week: July 26–31

From Meghan Trainor to a Jean Genet play, we've got the scoop on the hottest performances wrapping up July.

07/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Year in Review

Houstonia's Favorite Plays of 2014

The show did, in fact, go on.

12/18/2014 By Michael Hardy and Scott Vogel

news

Local Playwright Pulls Play, Cuts Ties With Catastrophic Theatre

Miki Johnson, Catastrophic's former playwright-in-residence, has withdrawn the rights to her play The Crab King, which was scheduled to debut in November.

09/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

bargains

The 7 Best Arts Deals in Houston

From opera to theater, readings to visual art, here are our picks for thrifty culturati.

09/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

theater

Review: A Very Tamarie Christmas Skewers the Holidays

From Thanksgiving to Easter, Arbor Day to Earth Day, nothing is sacred in Cooper's latest musical revue.

08/07/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

07/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Comparison

Beyoncé Versus Tamarie

Both have daughters named after plants, but that's just the beginning.

07/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 23–25

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/21/2014 By Michael Hardy