Houston’s Alley Theatre Opens Season With Hilarious, Unrequited Love

by Emily Bond on October 15, 2018

Faithful to the bard’s original text, and yet completely inventive, ‘Twelfth Night’ is a must-see for Houstonians this season. The play is bawdy and funny with an excellent ensemble of in-house veterans and several newcomers...

Romantic Musical ‘Once’ Brings Irish Fun to Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on October 1, 2018

Upbeat tempos and sounds of fiddles are transforming ZACH’s Topfer Theatre this fall. The enchanting modern love story ‘Once’ is showing at ZACH until October 28. Based on a 2007 Academy Award-winning film, the musical...

3 Reasons You Have to See Antony + Cleopatra

by Julie Tereshchuk on September 25, 2018

It’s a clash of titans you won’t want to miss. Here’s why we’re excited about this weekend’s costumed staged reading of Antony and Cleopatra by Austin Shakespeare. (And there will only be three performances, so...

A Great Concert Experience, Plus Fun for a Family Weekend

by Gabi De la Rosa on September 24, 2018

With easy access to downtown, and upwards of 50 concerts a year, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion has become a favorite destination for Houston concertgoers. Located in The Woodlands, the performing arts venue is also...

Les Mis: World’s Most Popular Musical Opens in Houston

by Julie Bonnin on September 20, 2018

“Les Misérables” has been seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries making it the world’s most popular musical. The epic runs Sept. 25-30 at the Hobby Center in Houston. [caption id="attachment_21013" align="aligncenter"...

With “Monroe,” Austin Playhouse Explores Horrors of Racial Violence

by Nancy Miller Barton on September 14, 2018

Dateline: Monroe, Louisiana, 1946. Setting: The stage of the Austin Playhouse. Opening scene: Simple, quiet, yet beyond powerful. A handful of people stand solemnly. A young African-American man wearing denim overalls with large side pockets...

Marching to the Tune of The Music Man

by K. L. Romo on August 10, 2018

Apple pie, summer barbeques, and parades—the epitome of classic Midwest Americana. A nostalgic comfort of the simple life in years past is what you’ll experience from the Tony Award-winning musical and film, “The Music Man,”...

Behind the Scenes with the Crazy People Dancing, Singing and Changing in Zilker Park

by Kaitlin Street on July 20, 2018

" It’s kind of like running laps in a sauna." As an Austinite, I’ve grown up going to the Hillside Theatre with my family to see the annual Zilker Summer Musical. This year I decided...