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Main Street Theatre treated their audience by streaming their new show, “The Book of Magdalene” by Caridad Svich. Directed by Amelia Rico, the play is a fully staged production that streamed February 11-21 on the Main Street Theatre website. A Search for Grace in a Faithless Place Taking place in the edge-lands...

In the true spirit of Christmas, the widely renowned Houston Alley Theatre has decided to forgo their usual in-person performance of “A Christmas Carol” and has instead released a free production of the classic that is available to view online now until Dec. 27.  All audiences need to do is register on the Alley...

Our theater writer reviews Main Street Theater’s “Things That Go Bump in the Night”.

If you’re a theatre person like me, you’ll be looking forward to new Broadway shows every year. Every show, even old revivals, brings a new voice and relevance to the theatre world. Here’s a look into the upcoming 2020 Broadway musicals.   West Side Story Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, “West Side Story” is well...

“Crimes of the Heart” is a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy that takes on some serious issues to make a thoughtful and entertaining show. The Alley Theatre’s performance of sisterhood through hardship is on point. Anyone with a sibling can relate to the rivalry, annoyance, and love between the three sisters. The...

By performing Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in the era of the #MeToo movement, the Houston Grand Opera is shedding a different light on the classical masterpiece. The show’s namesake is a manipulative, lying, abusive, rich and aristocratic playboy. The last time the Houston Grand Opera performed “Don Giovanni” was in...

Theatre Under the Stars’ performance of “Ragtime” may be an even more relevant and cherished musical today than ever. Although the play debuted in 1998, it could have been written in the era of the Black Lives Matter movement. The story explores themes of race, gender, class and immigration through the lens of...

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...