Town Square

For The Performing Arts, The Show Must Go On

Posted on · The author of Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway, goes behind the scenes of iconic musicals that changed the landscape of theater, and local theaters, companies, and performers share the ways they have adapted their shows to keep audiences safe during the COVID pandemic.

Houston Matters

Teachers Union Weighs In On COVID-19 School Closures (Oct. 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The Houston Federation of Teachers weighs in on recent HISD school closures due to COVID-19, our weekly political roundup, how first responders are dealing with the pandemic, and a new opera involves competitive bird calling.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

Houston Couple’s 9/11 Love Story Inspires A Broadway Musical, Plus Houston Grand Opera Honors The Legacy Of Marian Anderson

Posted on · Hear the true story of how two strangers met and found love amidst tragedy, and learn how a Houston poet created a groundbreaking libretto to honor the life of a groundbreaking opera singer.

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Houston’s Air Pollution Problem, And Protecting Yourself In The Gig Economy (Jan. 29, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: New data on our air pollution problem, our weekly political roundup, protecting your work in the gig economy, and tenor Larry Brownlee.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

Live From Theater District Open House!

Posted on · The annual Open House marks the official start of the city’s performing arts season, and “Unwrap Your Candies Now” was there to find out what operas, symphonies, ballets, chamber music, jazz, plays and Broadway musicals are in store for Houston audiences.