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Pandemic Relief from Houston’s MUSIC BOX THEATER

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click Any Photo to Enlarge] Is there musical theater after Covid-19? You betcha! And Houston’s MUSIC BOX THEATER is prepared to prove it to you. But before I get into that, let … Continue reading

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In Spite of the Crisis, Broadway Bows to “The King” Once More

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” On this National Day of Prayer, please allow me to answer one prayer of my own, that this pandemic crisis currently circling the globe would not forever silence ThePeoplesCritic.com. Let me first … Continue reading

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Swing Into Spring with BROADWAY AT THE BOX!

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” It seems that each year at this time I am confronted with the daunting task of trying to summarize the countless delights of the MUSIC BOX THEATER’S latest creative tribute to Broadway … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Celebration of a “KING,” from Houston Symphony

By David Dow Bentley III   “The People’s Critic” Of the countless hit recordings left to us by legendary vocalist, NAT KING COLE, the song “Unforgettable” would certainly rank high on that list. The concert is aptly titled, “UNFORGETTABLE: Celebrating the … Continue reading

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Crighton’s Pleasant “MILLIE” Avoids Near Calamity

                      By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] It was not your normal Saturday night at the beautiful Crighton Theater last weekend in downtown Conroe, Texas. As might be expected, the current Broadway musical … Continue reading

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YTA Event Brings Music and Elegance to THE GLADE

By David Dow Bentley III     “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by ThePeoplesCritic.com. Click any photo to enlarge] For the many Montgomery County supporters of the annual Young Texas Artists Music Competition (www.ytamc.com), the last Friday of October was a splendid … Continue reading

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A Symphonic Tour of Europe from Rick Steves & Houston Symphony

  It was like an exquisite fairytale tour of the continent for lucky audiences at last weekend’s Houston Symphony concert titled, “Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey.” A full house packed Jones Hall, and with top ticket prices above one … Continue reading

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A Complex SPRING AWAKENING from TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Let’s be clear right out of the box. The current offering from Houston’s Theater Under the Stars is NOT your grandma’s Broadway musical. For all of its theatrical dimensions and explorations of … Continue reading

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A “BRASSY” ENCORE FOR THE MUSIC BOX THEATER

[All Photos by ThePeoplesCritic.com. Click any photo to enlarge] By David Dow Bentley III   “The People’s Critic” If The Music Box Theater was revisiting some familiar territory during this third edition of its seemingly annual show, “KEEP IT BRASSY,” it … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s Comical WILD WOMEN Reveal Our Unspoken Dilemma

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   “The People’s Critic” Who among us has not noticed the explosion, in recent years, of the growing industry of storage facilities designed to relieve us of the clutter of all our accumulated “stuff?” In my … Continue reading

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