Theater Preview

The Maids Sweeps Over Mildred’s Umbrella

The female cast explores class and privilege in this dark comedy.

07/28/2016 By Holly Beretto

Box Office Roundup

Golden Tickets of the Week: July 26–31

From Meghan Trainor to a Jean Genet play, we've got the scoop on the hottest performances wrapping up July.

07/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Out & About

Including the best bike-in movie theater and the best place to pretend you’re a human drone.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

PREVIEW

Stepping into Character as RFK

Main Street Theater’s Joel Sandel embraces the role of Robert F. Kennedy.

07/15/2016 By Holly Beretto

Summer Chills

Appreciating the Genius of Agatha Christie—Unedited and Uncut

The Alley spins a web of deception—and comedy.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Taqvi

Review

Big Fish Has All The Feels of Father-Son Relationships

Stages Repertory Theatre's latest production will have your emotions swirling just in time for Father's Day.

06/01/2016 By Doni Wilson

Theater

Dollface Takes On Medusa and the Double Standards Against Women

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company's newest show brings women's issues to the forefront with a take on the tale of Medusa.

04/27/2016 By Jennifer Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 22-24

Fort Bend Theatre plays The Jungle Book Kids, hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston Ballet Academy presents spring showcase, San Jacinto Day Festival and Francofonia at MFAH.

04/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Events

Weeknight Pick-Me-Ups: Concerts, Plays and Art Shows

Coffee can only do so much to turn your day around.

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Theater

Dungeons & Dragons, '90s Music and Aerial Trapeze: She Kills Monsters

University of Houston's upcoming production will appease everyone's inner geek.

04/15/2016 By Leah Rose

Theater

Welcome to Speakeasy; Password, Please?

The musical production set in the clandestine Prohibition-era requires a password to get in.

04/01/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Drama

Grab Your Popcorn: Houston’s Latest Movie Wars Are Getting Intense

As the turf wars between chain theaters and independent concepts heat up, are Houston filmgoers losing out?

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Theater Review

Mary Poppins Flies Into Hobby Center

TUTS' production of the practically perfect nanny and her magical antics soars.

03/14/2016 By Doni Wilson

Theater

Cherry Muffins: A Demon Play

Elizabeth Keel's fire-and-brimstone sex comedy burns red hot with hellish humor.

03/11/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater Review

Down the Rabbit Hole

Theatre Southwest’s rendition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning play stages the wages of grief.

02/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Theater

Stitches of History and Lingerie

UH's Intimate Apparel takes audiences on a sociopolitical romantic trip back to 1905 New York City.

02/18/2016 By Doni Wilson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

LinkedIn Love in the Digital Age

Love and Information, opening at Main Street Theater, examines modern romance through texts, selfies and dating apps.

02/05/2016 By Doni Wilson