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Nutty Notes

LakeCities Ballet Theatre impresses with its annual The Nutcracker, with the score played live by Lewisville Lake Symphony.


published Saturday, December 7, 2019
Here They Come A-Caroling

The Dallas Theater Center's annual A Christmas Carol reminds us why we love this story.


published Saturday, December 7, 2019
Backstage Bedlam

Even with the Texas twist at Theatre Three, Michael Frayn's Noises Off remains a frantic, funny farce for the ages.


published Saturday, December 7, 2019
Staying Afloat

Cara Mīa Theatre Company explores the issue of LGBTQ homeless youth in Emilio Rodriguez's Swimming While Drowning.


published Friday, December 6, 2019
The First Nut

Ballet Frontier of Texas started out the season with one of their best Nutcrackers; with more shows coming in Granbury and Waco.


published Friday, December 6, 2019
Pick a Letter

At Dallas Summer Musicals, the tour of Dear Evan Hansen has a clear and very current message. If only the score was more interesting.


published Thursday, December 5, 2019
The Dean of Christmas

At Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre, A Dean Martin Christmas with Joe Scalissi is a shot of everything we love about the holiday.


published Thursday, December 5, 2019
Soul Dancing

Voices of Change presented a terrific concert of work by African-American composers.


published Friday, November 29, 2019
Kitchen Sinking

At Kitchen Dog Theater, Queen of Basel is an explosive cocktail stirred from a recipe of sex, power and race.


published Sunday, November 24, 2019
Who's Afraid of Frida?

Not anyone who sees Joe Illick and Mark Campbell's children's opera Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World, presented by Fort Worth Opera.


published Sunday, November 24, 2019
Time on Their Side

For The Cliburn, an extraordinary program by Roman Rabinovich and Camille Thomas featured sections from Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time.


published Sunday, November 24, 2019
Assertive Foursome

For the Dallas Chamber Music Series, the St. Lawrence String Quartet offered an interesting world premiere by Doug Balliett.


published Sunday, November 24, 2019
Once More

The national tour of the Tony-winning Once is back for one weekend at AT&T Performing Arts Center, and it's worth seeing again.


published Saturday, November 23, 2019
Pedal Power

Lise de la Salle gives a terrific performance with the Fort Worth Symphony, despite Christian Arming's ineffective conducting.


published Saturday, November 23, 2019
Thrills and Chills

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, with guest violinist Maxim Vengerov and conductor Xian Zhang, perform Bruch, Ravel, and Prokofiev.


published Saturday, November 23, 2019
True Grit

The Lone Star Wind Orchestra delivered a beautiful tribute for Veteran's Day.


published Friday, November 22, 2019
Hell of a Time

The American Baroque Opera Co. opened its season with Marc-Antoine Charpentier's rarely performed Orphée.


published Friday, November 22, 2019
Thin Tightrope

Lyric Stage’s family-friendly musical Mirette charms and lulls at the Majestic Theatre.


published Friday, November 22, 2019
String Theory

A report on a recent concert by the Las Colinas Symphony, an organization currently in dispute with the local chapter of the musicians' union.


published Thursday, November 21, 2019
A Caterpillar Christmas

Dallas Children's Theater gives us a new holiday classic with the enchanting The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show.


published Monday, November 18, 2019
Polar Opposites

At the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Ted Tally's Terra Nova gets a chilling production.


published Monday, November 18, 2019
These Womens' Work

The Cliburn presented a terrific program featuring work by Pulitzer Prize-winning women composers.


published Monday, November 18, 2019
Dorothy & Blanche & Rose & Sophia

The iconic foursome is back in the cleverly done That Golden Girls Show!: A Puppet Parody at the Eisemann Center.


published Sunday, November 17, 2019
A New Turn

The Dallas Symphony's Principal Guest Conductor Gemma New proved to be a force on Debussy, a Steven Mackey premiere, and a work by Salina Fisher.


published Saturday, November 16, 2019
Reaping Great Dance

Bruce Wood Dance's Harvest performance has something for all, with new works by Joy Bollinger and Bryan Arias, and a stunning Wood revival.


published Saturday, November 16, 2019
Kitty Treats

We sent a reviewer who had never seen the musical Cats to the touring production at Dallas Summer Musicals.


published Friday, November 15, 2019
Pass the Baton

Here's a report on the spotlight performance on the six conductors in the Dallas Opera's fifth Hart Institute for Women Conductors.


published Thursday, November 14, 2019
Back and Forward

On the Blue Candlelight Music Series, Georgian pianist Tamar Shalvashvili played works by Scriabin, Chopin, Beethoven, and others.


published Thursday, November 14, 2019
Hashtag Fact

At Stage West, Lifespan of a Fact is a funny, fractious and thought-provoking stand-off between a writer and a fact checker.


published Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Woke Up Call

At Undermain Theatre, Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play has levels that go deeper than satirizing white "wokeness."


published Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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