A SELECTION OF PRESS NOTICES

CAR POOL
, by Laura Hembree
@ Stages Repertory Theatre -

"Directed with fluidity and punch by Peter Webster..."
Everett Evans, Houston Chronicle, March 20, 2001

"...Under Peter Webster's sharp direction, Stages' production of this new play cuts right to the tough, violent core..."
Lee Williams, Houston Press, March, 2001

THE DESTINY OF ME, by Larry Kramer
@ TheaterLaB, Houston -

"Director Peter Webster has done a fine job weaving the varied elements, moods, and themes of this ambitious drama. He never allows pace or intensity to lag..."
Everett Evans, Houston Chronicle, May 19, 1995

"Peter Webster's direction is as good as it gets; he effortlessly takes us from the sterile hospital environment to the warm inner workings of home and psyche..."
Mike Fleming, The Public News, June 7, 1995

DISTANT VOICES, by Celeste Bedford-Walker
@ The Ensemble Theatre -

"Conceived by director Peter Webster...Distant Voices is plainly a labor of love. Webster has directed with spirit and flowing movement, melding his company of nine adults and five children into a smooth ensemble that tackles some 60 roles with vitality and warmth..."
Everett Evans, Houston Chronicle, October 17, 1998

"...A vibrant and powerful production...expertly presented under Webster's amazing direction. This is one of the best shows of the year. Don't miss it."
Joey Berner, The Houston Other, October 28, 1998

GIANNI SCHICCHI, by Giacomo Puccini
@ Orchestra X

"Orchestra X tells tale of cons, cash with gusto...in this version by director Peter Webster, a table and chairs on a platform were all the cast needed to convey the story with gusto and good singing."
Charles Ward, Houston Chronicle, February 14, 2001

LITTLE WOMEN (opera) by Mark Adamo
@ Houston Grand Opera -

"Peter Webster staged the work fluidly and economically...a very touching work..."
Charles Ward, Houston Chronicle, March 16, 1998

LITTLE WOMEN (opera) by Mark Adamo
@ Houston Grand Opera -
Revival in the Year 2000
Filmed for National Broadcast by PBS for Great Performances

"This visually engaging production is quite effective...Mr. Webster gets nuanced performances from his mostly young cast..."
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times, 2000

"...Credit much of the excitement here to Webster through skillful direction...Webster's transition between real time and dream time is handled cleverly..."
Cynthia Greenwood, The Houston Press, March 18, 2000

"Peter Webster's staging is first rate..."
William Albright, Opera News, July 2000

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, by William Shakespeare
A co-production of The Ensemble Theatre and the Alley Theatre
@ The Ensemble Theatre

"Peter Webster has directed a busy, boisterous production...the results are interesting and stageworthy..."
Everett Evans, Houston Chronicle, September 19, 1994

"As you might imagine, the staging by Peter Webster brimmed with freshness and sass Friday night.
The African slant lent arresting exoticism and potency to the magical element of the play..."
William Albright, The Houston Post, September 22, 1994