Saddest Tale

REVIEW: See Billie Holiday Alive Once More at Stages

"Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill," which stunningly retells the iconic singer's life during one of her final shows, runs through July 18.

06/29/2021 By Doni Wilson

Hey There, Gordy

Stages Is Welcoming Fans Back to The Gordy with a Bang

The upcoming 2021–2022 season features six world premieres and four plays written by Houstonians.

06/01/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Heartbreak and Heritage

Houston Artist Candice D’Meza Channels Grief and Haitian Roots in Fatherland

The multimedia one-woman show is available to watch through May 31.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Viva (Virtual) Las Vegas!

REVIEW: Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice! Is the Ace up Stages’s Sleeve

The hilarious one-woman show brings back Houston theater-favorite Denise Fennell.

05/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

SONGS AND STORIES

Stages Studio Sessions Is Back

The six-week series is bringing some of Houston's favorite performers to the Gordy and a laptop near you.

03/18/2021 By Raven Wuebker

A new act begins

Stages Announces Major Staff Changes

As Managing Director Mark Folkes bows out, Eboni Bell takes centerstage as Inclusion, Engagement and Training director.

01/28/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

The shows go on

Stages Has Packed Its Virtual Stage This Spring

We may not be able to return to The Gordy until summer at least, but there’s plenty excitement ahead.

01/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Buttons is Back, Ya'll

REVIEW: Stages Riffs on Tradition with Innovative One-Man Panto

We couldn't be more grateful to see the company's lockdown rendition of "Sleeping Beauty" after this insane year.

12/17/2020 By Doni Wilson

all the colors of the wind

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Dec 4–6

If it ain't Baroque, don't fix it.

12/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

A Spin Cycle of Fun

REVIEW: Stages’s Honky Tonk Laundry Will Wash Your Cares Away

With its big, Lynn Anderson hair and perfect amount of fringe, this jukebox musical full of country favorites has the kind of joyous spirit we so desperately need these days.

11/12/2020 By Doni Wilson

This Concert's Made For Watchin'

Art News: Stages's Honky Tonk Laundry Two Steps Its Way Online

Plus a drive-in Bun B concert, a Carmen Herrera exhibition at MFAH, and a new Blue October album.

10/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Dances and Dickinson

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 11–13

A one-woman show, appetite-evoking art, and more drive-ins.

09/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Very Model

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Aug 21-23

Sweet streams are made of this.

08/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Songs and Stories

Head Inside the Studio with Stages Studio Sessions

The new eight-week series is bringing fresh performances from some of Houston's audience-favorites straight to your laptop.

08/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Virtual Reality

Stages Premieres Sensitive Production, 'Making Of' Documentary

The Zoom-captured performance of Sensitive Guys is accompanied by a separate video exploring the challenges of making a production virtual.

08/14/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Girls in Film

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Aug 14-16

Concerts, photos, and films—you name it, we've got it.

08/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Moon Meets the Movement

REVIEW: Stages Shoots for the Stars While Tackling Earthly Issues in Pieces of the Moon

Stages' season starter doesn't shy away from painful history in a radio-style performance that harkens to an old-school era of theater.

07/28/2020 By Doni Wilson

Murder, Marty, and Meditation

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 24-26

This weekend's events are a real hoot.

07/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Packed Season

Stages Takes the Beginning of Its 2020-2021 Season Online

The company plans to pick up with traditional in-person performances with the return of "Honky Tonk Laundry" in October.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray