What You Will

Review: Quite Simply, Twelfth Night is a Delight

You have to see Houston's latest—and perhaps greatest—rom-com.

10/11/2018 By Doni Wilson

Bard Knock Life

Review: The Book of Will Opens a Visceral Window into History

The regional premiere forces you to contemplate how great art can so easily be lost forever.

09/24/2018 By Doni Wilson

Ice House

How Do Shakespeare Festival Actors Survive the Houston Heat?

To sweat or not to sweat: That is the question.

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Bard Knock Life

A Female-Led Henry V Goes Up At Rice's Annual BakerShake

What's technically Houston's oldest Shakespeare festival puts its own twist on the Bard's classic history play.

03/27/2018 By Kaylee Dusang

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

All Houston's a stage

Get Thee to Miller Outdoor Theatre as Houston Shakespeare Festival Lights Up the Stage

The annual festival returns with Twelfth Night and Richard III.

07/28/2017 By Holly Beretto

Pie vs. Fie

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 28-30

Shakespeare, soccer and SNAP!

07/27/2017 By Julia Gsell

But a Walking Shadow

Cry Havoc! Channels Shakespeare to Grapple With the Ravages of War

Stephan Wolfert uses the stage to discuss the thorny before and after of going to battle.

06/09/2017 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

Hot Ticket

A Tempest in a Tough Spot

Can Shakespeare dance? That's up to the Houston Ballet.

05/24/2017 By Scott Vogel

Review

Don't Miss This WWII Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare's famed comedy gets a 20th century facelift at Main Street Theater.

01/03/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Much Ado About Nothing Gets a Contemporary Twist

4th Wall Theatre Company adds a modern spin to Shakespeare's beloved comedy.

12/06/2016 By 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

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Final Act

At Rice University, a Legend Retires

Famously energetic English professor J. Dennis Huston exits the stage after 50 years of teaching.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Theater

Into The Breach

Classical Theatre Company opens its season with a gender-bending take on Henry V.

10/05/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Houston Shakespeare Festival

It's a Bard Knock Life

Leading lady Amelia Fischer on HSF, theater and Shakespeare

07/31/2015 By Katherine Gunn

Theater

The Scots-Irish Play

Houston Theatre Company brings Macbeth to the stage.

07/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Performance Review

The Taming of the Shrew: Summer Love on Revue

A lighthearted rendition of Shakespeare's battle of the sexes from Houston Ballet

06/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

opera

Review: Otello Launches New HGO Season In Style

Verdi's classic opera brought to thunderous life in a bravura production

10/27/2014 By Sydney Boyd