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For Fascinating “BALLS,” There’s No Business Like Busy-Business

[ Click any photo to enlarge. All photos by Russ Rowland. ] As a modest player myself, and a frequent fan of the major tennis championships, I’ve been currently suffering my annual frustration at the elusive, wee-hours-of-the-morning, live telecasts of … Continue reading

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BROADWAY returns to Houston via The Music Box Theatre

I was just beginning to experience withdrawal symptoms after my recent out-of-town travels, but all is well now following my recent return to The Music Box Theatre for the current delightful production of The Music Box Does Broadway. As soon … Continue reading

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Tony DeSare Dazzles Houston Pops Audience on the Ivories

  They say “seeing is believing,” but for those lucky enough to attend Opening Night of this weekend’s Houston Symphony Pops concert, “I Love a Piano,” the astonishing performance of pop vocalist & pianist, Tony DeSare, seemed to somehow defy … Continue reading

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GLAMOROUS OPENING NIGHT FOR KINGSLEY & HOUSTON SYMPHONY

  It would be a day full of exquisite music. In the afternoon I had the pleasure of viewing a telecast of the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award, a presentation honoring brilliant film composer, John Williams, earlier this summer. … Continue reading

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PIPPIN Charms Houston with Mystery and Magic

Until the current BROADWAY at the Hobby Center offering, I had somehow never managed to actually see a production of the longtime hit musical, PIPPIN. I recall once reading a lengthy plot summary of that show, and thinking at the … Continue reading

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KEN HOWARD Wows ’em at The Lambs Club

From time to time my occasional work as a performing arts critic in Texas causes me to miss some important event here  in New York. That was never truer than on last March 9th when Marc Baron, the leader of … Continue reading

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An Exceptional SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at Crighton

For lovers of musical theatre there is something incredibly important and very wonderful going on at Conroe’s Crighton Theater. Brilliantly directed by Manny Cafeo, the current production of Singin’ in the Rain from the Stage Right Players is an absolute … Continue reading

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