D. L. Groover
D.L. Groover has contributed to countless reputable publications including the Houston Press since 2003. His theater criticism has earned him a national award from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) as well as three statewide Lone Star Press Awards for the same. He's co-author of the irreverent appreciation, Skeletons from the Opera Closet (St. Martin's Press), now in its fourth printing.
2 days ago | Opera
The show curtain for Houston Grand Opera's world premiere of Javier Martinez (music) and Leonard Foglia's (libretto) El Milagro del Recuerdo (“The Miracle of Remembering”) is everything you'd want for a prelude. Depicting a Mexican folk pastorela ...
8 days ago | Stage
The Gospel story has never been a popular attraction on the stage, except for the medieval pageant The Massacre of the Innocents, a huge hit for its time with its dark theme of infanticide. But this antique doesn't exactly suit our modern holiday ...
12 days ago | Stage
There are many misses in the world premiere musical More Than Christmas, playing through the holidays at Ensemble Theatre, but, through some miracle that can only happen this time of year, the hits overcome them. The singers are the high. Like sin...
13 days ago | Stage
Ladies, slip into your gauzy Empire-waist gowns. Gentlemen, don your frock coats and high-collared shirts. Proceed post-haste in your barouche to Main Street Theater to re-live those bygone days of civilized social dysfunction, witty repartee, and...
20 days ago | Stage
I am no Scrooge. One of the most pleasant men you could ever meet, I love cats, children, the perfect chilled martini, and the joy of Christmas. I weep during Pinocchio. I may not always send thank-you notes, but nobody's perfect. I also love good...