The Hiding Place portrays the true story of a Dutch family who selflessly hid Jews during the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands. The original film released in 1975 has captured the hearts of audiences across the world and throughout the years of its existence. A.D. Players’ very own founder Jeanette Clift George was cast in the film as Corrie ten Boom and was nominated for a Golden Globe and a British Academy Award for her outstanding performance. The world premiere of The Hiding Place in September pays tribute in many ways to the late founder. Keep Reading
The latest exhibit from Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is by mixed-media artist Justin Favela. It features a visual-feast of large scale Tex-Mex cuisine piñatas, think nachos, a Margarita machine and more. The exhibit is playful in nature but intended to ignite a conversation about pop culture, the politics of food, and the Latinx experience in the U.S. Keep Reading
A.D. Players has been putting on one of a kind performances since 1967. Founder, Jeannette Clift George was a Golden Globe-nominated actress returned to her hometown of Houston to bring together her love of the theater and extensive experience to her community. A.D Players is kicking off their summer performances with The God Committee by Mark St. Germain. A show which will make you think about not just your own morals but those around you. Keep Reading
Houston Grand Opera will close out its standout 2019-2020 season with the world premiere of composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist and director John Caird’s The Phoenix. This opera is part of the Seeking the Human Spirit initiative, which reflected the theme of “transformation” for this season. Keep Reading
The newest exhibit at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston takes a deeper look into Vincent van Gogh’s life and vast body of work. With pieces from his early sketches to final paintings that chronicle his journey to becoming the artist he was. The MFAH worked closely with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, who together house the largest collection of his work. Keep Reading
It’s A Wonderful Life is a classic American Christmas story that has been reimagined many of time and popular with all age groups. This Holiday season A.D. Players at The George Theater is turning the story into a 1940’s broadcast radio show. With just 6 actors and actresses playing multiple characters the classic story will unfold in a unique way. Keep Reading
The Houston Ballet will return to its home, the Wortham Theater Center, for its just-announced 2018/19 Season, a superb collection of World Premieres, Houston Ballet Premieres, and beloved classics.
There’s exciting news buzzing in the Houston arts world: The award-winning Houston Grand Opera has announced that it will present its 2018–2019 season at its home, The Wortham Theater Center. HGO was displaced for a year following the damage the theater withstood in the wake of Hurricane Harvey last summer, but the opera company will make a triumphant return to its home stage this fall.