Category Archives: HERE Lifestyle & Entertainment

A Soaring DREAMGIRLS Triumphs in Houston

[Click any photo to enlarge.] When I first saw the musical, DREAMGIRLS, back in 1982, the Broadway blockbuster was at the beginning of what would become a four-year run on The Great White Way. With the often-thrilling music of Henry … Continue reading

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BROADWAY returns to Houston via The Music Box Theatre

I was just beginning to experience withdrawal symptoms after my recent out-of-town travels, but all is well now following my recent return to The Music Box Theatre for the current delightful production of The Music Box Does Broadway. As soon … Continue reading

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MUSIC BOX THEATRE JOURNEY’S BACK TO THE 1980’S

Music fans who enjoy science fiction may be reminded of H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” during their next visit to Houston’s popular Music Box Theatre. The company’s current production of “The 80’s Mix Tape Diaries,” delivers a generous musical look … 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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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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A Woodlands Weekend of Wonders from Gaga, Bennett & “Chicago”

CHICAGO lights up stage at Lone Star College-Montgomery *Courtesy Photo*  [ CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE ] Last weekend approached with ominous Houston-area Friday morning thunderstorms that seemed a bad omen for the much-anticipated Friday night concert of Tony Bennett … Continue reading

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TOMMY TUNE AWARDS : “The Biggest Celebration”

Whenever he was distressed about disturbing current events in the news, it was not uncommon for my late father to announce, “The world is going to hell in a handbasket!” If he could have been with me for the recent … Continue reading

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