‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Austin’s ZACH, Reminds Us to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

by Gracie Watt on March 2, 2020

“Ice cream.” “Water fights.” “Roller coasters.” These are a few of the brilliant things that audience members are prompted to call out during this engaging performance. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In light of recommendations concerning...

Broadway’s “Come From Away,” a Musical about 9/11 and Beyond

by Sarah Bradley on February 24, 2020

Come From Away is coming to the Houston Hobby Center March 3 - March 8. This new American musical about the coming together that occurred on September 12, 2001 tells the remarkable true story of...

A Night with Janis Joplin at Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on February 20, 2020

Exploding energy with a twist of blues and rock. The sounds of the queen of rock ‘n’ roll are gracing the stage at ZACH Theatre now through March 8. Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies brings the...

Tilting at the World in Houston, Alley Theatre’s Quixote Nuevo

by Julie Bonnin on January 30, 2020

In “Quixote Nuevo,” by Octavio Solis, kooky characters from an elderly man’s fever dreams dance across the stage throughout, taking the edge off the production’s underlying themes: Regret over a lost love, aging, death and...

Rat Pack Lounge: The Kings of Cool Sophistication Are Back in Town

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on January 24, 2020

The Garland Civic Theatre rings in 2020 and its 52nd Season with the comedic, jukebox musical “The Rat Pack Lounge,” by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. The production boasts over 30 swinging tunes from legendary...

Bringing 2020 Vision to The Niceties

by Julie Tereshchuk on January 20, 2020

The latest from Austin’s spunky Jarrott Productions is an explosive discussion of race, history, privilege and social justice.  Described by The Washington Post as “a barnburner of a play… about who gets to tell the...

A Matchmaker’s Delight – Swipe Right for “Hello, Dolly!” in Texas

by Britni Rachal on January 3, 2020

Described as a “musical comedy dream,” “Hello, Dolly!” is delighting Broadway musical fans across Texas by coming soon to Austin, Fort Worth and Houston. Based on a character who—literally---wears multiple hats as a widow, a...

“She Loves Me” at Austin Playhouse

by Sarah Ribeiro on December 19, 2019

As they wrap up their 20th anniversary year, Austin Playhouse is ending on a high note. The romantic musical comedy, “She Loves Me” (through December 21), tells the story of two clerks who dislike one another...