I hate to say this, but summer trips to Miller Outdoor Theatre's — and UH's — Houston Shakespeare Festival had come to have a whiff of duty to them. The productions faced so many challenges, from the very un-Globe-like August heat to the technical challenges of playing both to the seated audience and to the hill. And because the productions usually featured the same combination of performers and directors, there was little sense of adventure to the proceedings, despite the fact that some of the... More >>>