Monthly Archives: July 2006

You’re a Good Show, “Charlie Brown”

It’s been around for years, and will doubtless be around for many more. So if you missed the recent run of Masquerade Theatre’s delightful production of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” keep your eyes peeled for some future opportunity … Continue reading

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Masquerade Offers a “Little Shop” of Delights

Theatergoers in search of deep meaning and profound messages may want to skip director Phillip Duggin’s latest Masquerade Theatre offering, “The Little Shop of Horrors.” But for those who want to escape Houston’s summer heat and just enjoy a light … Continue reading

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Class Act’s Peter Pan Proves the Show Must Go On

I continue threatening to one-day author a book on the theatre entitled, “Opening Night Surprises.” I’m sure there have been many such surprises through the years, and there were a few more during the wonderful recent premiere of Class Act … Continue reading

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Barrymore Leads College Cast to “Hamlet” Success

When Paul Rudnick’s amusing comedy, “I Hate Hamlet,” opened in New York in the spring of 1991, it featured such stars as Celeste Holm and Nicol Williamson, but ran for only 88 performances. Thus, this New Yorker, and many others, … Continue reading

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Stage Set Stars in Crighton’s “Iguana”

It is no surprise that Tennessee Williams could people his plays with tough and gritty characters. That is certainly true of his “Night of the Iguana,” currently in production at Conroe’s crown jewel, the Crighton Theatre. The Crighton Players are … Continue reading

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Plaid Harmonies from Texas Rep

Was it a dream, or was the audience of which I was a member transported, through some galactic mystery, back to the age of the “guy groups” of the 1950’s? Yes, think of The Four Aces, The Hi-Los, The Crew … Continue reading

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