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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

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: August 1–3

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/30/2014 By Michael Hardy