Love Crises, Stage Surprises

A Landslide Victory for Ann

9-to-5’in

TBT: On Pointe

Persevering for the Public

Blotch Jumbo

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Two at Stage West

Since my other duties at this publication leave me too busy to go to stage shows on a weekly basis, I thought I’d take...

Favorite Things

The triumph of the human spirit sounds uninspiring after having been sung by the same characters with the same voices for over half a...

Madrileños Locos

A little more than a month ago, the news dropped that Adam Adolfo was leaving his job as artistic director of Artes de la...

Park Bench Plays

This is not a play about Donald Trump’s wall, Brexit, or any government office involving a row of disgruntled, time-pressed people. But it could be....

I’ve Been Played

Oh, goody. Another play satirizing the world of the theatuh and the pretensions of the brilliant egomaniacs and thin-skinned artisans who inhabit it. If...

Grab Your Partner

Texas Ballet Theater’s ability to perform evening-length classics and contemporary dance pieces with equal ease was brought to mind last weekend when the company...

Poe Notes

Horror is particularly hard to do on the stage. A theater director doesn’t have the editing tricks and CGI available to filmmakers, nor can...

JFK Unbound

As crowds piled into Bass Performance Hall last weekend, young men and women wearing cardigans, sharp suits with thin ties, box dresses, and other...

Texas Ballet Theater’s Sweet Feet

Of all fairy tales, Cinderella is probably the most familiar. It has been recounted in books, plays, movies, TV shows, operas, and ballets. Each...

Birthday for Ben

Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple...