Tag Archives: Theatre Under the Stars

A Soaring DREAMGIRLS Triumphs in Houston

[Click any photo to enlarge.] When I first saw the musical, DREAMGIRLS, back in 1982, the Broadway blockbuster was at the beginning of what would become a four-year run on The Great White Way. With the often-thrilling music of Henry … Continue reading

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HOW TO SUCCEED …With Broadway Fun!

[Click any photo to enlarge. All photos by Os Galindo] Ever since its opening on The Great White Way more than half a century ago in 1961, composer Frank Loesser’s witty musical satire on the corporate world of big business … Continue reading

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TUTS Delights from IN THE HEIGHTS

[Click any photo to enlarge] In 2008 a musical called IN THE HEIGHTS exploded on Broadway to begin what would become a three-year run on the Great White Way that has been followed with countless tours of the production that … Continue reading

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Merry Mayhem from a “GENTLEMAN” at the Hobby Center

[Click any photo to enlarge] My recent trip to Houston’s Hobby Center to view the current national tour production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” somehow reminded me of the advertising slogan from … Continue reading

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Fine Voices Highlight TUTS “OLIVER!”

[All Photos by Christian Brown – Click any photo to enlarge] There is a pivotal moment in the Charles Dickens classic tale, “Oliver Twist,” when the hungry and naïve young orphan, Oliver, finishes the humble bowl of gruel he has … Continue reading

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Frothy Fun from “SWEET POTATO QUEENS” at TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com [Click any photo to enlarge] For those seeking relief from the seemingly endless woes that newscasters assault us with on a daily basis, the cheerful answer may have arrived via the latest offering from … Continue reading

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AT TUTS: It’s a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge] It was the opening week for the new Theatre Under the Stars production of the ever-popular Broadway musical, MARY POPPINS. Though it was a school night, there was an almost carnival-like atmosphere with the many … Continue reading

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