An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
The setup: Throughout theater's long history, Anton Chekhov wrote the most famous gunshot. It happens at the end of Act III of this most gentle, hilarious and sad play (1899) and ushers in the 20th century with a disruptive comic violence that still amazes. Every character in this marvelous comedy/ ... More >>
Sometimes we're haunted by more than spirits and skeletons
Or how to refuse to see what's in front of you
The Houston production of Almost, Maine now playing on a rented stage at Stages Repertory Theatre has a back story almost as whimsical as the play itself -- offering equal measures of love story, pure luck and amazing coincidence. Three of its actors, Kim Tobin, Georgi Silverman and Rick Silverm ... More >>
A father, a son and the woman they both love - a recipe for heartbreak
Damn that freaking eagle!
The Classical Theatre Company's well-received production of Hamlet comes to a close on Sunday; it's a show we highly recommend.An original one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet stars Guy Roberts, who adapted the piece and also co-directed with John Johnston. During the ninety-mi ... More >>
Get your freak on (stagewise, that is)
Houstons newest theater company opens with a sexy gift