Tag Archives: Conroe

From Houston Ballet: A MADAME BUTTERFLY of Tragedy and Grace

[All photos courtesy of Houston Ballet. Photographer: Amitava Sarkar] Whenever I am privileged to report on an important ballet performance, I am reminded of a tender lyric in the legendary Broadway musical, A Chorus Line. It reminds us that “Everything … Continue reading

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ADDAMS FAMILY’s Spooky Hilarity Launches Halloween Season at Crighton

I think it can be safely said that in my many pleasant years of reviewing productions at the Crighton Theatre, I have never laughed harder than I did last Saturday night when doubled up in hysterics while enjoying Stage Right’s … Continue reading

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Crighton’s BLITHE SPIRIT is a Ghostly Affair

[Click any photo to enlarge] After a pleasant summer visiting family and friends in the generally cooler northeast regions of New York and New England, and despite the lingering summer heat and humidity of the Lone Star State, it was … 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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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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A VALENTINE FROM MAINE & THE PLAYERS

Ten months of family business in New York had kept me away from the Conroe theatre scene for a very long time, so it was especially nice last Saturday evening to follow dinner with a dear friend at Joe’s Italian … Continue reading

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30th Annual YTA Concert of Finalists Highlights MCPAS Season

Last Saturday night there was a Texas-style barbeque worthy of a scene in the classic motion picture, “Giant,” but it was so much more than that. One could sense the presence of both the new money and the old under … Continue reading

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