Monday on The Front Row

Houston's Wortham Center and Downtown Skyline
We begin our run-up to the Theater District Open House, with the first in our yearly series of season-preview conversations with people associated with the participating organizations. Our guest will be the guy who oversees the entire enterprise, Barry Mandel, President and C-E-O of the Houston Downtown Alliance. . .

On the last Sunday of August, the nine performing-arts organizations that present their productions in Houston's downtown Theater District will present their thirteenth annual Open House, during which they'll offer mini-performances previewing some of the attractions coming up in the new season, tours of their facilities, give-aways and refreshments. On Monday, we'll begin our run-up to the Theater District Open House, with the first in our yearly series of season-preview conversations with people associated with the participating organizations. Our guest on Monday will be the guy who oversees the entire enterprise, Barry Mandel, President and C-E-O of the Houston Downtown Alliance.
Bio photo of Dean Dalton

Dean Dalton

Host, Houston Symphony Broadcasts

Dean Dalton grew up in a musical family in a smallish town in Missouri. Having sung in church and school choirs from early on, he began to study piano at 8, and took up the viola at 11...