Five Minutes With Karina Gonzalez, Houston Ballet’s First Latina Principal Ballerina

by Gabi De la Rosa on October 14, 2019

Carving her own path and breaking through any boundary put in front of her is just a matter of course for Karina Gonzalez. The Venezuelan native started ballet quite by accident as a young girl...

Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” Takes a Feminist Bite at ZACH Theatre 

by Lisa Davis on October 9, 2019

Arriving in time for the Halloween season, Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” is a 21st century spin on an old, wickedly seductive tale, playing at Austin’s ZACH Theatre. The Dracula-esque atmosphere begins in the eerily transformed lobby of...

Jesus Christ Superstar: 50th Anniversary Tour Launches in Austin

by Britni Rachal on September 30, 2019

Rock opera and Broadway musical Jesus Christ Superstar is beginning a 50-market North American tour, and the launch is at Austin’s Bass Concert Hall October 8-13. Set against the extraordinary series of events during the...

Cats: Another Mesmerizing, Memorable Hit From The Firehouse Theatre

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on September 11, 2019

The Firehouse Theatre - a gem of the Dallas scene - showcases stunning theatrical might in yet another hit, the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Cats,’ directed by Mark Mullino. This all-singing, all-dancing musical has...

Super Sleuth Sherlock Holmes Opens Austin Playhouse Season

by Sarah Ribeiro on September 11, 2019

A Victorian mental asylum. A thrilling arch nemesis. And, the inimical detective duo of Holmes and Watson. What better way for Austin Playhouse to celebrate their 20th anniversary? Written by award-winning playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, ‘Holmes...

Back by Popular Demand, Les Misérables to Dazzle Austin

by Britni Rachal on September 4, 2019

They’re calling it “Les Mis for the 21st century.” September 10, glorious new staging and dazzling reimagined scenery will debut in Austin, with the return of Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Misérables for one week...

Hilarious and Historic, “Ann” Draws Crowds to ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on August 7, 2019

“Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.” Motivating, uplifting, powerful, comical and with several thought-provoking underlying messages – that’s ZACH Theatre’s latest production of Holland Taylor’s...

Lopsided Love Stories: “A Little Night Music”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on August 5, 2019

Theatre Frisco presents a story of attraction, affairs and, inevitably, sex. “A Little Night Music,” though recipient of four Tony Awards, is a lesser-known piece by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim. The decorated composer is considered...