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LONE STAR LYRIC and Kelli Estes Are a Perfect Match for Broadway Music

By David Dow Bentley III     http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com      [Click any photo to enlarge] And speaking of a “match,” the wonderful “BROADWAY LIGHTS” production Miss Estes’ Lone Star Lyric troupe just provided Houstonians was performed at the local MATCH Theatre Complex (https://matchouston.org/) located … 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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TRAVELSTY Triumphs at The Music Box

YourHoustonNews.com   The summer travel season is fast approaching, and if gas prices are keeping you close to home, you may want to stay local and simply head over to Houston’s reigning musical comedy club, the MUSIC BOX THEATER, where you … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s CAROL BURNETT SHOW Takes Us Home Again

 YourHoustonNews.com_5-3-2012 I wonder how many of my readers are as tired as I of not having the family fun of musical comedy variety shows that used to be such a television treat in years gone by. Now we are saddled … Continue reading

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Subtlety Evades Heavy-Handed “LA CAGE AUX FOLLES”

In New York I have had the good fortune to see both the original Broadway production and the later Broadway revival of Jerry Herman’s groundbreaking musical, “La Cage Aux Folles.” Those productions skillfully combined the fine music and lyrics of … Continue reading

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TOMMY TUNE AWARDS: Young Actors Shine As Two Head For Broadway

 www.HereHouston.com_May 2, 2012 Published in 1940, the title of a Thomas Wolfe novel suggests “You Can’t Go Home Again.” But perhaps you can. It was a homecoming of sorts at the recent 10th anniversary Tommy Tune Awards presented in the … Continue reading

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Audience Takes Flight For Stunning “COME FLY AWAY”

YourHoustonNews.com_4-13-2012 There really were moments during the Houston Hobby Center’s opening night of COME FLY AWAY that we audience members felt we were being lifted heavenward. There was heavenly song with the carefully integrated vocals of the late Frank Sinatra … Continue reading

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