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Fresh from their Tony wins, SIX traveled to Houston and gave audiences an entertaining, educational and empowerful night to remember. Between the sparkling costumes and interactions with the audience, viewers of the show are immersed in an 80-minute musical with multiple elements to keep everyone...

“To know how it ends and still begin to sing it again, as if it might turn out this time.”  We tell the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice over and over again, in different languages, in different circumstances and with different characters. Hadestown is such a story, taunting the audience to suspend their disbelief for...

“Mean Girls” ran at the Hobby Center from Aug. 17 to Aug. 21. The musical version of the 2004 classic brought a new audience to the iconic and beloved movie. Being a fan of “Mean Girls” since previews began in 2018, I had high expectations, most of which were met. The show was full of perfectly timed comedic relief,...

Cullen Performance Hall is reopening as COVID-19 cases decline. New shows and a new director may mean new directions for the performance hall.

Main Street Theater is back! After a year of virtual performances, Main Street has stepped back onto the stage with “Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School” at the MECA at TBH. Adapted from the beloved children’s book series “Junie B. Jones” by Barbara Park, Main Street has put together a show that is a hoot...

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

After months of waiting, Main Street Theater is opening up its virtual doors to welcome theatergoers back to the stage. On Oct. 15, Main Street is back in action with the Jack Holmes play, “RFK: A Portrait of the Life of Robert F. Kennedy”. Main Street, along with many other theatres, had to put a hold on their...

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...