An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
Each character gets a center-stage aria in this most operatic of August Wilson's cycle plays.
What He Does: The most famous work of award-winning playwright Carl Williams is a comedy called When Bullfrogs Sing Opera. The play centers on two sisters, one of whom left her little hometown of Bullfrog Waller for the big city and never looked back, and the other, who unexpectedly shows up just as ... More >>
The Landing Theatre Company is starting at the top
Let the darkness in with Mildred's Umbrella's production of Will Eno's story of crazy love
New York actor and former Houstonian Bernardo Cubría is starting to get a little nervous right about now -- he's just hours away from the staged reading of his play Down, Boy by Wordsmyth Theater Company. At the first reading, earlier this year, he was, ah, anxious. "It's like watching your ... More >>
Get your freak on (stagewise, that is)
Stages presents the funny side of the culture war in Southern Rapture
Ensemble Theatre draws on an American icon for its latest production
Byron Hagan and Marshall HainleyNobody told the Red Door Theater Company there was a recession going on. The plucky theater troupe launched their group earlier this year in, of all theater-starved places, Pasadena. With true Judy Garland/Mickey Rooney/"Let's Put on a Show" spunk, Artistic ... More >>
Thomas Meloncon and the Ensemble Theatre stage a world premiere
Be transported to Ireland in all its glory
20072008 promises a year of provocative productions
New places, faces and ideas have transformed Houston's theater scene
With summer almost over, the theater scene's heating up
Certainly not the two directors for the Alley's upcoming double bill
Never mind the drubbing critics gave Edward Albee's All Over. Stages is bringing it back.
The Alley finds little new in Angel Street, but that doesn't stop it from being entertaining
Jar the Floor takes a hard look at the ties that bind, and strangle, mothers and daughters
Main Street's Miser isn't as rich as it could be
The Alley wrestles with Bertolt Brecht, and nobody emerges a winner
Can self-described "bad boy" Rob Bundy revive a flagging Stages?
Making Plans, Having Fun
Stages shines in three playlets by Britain's master of the enigmatic
Blue Window plays dialogue like a gorgeous, and sad, melody
The Ensemble explores the shades of racism in Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play
Playwright August Wilson talks about the birth of Ma Rainey