Monthly Archives: July 2004

Summer Laughs from Crighton’s Missing “Butler”

It was only natural for audiences attending this summer’s Crighton Theatre production of “What the Butler Saw,” to expect to see a butler in the show. But the butler never shows up amid the broad comedy of British playwright/satirist, Joe … Continue reading

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Free Mitchell Concert From Houston Symphony

“Free” is not a word one would ordinarily associate with a first class orchestra like the Houston Symphony. But free was the operative word for the two recent Mitchell Concerts at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Through the generosity of … Continue reading

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A Dreamlike “Sound of Music” at Masquerade

In the opening moments of Masquerade Theatre’s summer production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music,” the mystical “Preludium,” sung by the nuns in the abbey, has a dreamlike musical purity that is every inch a harbinger of things … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony Salutes America

If there was one drawback to the wonderful trip I made to Australia in the summer of 2003, it was that I had to miss the annual “Star-Spangled Salute” the Houston Symphony Orchestra brings to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion … Continue reading

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