8 days ago | Stage
Broadway veteran Felicia Finley (Mama Mia!) is not usually in a lot of classic musicals, she says. "I'm more modern rock and roll." But when Theatre Under the Stars started looking for someone to play Hedy LaRue in How to Succeed in Business Witho...
8 days ago | Education
Well Thursday night's Houston ISD school board meeting was one for the record books. Trustee Mike Lunceford said he was resigning — even though his side won. Trustee Jolanda Jones accused the district of pimping its children, talk...
9 days ago | Opera
Dimitri Pittas originally had no intention of singing opera. He was going to be a music teacher. "I can teach and have the summer off with paid vacations," he'd concluded. But he happened to land in the studio of a teacher at the Crane School of M...
10 days ago | Education
Does a high school dedicated to the arts really need to be named after a successful businessman? Even if that businessman pays for the right to do so? That’s just one of the questions Houston ISD parent Ann Eagleton has for the district after it a...
10 days ago | Stage
On one level, Wolf Hall operates on a very high plane. After all, a lot of it concerns the establishment of the church of England, aided in large part by its protagonist Thomas Cromwell, minister to King Henry XII. And although Cromwell...
11 days ago | Music
After years of doing the highly praised Kiki and Herb, on and off Broadway and around the world, Mx. Justin Vivian Bond (she uses the gender-neutral alternative to Ms. or Mrs.) decided it was time to act her age. The result was&nb...