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  • Dirty Dancing comes to Houston
    Dirty Dancing-The Classic Story on Stage comes to Hobby Center in Houston
    In Broadway Across America’s latest show, it’s passionate romance, sensational dancing and heart-pounding music that are the basis for the worldwide smash hit, “Dirty Dancing,” which tells the classic story of lovers, Baby...
  • 'Sextet' at Tarragon Theatre
    Tarragon's 'Sextet' falls short of expectations
    One of the blessings of TiVO is you can fast forward through the boring bits to compact your favourite TV shows into one tight, entertaining product. Morris Panych, with his latest play "Sextet", opening November 12 at Tarragon, would...
  • The Motherf**ker with the Hat
    'The Motherf**ker with the Hat' sparkles at the Coal Mine Theatre
    Lord, if only all theatre could be as refreshingly honest as "The Motherf**ker with the Hat". The play, which opened on November 11 at the Coal Mine, was originally written byStephen Adly Guirgis in 2011 and directed by Layne Coleman in...
  • 'Click Boom' is the confrontation of a war veteran's inner demons
    'Click Boom' — A Recorded Play
    Click Boom is a contemporary play written by Nakia Oglesby, and it’s a play that this reviewer has had the pleasure of reading in its earlier forms and now in its later final forms. Click Boom deals with a lot of issues during war. Not just...
  • The Bakelite Masterpiece
    Tarragon's 'The Bakelite Masterpiece' captivates for its entire 90 minutes
    Chalk this up as another solid win for Tarragon Theatre."The Bakelite Masterpiece", which opened on October 29 in the Extraspace, is directed by Richard Rose and written by Kate Cayley. It's based on the story of a Dutch artist who...
  • 14-year-old Charlie has an unrequited crush in "What I Did Last Summer" at Piedmont Oakland Rep
    Live Theatre opens on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland!
    “PORT” Moves to Piedmont Avenue in Oakland—and hopes to STAY THERE.Piedmont Oakland Repertory Theatre will present a full production of A. R. Gurney’s “What I Did Last Summer” at 4137 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland...
  • Halloween Happiness
    Halloween Happiness
    Here are a couple of very cool ways to spice up this Halloween. Don’t settle for the trick when you can enjoy either or both of these treats.Enjoy a special Halloween performance of the critically acclaimed and absolutely adorable musical ...
  • Les Zinspirés 3D
    'Les Zinspirés 3D' impresses in some areas, fails in others
    If effort was the only thing that counted, Théâtre français de Toronto's second round of "Les Zinspirés 3D", which opened on October 24, would get an outstanding A+. "Les Zinspirés" is a project that gives five high school...
  • DRINK WITH DEATH
    'DRINK WITH DEATH' transforms the Cameron House into realm of the living dead
    Halloween is the one time of year when spirits are allowed to return to earth instead of being stuck in the underworld. On October 23 at the Cameron House, seven ghosts interacted with the living world in the opening night of a production called ...
  • School House Rock Live: First show of 2014-2015 Family Series at the Orpheum
    School House Rock Live: First show of 2014-2015 Family Series at the Orpheum
    Christina Torres, Press Relations Manager of the Memphis Orpheum Theatre, announces the following:"Few tunes evoke as much multigenerational participation as those from the hit cartoon “Schoolhouse Rock.” Now students and parents...
  • The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee
    Can You Spell ENTERTAINING?
    “How do you spell Syzygy?” To most people, this is not a common word, but to the contestants of Putnam County Spelling Bee, this word is a walk in the park. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a musical comedy conceived by...
  • Cole Porter classic, Anything Goes comes to Houston
    Cole Porter classic, Anything Goes makes Houston premiere at Hobby Center
    Cole Porter’s timeless classic and new Broadway revival of Anything Goes will make its Houston premiere at the Hobby Center on October 14-19 as part of the 2014-2015 season of Broadway at the Hobby Center.Winner of the 2011 Tony Award®...
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Young People's Theatre 2014/2015 season opens with 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
    When Young People's Theatre chose to start their 2014/2015 season with Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", which opened on October 9, it seemed like a bit of an unusual choice not because of its profound and unfortunately still...
  • Bonnie J Monte
    STNJ's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte finalist for direction award
    Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte a finalist for the 2014 Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SCDF) Zelda Fichandler Award.The prestigious award is presented to a director in a different region of the...
  • Horses on the Santa Monica Carousel
    Best Santa Monica historic venues and dining on-the-go
    Santa Monica’s rich cultural history includes many iconic venues for entertainment and amusement, with nearby healthy dining choices.For a fun-filled outing in town, visit these local sites and popular restaurants with takeout options.Enjoy...