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Electrifying Second Act for Players’ powerful INHERIT THE WIND

Many readers will recall tales of the sensational Scopes “Monkey” Trial of 1925, which became a notorious clash between science and religion. Schoolteacher, John Scopes, was charged with teaching the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin in spite of Tennessee law … Continue reading

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Ghosts, Goblins and Spooky Music Invade Pavilion

Last Friday night at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Halloween got off to the musically spooky start that residents always look forward to from the Houston Symphony’s annual Hocus Pocus Pops concert. Out on the Pavilion plaza there was the … Continue reading

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At Music Box: A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Comedy, A Whole Lot of Fun

Country music and a sense of the Wild West are common factors of life in Houston, Texas. Now, helping to bring all that into good-humored focus comes the delightful Music Box Theatre production of SALOON SONGS. After family matters had … Continue reading

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PRISCILLA Brings an Early Mardi Gras Parade to Houston

Old timers may recall a hit show of early television titled, “Queen For A Day.” Houston fun-seekers may want to hurry over and join the party at the Hobby Center for what one might now designate as, “Queen For A … Continue reading

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THE NERD Really Earns His Name at Texas Rep

YourHoustonNews.com_9-19-13 Am I addressing any fans of comedy of the absurd? If so, here are a few notes on Texas Repertory Theatre’s current production of the late Larry Shue’s very nutty play, The Nerd. Directed by Steven Fenley and starring … Continue reading

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Loneliness, Passion, and Lust, Find Elegance in FOREVER TANGO

From its 1994 San Francisco inception to its various Broadway runs in 1997, 2004, and now, 2013, Luis Bravo’s FOREVER TANGO has always brought dazzling dance excitement to the stage. This latest edition runs through September 15, 2013 and brings … Continue reading

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There’s a New Game in Town: Don’t Miss It!

“Take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd…” On the other hand, why not just head over to the 59E59 Theaters to enjoy what may well be more satisfying baseball than anything currently being offered up … Continue reading

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