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Poll Dancing

At Lyric Stage, a full-orchestra concert staging of Gershwin's satirical Of Thee I Sing is a fun election diversion, but also a reminder that we haven't changed much.

published Friday, November 4, 2016
Motion in the Potion

At Houston Grand Opera, Donizetti's The Elixir of Love is a tasty treat.

published Thursday, November 3, 2016
Voices Raised

British a cappella octet Voces8 brings a beautiful sound to Fort Worth's Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge, presented by The Cliburn.

published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Into the Woods

The Dallas Opera opens its 60th season with a glorious production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.

published Monday, October 31, 2016
To Tell the Truth

At Circle Theatre, Bruce Graham's Funnyman makes the comedy look easy, thanks to Randy Pearlman's performance.

published Sunday, October 30, 2016
Special Delivery

At Amphibian Stage Productions, the world premiere of Kathleen Culebro's Smart Pretty Funny has elements of all three of those adjectives.

published Sunday, October 30, 2016
Go East

Voices of Change opens its season with an intriguing concert of East Asian music, featuring composer Shih-Hui Chen and Taiwan's Lâm-hun-koh Nanguan Music and Theater Troupe.

published Sunday, October 30, 2016
Ladies Last

Women surviving violent rape and abandonment find courage, humor and a desperate refuge in a Congolese brothel in a strong production of Ruined at Bishop Arts Theatre Center.

published Thursday, October 27, 2016
Nora's Way

Stolen Shakespeare Guild reminds us why Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House is a classic.

published Thursday, October 27, 2016
A Real Gem

At Tulsa Opera, a fine production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers signals a strong future under the company's new Artistic Director, composer Tobias Picker.

published Sunday, October 23, 2016
Memory Serves

The Chiara String Quartet opens Dallas Chamber Music Society's season with Britten, Schubert and Beethoven.

published Friday, October 21, 2016
Seeking Refuge

Teatro Dallas comments on the Syrian refugee crisis via Miguel Cervantes' 1585 play El Cerco de Numancia. Performed in Spanish; review in English with short Spanish synopsis.

published Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Fang-tastic Dance

LakeCities Ballet Theatre opens its 33rd season with another chill-worthy showing of Le Ballet de Dracula at the MCL Grand Theater in Lewisville.

published Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Silent No More

The Dallas Chamber Symphony season and the 29th Dallas VideoFest are off to a fantastic start with its lovely new score for Murnau's Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans.

published Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The Pleasure of Her Company

At Stage West, Holland Taylor's one-woman play about Ann Richards wins at everything.

published Friday, October 14, 2016
Back in Black

At WaterTower Theatre, five actors playing instruments deliver the universality behind Johnny Cash songs in Ring of Fire

published Thursday, October 13, 2016
Follow the Trail

WingSpan Theatre’s Breadcrumbs, a wrenching tale of diminishing memory, weaves the past and present of two unlikely women together through fairytales, Post-It Notes and sheer desperation.  

published Thursday, October 13, 2016
Beckett Bath

At Kitchen Dog Theater, A Stain Upon the Silence: Beckett’s Bequest is a riveting cascade of words in performance that includes two Beckett monologues and four works by playwrights he influenced.

published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Sleep Numbers

The Russian Grand Ballet brings a tepid touring production of The Sleeping Beauty to the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts.

published Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Bustle and Flow

There's a lot going on in the world premiere of Kirsten Childs' Bella: An American Tall Tale at Dallas Theater Center, and some of it really sings.

published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Guitar World

Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic kicks off the Allegro Guitar Society's season with great technique, but little variety.

published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Musical Treats

The Blue Candlelight Music Series season opens with an excellent concert featuring cellist Jesús Castro-Balbi and pianist Alexander Tselyakov.

published Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Storm Chasing

Shakespeare Dallas closes its season with a beautiful production of The Tempest, featuring T.A. Taylor at his best as Prospero.

published Monday, October 3, 2016
Totally Tubular Bells

Revved up, punked out and shamelessly romantic, The Wedding Singer revels brightly in 1980’s nostalgia at Theatre Three.

published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Fight for Your Rights

Cara Mía Theatre Company revives the work that put it back on the map, Crystal City 1969. It's as timely as ever, maybe more.

published Tuesday, September 27, 2016
20 Seasons of Love

Fans old and new will be over the moon for the 20th anniversary tour of Rent at AT&T Performing Arts Center.

published Monday, September 26, 2016
Six in One

At Bishop Arts Theatre Center, six short plays by Texas writers in the third annual PlayPride LGBT Competition make for a cohesive evening.

published Thursday, September 22, 2016
Monster Mash

More than 25 years after the last sighting of Johnny Simons' The Lake Worth Monster, an epic revival at Hip Pocket Theatre makes the wait worth it. And wait till you see Basil Twist's title puppet.

published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Twenty to Grow On

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet opens the TITAS Presents season on a strong note with three diverse works.

published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Ghost Adventures

Undermain Theatre opens its season with the haunting first part of a forthcoming trilogy, Matthew Paul Olmos' so go the ghosts of méxico.

published Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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