Theater

Dream Fest: Stages Repertory Theater Launches Sin Muros: A Latina/o Theatre Festival

If good playwrights tend to have discerning ears for the language and voices around them, then perhaps those wanting to produce a new kind of theater festival need to become the most sensitive of auditory aficionado as well. Kenn McLaughlin, artistic director of Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, seems to subscribe to this theory because when the company began organizing their new play-reading event that would become Sin Muros: A Latina/o Theatre Festival, he knew the first act of creation was to be quiet and listen....

Menace in Macrame: Hansel and Gretel at the Rec Room

“This is the future of art, where would you see something like this in Houston? Someone needs to write about this,” said Abby Koenig, looking straight at me, after a stunning and mesmerizing performance of Engelbert Humperdinck's 1893 opera Hansel and Gretel, presented by Rec Room Arts at the Rec Room....