Standing Ovation

Here Are Houston’s Top Independent Theaters to Support This Year

The Ensemble Theatre, Theatre Suburbia, Playhouse 1960, and more independent theaters to support this year.

08/26/2022 By Alexia Partouche

SHOWTIME

Where to Eat in Houston’s Theater District

Heading to a show in Houston's Theater District? Consider stopping by Bravery Chef Hall, Birraporetti’s, or one of our other favorite restaurants.

08/25/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

Happy Campers

20 Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love

School's almost out – here's where the kids can go.

04/08/2022 By Marianella Orlando and Brianna Benitez

Spring Arts

Houston's Art Scene This Spring Is Buzzing With Entertainment

Catch a performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Houston Grand Opera or take the kids to a performance of Charlotte’s Web

03/15/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Chris Gray

On Stage

Things to Do in Houston This Week, February 7-11

This week's live performances include Alley Theatre's High School Play: A Nostalgia Fest , and a tribute to Richard Rogers.

02/07/2022 By Shelby Stewart

PLAY REVIEW

The Lifespan of a Fact Considers How We View and Create Truth

On through February 5.

01/24/2022 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

Texas Native Simone Gundy Stars in Sister Act at TUTS

From Todrick Hall's Straight Outta Oz to The Voice, Gundy is a performing arts star.

11/11/2021 By Holly Beretto

Reviving a classic

Preview: My Fair Lady Kicks Off Its 2021 U.S. Tour in Houston

The nationally lauded Broadway production wrapped up its Houston debut last week.

09/21/2021 By Holly Beretto

WAR AND POLITICS

TEATRX Presents a Touring Production of Sonia Flew in Houston

The local Latinx theatre company kicks off its fall season with a post-9/11 family drama.

09/03/2021 By Holly Beretto

High Notes

10 Pre-Pandemic Minutes with Audra McDonald

Before coronavirus killed our theater season, the Broadway and screen icon talked about her illustrious career and Bayou City operatic debut.

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Wall Bustin'

4th Wall Will Break Virtual Wall During Its 2021–2022 In-Person Season

The company's four-show, 11th season kicks off in October, brings a Pulitzer winner, a Tony nom, and a continuation of a famous work to the stage.

07/08/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Breaking Ground

Ensemble Theatre Helps Found New Black Theater Alliance

The National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners will aid the Houston company’s mission of helping Black voices take center stage.

06/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

Season's Greetings

Main Street Theater Will Welcome Back Fans in Person This Fall

The 2021–2022 season, which features six regular season shows and seven kid-centric offerings, kicks off in October.

06/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

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

Season's Gonna Rock

Theatre Under the Stars Will Finally Return This October

The season kicks off with '80s jukebox musical "Rock of Ages."

05/12/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Curiouser and Curiouser

White Rabbit Red Rabbit Is a Wild, Nerve-Racking Ride

We can’t tell you much about 4th Wall's digital production, but it’s worth a trip down the rabbit hole.

04/23/2021 By Emma Schkloven

2-for-1 Critics Special

REVIEW: The Alley’s New Shorts Squeeze Huge Life Questions into 20-Minute Virtual Shows

"Man. Kind." and "For Steve Wozniak, on His 67th Birthday," which are available as part of the theater company’s free digital season, are viewable through July 4.

04/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

Schedule Shift IV

UPDATED: Broadway at the Hobby Center Pushes Wicked to 2023

But we still have "Hamilton" this season.

03/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Crack this case

SPA's Interactive Art Heist Steals the Show, But Who Took the Paintings?

The theatrical walking tour brings a 30-year-old half-billion-dollar mystery to life downtown.

03/24/2021 By Rob Sanford