Subject:

Zero Mostel

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    The Bialy: So Much More Than A Holeless Bagel

    Who knew idly researching The Producers online would introduce me to a new food? While looking up info on the film's co-protagonist, Max Bialystock (famously portrayed by Zero Mostel in the original movie), I hit the "enter" key a bit prematurely and landed on a page explaining the origins of the "b ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    Towering Townes

    Fifteen years after the death of a legend, there are a few stories left untold.

  • Film

    November 24, 2011

    Mahnahmahmeh

    Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Last Call For Art: Two Great Musicals, Expertly Done

    ​Two of the season's best stage productions close this weekend, The Phantom of the Opera by Broadway Across America and The Producers at Masquerade Theatre. Make sure you see at least one of them.First is Phantom. This is the Broadway touring company, of course. (The show arrived in Houston with t ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 30, 2009

    Fresh Producers

    With this musical, the Masquerade Theatre gets everything right.

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Enthusiasm, Curbed

    Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.

  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Skinny Is the New Fat in Run Fat Boy Run

    Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit

  • Culture

    June 21, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    June 14, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 24, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 10, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 3, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    April 26, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Springtime for Mel

    Brooks's latest Producers is flawed, but it's better than the first

  • Culture

    May 27, 2004

    Rome If You Want To

    The highbrow thespians at the Alley take on a lowbrow musical

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Alan Ruck's Day On

    A traveling production of The Producers stars Cameron from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    Malice in Meyerland

    The sale of the neighborhood pool pits some older residents against newer arrivals

  • Culture

    January 11, 1996

    Theater Play

    Box Office of the Damned proves fun in spite of itself

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