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The Man Show

Pegasus Theatre hits the laughs with Steven Young's ambitious A Proper Man, but the play doesn't go deep enough.


published Friday, August 17, 2018
The Power of Two

Two one-acts dealing with sexual desire, Simon Stephens' Heisenberg and Anna Ziegler's Actually, make for an inspired pairing at Theatre Three.


published Saturday, August 11, 2018
It Was a Good Day

Muscle Memory Dance Theatre's third annual Made in a Day was another testament to the talent of local choreographers.


published Wednesday, August 1, 2018
After the Phantom

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, is gorgeous but perplexing.


published Monday, July 30, 2018
Desert Hearts

The musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert has problems, but they're forgiven with Uptown Players' bubbly, visually astonishing production.


published Sunday, July 22, 2018
Full Farce

Stage West does well by Marc Camoletti's trifle of a farce, Don't Dress for Dinner.


published Saturday, July 21, 2018
Playing the Game

At Amphibian Stage Productions, Fernanda Coppel's King Liz is a well-staged story of ambition and power that feels like it should have more to say.


published Saturday, July 21, 2018
Hair Does

Hairspray, the Dallas Theater Center's first summer musical partnership with AT&T Performing Arts Center's Broadway Series, is just right.


published Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Battle Cries

Legendary opera singer Kathleen Battle brought her show of spirituals and African-American songs to the Winspear Opera House, with help from locals.


published Saturday, July 7, 2018
Keep on Dancing

Johnny Simons' latest for Hip Pocket Theatre is a poignant meditation of moving through one's final years.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
Dynamic Return

Parsons Dance Company's return to Dallas, presented by TITAS, was worth waiting for.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
Brothers and Fathers

DragStrip Courage does what it can with Sam Shepard's problematic The Late Henry Moss.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
Two Plays Alike in Dignity

But in Trinity Shakespeare Festival's 10th season, one of them is executed more successfully than the other.


published Monday, July 2, 2018
Players and the Played

Les Liaisons Dangereuses has a lot to say about our current situation, and Theatre Three's production gets it right.


published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Problem Solved

Or, as much as it can be, thanks to Jenni Stewart's successful The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare Dallas.


published Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Reclaiming Their Time

At Second Thought Theatre, Blake Hackler's Enemies/People, freely adapted from Ibsen, goes for the jugular.


published Saturday, June 23, 2018
A Thing of Beauty

Zak Reynolds takes our breaths away in Circle Theatre's regional premiere of Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's Every Brilliant Thing.


published Friday, June 22, 2018
The King Is Back

No matter how many times you've seen it, The Lion King, now at Dallas Summer Musicals, is worth a revisit.


published Friday, June 22, 2018
Taking Wing

In a co-production from Soul Rep Theatre Company and Echo Theatre, Anyika McMillan-Herod's The Monarch soars.


published Friday, June 22, 2018
Which Way to Uptown?

Belting it out and reaching for community, Uptown Players’ Broadway Our Way is stirring, gender-flipped fun.


published Saturday, June 16, 2018
Virtuosic Brilliance

The dancers of Alonzo King LINES Ballet again showed their verstaility and athleticism on the TITAS series.


published Friday, June 15, 2018
Fantasy Island: Shakespeare Style

With its tribute to 1970s TV, the Shakespeare Dallas production of The Comedy of Errors is thoroughly wacky, as it should be. 


published Thursday, June 14, 2018
Back and Forth

WaterTower Theatre takes on Jason Robert Brown's innovative The Last Five Years with, for the most part, success.


published Thursday, June 14, 2018
Fading Star

At AT&T Performing Arts Center, the tour of the predictable bluegrass musical Bright Star flickers, occasionally shines.


published Thursday, June 14, 2018
Both Country and Western

The Turtle Creek Chorale closes its season with a tribute to country and folk music, with Outlaws.


published Sunday, June 10, 2018
How Can I Resist You?

It is what it is, and at Casa Mañana, Mamma Mia! is a whole lotta fun.


published Wednesday, June 6, 2018
What's Up, Doc?

Fresh every performance at Dallas Theater Center, White Rabbit Red Rabbit features one unrehearsed actor, an audience sworn to secrecy, and a surprise script.


published Saturday, June 2, 2018
Family Ties

Taylor Mac's play Hir, now having its regional premiere at Stage West, is essential viewing.


published Thursday, May 24, 2018
Mother Knows

Jessica Cavanagh takes her story of raising a child on the autism spectrum to affecting, scary, and hilarious heights in her play Self injurious Behavior at Theatre Three.


published Thursday, May 24, 2018
Close-Up Ready

Caroline Rivera shines as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre.


published Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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