Classical Music

Italian Sirens and Other Female Composers Take Center Stage at Ars Lyrica

“Artful Women” brings a celebration of women’s roles in 17th- and 18th-century music.

10/30/2017 By Chris Becker

Go with the Flow

Aguas da Amazonia Brings a Welcome Flood of Technical Ambition

Aperio, Music of the Americas debuts a new arrangement of the Philip Glass masterpiece.

09/11/2017 By Sydney Boyd

#HarveyHMag

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Summer is here

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 30-July 2

Featuring a North vs. South baseball matchup, The Lion King and, most of all, beer.

06/29/2017 By Arman Badrei, Spencer Vogel, and Kara Fields

Theater

In This New Musical, Neither Broadway Nor the Bard Is Safe

It's Shakespeare's turn to be satirized. Enter Something Rotten!

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Windmills!

Review: Ars Lyrica Lends a Musical Tilt to Don Quixote in Season Finale

A sprawling program of period music showcases Cervantes' most enduring work.

05/23/2017 By Doni Wilson

Curtain Call

Review: Fun Home Delightfully Balances Secrets, Suicide and Sexuality

The national tour stops at Houston's Hobby Center for a gay old time.

05/19/2017 By Scott Vogel

Entertainment

This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

Review

Dreamgirls Sparkles at the Hobby Center

You can't hurry love—unless it's this musical.

04/07/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Curious Incident Is a Dazzling Detective Story

The acclaimed play enchants audiences this week at the Hobby Center.

01/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Rise Up

Hamilton Comes to Houston!

Plus: Other award-winning performances head to the Hobby Center next season.

01/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Jan 6–8

Houston's Top Events This Weekend Bring a Bunch of Award-Winners to Town

From Cirque aerialists at the Houston Symphony to musically-inclined Mormons at the Hobby Center, jump start January at one of these five must-see happenings.

01/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

TUTS Triumphs with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This mid-century musical continues to be an all-American classic.

10/28/2016 By Doni Wilson

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On the Town

Long Live the King—Carole King

At the Hobby Center, a revered singer-songwriter’s early years take center stage.

05/31/2016 By Steve Jansen

Review: Musical

TUTS' Latest Combines Romance and Assassination Into a Comedic Hit

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder represents one unique way on climbing the social ladder and falling in love.

05/06/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

The Lip Gloss Gestapo: TUTS Underground Brings Heathers to Houston

Expect all the cruel and cynical black comedy from the original 1980s film.

05/02/2016 By Doni Wilson

Musical

The (Other) Symbols Behind Beauty and the Beast

The Hobby Center's production spotlights a valuable lesson for everyday life.

04/29/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica Covering Easter at Hobby Center

Early music group Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates Easter with Handel's "Messiah."

03/31/2016 By Leah Rose

Theater Review

Mary Poppins Flies Into Hobby Center

TUTS' production of the practically perfect nanny and her magical antics soars.

03/14/2016 By Doni Wilson