A Spin Cycle of Fun

REVIEW: Stages’s Honky Tonk Laundry Will Wash Your Cares Away

With its big, Lynn Anderson hair and perfect amount of fringe, this jukebox musical full of country favorites has the kind of joyous spirit we so desperately need these days.

11/12/2020 By Doni Wilson

Schedule Shift II

UPDATED: Broadway at the Hobby Center Postpones New Season until April 2021

The new season now begins this spring with a visit from the Blue Man Group.

10/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#CovidRuinsEverything

UPDATED: TUTS Announces More Season Changes, Virtual Gala Headliner

The upcoming season now begins in May 2021, and there won't be a Miller show next summer. But hey, there is a new date for the annual Gala.

09/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Packed Season

Stages Takes the Beginning of Its 2020-2021 Season Online

The company plans to pick up with traditional in-person performances with the return of "Honky Tonk Laundry" in October.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Season Switcheroo

TUTS Rearranges 2020-2021 Season in Response to Ongoing Pandemic

Don’t worry, the season’s still all there. It just begins in December.

06/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Tony Winners Galore

Broadway at the Hobby Center’s 2020-2021 season includes Hadestown

There's also a couple classics (both traditional and modern), comedies, and some blue stuff.

03/03/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Pay-to-Pee

REVIEW: Art Factory's Trumpified Take on Urinetown Aims for the Bowl with Varied Success

The production embraces the show's tongue-in-cheek satire, but doesn't quite land every joke.

02/22/2020 By Ian Everett

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto

Ready to Remember?

Stages Opens New Space With Production of The Fantasticks

The repertory theatre is re-staging an old favorite as its inaugural show in the Gordy.

01/24/2020 By Holly Beretto

Theater News

The TUTS 2020-2021 Season Includes Broadway-Bound 1776

From the classic South Pacific to the family-friendly Little Mermaid, the upcoming season of Theatre Under the Stars has a show for every age.

01/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Put on your Sunday Clothes

Hello, Dolly Breezes into the Hobby Center

Analise Leaming's Irene Malloy is more than a mere ingenue and ready to learn from the titular Yonkers matchmaker.

01/07/2020 By Holly Beretto

Back-in-the-Swing-of-Things Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 3-5

The flurry of the holidays is over, and many of us are (reluctantly) getting back to our routines.

01/03/2020 By Holly Beretto

Sponsored Content

ONCE comes to Galveston’s Grand 1894 Opera House This Weekend

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards, ONCE tells the story of going for your dreams, not living in fear, and the power of music to connect us all.

11/12/2019

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