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Seeing Red

Standing “O”-vation

The Little Trio

Drenched in Pathos

Conducting Virtuosity

Stage

Stage

Glossed Over

Americans love the idea of the “self-made man,” or of the woman who takes charge of her life and becomes the person she was...

No Strings Attached

Ricki Vincent is a large, bald, 47-year-old man covered in colorful tattoos who makes puppets do bad things. Not gossip or siphon gas from...

Stale

If you want to check out a dandy example of the difference between film and stage acting, watch the 1957 romantic comedy The Prince...

A Tiara for TBT

Of Tchaikovsky’s three great ballets — Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty — the last is the most engaging, some would argue his best....

Trippin’

A year ago this month, the much-feted playwright August Wilson died of liver cancer at age 60, and theater companies have reacted by reviving...

No Moz-aleum

If Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya had led an all-Mozart Festival six years ago when he first came to town, it would...

Hell to the Chief?

It’s assumed that the majority of regular theatergoers lean a little bit to the left politically. If that’s true, then the myriad presidential misdeeds...

Turn of the Screw

Playwright, screenwriter, and tv scribe Richard Dresser once told an interviewer, “I’ve had occasion to work at a series of jobs ranging from a...

Foot Faddish

When Ben Stevenson left his long-time directing job with Houston Ballet four years ago to join Texas Ballet Theater, he brought along with him...