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Pandemic Relief from Houston’s MUSIC BOX THEATER

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click Any Photo to Enlarge] Is there musical theater after Covid-19? You betcha! And Houston’s MUSIC BOX THEATER is prepared to prove it to you. But before I get into that, let … Continue reading

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An Icy and Magical Wonderland in Class Act’s FROZEN

  [Special Thanks to Class Act’s  Kristi Tabor for the photo above, and for the six additional new cast photos we now include at the end of this report. Click any photo to enlarge.] By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The … Continue reading

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Swing Into Spring with BROADWAY AT THE BOX!

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” It seems that each year at this time I am confronted with the daunting task of trying to summarize the countless delights of the MUSIC BOX THEATER’S latest creative tribute to Broadway … Continue reading

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TUTS Offers an Unusual Trip with Its Tropical “ISLAND”

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] I don’t usually assign my readers “homework” in advance of seeing a show, but it seems appropriate in connection with Theater Under the Stars’ current offering of … Continue reading

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Crighton’s Pleasant “MILLIE” Avoids Near Calamity

                      By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] It was not your normal Saturday night at the beautiful Crighton Theater last weekend in downtown Conroe, Texas. As might be expected, the current Broadway musical … Continue reading

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Costumes and Sets Crown Crighton’s Joyful CINDERELLA

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III    “The People’s Critic” Conroe’s wonderful Crighton Theatre has, for many years, continued to send me personal invitations to the shows mounted by the much-loved STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS Company. The group has as its longstanding motto: … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s Comical WILD WOMEN Reveal Our Unspoken Dilemma

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Who among us has not noticed the explosion, in recent years, of the growing industry of storage facilities designed to relieve us of the clutter of all our accumulated “stuff?” In my … Continue reading

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A Dazzling “42nd STREET” Thunders on to Crighton’s Stage

[All Photos by David W. Clements / DWC Photography. Click any photo to enlarge] Even if you have not yet been a lucky audience member for Stage Right’s new production of the legendary Broadway musical, 42nd STREET, perhaps you have … Continue reading

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LONE STAR LYRIC and Kelli Estes Are a Perfect Match for Broadway Music

By David Dow Bentley III     http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com      [Click any photo to enlarge] And speaking of a “match,” the wonderful “BROADWAY LIGHTS” production Miss Estes’ Lone Star Lyric troupe just provided Houstonians was performed at the local MATCH Theatre Complex (https://matchouston.org/) located … Continue reading

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“W I Z” Fans Ease on Down the Road to TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com It was just before curtain time when Dan Knechtges, the very enthusiastic Artistic Director of Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars, stepped on stage to welcome the audience of the current run of the new … Continue reading

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