Category Archives: ATCA

YTA Event Brings Music and Elegance to THE GLADE

By David Dow Bentley III     “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by ThePeoplesCritic.com. Click any photo to enlarge] For the many Montgomery County supporters of the annual Young Texas Artists Music Competition (www.ytamc.com), the last Friday of October was a splendid … 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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A Symphonic Tour of Europe from Rick Steves & Houston Symphony

  It was like an exquisite fairytale tour of the continent for lucky audiences at last weekend’s Houston Symphony concert titled, “Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey.” A full house packed Jones Hall, and with top ticket prices above one … Continue reading

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A Complex SPRING AWAKENING from TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Let’s be clear right out of the box. The current offering from Houston’s Theater Under the Stars is NOT your grandma’s Broadway musical. For all of its theatrical dimensions and explorations of … Continue reading

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A “BRASSY” ENCORE FOR THE MUSIC BOX THEATER

[All Photos by ThePeoplesCritic.com. Click any photo to enlarge] By David Dow Bentley III   “The People’s Critic” If The Music Box Theater was revisiting some familiar territory during this third edition of its seemingly annual show, “KEEP IT BRASSY,” it … 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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Stage Right’s DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Arrives at Crighton Theatre

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by Dave Clements/DWC Photography*  Click any photo to enlarge] The wonderful Stage Right Players, resident company of the exquisite Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, is well known for its many … Continue reading

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