Category Archives: Miscellaneous Reviews

Visual Opulence Crowns Splendid Dancing of Houston Ballet’s GISELLE

 YourHoustonNews.com_5-14-2012 I often have the pleasure of reviewing the Houston Ballet in their Brown Theater home at the Wortham Theater Center. There, it is not surprising to see some dramatic set or staging of their fine productions. But it was … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s CAROL BURNETT SHOW Takes Us Home Again

 YourHoustonNews.com_5-3-2012 I wonder how many of my readers are as tired as I of not having the family fun of musical comedy variety shows that used to be such a television treat in years gone by. Now we are saddled … Continue reading

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Subtlety Evades Heavy-Handed “LA CAGE AUX FOLLES”

In New York I have had the good fortune to see both the original Broadway production and the later Broadway revival of Jerry Herman’s groundbreaking musical, “La Cage Aux Folles.” Those productions skillfully combined the fine music and lyrics of … Continue reading

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TOMMY TUNE AWARDS: Young Actors Shine As Two Head For Broadway

 www.HereHouston.com_May 2, 2012 Published in 1940, the title of a Thomas Wolfe novel suggests “You Can’t Go Home Again.” But perhaps you can. It was a homecoming of sorts at the recent 10th anniversary Tommy Tune Awards presented in the … Continue reading

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Audience Takes Flight For Stunning “COME FLY AWAY”

YourHoustonNews.com_4-13-2012 There really were moments during the Houston Hobby Center’s opening night of COME FLY AWAY that we audience members felt we were being lifted heavenward. There was heavenly song with the carefully integrated vocals of the late Frank Sinatra … Continue reading

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Elderly Couple Steals the Show in Masquerade’s “CABARET”

 YourHoustonNews.com_4-05-2012 There was the usual cheerful welcome from genial director, Phillip Duggins. But the venue was an odd location for those of us most familiar with enjoying his Masquerade Theatre productions in the comfort of Houston Hobby Center’s Zilkah Hall. … Continue reading

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YTA Gala Undiminished By Weekend Rain

 Conroe_COURIER_3-18-2012 It was a very special night for the Young Texas Artists Music Competition, and long in the planning by the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society. Perhaps in a perfect world the weather last Saturday night might have been perfect … Continue reading

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