Category Archives: Houston’s Hobby Center

Splendid Music & Dance Highlight “AN AMERICAN IN PARIS” at TUTS

[CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE] It comes as no surprise that the treasured music and lyrics of George & Ira Gershwin can still produce a winner for Broadway. That fact is made abundantly clear in the Broadway national tour of … Continue reading

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JERSEY BOYS Has Hobby Center Crowds Cheering

[ All Photos by Jeremy Daniel. Click any photo to enlarge. ] It has been more than a decade now since I had the pleasure of seeing the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit, JERSEY BOYS, in the Big Apple. The fun … Continue reading

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Merry Mayhem from a “GENTLEMAN” at the Hobby Center

[Click any photo to enlarge] My recent trip to Houston’s Hobby Center to view the current national tour production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” somehow reminded me of the advertising slogan from … Continue reading

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Fine Voices Highlight TUTS “OLIVER!”

[All Photos by Christian Brown – Click any photo to enlarge] There is a pivotal moment in the Charles Dickens classic tale, “Oliver Twist,” when the hungry and naïve young orphan, Oliver, finishes the humble bowl of gruel he has … Continue reading

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A “CABARET” Miracle for Houston

 All photos by Joan Marcus from the 2016 National Touring cast of Roundabout Theatre Company’s CABARET. [Click any photo to enlarge] It is the early 1930’s in Berlin and the powerful rise of the Nazi party is not far off. Before … Continue reading

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Frothy Fun from “SWEET POTATO QUEENS” at TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com [Click any photo to enlarge] For those seeking relief from the seemingly endless woes that newscasters assault us with on a daily basis, the cheerful answer may have arrived via the latest offering from … Continue reading

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AT TUTS: It’s a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge] It was the opening week for the new Theatre Under the Stars production of the ever-popular Broadway musical, MARY POPPINS. Though it was a school night, there was an almost carnival-like atmosphere with the many … Continue reading

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