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Spanish Flair

The Dallas Opera's production of Bizet's Carmen soars thanks to a transformative performance by Stéphanie d'Oustrac in the title role.


published Sunday, October 21, 2018
Little Boxes

At WaterTower Theatre, Joanie Schultz's Ibsen adaptation is A Doll's House for our time.


published Saturday, October 20, 2018
Killer Ballet

Once again, LakeCities Ballet Theatre gave audiences thrills with its annual Le Ballet de Dracula.


published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Comedy in Music

The Dallas Chamber Symphony opened its season with another fantastic original score to a classic silent film, this time Our Hospitality.


published Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Ships in the Night

The Dallas Opera's season-opening production of The Flying Dutchman, helmed by revisionist director Christopher Alden, is puzzling but sounds gorgeous.


published Monday, October 15, 2018
Radio Stars

Amphibian Stage Productions gambles on Tom Stoppard's Artist Descending a Staircase and gets it oh so right.


published Friday, October 12, 2018
Mapping It Out

WingSpan Theatre Company renders a beautiful, witty production of Eric Overmyer's On the Verge or the Geography of Yearning.


published Friday, October 12, 2018
Windmills are for Tilting

Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre moves up to the Scott Theatre for its revival of Man of La Mancha.


published Friday, October 12, 2018
House Manure

At Kitchen Dog Theater, the dark Radiant Vermin exposes the dream of homeownership as a nightmare inflicted on the poor and displaced.


published Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Flower Power

Rust-proof Steel Magnolias brings the lessons of love, loyalty, sisterhood and a good laugh to the Dallas Theater Center.


published Saturday, October 6, 2018
Advanced Angelology

Uptown Players’ sweaty, joyful Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika throbs with life lived facing forward.


published Monday, October 1, 2018
Damned Villain

At Shakespeare Dallas, the fall production of Othello doesn't live up to the play's brilliance.


published Friday, September 28, 2018
Life is a Rockin' Cabaret

In Casa Mañana's Cabaret Series, actor/singer Michael Cunio rocks out to tunes by the Stones, Zeppelin, The Police, and others.


published Monday, September 24, 2018
Seasons Change

At its first ReMix concert of the season, conducted by Ruth Reinhardt, the Dallas Symphony ushered in a new era.


published Sunday, September 23, 2018
Wind Knocked Out

At Hip Pocket Theatre, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows doesn't take it far enough.


published Saturday, September 22, 2018
The Music In You

At Theatre Three's in-the-round space, the first locally produced staging of the musical Once holds up beautifully.


published Friday, September 21, 2018
To the Moon

Diavolo made a triumphant return to Dallas, on the TITAS season.


published Friday, September 21, 2018
The Way We Are

Undermain Theatre’s world premiere of Len Jenkin’s poetic love story How Is It that We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice answers the question its title poses.


published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Having a Ball

The world premiere of The Cuban and the Redhead at Pegasus Theatre is worthy of its iconic characters.


published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Simon Says

Garland Civic Theatre gives the late Neil Simons a fitting tribute with its season opener, Barefoot in the Park.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Going Native

A pissed-off goddess returns to suburbia in Madeleine George's feisty eco-comedy Hurricane Diane at Echo Theatre.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Happy Returns

Pianist Joyce Yang kicked off the Chamber Music International season with a strong program of Rachmaninoff, Janáček, Lizst and Elizabeth Younan.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Dolly High

Casa Mañana's ebullient revival of Hello, Dolly! has a secret weapon: David Coffee as Horace.


published Sunday, September 9, 2018
Squirm. Laugh. Repeat.

At Stage West, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon keeps audiences uncomfortable, and laughing—exactly as it should.


published Thursday, September 6, 2018
Behave This.

At Second Thought Theatre, Alice Birch's Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. is theater in beast mode. Got a problem with that?


published Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Whose Side Are You On, Anyway?

Topher Payne's comedy Perfect Arrangement, now at Uptown Players, uses 1950s sitcom stylings to deliver an impactful message.


published Monday, August 27, 2018
Girl Power

Camille A. Brown & Dancers makes a stunningly impactful TITAS debut with Black Girl: Linguistic Play.


published Sunday, August 26, 2018
A Ride of the Mind

At Hip Pocket Theatre, Lake Simons and John Dyer's Loop the Loop is filled with whimsy, melancholy, and memories.


published Friday, August 24, 2018
Is a Kiss Just a Kiss?

In Sarah Ruhl's Stage Kiss at Circle Theatre, audiences feel the love.


published Thursday, August 23, 2018
Toy Story

At the Ochre House, toys explore the meaning of life in the world premiere of Carla Parker's musical Mousey. 


published Thursday, August 23, 2018
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