Category Archives: The Courier Columns

A Breathtaking WEST SIDE STORY Dances Into the Owen Theatre

All Photos by DigiSmiles Photography [Click any photo to enlarge] Something quite remarkable is happening at the Owen Theatre in Conroe, Texas. For those within the sound of my journalistic voice, I would recommend obtaining tickets to the Players Theatre … Continue reading

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HSO and 007 Electrify Pavilion Audience

My two-decade journalistic journey through the delights of countless varied performances I have enjoyed at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion began when I reviewed the Houston Grand Opera production of Bizet’s CARMEN at the venue back in 1998. In all … Continue reading

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FARCE OF NATURE Honors Military & Local Law Enforcement at Crighton

[Click any photo to enlarge] It’s ShowTime again for the cheerful band of Stage Right Players at Conroe’s Crighton Theatre as they present another of the numerous comedies from Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, & Jamie Wooten. This one declares its … Continue reading

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‘Greater Tuna’ Rendition Takes a Tumble at Crighton

Many years ago in New York I reviewed the opening night of a new musical titled, “The Devil of Delancey Street. I opened my report with these lines: Richard Nixon famously remarked, “I am not a crook!” Let me paraphrase … Continue reading

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Musical Artistry Prevails on Night of YTA Gala and Concert of Finalists

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge]  There was an atmosphere of celebration last weekend here in Texas. As folks looked forward to the end of winter’s dark days and the arrival of Daylight Savings Time, students and families prepared to welcome … Continue reading

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A “DREAMCOAT” Dream Come True from Class Act

[Click any photo to enlarge.] It’s that time again. Now entering its 20th season with this 60th production, it seems that every six or seven years Class Act Productions mounts another brilliant staging of the Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music) & … Continue reading

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A Glorious MY FAIR LADY at Crighton Theatre

[ Click Any Photo to Enlarge ] It’s literally “off to the races,” for another Stage Right blockbuster with the arrival of the current production of MY FAIR LADY at the Crighton Theatre. Director, Manny Cafeo, has done it again … Continue reading

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