Buttercream Dream

Review: Love Wins—But Not How You Think—in The Cake at the Alley

Few moments could top June 2018 for a world premiere about wedding cake.

06/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Opera

Review: HGO's Norma Tells A Story of Female Empowerment

Houston Grand Opera’s latest performance of the bel canto favorite emphasizes girl power over revenge.

05/01/2018 By Sydney Boyd

a real lady

Review: Stages Reminds Us of Ann Richards, That Old Texas Treasure

Sally Edmundson resurrects the feisty Democratic politician in a memorable, superlative performance at Stages.

02/19/2018 By Doni Wilson

Society Play

Review: The Great Society Fails to Go All the Way

The Alley's second installment of LBJ drama loses itself in the history and off-kilter performances of iconic figures.

02/01/2018 By Doni Wilson

Seussical, the Opera

Review: The Barber of Seville Takes the Comedy Over the Top

Houston Grand Opera interprets Rossini's classic opera using plenty of color.

01/29/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Tragedy

Review: The Epic Elektra Struggles to Overcome Its Venue

HGO's performance of the ultra-gory opera still feels like squeezing blood from a convention center stone.

01/22/2018 By Sydney Boyd

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

Review

Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge Has Never Been More Relevant

The Alley Theatre brings new life into the visionary playwright's 1955 work.

05/05/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Love Stories Soar in Who Am I This Time?

The romantic play-within-a-play brings Kurt Vonnegut's short stories to life at Stages Repertory Theatre.

01/31/2017 By Doni Wilson