Hey There, Gordy

Stages Is Welcoming Fans Back to The Gordy with a Bang

The upcoming 2021–2022 season features six world premieres and four plays written by Houstonians.

06/01/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Byte Size

At the Alley, Digital Short Plays Are Here to Stay

How Covid-19 has acted as a silver lining in helping the Alley Theatre indulge in new compact works, available through July 4.

05/26/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Happy Birthday, Alley!

Alley Theatre Announces an Action-Packed 75th Anniversary Season

The 2021–2022 season, which kicks off in October with Pulitzer Prize-winning "Sweat," includes four world premieres.

05/04/2021 By Emma Schkloven

2-for-1 Critics Special

REVIEW: The Alley’s New Shorts Squeeze Huge Life Questions into 20-Minute Virtual Shows

"Man. Kind." and "For Steve Wozniak, on His 67th Birthday," which are available as part of the theater company’s free digital season, are viewable through July 4.

04/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

Acting In Isolation

With Medea, the Alley Is Virtual and More Vulnerable

Elizabeth Bunch talks about filming shows at home and playing the titular role in Euripides’s play.

03/16/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

The Show Must Go On ... line

Alley Theatre Pivots to Entirely Digital 2020-2021 Season, Cancelling All In-Person Shows

The company’s new slate of digital offerings will include original short plays, translations of classics, and more.

12/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All The Plays

UPDATED: Alley Theatre Reveals Shortened 2020-2021 season

The company announced plans to reduce from eight shows to five and restructure its entire organization in response to COVID-19 back in May.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

New Voices

Meet the Future of American Playwriting

The featured playwrights in Landing Theatre Co.'s 2020 New American Voices Playwriting Festival share their inspirations behind this year's selections.

07/28/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

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

It's-the-Most-Wonderful-Time-of-the-Year Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 15–17

From holiday plays to food truck festivals, it's all happening.

11/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

There is Heart to Be Found Amid The Hard Problem

Main Street Theater succeeds in harnessing humanity from the cerebral Tom Stoppard creation.

09/17/2019 By Doni Wilson

Temp Job

Mildred's Umbrella Brings Hunchback to the Alley

The homeless theater company continues its season downtown with Charise Castro Smith’s The Hunchback of Seville.

03/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

The Humans Feels Almost Too Real

Stephen Karam's Tony-winning play pinpoints one family's anxieties living in contemporary America.

03/07/2019 By Doni Wilson

Get Excited

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

01/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Review

My Mañana Comes Delivers Dreams and Disappointments

Stages Repertory Theatre serves a timely play about immigrants and the American dream.

02/17/2017 By Doni Wilson

Theater Review

Copenhagen Mixes Mystery, Science and History at Main Street Theater

Atomic scientists from World War II meet in the afterlife with unresolved questions from the past.

02/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Curious Incident Is a Dazzling Detective Story

The acclaimed play enchants audiences this week at the Hobby Center.

01/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Dutch Play De Kus Premieres in Houston

The two-person drama makes its U.S. debut at Stages Repertory Theatre.

10/20/2016 With Doni Wilson

Preview

De Kus Confronts Life’s Turning Points

Stages Repertory Theatre collaborates with St. Louis's Upstream Theater in this thought-provoking play.

10/13/2016 With Holly Beretto