Wah Wah

TUTS Brings a Confusing Musical Snoopy to the Hobby Center

The onstage talent shines, but the musical fails to do justice to its source material.

06/12/2017 By Doni Wilson

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

Sit with Us

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical is Officially Happening

While it's premiering in D.C. this fall, a Houston tour date isn't too far-fetched.

03/23/2017 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

Showstopper

A Night With Janis Joplin Rocks the Alley Theatre

This electrifying musical chronicles the legendary folk singer's life.

08/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

review

The Marvelous Wonderettes Strike a New Chord

Stages Repertory Theatre premieres a new rendition of the crowd favorite.

08/09/2016 By Doni Wilson

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

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

Theater

Welcome to Speakeasy; Password, Please?

The musical production set in the clandestine Prohibition-era requires a password to get in.

04/01/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Theater

High School Musical: Hairspray Style

An unlikely pair of Houston high schools team up in time for MLK Day.

01/12/2016 By Katricia Lang

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 9-11

Hanna Ranch screening at Discovery Green, ROCO Brass Quintet at MATCH, Author Amy Stewart at Murder By The Book, Texas Ren Fest returns to Houston, Bonnie & Clyde the musical at Hobby Center

10/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to do This Weekend: May 22-24

New Musical Heartbreak USA, Indigo Trio, Shobana's Krishna, CAMH reading, and a Carnival parade.

05/20/2015 By Maggie Berardo

New to the Stage

Heartbreak USA: An Original Musical

An homegrown musical makes its debut in the Heights.

05/18/2015 By Maggie Berardo

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

news

Local Playwright Pulls Play, Cuts Ties With Catastrophic Theatre

Miki Johnson, Catastrophic's former playwright-in-residence, has withdrawn the rights to her play The Crab King, which was scheduled to debut in November.

09/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

theater

Review: A Very Tamarie Christmas Skewers the Holidays

From Thanksgiving to Easter, Arbor Day to Earth Day, nothing is sacred in Cooper's latest musical revue.

08/07/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do this weekend

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Theater

Review: Into the Woods Brings Fantasy Down to Earth

Brilliant new production of classic musical converts even a die-hard Sondheim-phobe.

02/03/2014 By Scott Vogel