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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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Electrifying CHORUS LINE Rocks the Room at TUTS

    By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All photos of this current TUTS production of A Chorus Line by MELISSA TAYOR] ***Click Any Photo to Enlarge*** By way of full disclosure, let me first declare that the … Continue reading

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Cinematic Fun at the Music Box Theater

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III “The People’s Critic” It’s that time again. Time to get out and enjoy the nightlife in Houston. The cheerful delights continue as the familiar troupe at the Music Box Theater takes on their latest subject: … Continue reading

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HOUSTON BALLET Brings the Calm after the Storm to the Woodlands Pavilion

By David Dow Bentley III     “The People’s Critic” Miraculously, after several days of violent storms across much of Texas and the Houston area, it was a perfectly beautiful and pleasantly warm evening for an outdoor production as the HOUSTON BALLET … Continue reading

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