Monthly Archives: March 2014

Electrifying Second Act for Players’ powerful INHERIT THE WIND

Many readers will recall tales of the sensational Scopes “Monkey” Trial of 1925, which became a notorious clash between science and religion. Schoolteacher, John Scopes, was charged with teaching the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin in spite of Tennessee law … Continue reading

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Laughs Aplenty in Texas Rep’s PRISONER OF 2nd AVENUE and more to come in BOEING BOEING

For theatergoers looking for relief from the stresses of everyday life and the troubling reports on the evening news, relief was just a theatre ticket away. In a recent production presented by the Texas Repertory Theatre they were able to … Continue reading

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30th Annual YTA Concert of Finalists Highlights MCPAS Season

Last Saturday night there was a Texas-style barbeque worthy of a scene in the classic motion picture, “Giant,” but it was so much more than that. One could sense the presence of both the new money and the old under … Continue reading

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A Truly Wonderful WIZARD OF OZ from TUTS

What a magical wonderland of joy awaits those lucky Theater Under the Stars patrons who have the good fortune to scoop up the remaining tickets for the current run of the new musical stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz … Continue reading

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Broadway and Rebekah Dahl Return to The Music Box

With so many of its stars having been polished by years of Broadway musical experience with Houston’s legendary Masquerade Theatre, it should come as no surprise that the current offering from The Music Box Theater would be themed, More Broadway … Continue reading

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MARDIS GRAS Comes Early for Lone Star Lyric Cabaret

It may have been a week early with its billing as a FAT TUESDAY FEAST subtitled, “WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS – A Musical Mardi Gras,” but the latest offering from Lone Star Lyric Cabaret certainly presented plenty of … Continue reading

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