Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nothing Rotten in Crighton Players’ “Scoundrels”

It was the first Thursday night performance ever offered by the Crighton Players, and the packed-house audience at Conroe’s Owen Theatre seemed to appreciate the mid-week opportunity. Based on the film of the same name, the musical comedy being offered … Continue reading

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Houston Ballet “Fancy Free” and Then Some

It was to be the last of the three selections performed by the Houston Ballet on Friday night at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, but the ballet “Fancy Free” could have very well replaced the actual title for that entire … Continue reading

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Aside’s “Anon(ymous)” Showcases A Poignant Journey

It was, after all, a night of journeys. First there was the continuing journey of Montgomery County’s young, but increasingly popular (and self-described, “edgy”) Aside Productions theatre company, founded a few years ago by director, James Canfield*. Then there was the … Continue reading

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A Complex “Rent” from Masquerade

As I sit here at my laptop during yet another Entergy Company summer power failure, the task before me seems a bit ominous at best. There are times, I believe, when we critics must be on a journey to learn, … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Early with Stage Right’s ‘Annie’

It was a packed house, and the audience in Conroe’s historic Crighton Theatre was abuzz with excitement in advance of the curtain rising on Stage Right’s current production of the much loved musical, “Annie.” Director, Tina Cafeo, should probably be … Continue reading

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