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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...

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“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...

ZACH Theatre’s “Jungalbook,” Tale of Loyalty & Betrayal

by Lisa Davis on November 4, 2019

Adventure awaits in a jungle where danger lurks in every tree and only the brave dare enter!  ZACH Theatre opens its 2019-20 Family Series season with the retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli stories, “Jungalbook.” Adapted...

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...

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...

5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About RENT & Why You Should Go See It

by Gabi De la Rosa on July 31, 2019

Houston’s summer is meandering its way into the hottest part of the year, but theatergoers will stay cool both figuratively and literally at the 20th Anniversary tour of RENT at The Hobby Center. In 1996,...

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...

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,”...