a real lady

Review: Stages Reminds Us of Ann Richards, That Old Texas Treasure

Sally Edmundson resurrects the feisty Democratic politician in a memorable, superlative performance at Stages.

02/19/2018 By Doni Wilson

Lioness

When a Woman Wants to Be a Lion...

Chana Porter's Leap and the Net Will Appear premieres at Catastrophic Theatre amid a roar of buzz.

02/09/2018 By Holly Beretto

Nothing Changes

Classical Theatre's An Enemy of the People Offers Old Answers to Current Affairs

“This play is coming up on being 150 years old, and it could’ve been written last week.”

02/08/2018 By Holly Beretto

Raising the bar

Catching Up With Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director

We talk his first season, ask what he hopes to accomplish, and attempt to determine next season's mystery production.

02/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

apologies

The Alley Theatre Says 'Sorry'

Houston's largest theater company continues the damage control following allegations against former Artistic Director Gregory Boyd.

01/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Thea-tah

Here is the 2018–2019 TUTS Lineup

The 50th anniversary season features six heavyweight musicals.

01/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

New Digs

Mildred's Umbrella is Doing Well. Thank You For Asking.

The small theater company announces a location change ahead of new production tackling wellness.

01/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

The Classics

Review: An Iliad Is Better Than Epic

Guy Roberts reanimates the classical text in a suspenseful, invigorating performance at Main Street Theater.

01/08/2018 By Doni Wilson

TUT TUT

You Have Permission to Boo and Cheer (But Mostly Boo) at TUTS' Holiday Panto

Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight is an exciting holiday panto, but it's both too long and filled with flat punchlines.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Into the Woods

You Can Now Watch A Hansel and Gretel 'Micro-Opera' in a Simulated Forest

Rec Room, the never-normal venue, opens an intimate, installation-like setting of the classic holiday opera.

12/08/2017 By Holly Beretto

Bumble

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 8–10

Party with us in the Heights, see some comedy, head to Sugar Land for The Nutcracker, and more.

12/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

New Digs

Take a Peek at The Gordy, Stages' New $30.5 Million Three-Stage Theater Mecca

After a generous gift from oil tycoon Russell Gordy, the venerable theater company will kickstart a massive expansion.

12/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Panto Cinderella Hams Up the Holidays at Stages

Ten years in, the city's original British Panto succeeds with slapstick laughs and actually-good audience participation.

12/04/2017 By Doni Wilson

It's Alive!

Back From the Dead: 4th Wall Theatre Company Resurrected by Generous Donation

After a six-figure donation and forthcoming donation drive, the company plans to keep the doors open and hire a managing director.

12/01/2017 By Holly Beretto

Fresh Start

The Spirit of TUTS Underground Resurfaces at Queensbury Theatre

Marley Singletary makes the move to the west Houston company with the same pioneering musical ideas.

11/28/2017 By Holly Beretto

Holiday diversions

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 24–26

AKA: Ways to entertain your out-of-town family and prevent fist fights.

11/23/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Trump People

Rhinoceros Offers an Absurd Take on 'Trump People'

Catastrophic Theatre resurfaces Eugene Ionesco's 1959 anti-fascist comedy.

11/14/2017 By Holly Beretto

Revenge of the Nerds

Review: The Bennet Sisters Are Back for a Welcome Sequel at Main Street Theater

In the lovely Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Mary earns the limelight.

11/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

Boo-tiful Life

Review: TUTS' Secret Garden Rejiggers a Classic With Mixed Results

Does a retooled version of the 1991 musical stand a ghost of a chance at a Broadway revival?

10/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

KGB-approved

Describe the Night Dramatizes Creation and Destruction Over Nine Decades

In a world premiere, the Alley Theatre tackles a multi-generation tale of Russian intrigue and drama.

09/29/2017 By Doni Wilson