An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
Broadway has been known to make both actors and singers into legends. However, due to what is known as stunt casting -- which is essentially gimmickry in order to gain ticket sales -- some musicians have headed to Broadway, if only for a short period of time. Here are some of the musical artists fro ... More >>
Hey, remember the Russians? Before they had a gajillion oil dollars and all those supermodels, they wanted to kill us all. But it wasn't all creeping dread and mutually assured destruction. Until the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War was a common subject in popular culture. Besides KGB trenchcoat ... More >>
Watch love come alive in the famed Elton John/Tim Rice musical
We would say a star is born, but Rebekah Dahl already shines with the best of them
Though best known as the talented tonsils behind British hard-rock legends Deep Purple, Ian Gillan has also found the chance to log in some serious studio and road time both fronting his own bands and as a solo artist. Gillan's new CD, One Eye to Morocco (Eagle Records) finds the belter singing not ... More >>
The dazzling Evita makes a stop in Houston
Our critic weighs in on theater around town
A Broadway Superstar returns to save your soul
Aida gets an assist from the glitz of Disney
You'll laugh and cry at this rock tragicomedy
Beast falls flat in the move from film to stage
Chess gives a dated but dramatic look at cold-war pawns
Evita boils down the complexity of its title character to a series of impressive leg kicks
Animated film puts a gay spin on the old Hope-Crosby comedies
Stuart Little's thick sugar coating is fine for kids. All others, beware.
Making Plans, Having Fun
Disney's latest can't compare with its greatest
Flimsy script, tepid music, fabulous spectacle: The Phantom has arrived
In Disney and TUTS' Beauty and the Beast, we've an entertaining "spectacular," but where is my beautiful metaphor for male potency?