Category Archives: Nightclubs

MUSIC BOX Blends Comedy with Fantasy for Magical Fun

For a long time I have wondered if the talented quintet of players at Houston’s evermore popular MUSIC BOX nightclub wouldn’t eventually run out of cleverly planned and executed themes for their numerous shows each year. Happily, that time has … Continue reading

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A Little LAMB Who Shines on New York Cabaret Scene

She is a member of America’s oldest theatrical club, The Lambs established in 1874, and those fellow Lambs who have been fortunate enough to hear talented singer and cabaret performer, Rita Ellis Hammer in performance, can certainly tell you that … Continue reading

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A Jazz Age Returns with CAFÉ SOCIETY SWING

New York’s legendary Café Society nightclub debuted in the Greenwich Village of the late 1930’s. For many years that followed it would be the Mecca for many African American jazz greats who would pass into legend themselves. Club founder, Barney … Continue reading

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A Royal “Affair” With Anger Management Through Song

The terrorism of the British tabloids is well remembered from such events as the abdication of King Edward VIII (in favor of his marriage to American socialite, Wallis Simpson), or the divorce of Prince Charles and Lady Diana (and the … Continue reading

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Broadway and Rebekah Dahl Return to The Music Box

With so many of its stars having been polished by years of Broadway musical experience with Houston’s legendary Masquerade Theatre, it should come as no surprise that the current offering from The Music Box Theater would be themed, More Broadway … Continue reading

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MARDIS GRAS Comes Early for Lone Star Lyric Cabaret

It may have been a week early with its billing as a FAT TUESDAY FEAST subtitled, “WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS – A Musical Mardi Gras,” but the latest offering from Lone Star Lyric Cabaret certainly presented plenty of … Continue reading

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At Music Box: A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Comedy, A Whole Lot of Fun

Country music and a sense of the Wild West are common factors of life in Houston, Texas. Now, helping to bring all that into good-humored focus comes the delightful Music Box Theatre production of SALOON SONGS. After family matters had … Continue reading

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