On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Houston Strong

Tonight: An All-Star Flex of Houston's Artistic Resilience

"A hurricane won't put the brakes on the city's creative output."

09/27/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#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

Fall Arts Guide

The 2017 Fall Arts Guide

The season is back with a vengeance.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker, Morgan Kinney, and Steven Devadanam

Fall Arts Guide

Mayerling Makes Its American Debut at the Houston Ballet

This sprawling epic of dynastic intrigue has everything—doom, despair, incest, mistresses and murder.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

DeVito Live

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 9-11

It's like this: If you miss your chance to see Danny DeVito perform for free, there's only one person to blame.

06/08/2017 By Spencer Vogel, Arman Badrei, and Kara Fields

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

Hot Ticket

A Tempest in a Tough Spot

Can Shakespeare dance? That's up to the Houston Ballet.

05/24/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

We're Going to These 5 Weekend Events and You Should Too

From the Bayou City Arts Fest to two exceptional ballets, the last weekend of March isn't meant for streaming Netflix.

03/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Houston Ballet's Cinderella Enchants in This Novel Retelling

From page to stage, Stanton Welch brings his original spellbinding production back to the Wortham Center.

03/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On Pointe

Houston Ballet's New Nutcracker is a Sight to See

Stanton Welch transforms the holiday classic with reimagined costumes, sets and choreography.

11/29/2016 Photography by Amitava Sarkar By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Slideshow

Houston Ballet Ball: Enchantment Kick Off Party

Trustees and supporters converged with excitement at the home of Chairmen Anne and Albert Chao to kick off the 2017 Houston Ballet Ball

10/31/2016 With Ricaé Walker

Review

Madame Butterfly Soars on Stage at the Houston Ballet

Stanton Welch’s rendition of the classic ballet continues to enchant.

09/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks!

What We're Up to This Weekend (Sept 22–25)

Houston Ballet's Madame Butterfly graces the Wortham Center, Alabama Shakes turn up The Woodlands and Blaffer Art Museum opens a new exhibit.

09/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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

Culture Compass

Meet the Houston Ballet's Only Bayou City-Born Principal Dancer

Jared Matthews tapped into dance at an early age—8, as a matter of fact.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dancing Down Under

Houston Ballet Takes Center Stage in Melbourne

Stanton Welch’s critically acclaimed Romeo and Juliet dazzles Australian audiences.

07/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ballet

Houston Ballet Hosts Dance for Parkinson's

This weekly dance class for seniors with Parkinson's disease has all the right moves.

06/14/2016 By Laura Gillespie