An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
In Race, at Ensemble, David Mamet blowtorches our perceptions.
The Ensemble Theatre opens the season with a bang and a laugh.
Each character gets a center-stage aria in this most operatic of August Wilson's cycle plays.
The Ensemble Theatre mounts Lydia Diamond's story of a dysfunctional family
Playwright Thomas Melancon takes us back to the little town of Bethlehem
Seems Houston is really anxious to "ease on down the road" with The Wiz; the Ensemble Theatre has just added two more weeks of performances to its already extended run. Under the direction of director/choreographer Patdro Harris and musical director Carlton Leake, The Wiz was the first Ensemble prod ... More >>
Ease into summer with the Ensemble Theatres latest production
J.D. Hawkins, who's been making a name for himself on Houston stages and in film productions here, has died.He'd appeared in plays at the Alley, Stages and the Ensemble; throughout his career he had worked with stars like Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Joan Allen and Sam Elliott.It was at the Ensemble that ... More >>
Hole in One
Mark Clayton Southers's Sitcom
The Ensemble Theatre presents a family drama about going home (in more ways than one)
The Ensemble Theatre produces a work of poetry and power
$110 million can't be wrong. Can it?
Je'Caryous Johnson brings movie and TV stars to Houston. And chances are, you've never heard of him unless you're African-American
TSU was failing in campus safety long before Ashley Sloan was gunned down
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Two Trains Running and A Love Story weave strikingly different -- but intimate -- stories of the African-American experience
Ensemble's new artistic director doesn't view things in shades of black and white
Ensemble entertains with a sexy, provocative production
A trio of takes on Dickens' classic shows why it's lasted so long
The Ensemble explores the shades of racism in Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play
Playwright Ntozake Shange returns to Houston, and to her landmark work For Colored Girls