Jellicles

With Cats, the Memory Lives On

After three decades, $2 billion, and a forthcoming Hollywood reset, Cats comes to the Hobby Center.

10/22/2019 By Holly Beretto

A Tale of America

Ragtime's Renewed Relevance Will Be Clear at TUTS

"This is a hell of a story to be telling now," says director Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

04/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Anastasia Suggests Revising History Is Not So Simple

The touring musical, which has its moments, doesn't quite work.

03/08/2019 By Dianna Wray

Review

Mamma Mia! at TUTS Is the Most Fun We've Had This Year

The sexed-up ABBA musical feels just fresh enough to keep us jumping out of our seats.

02/22/2019 By Doni Wilson

Empty Calories

Review: Waitress Is Sweet, But Not Filling

The Broadway hit delights until you reach the saccharin aftertaste.

01/30/2019 By Holly Beretto

Wicked Stuff

Review: The Wiz Shines Bright in All Its Emerald Glory

The TUTS production is a satisfying crowd pleaser.

10/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

Perfect Party

October's Perfect Party: Everyone-Loves-Snoop Edition

Snoop Dogg's musical is coming to the Hobby Center, so of course he's invited to our party.

09/21/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Woman-eese

Prepare to Sing and Shout with Sistas at the Ensemble

The musical follows five women as they explore family through the music of everyone from Billie Holiday to Beyoncé.

06/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

Pink Flamingo

Review: Fun, Fun, Fun at Stages' The Great American Trailer Park Musical

"Just because a place might be low-rent doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of high drama."

05/07/2018 By Doni Wilson

Home Run

Houston-Born Dorcas Leung Is Ready for Hamilton

Fresh off a Broadway gig, the actor tells us how her career all started, as all good ones do, with a middle school crush.

04/18/2018 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

How a Houstonian and Her Kid Beat Almost Everyone to Hamilton

Carmen Abrego and her son weren't about to miss their shot.

03/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

rock 'n' roll

Review: We Frickin' Love Simone Gundy

If you see TUTS' production of rock 'n' roll musical Memphis, do it for the singer's outstanding performance.

02/23/2018 By Doni Wilson

Working Class Shero

Meet the Houston-Born Actor on the Heels of Kinky Boots

23-year-old Madison Pugh says the mega-musical in many ways reflects her own upbringing.

01/17/2018 By Chris Becker

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

Review

An American in Paris Delivers a Reverie of Dance

The beloved musical doesn't miss a beat at the Hobby Center this week.

03/01/2017 By Doni Wilson

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

King of the Hill

Houston Is Getting the Great New Music Venue It Deserves

Opening soon next to the new Raven Tower, White Oak Music Hall has its first show booked: French electronic rock band M83.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Q+A

Vegas, Baby! Vegas!

Houstonian Paul Sabala talks musical theater as he readies for his Las Vegas debut.

09/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7-9

Lowers Dens at CAMH, Sara Paretsky at Brazos Bookstore, rock-filled musical Passing Strange, Shakespeare for kids and Cutthroat Eastside Pop-Up Market

08/05/2015 By Nick Esquer