The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates 40 with a Stellar Season
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The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates 40 with a Stellar Season

Curtain Up: Theater Returns to the J
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Curtain Up: Theater Returns to the J

From its sprawling campus along Houston’s Brays Bayou, the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center has…

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Fort Worth Opera Comes Into its Own
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Fort Worth Opera Comes Into its Own

There’s a lot for the Fort Worth Opera Festival to celebrate this year: the company…

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Curtain Up: Houston’s Main Street Theater Celebrates 40 Years and a Newly Renovated Space
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Curtain Up: Houston’s Main Street Theater Celebrates 40 Years and a Newly Renovated Space

“This is a real milestone!” Main Street Theater executive artistic director Rebecca Greene Udden offers…

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The World Comes to Houston
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The World Comes to Houston

Houston Art Car Parade Brings Out Students’ Creative Sides
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Houston Art Car Parade Brings Out Students’ Creative Sides

Art Car maven Rebecca Bass sums up her days like this: “I run around all…

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Ringing in the New Year with Song
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Ringing in the New Year with Song

Art Celebrating Life
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Art Celebrating Life

The Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book and Arts Fair helps define a community

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Faith on Display
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Faith on Display

Frankly, Scarlett
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Frankly, Scarlett

Austin’s Ransom Center Showcases Behind-the-Scenes Stories for Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary

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A Space of Her Own
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A Space of Her Own

Jennifer Decker is having a moment. Her cell phone is dying and she’s left the…

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Don’t Cry for Her
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Don’t Cry for Her

Evita, the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera that took audiences by storm when it…

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Capturing Life Captures Ourselves
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Capturing Life Captures Ourselves

“I make a living off the suffering of strangers!” cries photographer Sarah Goodwin, the compelling…

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Visualizing Theater
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Visualizing Theater

It’s not quite right to use the term “hidden gem” to describe the Tobin Theatre…

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The World Comes to Austin
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The World Comes to Austin

Austin has always taken pride in calling itself the “Live Music Capital of the World,”…

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Review:  Into the Woods
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Review: Into the Woods

It’s no small thing to tackle the intricate world of Stephen Sondheim; with endless layers…

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Music to Honor a President
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Music to Honor a President

This month across Texas, performing arts organizations are offering new works and classic favorites to…

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All Girls
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All Girls

It’s always a pleasure to see a company present a regional premiere. It’s the sort…

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The Real Thing Main Street Theater
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The Real Thing Main Street Theater

“Loving and being loved is unliterary,” says Annie in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, on…

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Close Up Space
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Close Up Space

When we first meet editor Paul Barrow, the protagonist of Molly Smith Metzler’s Close Up…

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After All These Years
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After All These Years

At 90, Miller Outdoor Theatre is still the Heart of Houston It would be hard…

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Broke-ology
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Broke-ology

Broke-ology is the science of being broke and trying to survive,” says Ennis King to…

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Review:  The Language Archive
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Review: The Language Archive

“I don’t understand what you’re trying to tell me,” Mary says to George in Julia…

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Review:  Wittenberg
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Review: Wittenberg

Stages Repertory Theatre’s rendering of David Davalos’s delightfully quirky Wittenberg may be the one show…

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Local Lights
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Local Lights

Three Houston Artists Put Houston on the Map None of them are from Texas, but…

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Review:  Houston Grand Opera’s Mary Stuart
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Review: Houston Grand Opera’s Mary Stuart

The tragedy of Geatano Donizetti’s Mary Stuart, which had its Houston Grand Opera premiere last…

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High Art and Low Riders: Art Car Parade at 25
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High Art and Low Riders: Art Car Parade at 25

Review:  “The Rape of Lucretia”
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Review: “The Rape of Lucretia”

Houston Grand Opera capped off its multi-year Britten Cycle with “The Rape of Lucretia,” a…

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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future
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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, GEORGE Hawkins dreamed of a place where African-American actors and artists could…

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Overtures: Opera in the Heights Opens a New Act
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Overtures: Opera in the Heights Opens a New Act

Four full-time staff members and numerous part-timers, plus an army of dedicated volunteers help Oh…

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Word on the Street
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Word on the Street

Main Street Theater Shines in its Third Decade   Rebecca Greene Udden bustles up the…

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