Broadway’s Finding Neverland Explores a Different Side to Magical Story of Peter Pan

by Britni Rachal on January 8, 2018

Have you ever wondered who inspired the classic story of Peter Pan? Finding Neverland is the first Broadway play to make a stop in Austin for the new year. Following the relationship between playwright J.M....

Our Top 10 Movies of 2017

by Hunter Lanier on December 28, 2017

Take a look back with us over our favorite movies from this year. Popcorn, anyone? 10. Logan "Logan" doesn't feel like it's trying to please anyone. It's an individual in a genre predicated on conformity....

“Downsizing”: It’s a Small World

by Hunter Lanier on December 21, 2017

Opens December 22 • Starring Matt Damon • Director Alexander Payne • TLM Rating 2/4 “Alexander Payne creates a world where shrinking yourself and all your possessions is entirely plausible, and a tempting alternative.” The shrink-ray has...

Still Time to Make your Holiday Season an “Armadillo Christmas” with Unique Austin Music, Shopping and Food

by Britni Rachal on December 20, 2017

"Austin’s holiday festivities wouldn’t be complete without the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar." Quirky, interesting and unique local holiday shopping with live music in the background, Austin’s holiday festivities wouldn’t be complete without the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar,...

Tony-Winning “The Color Purple” at Houston Hobby Center, Jan 9-14

by Bebe Brown on December 20, 2017

Houston’s kicking off 2018 in style with The Color Purple---2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival---opening at the Hobby Center January 9-14. Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Bros. /...

There’s No Bright Side to “Darkest Hour”

by Hunter Lanier on December 16, 2017

Starring Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas • Director Joe Wright • TLM Rating 1.5/4 "Much has been made of Oldman's performance, but I can't see why." In my review of "Dunkirk," I praised it...

ZACH’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Takes Children On a Magical Ride

by Elaine Krackau on December 15, 2017

Just two actors manage to sweep the audience away into fantasy in this theater adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ bestseller, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Part of ZACH’s Theatre for Families Series, The Lion,...

A Seasonal Delight | Genre Crossing with Conspirare Christmas and Carrie Rodriguez

by Julie Bonnin on December 14, 2017

"An awe-inspiring performance." For two hours Friday, the performers of Conspirare Christmas with Carrie Rodriguez, filled Houston’s St. Luke's United Methodist Church sanctuary with the glorious sounds of an improbable, genre-crossing array of compositions. Craig...