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Two Immersive Theater Productions in Houston Offer Audiences Spine Tingling Challenges
Description: If you're a fan of mystery theater with an extra dash of thwarted actor running through your veins, then the news that there are an increasing number of immersive theater experiences available in Houston is all to the good. Case in point: Strange Bird Immersive's The Man From Beyond offers...  more...
Luna Gale: Teenage Meth Addicts or Grandma? Who's the Best Parent?
Description: Rebecca Gilman's family drama confronts the moral dilemma of who is best to raise a child.  more...
Finding Neverland Has Little to Do With Actual Fact in Telling its Pre-Peter Pan Story
Description: I guess there are duller musicals out there than Finding Neverland but, to be perfectly honest, I can't think of any. This one tells the story of how James M. Barrie's immortal Peter Pan came into existence. Based on Allan Knee's 1998 play, The Man Who Was Peter Pan, then...  more...
In Darfur Puts Western Media's Coverage of Genocide in the Spotlight
Description: The set up: Hawa was a Darfuri university student/ English teacher who had the very unlucky fate of living in the region when the violent conflict between non-Arab rebel forces and the Sudanese government erupted in 2003. Her village was attacked, the men were killed, the women were raped and...  more...
Despite Some Playbill Misprints, the Tommy Tune Awards Go On
Description: Second Baptist School was the big winner at this week’s Tommy Tune Awards hosted by Theatre Under the Stars, winning Best Musical, Best Supporting Actor, Best Costume Design, Best Choreography and Best Direction for The Boy Friend. TUTS today released the results from its April 18 program that was marred...  more...
The Five Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: Meet Houston's Biggest Baby
Description: ...it's a girl!  more...
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge Comes to the Alley Theatre
Description: The star of the Alley's new revival says Eddie Carbone, Arthur Miller's wayward longshoreman, is "one of the great roles of the American stage."  more...
It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues a Pure Delight at Queensbury Theatre
Description: The warm intimacy of Queensbury Theatre, one of Houston's best stage spaces, gets lowdown and dirty for It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues, a 1999 Tony Award nominee for Best Musical. The revue might be slight, skipping through black music history, but a more sassy show would be hard to...  more...