Category Archives: Broadway

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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Stage Right’s Enchanting Journey INTO THE WOODS

The music of Broadway composer, Stephen Sondheim, is unusually complex and sophisticated, but sometimes considerably dark as well. It would never be confused with the cheerful Rodgers & Hammerstein tunes that you might hum on the way home from a … Continue reading

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Dancing is the star of Class Act’s THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com [All photos by Tracy Robinson/spryART. Click any photo to enlarge.] It would be another terrific musical offering from Montgomery County’s treasured youth theatre group, Class Act Productions. Last weekend in the Nancy Bock Performing … Continue reading

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Twin Pleasures Illuminate TUTS Production of OKLAHOMA!

[ All Photos by MELISSA TAYLOR.  Click any photo to enlarge ] There is bittersweet irony in the fact that the supremely joyful current OKLAHOMA! production from Theatre Under the Stars began its run at Houston’s Hobby Center on this … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT MAN a Courageous Departure for Crighton Theatre

Fans of the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, are well-acquainted with the high quality work of its resident company, STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS, all under the guidance of producers, Carolyn & Steven Wong. As a general rule, the company often … Continue reading

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“BROADWAY” Returns to Houston at the Music Box

Yes, it’s happily that time again. Spring is here, and Houston’s evermore popular MUSIC BOX cabaret is presenting its 2018 edition of “Broadway at the Box.” This little troupe of five very talented players, and their equally talented 5-piece G-SHARP … Continue reading

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