Tag Archives: The PLAYERS Theatre Company

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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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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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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Opening Night Jitters Yield to a Very Satisfying BUS STOP

I had to be in a good mood last Friday night after a dear friend treated me to dinner at Perry’s Grill where the salmon was divine and the service from our waiter, Joe, was first-class. Then it was time … Continue reading

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A Stunning Sellout for The Players’ SOUTH PACIFIC

YourHoustonNews.com_9-19-13 Until recently some important family matters had kept me away from the delights of the Conroe theatre scene for over a year. What a pleasure to discover, upon my return, that sold-out houses for that same theatre scene were … Continue reading

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