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Sylvia Continues Houston Ballet’s Storybook Season

Thanks to Welch’s love for the music, he and the company are about to unveil their first staging of the mythology-based work, which premiered in a luxe Paris Opera Ballet production in 1876. Sylvia, the tale of a shepherd’s love for a forest nymph, is the first of four full-length story ballets that Houston Ballet has in store from now through June. The coming ones include the other great beneficiary of Delibes’ gifts, Coppélia....

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast at TUTS

Twenty-five years ago, to the month, Theatre Under the Stars world-premiered Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in its pre-Broadway run and introduced this independent Belle to the stage. As a grand holiday offering (through Dec. 23), TUTS now revives the show for its 50th anniversary season. ...