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

Theatrical Sensibilities

Main Street Theater’s The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley Is an Engaging Holiday Production

Ring in the holidays, Jane Austen-style.

11/27/2019 By Doni Wilson

Sponsored Content

A.D. Players at The George Theater Still Believes In Miracles

Miracle on 34th Street is fully realized at The George this holiday season!

11/19/2019

It's-the-Most-Wonderful-Time-of-the-Year Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 15–17

From holiday plays to food truck festivals, it's all happening.

11/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

Theater

Of Motherhood and Strength

The Glass Menagerie launches 4th Wall’s 2019-2020 season.

10/11/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Collected Stories Explores the Boundaries of Friendship and Art

The 4th Wall Theatre's production will get in your head.

05/21/2019 By Doni Wilson

Come Quickly, I Am Tasting the Stars

SPA Channels Capote's Party of the Century With a Black and White Ball of Its Own

The elegant affair in the Wortham Center's Grand Foyer raised more than $500,000 for the performing arts org.

04/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

as you like it

What Is Lionshare? You'll Have to Find Out for Yourself

A new "multi-media theater concert experience" from a local production company hopes to create a choose-your-own-adventure storytelling event.

01/21/2019 By Holly Beretto

weeknd

UPDATED: 5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 30–Dec. 2

Cinema, songs, and Sunday Streets.

11/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

crazy good

Strap In For Yet Another Over-the-Top Field Trip with Tamarie Cooper

The Catastrophic Theatre associate director calls this year's edition of her near-annual summer musical "a field trip through my existential crisis."

06/29/2018 By Holly Beretto

School's Out

TUTS' Kid-Friendly Musical Camps Return This Winter Break

Maybe your child is the next Lin-Manuel Miranda. Maybe you need a few hours alone at H-E-B.

11/24/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Hello/Goodbye

4th Wall Theatre Company To Close Its Doors Following Abbreviated Season

After seven years, the Houston theater will shutter due to financial concerns.

08/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Pie vs. Fie

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 28-30

Shakespeare, soccer and SNAP!

07/27/2017 By Julia Gsell

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

Entertainment

This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

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

Love Stories Soar in Who Am I This Time?

The romantic play-within-a-play brings Kurt Vonnegut's short stories to life at Stages Repertory Theatre.

01/31/2017 By Doni Wilson

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

Theater Review

Must-See Play of September: True West

4th Wall Theatre Company brings Sam Shepard’s iconic work to Houston.

09/12/2016 By Doni Wilson

Fall Arts Guide 2016

8 Great Readings and Comedy Shows Coming This Fall

If not Jonathan Safran Foer, then how about a little Jim Breuer?

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis