Brace for that Cold Front

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Nov 13–15

Margaret Atwood, Laura Benanti, and Selena. What more could you need?

11/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Season Switcheroo

TUTS Rearranges 2020-2021 Season in Response to Ongoing Pandemic

Don’t worry, the season’s still all there. It just begins in December.

06/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The show goes on

The Latest News from the Houston Arts World

We have updates from Main Street Theater, TUTS, MFAH, and more.

04/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

COVIDia Dell'arte

Houston Theater Community Sews Masks to Save Lives

“Thank God we’re all fabric hoarders.”

04/17/2020 By Alissa Smith

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

Smiling's My Favorite!

Elf: The Musical Brings Christmas Cheer at TUTS

This festive musical delivers the holiday goodies.

12/16/2019 By Doni Wilson

A Tale of America

Ragtime's Renewed Relevance Will Be Clear at TUTS

"This is a hell of a story to be telling now," says director Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

04/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Now That's Dinner and a Show

Idina Menzel Brings Down the House at TUTS Golden Anniversary Gala

A special performance by the Broadway powerhouse, a champagne toast from Mayor Turner, and a whopping $1.37 million raised made this soirée one for the books.

03/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

"I'm Bored"

6 Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities

Keep the kids engaged and off the couch this summer while flexing their creative muscles.

05/29/2017 By Brandy Hickey

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

Theater Review

TUTS Brings In the Heights to Houston

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multicultural musical soars on stage.

09/20/2016 With Doni Wilson

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review: Musical

TUTS' Latest Combines Romance and Assassination Into a Comedic Hit

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder represents one unique way on climbing the social ladder and falling in love.

05/06/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

The Lip Gloss Gestapo: TUTS Underground Brings Heathers to Houston

Expect all the cruel and cynical black comedy from the original 1980s film.

05/02/2016 By Doni Wilson

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Theatre

The Alley reopens, Peter Pan joins the 21st century and professional wrestling muscles its way to center stage

09/01/2015 Photography by Nick Esquer

Performance Review

Cinderella at TUTS: An Enchanted Evening

A fun, family-friendly show for summer

05/29/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Old Classics Become New

Fairy Tales in Houston

For the first time, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is on tour, and coming to the Hobby Center next week.

05/19/2015 By Maggie Berardo

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 8–10

Featuring Lana del Rey, Geoff Dyer, Sufjan Stevens and The Music Man

05/06/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 10–12

Featuring the Art Car Parade, Garrison Keillor, and an exhibition of ancient Chinese artifacts

04/08/2015 By Michael Hardy