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Byline: Alyssa Foley

Forget love at first sight, “Daddy Long Legs” is a romance that starts with the first letter. Main Street Theater’s regional premiere of the two-actor musical is as heart-warming as a Hallmark Channel movie. It’s based on a classic novel by Jean Webster that would fit snugly on a bookshelf between “Little Women”...

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar. It’s not the beginning of a punchline, it’s the start of an evening of laughter and ideas for the future over drinks. In “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” comedian turned playwright (sic) Steve Martin shows us what might have happened if these two giants of the 20th century walked into...

The Houston Grand Opera’s “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna” (To Cross the Face of the Moon) is a mariachi opera about love, life and loss. The production is unique, relatable and above all beautiful. The story about family spans three generations, fifty years and two countries. Opera and mariachi are two art forms that are...

The classic story of innocent young love doomed by hostile rivalries comes to life at the Houston Grand Opera’s production of West Side Story. West Side Story is a relatable modern take on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet that is a pop culture staple. The retelling began as the brainchild of...

A play about the making of a terrible movie makes for great entertainment. You don’t have to be a fan of the 1963 film “Antony and Cleopatra” to enjoy the Alley Theatre’s production of “Cleo.” Even Cleo’s playwright Lawrence Wright calls it a terrible movie. “Cleo” is surprisingly funny for a show about an infamous love...

With the graceful energy each musician put into “Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty,” you won’t fall asleep during this performance at the Houston Symphony. Conductor Andrey Boreyko led the ensemble with energy and precision, while guest concertmaster Alexander Kerr performed violin with a quiet, graceful confidence and...

“Daisy” at Main Street Theatre explores the power of manipulation and the creation of the infamous TV spot that forever changed elections in America. The commercial aired only once, but it shook the American psyche as the first major negative political TV ad. It didn’t even mention Lyndon B. Johnson’s Republican...

“Just Dance” is a household-video-game staple for more than 120 million people worldwide, but now you can now shimmy, shuffle and strut with the colorful coaches in real life. Just Dance Live is going down at the Revention Music Center in Downtown Houston through Sunday, March 25. The “Just Dance Live” instructors are...

The performance was so emotionally intense, audience members were hugging the actors in the lobby after the show instead of shaking their hands. “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 – 1915”...