The Judgment of Fools – Houston Press Review

(L-R) Jason Duga, Callina Situka, Laura Moreno, Brendon Duran and Ronnie Blaine in Judgment of Fools

(L-R) Jason Duga, Callina Situka, Laura Moreno, Brendon Duran and Ronnie Blaine in Judgment of Fools. Photo by David Tong.

 

The Judgment of Fools

Written by: Bernardo Cubría

Directed by: Philip Hays

Company: Horse Head Theatre Company

Run Dates: Through November 12, 2016

http://www.horseheadtheatre.org

 

Read my review of Judgment of Fools for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/audience-participation-undoes-the-judgment-of-fools-8915323

 

Dry Land – Houston Press Review

Skyler Sinclair and Kat Cordes in Dry Land.

Skyler Sinclair and Kat Cordes in Dry Land. Photo by Gentle Bear Photography.

 

Dry Land

Written by: Ruby Ray Spiegel

Directed by: Julia Traber

Company: Mildred’s Umbrella

Run Dates: Through October 31, 2016

http://www.mildredsumbrella.com

 

Read my review of Dry Land for Houston Press at 

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/dry-land-sets-the-bar-for-portraying-teenage-girls-on-stage-8877637

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Houston Press Review

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(L–R) Joy Yvonne Jones, Luke Hamilton, McKenna Marmolejo and Jay Sullivan in the Alley Theatre’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photo by Lynn Lane.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written by: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Gregory Boyd

Company: Alley Theatre

Run Dates: Through November 5, 2016

http://www.alleytheatre.org

 

Read my review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/a-midsummer-nights-dream-at-the-alley-theatre-fails-to-charm-8849915

De Kuss – Houston Press Review

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Eric Dean White and Lisa Tejero in De Kus. Photo by Peter Wochniak.

 

De Kuss

Written by: Ger Thijs

Translated by: Paul Evans

Directed by: Kenn Mclaughlin

Company: Stages Repertory Theatre

Run dates: Through October 30, 2016

http://www.stagestheatre.com

 

Read my review of De Kuss for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/dull-angst-and-no-stakes-makes-de-kus-a-prickly-peck-on-the-cheek-8863176

 

 

Becky Shaw – Houston Press Review

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Reed Walker and Darin Montemayor in Becky Shaw. Photo by Pin Lim.

 

Becky Shaw

Written by Gina Gionfriddo

Directed by: Kelsey McMillan

Company: Firecracker Productions

Run Dates: Through October 22

http://www.firecrackerproductions.org

 

Read my review of Becky Shaw for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/firecracker-productions-stages-a-wickedly-dark-and-funny-becky-shaw-8839740

 

The Redemption Series – Houston Press Review

(L to R) Justin Gibbons, Faith Fossett, Estee Burks and Brandon Hobratschk in Creatures of Habit.

(L to R) Justin Gibbons, Faith Fossett, Estee Burks and Brandon Hobratschk in Creatures of Habit. Photo by by Christopher J Fraher.

 

The Redemption Series

12 short plays:

SUMMER STORM, by Jaisey Bates
directed by Melanie Burke

CRAM SCHOOL SNOW DAY, by Reina Hardy
directed by Rob Kimbro

STOP FRISK, by Rich Rubin
directed by Cheramie Hopper

GYM CLASS HEROES, by Dillon Rouse
directed by Mara McGhee

DOLPHINS AND SHARKS, by James Tyler
directed by Vicky Comesanas

NORTH BEND, by Ariene Jaffe
directed by Lauren Hance

CREATURES OF HABIT, by Blaise Miller
directed by Sophia Watt

BULL, by Peter Snoad
directed by Clara Goodwin

THE BETROTHAL, by Germaine Shames
directed by Rebecca Bernstein

TWO BROKEN HEADLIGHTS, by Elliot Kreloff
directed by Jonathan Gonzales

DALLAS/LOVE THE BOMB, by Josh Inocéncio
directed by Erika Watson

DANCE AGAIN, by Emilio Rodriguez
directed by Stephen M. Miranda

Company: Landing Theatre

Run Dates: Through October 1, 2016

http://www.landingtheatre.org

 

Read my review of The Redemption Series for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/the-redemption-series-fails-to-move-us-forward-from-crisis-8799814

In the Heights – Houston Press Review

Rayanne Gonzales as Abuela Claudia and Anthony Lee Medina as Usnavi in In The Heights.

Rayanne Gonzales as Abuela Claudia and Anthony Lee Medina as Usnavi in In The Heights. Photo by Os Galindo.

 

In the Heights

Music and Lyrics by: Lin Manuel Miranda

Book by: Quiara Alegeria Hudes

Directed by: Nick DeGruccio

Company: TUTS

Run dates: Through September 25, 2016

http://www.tuts.com

 

Read my review of In The Heights for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/in-the-heights-is-as-important-as-it-is-entertaining-8768601

Hand to God – Houston Press Review

Steve Pacek as Jason in the Alley Theatre’s production of Hand to God.

Steve Pacek as Jason in the Alley Theatre’s production of Hand to God. Photo by Lynn Lane.

 

Hand to God

Written by: Robert Askins

Directed by: Mark Shanahan

Company: Alley Theatre

Run dates: Through September 18, 2016

http://www.alleytheatre.org

 

Read my review of Hand to God for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/hand-to-god-proves-puppet-sex-is-still-funny-8715548

Buried Child and True West – Houston Press Review

(L-r) Candice D’Meza, Rutherford Cravens, Charlie Scott, Kyle Sturdivant and Carolyn Houston Boone in Buried Child

(L-R) Candice D’Meza, Rutherford Cravens, Charlie Scott, Kyle Sturdivant and Carolyn Houston Boone in Buried Child. Photo by Anthony Rathbun.

Nick Farco and Drake Simpson in True West

Nick Farco and Drake Simpson in True West. Photo by Gabriella Nissen.

 

Buried Child

Written by: Sam Shepard

Directed by: Jeff Miller

Company: Catastrophic Theatre

Run Dates: Through October 1, 2016

www.catastrophictheatre.com

 

True West

Written by: Sam Shepard

Directed by: Kim Tobin-Lehl

Company: 4th Wall Theatre

Run Dates: Through September 30, 2016

 

Read my Shepard twofer review at Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/sam-shepard-s-buried-child-and-true-west-explore-and-explode-theamerican-dream-8762208