Wings

Review: Swan Lake Soars into Jones Hall

Houston Ballet's season closer channels the Tchaikovsky classic to dazzle and delight.

06/25/2018 By Doni Wilson

song and dance

Review: Talent Triumphs Over Type in TUTS' Guys & Dolls

Sure, there's some added Latinx flair, but let's talk about the dancing!

06/15/2018 By Doni Wilson

She's Still the One

With Houston Show, Shania Twain Reminds Us She's a Goddess and Just as Good as Ever

Despite some bizarre intervals, the June 9 Toyota Center concert proved no one does country-pop better than Shania.

06/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Birth of a Butterfly

Review: Cruzar la Cara de la Luna Returns to HGO with its Charm Intact

The 75-minute mariachi opera remains as poignant and prescient as ever.

05/18/2018 By Sydney Boyd

All smiles

Review: Bright Star Offers a Dim Ray of Musical Sunshine

The aggressively pleasant TUTS musical delivers wonderful stagecraft and performances atop a mediocre musical foundation.

03/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Shove it up your....

Review: A One-Man Show Illustrates the Many Sides of Louis Armstrong

Satchmo at the Waldorf deconstructs the legacy of the famous jazz musician to suggest a more complicated story.

03/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

rock 'n' roll

Review: We Frickin' Love Simone Gundy

If you see TUTS' production of rock 'n' roll musical Memphis, do it for the singer's outstanding performance.

02/23/2018 By Doni Wilson

Sweet Spot

After Years of Fumbling, HGO May Have Landed A Holiday Winner

The world premiere of The House Without a Christmas Tree is not complicated, which may be its greatest strength.

12/01/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Drugstore Discounts

Makeup Review: C.Y.O. Brings Budget-Friendly Prices, Better-Than-Expected Results

The new Walgreens line boasts 160 products all priced under $12.

10/20/2017 By Beth Levine

Dream Team

Galleries Can Be Intimidating. Artists Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston Suggest That Can Change

A new David Shelton Gallery exhibition features smart, public-facing work from a collaborative duo.

06/16/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

All the Pretty Tiles

Repeater Makes an Instagrammable Arrival at the Moody. But Why is it Here?

The site-specific sculpture, while lovely, is hardly defined by its site.

06/05/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Windmills!

Review: Ars Lyrica Lends a Musical Tilt to Don Quixote in Season Finale

A sprawling program of period music showcases Cervantes' most enduring work.

05/23/2017 By Doni Wilson

Music Review

Quiet Company's New EP is Brimming with Expressive Ballads

Taylor Muse's distinctive vocals lead the charge in the Austin group's latest EP It’s Not Attractive and It Changes Nothing.

04/05/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

TUTS Triumphs with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This mid-century musical continues to be an all-American classic.

10/28/2016 By Doni Wilson

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

Review

The Alley Theatre Reimagines A Midsummer Night's Dream

Four centuries later, this enchanting comedy continues to delight audiences.

10/17/2016 With Doni Wilson

Review

Madame Butterfly Soars on Stage at the Houston Ballet

Stanton Welch’s rendition of the classic ballet continues to enchant.

09/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater Review

Mary Poppins Flies Into Hobby Center

TUTS' production of the practically perfect nanny and her magical antics soars.

03/14/2016 By Doni Wilson