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At the Alley, Digital Short Plays Are Here to Stay

How Covid-19 has acted as a silver lining in helping the Alley Theatre indulge in new compact works, available through July 4.

05/26/2021 By Adrianne Reece

In the moment

Houston Ballet Leaps Back onto the Live Stage with Reignited

The company's performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre this weekend will be its first live performances in more than a yer.

05/05/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Liftoff

A.D. Players at the George Launches Apollo 8

The first play in the company's 2021 Metzler New Works Festival showcases awe and triumph.

04/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

A Covid Carol

Just Like Scrooge, You Won't See Manual Cinema’s Twist on A Christmas Carol Coming

Dickens’s classic tale is being brought to life virtually through puppetry and live music, not to mention a modern-day spin.

12/04/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Daring Diplomacy

The Alley's Camp David Brings Drama of History to Houston Stage

The play tells the story of the 1978 Camp David Accords, which brought peace between Egypt and Israel.

02/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto

Girl Power

Catastrophic Theatre’s Fefu and Her Friends Tells a Tale of Sisterhood

The avant-garde play by María Irene Fornés tackles themes of identity and female friendship.

02/17/2020 By Holly Beretto

Familiar Face

Former Houston Actress Makes National Tour Debut in Jersey Boys

Connor Lyon plays 16 different characters in the Tony-winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

02/05/2020 By Holly Beretto

Love Conquers All

The Band's Visit Focuses on Love and Music, Not Politics

The 2017 surprise Broadway smash makes its way to the Hobby Center with a Middle Eastern flair.

01/28/2020 By Holly Beretto

Never Forget

Main Street Theater’s Production of The Diary of Anne Frank Offers a Study in Faith

The production will be accompanied by special programming on the dangers of discrimination.

01/26/2020 By Holly Beretto

Ready to Remember?

Stages Opens New Space With Production of The Fantasticks

The repertory theatre is re-staging an old favorite as its inaugural show in the Gordy.

01/24/2020 By Holly Beretto

New Play

Ensemble Theatre's The Green Book Offers Weighty Subjects With Uplifting Message

The play, which is not connected to the Oscar-winning film, makes its regional premiere.

01/21/2020 By Holly Beretto

Truth Hurts

Go See the Latest Play at 4th Wall Theatre Company

Two couples face the truth about mortality and illness in 'The Realistic Joneses.'

01/16/2020 By Holly Beretto

The Play's the Thing

FemFest Showcases a New Collaboration for Mildred’s Umbrella

The weekend festival spotlights female Israeli playwrights through a new partnership with the Israeli Consulate and the Evelyn R. Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

12/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Of Christmas and Chaos

Main Street Theater's Best Christmas Pageant Ever Gets the Spirit of the Season

This youth production channels the joy and craziness of the most wonderful time of the year.

12/05/2019 By Holly Beretto

Theater Preview

Baby Screams Miracle Is a Classic Catastrophic Experience

This Clare Barron play is challenging, odd, and often funny—exactly the kind of show Catastrophic Theatre gravitates toward.

12/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Not Your Grandmother's Jane Austen

Main Street Theater's The Wickhams Focuses on the Family

This Yuletide sequel explores what happens below stairs when the Wickhams come for Christmas.

11/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

Doing the Most

Dylan Godwin Stars in ​the Alley Theatre's One-Man Show

Celebrate the holidays with Fully Committed.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

'Tis the Season

The Ensemble Theatre Aims to Deliver ​More Than Christmas

A holiday musical makes its world premiere.

11/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Holiday It Up

3 Ways to See Miracle On 34th Street This Season

It's a season of miracles.

11/12/2019 By Holly Beretto