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The Fault Of Our Stars

Houston Ballet reaches for the heavens but falls to earth in star-crossed performance

By Joseph Campana

People look to the stars for cosmic secrets or the key to human nature. Recent downpours make Houstonians look up with worry, not wonder, at the heavens. So a night at Houston Ballet with Jiř&iacut ...


Huge Donation

Lynn Wyatt steps up in a big way for Houston Ballet: Major money gift to power lavish world premiere

By Shelby Hodge

When Houston Ballet announced its 2015-16 season last month, there was one intriguing tidbit that wasn't publicly revealed until Monday. Houston Ballet trustee and long-time ballet supporter Ly ...


The Review Is In

Ballet bore: Murder giggles, bad acting and a tedious tone expose Welch's Romeo and Juliet as nothing new

By Theodore Bale

What is there left to say when audience members respond to Tybalt’s murder with . . . giggles? Perhaps it was Christopher Coomer’s banging fist, synchronized with those poundin ...


Calendar Closeup

Your weekly guide to Houston: Five (plus) don't-miss events — early Houston Rodeo fun guide included

By Joel Luks

I'm sure your life has been a complete bore since I took a two-week hiatus from writing this column to enjoy some down time on a Peruvian beach somewhat removed from humanity (absurd joke of co ...


Get Arsty

A new Romeo and Juliet: World premiere presents plenty of star-crossed challenges for Houston Ballet

By Joseph Campana

What’s in a name? Many ballets go by the name Romeo and Juliet. Some are even called Juliet and Romeo, if you’re Mats Ek, Radio and Juliet if you’re Edward Clug. So when the H ...


Care to dance?

Ghosts, folk tunes & fallen heroes: Houston Ballet's exciting new season keeps dancers on their toes

By Joel Luks

Romance, dramatic deaths, sex, power, money, politics — one would think that we were talking about an irresistible novela. But we aren't. These are characteristics of some of the work ...


A Houston Ballet Doubleheader

Dancers off duty & fun: Late night benefit dinner on the stage of the Wortham is unforgettable

By Shelby Hodge

A few cocktails after the curtain went down on Houston Ballet's exuberant Jubilee of Dance, the curtain rose again in the Brown Theater of Wortham Theater Center. But this performance — a ...


Party Watch

Fine art, divine jewels and dramatic masks dazzle at gala kick-off in River Oaks mansion

By Shelby Hodge

What: Houston Ballet Ball kick-off. Where: The River Oaks home of Melissa and Michael Mithoff. The 411: In anticipation of the Feb. 18 gala, "The Masked Ball," Tenenbaum & Co. ...


The Review Is In

From Houston to the World: Recycled ballets suffer from a Midsummer Night's letdown

By Theodore Bale

A bevy of swans, a murder of crows, a charm of finches, a host of sparrows. It seems that all bird groups have their own collective nouns. Last Sunday, while I was enjoying brunch with friends at B ...


On Pointe

Dangerous comedy: Houston Ballet's bold German Shakespeare proves love is no happy picnic

By Joseph Campana

What does it take to make a dream? The “seething brains” of lunatics, lovers, and poets, if you ask Shakespeare. For Houston Ballet, it’s another trio: A Midsummer Night&rsquo ...


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