Michael King

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  • 21 years ago | Stage

    Long since set on the British Empire, the sun shines eternal on Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle's detecting doppelganger has survived happily through dozens of literary and film versions, parodies and sequels over the course of one century, an...

  • 21 years ago | Stage

    "You're not the first person who's asked that question," William Hardy replies with a grin. After nearly three years of working to create -- and raise money for -- the new Houston Repertory Theatre, he is accustomed to myriad variations on the bem...

  • 21 years ago | Stage

    "Dying is easy, comedy is hard," goes the old actors' saw. Two hard-working actresses are doing their level best to prove the laughs are worth the effort in Theatre LaB Houston's sharp-edged production of Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy's The Kathy an...

  • 21 years ago | Stage

    A murder mystery lives on the misdirected expectations and presumptions of its audience. In the best of the genre, the onlookers should be surprised not only by the identity of the murderer, but by what they learn about their own preconceptions. C...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    According to state records, Poly Sac, Inc. was incorporated in 1985, was formerly located at 4800 Clinton Drive in east Houston and moved to its present location in 1991, the same year that Allied Fibers, Inc. was incorporated. Poly Sac's presiden...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    When Florida Rural Legal Services worker Laura Germino heard from immigrant Salvadoran workers in Houston worried about troubles with their employer, she thought of one place to direct them: Houston's Central American Refugee Center. CARECEN was f...

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