Category Archives: The Courier Columns

The Wondrous Blend of Houston Symphony, ABBA, and RAJATON

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com It was a night of music that I dare say will not be soon forgotten by those of us blessed to be in the Jones Hall audience for the Houston Symphony’s celebration of what … Continue reading

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K. D. Lang Captivates Adoring Fans at Houston’s Jones Hall

By David Dow Bentley III   http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com With a one-night performance in Houston Symphony’s Jones Hall, it was more than a concert. It was truly a blockbuster event when the k. d. lang INGÉNUE Redux Tour honored Houston this week, as … Continue reading

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SAVANNAH Laughter Rocks the Crighton

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com It’s hard to believe that STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS has just completed its first decade as the resident company in Montgomery County’s crown jewel, the historic and beautiful Crighton Theatre. But if the current production … Continue reading

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Twin Pleasures Illuminate TUTS Production of OKLAHOMA!

[ All Photos by MELISSA TAYLOR.  Click any photo to enlarge ] There is bittersweet irony in the fact that the supremely joyful current OKLAHOMA! production from Theatre Under the Stars began its run at Houston’s Hobby Center on this … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT MAN a Courageous Departure for Crighton Theatre

Fans of the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, are well-acquainted with the high quality work of its resident company, STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS, all under the guidance of producers, Carolyn & Steven Wong. As a general rule, the company often … Continue reading

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“BROADWAY” Returns to Houston at the Music Box

Yes, it’s happily that time again. Spring is here, and Houston’s evermore popular MUSIC BOX cabaret is presenting its 2018 edition of “Broadway at the Box.” This little troupe of five very talented players, and their equally talented 5-piece G-SHARP … Continue reading

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Stellar Ensemble Illuminates TUTS Production of BRIGHT STAR

With claims of being “inspired by real events,” and with fine direction from Walter Bobbie, the current Theatre Under the Stars production of the Broadway musical, BRIGHT STAR, has no shortage of charms. A delightful collaboration of music and story … Continue reading

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