Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cheerful ALICE is a Mixed Bag at Texas Rep

I always enjoy it when my trips to Texas coincide with scheduled productions of the Texas Repertory Theatre. The company’s current cheerful offering of Joan Micklin Silver & Julianne Boyd’s 1983 musical revue, A, MY NAME IS ALICE, while not … Continue reading

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It was arguably the most dismal, rainy and dreary weekend in recent Montgomery County memory, but on the stage of the Crighton Theater in Conroe, Texas, the angelic voices and beaming faces of more than sixty young Houston area thespians … Continue reading

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PIPPIN Charms Houston with Mystery and Magic

Until the current BROADWAY at the Hobby Center offering, I had somehow never managed to actually see a production of the longtime hit musical, PIPPIN. I recall once reading a lengthy plot summary of that show, and thinking at the … Continue reading

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MCPAS Offers a Whirling Good Time from THE SPINNERS

Last Saturday it was Opening Night for the 37th season of the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, and the five dazzling stars of the evening comprise the rhythm & blues singing group, THE SPINNERS, that continues to enjoy wide popularity … Continue reading

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BONNIE & CLYDE Go Underground at TUTS

[ Click Any Photo to Enlarge ] In these half dozen years since its World Premiere in La Jolla, California, composer Frank Wildhorn’s ambitious musical, BONNIE & CLYDE, has had numerous incarnations, both in the U.S. and abroad, even including productions … Continue reading

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Last week at Houston’s Wortham Theatre Center I had the privilege of attending Thursday’s Opening Night of Houston Ballet’s FALL MIXED REPERTORY, presented in advance of the company’s performance of that same 3-ballet program this first night of October, right … Continue reading

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