The Ensemble Theatre
Houston, TX 77002
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at Ensemble is a Scorcher of a Play
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 9:03 a.m. by D. L. Groover
Much like the Hollywood studios during the Golden Age, Houston theaters have their own particular style, a uniqueness all their own. When Main Street performs a Noel Coward comedy, it will be presented iced cold, brittle and bracing...
Eighth Day of the Week at Ensemble Has a Special Charm
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:49 a.m. by D. L. Groover
It smells good at Ensemble Theatre these days where Prester Pickett's dramedy Eighth Day of the Week embraces us with cozy family values. During intermission, the aroma of home cooking wafts through the house. Someone behind me thou...
Fetch Clay, Make Man Explains Why Muhammad Ali Needed Stepin Fetchit
Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:11 a.m. by D. L. Groover
The oddest bromance you'll see any time soon heats up Ensemble Theatre in Will Power's Fetch Clay, Make Man, an entertaining, if a trifle rote, piece of arcane Americana. The two guys in question in that garbled title are the iconic...
Fetch Clay, Make Man Shows the Unlikely Friendship of Two Media Icons
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney
Say what? Playwright Will Power had to do a double-take when he first saw the photograph of heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali with Stepin Fetchit, a 1930s Hollywood actor who parlayed a dim-witted, lazy, jive-talking c...