Not Mad – Houston Press Review

3 Aug

There's Risk but Not Enough Reward in Not Mad

(l to R) Kathleen Teodoro and Emma Rae Hightower. Photo by Giovanni Yousef


Not Mad

Created by: Hune Company

Text by: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Matt Hune

Company: Hune Company

Starring: Emma Rae Hightower, Elizabeth Martinsen, Regina Ohashi, Billy Rosenberg, Kathleen Teodora and Maggie Wintz

Run dates: July 30 – August 8, 2015


Read my review of Not Mad for Houston Press at


The Whale; or, Moby Dick – Houston Press Review

31 Jul


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 Photo by Brooks Cruzen of Blueprint Creative.

The Whale; or, Moby Dick

Conceived by: Phillip Hays

Written by: Timothy N. Evers

Directed by: Jacey Little

Starring: Phillip Hays

Company: Horse Head Theatre

Run Dates: July 29 – August 15, 2015


Read my review of The Whale; or, Moby Dick for Houston Press at

Guys and Dolls – Houston Press Review

20 Jul

What These Guys and Dolls Need is More Rehearsal Time

Kyle Ezer and Blair Wingfield in Guys and Dolls. Photo Credit: Bayou City Theatrics Staff


Guys and Dolls

Music and Lyrics by: Frank Loesser

Book by: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Directed by: Colton Berry

Choreographed by: Luke Hamilton

Starring: Kyle Ezer, Blair Wingfield, Josh Green and Victoria Riley

Company: Bayou City Theatrics

Run Dates: July 17 – August 2, 2015


Read my review of Guys and Dolls for Houston Press at





The Drowning Girls – Houston Press Review

17 Jul

Context Is Thrown Out With the Bathwater in a Stylish The Drowning Girls

(l to r) Miranda Herbert, Patricia Duran and Courtney Lomelo. Photo Credit: Gentle Bear photography


The Drowning Girls

Written by: Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic 

Directed by: Jon Harvey

Starring: Miranda Herbert, Patricia Duran and Courtney Lomelo 

Company: Mildred’s Umbrella

Run Dates: July 16 to August 1, 2015



Read my review of The Drowning Girls for Houston Press at



The Foreigner – Houston Press Review

14 Jul


(clockwise l to r) Annalee Jefferies, Paul Hope, Jeremy Webb, Elizabeth Bunch and Jeffrey Bean in The Foreigner. Photo credit: John Evrett


The Foreigner

Written by: Larry Shue

Directed by: James Black

Starring: Annalee Jefferies, Paul Hope, Jeremy Webb, Elizabeth Bunch, Jay Sullivan, Chris Hutchinson and Jeffrey Bean

Company: Alley Theatre

Run Dates: July 8 – August 9, 2015


Read my review of The Foreigner for Houston Press at:


First Date – Houston Press Review

16 Jun


The cast of First Date. Photo by Christian Brown, Courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars.


First Date

Book by: Austin Winsberg

Music and Lyrics by:  Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner

Directed by: Marley Wisnoski

Starring: Jessica James, A.J. Shively, Dylan Goodwin, Brooke Wilson, Adam Gibbs, Mark Ivy and Kathryn Porterfield 

Company: Tuts Underground

Run Dates: June 12 – 21st, 2015


Read my review of Firsr Date for Houston Press at


Stage Kiss – Houston Press Review

1 Jun

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Luis Galindo and Kim Tobin-Lehl in Stark Naked Theatre Company’s production of Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl. Photo Credit: Gabriella Nissen.


Stage Kiss

Written by: Sarah Ruhl

Directed by: Brandon Weinbrenner

Starring: Philip Hays, Phillip Lehl, Josh Morrison, Molly Searcy, Luis Galindo, Kim Tobin-Lehl, Jennifer LaPorte

Company: Stark Naked Theatre Company

Run Dates: May 28 – June 20, 2015


Read my review of Stage Kiss for Houston Press at




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