D. L. Groover
3 days ago | Stage
The set-up: Robert Schenkkan's political behemoth All the Way is more freighter than sleek ocean liner. This sprawling tanker can only travel one way – forward – with no ability to maneuver and turn around, or even glide effortlessly. Everything i...
7 days ago | Opera
Once upon a time... ...the phenomenal Czech composer Antonín Dvo?ák wrote the ninth of his ten operas, a lyric fairy tale called Rusalka (1901), and created a masterpiece. Houston Grand Opera has imported this production from Glyndebourne Festival...
15 days ago
16 days ago | Opera
The set-up: The show must go on! That old showbiz canard applies even to the tony opera. The execution: Houston Grand Opera's Friday premiere (in co-production with England's acclaimed Glyndeboune Festival Opera) of Mozart's sublime The Marriage o...
24 days ago
27 days ago | Stage
The set-up: Patrick Barlow's award-winning The 39 Steps is a grand goof. A knock-off of the immortal filmmaker's first international hit (1935), itself a suspenseful and adept adaptation by Charles Bennett and Ian Hay from John Buchan's Edwardian ...