Review

Houston Grand Opera's Nixon in China Turns 30

Three decades later, HGO's production still strikes a chord with audiences.

01/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

H-Town Picks

Top 5 Houston Happenings in January

See why 2017 is off to a great start.

01/02/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

HGO Debuts an Operatic Version of It’s a Wonderful Life

The classic holiday tearjerker premieres at the Houston Grand Opera this month.

11/21/2016 By Steve Jansen

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Shop Outside the Box

Houston Grand Opera's Costume Sale Will Make Your Closet Sing

Did we hear someone say they were looking for a “Tragic Murder Clown” Halloween costume?

10/04/2016 By Julai Whipple

Bravo!

Peek Inside Houston Grand Opera's New Season

The annual Studio Showcase previewed riveting scores from upcoming performances.

09/12/2016 By Sydney Boyd

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

Opera

A Historic Court Case Freed A Slave and Now Turns To Chamber Opera

The Houston Grand Opera premieres What Wings They Were: The Case of Emeline for free this weekend.

04/29/2016 By Marianella Orlando

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

Opera

Houston Grand Opera Nears the End of The Ring Cycle

The third opera in Wagner's famed narrative focuses on the story of Siegfried.

04/15/2016 By Megha Tejpal

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

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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 4-6

From Home Alone at the Houston Symphony to a homecoming for Santaland Diaries at the Alley Theatre.

12/02/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

Little Prince, Big Dreams

HGO layers on fantasy and illusion with its updated operatic version of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's transcendent tale.

11/30/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Heartbreak Warfare

HGO opens its season with a dramatic duo of shows.

10/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Costume Design

The Character of Cloth

Houston Grand Opera teams with Arts Brookfield for an intimate look at the art of costume design

09/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

From Sketch to Stage

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

09/24/2015 By Sydney Boyd