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

Review

Pistol-Packing Pizazz

Woody Allen's Tony- and Oscar-winning celebrated musical comedy brings gangsters and glitz to Hobby Center.

12/29/2015 By Doni Wilson

New Year's Eve

Early Music, Late Night

Matthew Dirst's Ars Lyrica rings in 2016 in a very classy way.

12/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

Acclaimed Chamber Opera Makes Its Houston Debut

Missy Mazzoli's Song from the Uproar was inspired by the life of fin-de-siècle Swiss explorer Isabelle Eberhardt.

03/17/2015 By Michael Hardy

Review

Once: A Musical for People Who Hate Musicals

Musical theater rarely seems this real or this heartfelt.

03/12/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen