Category Archives: The TICKET

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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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 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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“MURDER” With Extra Mayhem from TWHS Theatre

There is a certain buzz of energy, excitement and enthusiasm before the curtain goes up on a high school theatrical production. I remember it well from my schooldays as a young actor in New York, and it was everywhere in … Continue reading

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THE PRODUCERS Explodes Across the Crighton Stage

[Click any photo to enlarge. All photos by Michael Pittman] By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com Old timers will remember early television’s Ed Sullivan and his long-running variety program, “Toast of the Town,” which was eventually renamed after the legendary … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony’s SINATRA CENTENNIAL a Spectacular Success

The Houston Symphony certainly started off this month of November with a sensational concert in Jones Hall. Titled, SINATRA’S CENTENNIAL, the program was a wonderful look back at the countless songs that have come to be closely identified with the … Continue reading

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A Fond Good-Bye to BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Owen Theatre

[Click any photo to enlarge ] As I put pen to paper for this review, I am reminded of that wise old expression: “Better late than never.” As a critic, I have never been fond of reviewing shows on opening … Continue reading

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