apartment therapy

Get Ready for an Intimate, Updated Hedda Gabler

“Whether you like her or not, she is this iconic, problematic character, who makes some terrible choices, but I wanted the audience to feel like they’re very much stuck with her in this space.”

08/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

hbd beer

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 8–10

Improvise a weekend of jazz, beer, and rumpus.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Whoa

A Midsummer Night's Dream Like You've Never Seen Before

Cameron Alexander reimagines the tired Shakespeare classic as part of the Rec Rooms six-week residency festival.

03/07/2018 By Holly Beretto

Horrible and Wonderful

Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful. Just Ask Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

The Houston writer grapples with grief and the loss of her talented brother in a new memoir.

02/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

light it up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 9–11

Kam Franklin sings to trees, liberal rednecks, a Mardi Gras kickoff, and more.

02/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Not Football

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 2–4

Other than, you know, that Super thing...

02/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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

Into the Woods

You Can Now Watch A Hansel and Gretel 'Micro-Opera' in a Simulated Forest

Rec Room, the never-normal venue, opens an intimate, installation-like setting of the classic holiday opera.

12/08/2017 By Holly Beretto

Bumble

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 8–10

Party with us in the Heights, see some comedy, head to Sugar Land for The Nutcracker, and more.

12/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

More Millennials

Review: Rec Room’s Sender Employs Shock and Sadness to Tell a Millennial Story

The regional premiere of Ike Holter's play features four standout performances and one unpleasant surprise.

10/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

Cha-ching

Rec Room Arts Got Some Money. Now, They Want to Give it to You.

A new residency offers Houston an offbeat opportunity for access to a stipend and performance space alongside lessons in operations and logistics.

09/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Performing Arts

Dead Rockstar Sing-A-Long Club Debuts at Rec Room This August

The original performance piece pays tribute to David Bowie, Prince and mourning public figures.

07/28/2016 By Liz Hardaway