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Grand Concourse Seeks Forgiveness in a Soup-Kitchen Setting
Description: Heidi Schreck's soup-kitchen drama enjoys its regional premiere at Main Street Theater next month.  more...
Finding A Few Bright Spots in an Otherwise Careless Production of Antony and Cleopatra
Description: Would set designer/director Sam Martinez please tell me why the Corinthian columns, which ring Obsidian Theater's small stage for its production of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, are upside down? Is this intentional? Is this symbolic of the power struggle between ancient Rome and even-older Egypt? If the columns were broken...  more...
The Five Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: Tour de Houston
Description: Houston Press' go-to guide for your weekends Best Bets. The weather dial is set on 'perfect spring weather' so let's take advantage grab a little bit of sunscreen. because you health come first, and head to City Hall for two all time favorite events, the Tour de Houston and the Bayou City Classic. Once you've made your way through that head to the Hobby Center for a trip to Siam that will tell a classic love story in the King and I.  more...
Dreamgirls Heads for the Hobby, Still Climbing the Charts
Description: The classic girl-group musical, as related by "a fun, sassy, spunky young lady who’s misunderstood."  more...
The King and I at the Hobby is Rich and Intoxicating
Description: The musical works by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II – Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, The Sound of Music – and this beauty, The King and I – are pinnacles of utmost theatrical professionalism. Every subsequent musical has to be judged by what's gone before, and history is buried deep...  more...
Ben Folds and the Houston Symphony Are Perfectly In Tune
Description: Ben Folds will join the Houston Symphony for a one-night-only performance of his Concerto for Piano and Orchestras well as selections from his alternative-pop hits.  more...
Theatre Under the Stars Plans to Stay on Its New Course
Description: New and classic works, Broadway staples and Broadway hopefuls, family friendly and edgier – that’s the kind of programming Theatre Under the Stars decided to go with for its 2017-18 season. As for the continuing question of what to do with Zilkha Hall and whether there will ever be anything...  more...
Punching Through David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross
Description: The set-up: Is that red leather banquette in the Chinese restaurant real leather? Or is it Naugahyde? If any of the high-powered salesmen in David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winner Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) had their say, they'd convince you – arm-twist, sweet-talk, or brow-beat – that what you're sitting on is...  more...