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The Heights Theater Is Back from the Dead

The landmark theater, built in the 1920s, is newly renovated and ready for action.

06/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Charitable Acts

Spontaneous Smattering Returns to Improvise for School Supplies

Writers and actors will come together this weekend at The Beacon Theatre to write nine one-act plays in 24 hours—all for a good cause.

06/15/2017 By Holly Beretto

Not Bad!

A Musical Freaky Friday Offers High-Energy Hijinks at The Alley Theatre

The classic tale of empathy-by-fire somehow keeps itself fresh in this new musical production.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Review: Why 4th Wall Theatre Company’s Lobby Hero is the Best, Most Relatable Show of the Year

Kenneth Lonergan's 2001 play makes you forget you're not watching real life.

05/25/2017 By Doni Wilson

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

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

Curtain Call

Review: Fun Home Delightfully Balances Secrets, Suicide and Sexuality

The national tour stops at Houston's Hobby Center for a gay old time.

05/19/2017 By Scott Vogel

Nothing Is Easy

Review: Luna Gale Twists and Turns Through the Labyrinth of a Social Worker’s Life

Rebecca Gilman's play explores the impossible challenge of knowing what's best for a child.

05/17/2017 By Doni Wilson

Theater

Meet Christine Dwyer, the Soaring Star of Finding Neverland

Get to know Peter Pan's fearless mother before the magical musical enchants Houston.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Dreamgirls Sparkles at the Hobby Center

You can't hurry love—unless it's this musical.

04/07/2017 By Doni Wilson

March 31—April 2

From Jim Jefferies to The Producers, Get Ready to Laugh This April Fool's Day Weekend

Round out March at these hilarious happenings.

03/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Sister Act

Stages Repertory Theatre Delivers a Hilarious Dose of Catholic Guilt

Late Nite Catechism is full of hysterical nunsense.

03/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Opposites Distract in Five Course Love at Stages Repertory Theatre

Five first dates, five restaurants, one night: Check please!

03/14/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Alley Theatre Delivers a Hauntingly Good Play with Let the Right One In

Part horror story, part romance, this vampire thriller is much more than you'd expect.

02/27/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

My Mañana Comes Delivers Dreams and Disappointments

Stages Repertory Theatre serves a timely play about immigrants and the American dream.

02/17/2017 By Doni Wilson

Theater Review

Copenhagen Mixes Mystery, Science and History at Main Street Theater

Atomic scientists from World War II meet in the afterlife with unresolved questions from the past.

02/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

Review

Curious Incident Is a Dazzling Detective Story

The acclaimed play enchants audiences this week at the Hobby Center.

01/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Returns to Houston

Askins' newest play, The Carpenter, will be performed this month at the Alley Theatre’s All New Festival.

01/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis