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4th Wall Theatre Reschedules Launch of BEYOND THE 4TH WALL Artist Interviews Photo 4th Wall Theatre Reschedules Launch of BEYOND THE 4TH WALL Artist Interviews
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020

4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's home for extraordinary performances up close, will launch of Beyond the 4th Wall a?' a series of interviews that invite audiences behind the scenes for candid, intimate, one-on-one conversations with professional theatre creatives.

4th Wall Theatre To Launch BEYOND THE 4TH WALL Artist Interviews Photo 4th Wall Theatre To Launch BEYOND THE 4TH WALL Artist Interviews
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020

4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's home for extraordinary performances up close, will launch of Beyond the 4th Wall a?' a series of interviews that invite audiences behind the scenes for candid, intimate, one-on-one conversations with professional theatre creatives.

Houston Grand Opera's 2020-21 Season To Feature Opera Favorites And Company Premieres Photo Houston Grand Opera's 2020-21 Season To Feature Opera Favorites And Company Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2020a?"21 season, featuring a repertoire of beloved classics, company premieres, and a much-anticipated world premiere. The 66th season opens with audience favorite Carmen. American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard makes her HGO and role debut as Carmen in the revival of Rob Ashford's acclaimed 2014 production of Bizet's classic. She is joined by tenor Andrea Caré as Don José, bass-baritone Christian Pursell as Escamillo, and Anita Hartig as Micaela, all making their HGO debuts. The production will be conducted by HGO Principal Guest Conductor Eun Sun Kim.

Casting Announced for The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival Photo Casting Announced for The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, January 16 - 26, 2020, features new plays from some of the most exciting voices in contemporary theatre. The Festival programming includes workshop performances, readings, and an Early Draft Preview.

Casting Announced For 2020 Alley All New Festival Photo Casting Announced For 2020 Alley All New Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, January 16 a?" 26, 2020, features new plays from some of the most exciting voices in contemporary theatre. The Festival programming includes workshop performances, readings, and an Early Draft Preview.

Opera Omaha Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY Photo Opera Omaha Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2019

Opera Omaha will open its 2019/2020 season with the return of Jun Kaneko's Madama Butterfly, his premiere opera production design, which debuted at Opera Omaha in 2006. Since it's opening, Kaneko's Madama Butterfly has painted the stages of San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, Atlanta Opera, Opera Philadelphia and many others, garnering national acclaim and adoration.

Photo Flash: THE ARMOR PLAYS dominate Theatre Three this summer! Photo Photo Flash: THE ARMOR PLAYS dominate Theatre Three this summer!
by Lorens Portalatin - Jun 10, 2019

Photo Flash: THE ARMOR PLAYS dominate Theatre Three this summer! The world premiere of Selina Fillinger's THE ARMOR PLAYS: CINCHED & STRAPPED rounds out the 2018-2019 Theatre Three season with a new play that would likely be banned in Alabama based on today's headlines. From the madcap composure of the dining room to the dank wonder of the underground, women fight to escape futures laid out for them.

THE ARMOR PLAYS: CINCHED AND STRAPPED Comes to Theatre Three Photo THE ARMOR PLAYS: CINCHED AND STRAPPED Comes to Theatre Three
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

THE ARMOR PLAYS: CINCHED & STRAPPED by Selina Fillinger, rounds out the 2018-2019 Theatre Three season with a new play that would likely be banned in Alabama based on today's headlines. From the madcap composure of the dining room to the dank wonder of the underground, women fight to escape futures laid out for them. THE ARMOR PLAYS, directed by Leslie Swackhamer, is produced by Theatre Three and runs June 6 through June 30, 2019 (2800 Routh St., #168 Dallas, TX 75201).

BWW Review: Alley Theatre Designs Elegant Universe For CONSTELLATIONS Photo BWW Review: Alley Theatre Designs Elegant Universe For CONSTELLATIONS
by Katricia Lang - May 20, 2019

Despite the labyrinthine theories at the heart of CONSTELLATIONS, Nick Payne has written an engaging play. It is not, as we say, 'challenging,' a word often used as a euphemism for 'hard to watch.' It's funny and sweet and sad and intense. You can't look away.

Texas Native Jennifer Haley Returns To Alley Theatre With SUSTAINABLE LIVING Photo Texas Native Jennifer Haley Returns To Alley Theatre With SUSTAINABLE LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The Alley Theatre continues its Alley All New Reading Series with Sustainable Living by Jennifer Haley.

BWW Feature:  9 Houston Productions to Look Forward to in 2019 Photo BWW Feature: 9 Houston Productions to Look Forward to in 2019
by Audrey Morabito - Jan 30, 2019

Heading into the 2019 portion of the 2018/2019 theatre season, Houston has a wealth of productions that deserve your attention. In this feature, I break down the nine shows of 2019 that I will definitely be getting tickets to see. From farcical comedies, to emotionally intense straight plays, to soul-awakening musicals--you've got a ton of styles and genres to choose from, so go out there and get your tickets before they're gone!

BWW Review: THE REVISIONIST Reaffirms History and Family Photo BWW Review: THE REVISIONIST Reaffirms History and Family
by Katricia Lang - Apr 22, 2018

The quiet semi-autobiographical drama gives harsh treatment to narrow interpretations of family as well as those who see the pain and suffering of another human being as an opportunity for a good story.

Stages Repertory Theatre And The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Present THE REVISIONIST Photo Stages Repertory Theatre And The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Present THE REVISIONIST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Stages Repertory Theatre, in partnership with The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center ('the J'), presents the regional premiere of playwright and Academy Award-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg's original drama The Revisionist, running April 10-22, 2018. All performances of The Revisionist will take place at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

Theatre Three Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Theatre Three Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Theatre Three Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt has announced the 2018-19 season to be produced on the Norma Young Arena Stage. Theatre Three, Dallas's 57-year-old theatre-in-the-round, is located in the Quadrangle in the heart of uptown at 2800 Routh Street, Suite 168, Dallas, TX 75201.

2018 Alley ALL NEW FESTIVAL Begins This Saturday Photo 2018 Alley ALL NEW FESTIVAL Begins This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Alley Theatre's Alley All New Festival, January 20-28, 2018, features six playwrights and more than 30 actors from the Alley and around the country who will be presenting new work through a series of readings and workshop performances. In addition to Alley Resident Company members, many artists have existing connections to the Alley and some are making their Alley debut. The start of the festival will celebrate the reopening of the Neuhaus Theatre. Tickets to the festival are available now online at alleytheatre.org/allnew or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700.

Hudson Area Library to Screen A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Opera Photo Hudson Area Library to Screen A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The opera A Thousand Splendid Suns is totally concerned with the political upheavals that have transformed Afghanistan over the past half-century. It is also the story of how the lives of women in that country have been transformed. And, yes, it features human drama. What else should one expect from an opera?

HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Performers Announced Photo HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Performers Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Houston's Queensbury Theatre and Kirkwood Music Services, along with a dedicated team of local theatre practitioners and artists, present Houston Artists for Harvey Relief, a benefit featuring presentations by local performance organizations and groups on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Queensbury Theatre in CityCentre, hosted by Ernie Manouse and St John Flynn.

HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Tonight Photo HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Houston's Queensbury Theatre and Kirkwood Music Services, along with a dedicated team of local theatre practitioners and artists, present 'Houston Artists for Harvey Relief,' a benefit featuring presentations by local performance organizations and groups on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Queensbury Theatre in CityCentre, hosted by Ernie Manouse and St John Flynn.

Performers Announced for HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert Photo Performers Announced for HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR HARVEY RELIEF Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Houston's Queensbury Theatre and Kirkwood Music Services, along with a dedicated team of local theatre practitioners and artists, present 'Houston Artists for Harvey Relief,' a benefit featuring presentations by local performance organizations and groups on September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Queensbury Theatre in CityCentre, hosted by Ernie Manouse and St John Flynn.

BWW Review: OPERA REVIEW: MADAME BUTTERFLY AT THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA
by Jenny Minich - May 9, 2017

Madame Butterfly is a tragic tale with a colorful beginning. Giacomo Puccini's turn-of-the-century opera is accessible and engaging, tailor-made for opera buffs and newbies alike.

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