High Notes

10 Pre-Pandemic Minutes with Audra McDonald

Before coronavirus killed our theater season, the Broadway and screen icon talked about her illustrious career and Bayou City operatic debut.

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Happy Campers

14 Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love

School’s out for summer—even for virtual learners. Keep your kiddos entertained for hours or weeks at a time with summer sessions they can enjoy solo or with the whole family.

05/27/2021 By Marianella Orlando

Season's Gonna Rock

Theatre Under the Stars Will Finally Return This October

The season kicks off with '80s jukebox musical "Rock of Ages."

05/12/2021 By Emma Schkloven

A Dramatic Pause

TUTS's George Strait-Inspired Show Is No Fool-Hearted Memory

Theatre Under the Stars bemoans the coronavirus cancellation of "Pure Country," a musical premiere decades in development.

11/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#CovidRuinsEverything

UPDATED: TUTS Announces More Season Changes, Virtual Gala Headliner

The upcoming season now begins in May 2021, and there won't be a Miller show next summer. But hey, there is a new date for the annual Gala.

09/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Here Comes the General

Hamilton's Christopher Jackson Is on Your Side And Will Soon Be in Your Living Room

The Tony-nominated singer's Aug 15 virtual concert will support several arts nonprofits that have been affected by COVID-19, including TUTS.

07/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Arts Upended

Houston Performing Arts Community Braces for Uncertain Future

Companies return to the drawing board as the Coronavirus wreaks havoc on remainder of 2019-2020 season

03/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Theater News

The TUTS 2020-2021 Season Includes Broadway-Bound 1776

From the classic South Pacific to the family-friendly Little Mermaid, the upcoming season of Theatre Under the Stars has a show for every age.

01/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Santa! I Know Him!

Behind the Curtain at Elf—The Musical

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital spreads Christmas cheer.

12/11/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

The Guilty Ones

Spring Awakening Says: Listen to Teenagers

The TUTS production hopes to push back against the millennial- and Gen Z-hating tendencies so prevalent today.

10/03/2019 By Cameron Wallace

Review

A Chorus Line Kicks It Up at TUTS

The much-beloved musical has its high points. But a few caveats are in order.

09/16/2019 By Doni Wilson

Relax

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 13–15

Shows, shows, and more shows are on the horizon.

09/13/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

A Chorus Line Assembles Once More

The groundbreaking look behind the curtain opens TUTS season this week.

09/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Theater

At the Alley Theatre, Making Sure Theatergoers Never Feel In the Dark

Plus, six can’t-miss shows this season.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Ragtime Reminds Us What Musicals Can Do

From the stage to the stars who populate it, this TUTS production might be the best adaptation of a novel ever.

04/19/2019 By Doni Wilson

holy weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 19–21

Happy birthday to one of our favorite bars, and much more.

04/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Greatest genius

Exploring the Magic of Jerome Robbins

The famed choreographer's work reappears across Houston's stages this spring, and for good reason.

04/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Mamma Mia! at TUTS Is the Most Fun We've Had This Year

The sexed-up ABBA musical feels just fresh enough to keep us jumping out of our seats.

02/22/2019 By Doni Wilson

Review

TUTS Serves Up A 'Brightly Dazzling' Beauty and the Beast That Looks Like Houston

Twenty-five years after it started here, the Disney classic delights again onstage.

12/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Holiday Loop

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 7–9

...if the weather holds up, at least.

12/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney