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‘An American in Paris’ – A Visual Feast in Houston

by Gabi De la Rosa on March 8, 2017

“An American in Paris” made its debut at Theater Under the Stars and Houston audiences were in for a treat. The love story adapted from the 1951 movie has been revamped from the original version...

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Learning From Prima Ballerina Joy Womack

by Val Valdez on February 27, 2017

Renowned prima ballerina Joy Womack, 23, brought her skills and technique to a master class at Texas Metropolitan Ballet in Killeen in January. The California native was the first American female soloist with the Bolshoi...

Backstage With A.D. Players Theater For ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

by Gabi De la Rosa on February 20, 2017

This year is quite a big one for A.D. Players. Not only is it the 50th season of the theater, which began in 1967, it is the first season in its beautiful new location on...

Cast Announced For ‘Elephant And Piggie: We Are In A Play!’

by ZACH Theatre on February 8, 2017

Austin’s ZACH Theatre brings Mo Willems’ classic children’s book characters to life in Elephant and Piggie: We are in a Play! on the Kleberg Stage from February 17 to April 30 starring David Peña as...

The Black Excellence Tribute Returns With David Banner

by Nick Bailey on February 6, 2017

Austinites are in for a major treat as The Black Excellence Tribute returns for its third year, with an all-star lineup of poets, performers, artists and more at Austin’s AISD Performing Arts Center Saturday, February...

Backstage With ‘Nixon in China’

by Gabi De la Rosa on January 30, 2017

Nixon in China, an original Houston Grand Opera (HGO) commission, premiered in 1987 and is celebrating its 30th anniversary right back where it started, on the HGO stage. The contemporary opera is a departure from...

‘Live by Night,’ Dead By Day

by Hunter Lanier on January 16, 2017

For once, "Live by Night" had me wishing the characters would shut up so that something could explode. Affleck has an undeniable knack for filming commotion. There's a car chase and shoot-out in this film that...

Into the Woods – Houston’s Theater Under the Stars

by Gabi De la Rosa on December 19, 2016

Houston’s Theater Under the Stars has unveiled another wonderful production, this time with the classic fairy tales we all grew up with re-imagined. Stephen Sondheim’s musical has been around for nearly 30 years, but it...