Enjoy our semi-annual Texas performance gab session, where we discuss all that we saw, what we missed and what we loved!
For the last Hobby Center production of its 50th anniversary season Theatre Under The Stars threw a hell of a centennial birthday party for Broadway icon, choreographer and director Jerome Robbins with their revival of Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
Houston gets a welcome blast of Robbins’ legendary work when Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, a sweeping anthology of the American choreographer’s work all on one night.
Cast your brain on the ocean of pop culture references for “perpetual worker” and you may come up with workaholic TV dads, the Energizer Bunny, or even Sisyphus, doomed to an eternity of useless boulder-pushing.
Five years ago, Arts and Culture Texas profiled a group of millennial theater artists striving to find creative roles for themselves offstage and to bring an innovative and fresh perspective onto Texas stages. Since then, two of those “Next Gen Leaders,” Brandon Weinbrenner, artistic associate at the Alley Theatre, and Mitchell Greco, artistic associate at Stages Repertory Theatre, have not only steadily risen to directorial prominence in Houston, they’ve also managed to carve out a personal life and marry each other.
Hurricane Harvey dumped some 15 trillion gallons of water on the Bayou City, creating havoc for the Downtown theater district, along with many artists and arts organizations.
At the MFAH’s Houston Iranian Film Festival, now in its 26th year, the seats are always full. The festival, established by the MFAH and Rice Cinema, runs Jan. 18-26, with screenings at both venues and at Asia Society Texas Center.
Tammie Rubin’s exhibition at Austin’s Women & Their Work (through Jan. 10) ostensibly takes the Texas ball moss as its subject.
Zines aren’t new, and neither are zinefests, but many people haven’t heard of either. Zines are self published “magazines” and can be about literally any subject and in any medium.
Will Shakspere, actor, theater owner and writer is dead; long live–for 400 years–William Shakespeare.
Art can be radical. There’s nothing new about this statement because art has always been radical in some form or function.
When should we fight the good fight? When do we surrender to survive another day, and when should we give up and put on the comfortable armor of cynicism?