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OPERA
At the Summit
This weekend the Dallas Opera premieres the one-act opera Everest by Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer. Here's what you need to know about it, as well as the work with which it's paired, La Wally (Act IV).
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DANCE
Joshua Peugh: Offbeat Dancemaker
Choreographer Joshua Peugh is making some of the most interesting dance in North Texas—and he's getting noticed for it around the country.
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Forward Thinkers...
THEATER
Deconstructing Stagger Lee
Buster Spiller chats with hip-hop theatermaker Will Power, whose musical Stagger Lee premieres at Dallas Theater Center this week, about the show, myth and the black male in American society.
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DANCE
Dysfunctional Beauty
Montreal-based choreographer James Gregg brings his eccentric style and unique sense of humor to Dallas in his new work, Boonflood, U.S.A, part of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s Winter Series.
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CIRCUS ARTS
It's 5 O'Clock Everywhere
Circus Freaks offers a wordless piece of circus arts and music, Almost 5: An Office Life (Circus) Story, at the Bath House Cultural Center.
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DANCE
Shaping Dance
Travis Wall discusses his choreographic journey on So You Think You Can Dance, expanding the commercial dance industry and cofounding the L.A.-based contemporary dance company Shaping Sound.
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THEATER
Trophy Club
A fast and farcical cast lands the laughs in Nell Benjamin's The Explorers Club at WaterTower Theatre, a co-production with Stage West.
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STORYTELLING
Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Story Fancier
How the lover of personal stories created one of the fasting growing performance events in Dallas, Oral Fixation: An Obsession with True Life Tales.
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Forward Thinkers...
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CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK
CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK
Sexy Laundry presented by WaterTower Theatre
Sexy Laundry
Presented by WaterTower Theatre

Opening tomorrow and playing through Sat, Feb 21
Preview performance on Sat, Jan 31 at 8pm
The Whirling Dervishes presented by Angelika Film Center
The Whirling Dervishes
Presented by Angelika Film Center

Tomorrow only! (Feb 2)
Performance at 7pm
Uncle Vanya presented by Dallas Actors Lab
Uncle Vanya
Presented by Dallas Actors Lab

Opening Thu, Feb 5 and playing through Sun, Feb 22
First performance on Thu, Feb 5 at 8pm
Pap's Place presented by The Core Theatre
Pap's Place
Presented by The Core Theatre

Opening Thu, Feb 5 and playing through Sat, Feb 28
First performance on Thu, Feb 5 at 8pm
Susannah presented by SMU Meadows School of the Arts
Susannah
Presented by SMU Meadows School of the Arts

Limited engagement
Thu, Feb 5 through Sun, Feb 8
First performance on Thu, Feb 5 at 8pm
The Merry Widow presented by Texas Ballet Theater
The Merry Widow
Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Limited engagement
Fri, Feb 6 through Sun, Feb 8
First performance on Fri, Feb 6 at 8pm
In Real Life presented by Jubilee Theatre
In Real Life
Presented by Jubilee Theatre

Opening Fri, Feb 6 and playing through Sun, Mar 1
Preview performance on Fri, Jan 30 at 8pm
The Great American Trailer Park Musical presented by Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Presented by Contemporary Theatre of Dallas

Opening Fri, Feb 6 and playing through Sun, Mar 1
First performance on Fri, Feb 6 at 8pm
Unnecessary Farce presented by Runway Theatre
Unnecessary Farce
Presented by Runway Theatre

Opening Fri, Feb 6 and playing through Sun, Feb 22
First performance on Fri, Feb 6 at 8pm
The Food Chain presented by Denton Community Theatre
The Food Chain
Presented by Denton Community Theatre

Limited engagement
Fri, Feb 6 through Sun, Feb 8
First performance on Fri, Feb 6 at 7:30pm
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