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Revisiting Abyssinia

A chat with director Akin Babatundé and music director Sheilah V. Walker about Lyric Stage's Abyssinia.


published Friday, February 14, 2020
Up is Down, Left is Right: Lucas Haupert

In their latest podcast, Monalisa Amidar and Brian Wilson chat with the founder of Millennial Poison Theatre Co., opening The Residents of Craigslist.


published Sunday, February 9, 2020
Q&A: Morgana Wilborn

The director on the play Loving and Loving, about the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in the U.S., opening at Bishop Arts Theatre Center.


published Thursday, February 6, 2020
Blooming Rose

Illana Stein talks about co-writing and directing the premiere of Hans & Sophie, about the White Rose resistance in Nazi Germany, at Amphibian Stage.


published Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Educating on Trans Issues

Dallas Children's Theater Executive Director Robyn Flatt and playwright Bruce R. Coleman discuss Andi Boi, about a transgender teen, premiering at DCT.


published Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Bring in the Strings

North Texas favorite Sarah Jaffe on playing at the Meyerson Symphony Center with Dallas Symphony musicians, and orchestrating some of her songs.


published Monday, February 3, 2020
Navigating Changes

A chat with Fort Worth Opera board chairman Nelson E. Claytor about the resignation of General Director Tuomas Hiltunen, and looking to the future.


published Monday, February 3, 2020
Q&A: Bill Bolender

A chat with the former Dallas actor who returns to costar in Matthew Posey's Mrs. Haggardly at the Ochre House.


published Sunday, February 2, 2020
Q&A: Matthew Corcoran

The Southern Methodist University opera student on playing the Third Jew in the Dallas Symphony's semi-staged production of Salome.


published Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Cast Album Confidential

Jay Gardner reviews the cast recordings of Jagged Little Pill and David Byrne's American Utopia.


published Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Q&A: Angel Blue

The American soprano on her career and playing several roles within the same opera; she performs this weekend for the Dallas Opera's art song series.


published Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Q&A: Bernadette Peters

An interview with the Tony-winning Broadway and film star, who performs this weekend with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.


published Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Pages from the Arts: Jan./Feb. 2020

In our review of performing arts books, we look at biographies of Elaine Stritch, Janis Joplin, and a great American song; plus P. Carl's Becoming a Man


published Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Up is Down, Left is Right: Fred Curchack

In their latest podcast, Monalisa Amidar and Brian Wilson chat with the theatermaker about his one-man show Stuff as Dreams are Made On.


published Friday, January 17, 2020
Q&A: Jake Nice

A chat with the director of Thomas Ward's play Slide By, which addresses gun violence in schools, opening in AT&T Performing Arts Center's Elevator Project.


published Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Q&A: David Payne

An interview with the man who plays a literary giant in An Evening with C.S. Lewis, coming to the Wyly Theatre.


published Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Video: Gloria Vivica Benavides

In her Proust Questionnaire series, Betsy Lewis talks to actor, educator, and director Gloria Vivica Benavides.


published Monday, December 30, 2019
Marfa Highlighted

A chat with Hope Lafferty and Christopher Dyer, who are producing the first Fringe Marfa, in far West Texas.


published Thursday, December 26, 2019
Video: Mark Landson

In her Proust Questionnaire series, Betsy Lewis talks to violist, composer, innovator, and man behind Open Classical DFW.


published Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Q&A: Courtnee Carter

The actress who plays Ti Moune in the tour of Once On This Island, coming to AT&T Performing Arts Center, on what the role has to say to little black girls.


published Sunday, December 15, 2019
A Christmas Smash

Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty returns to the stage with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra next weekend, along with Cheyenne Jackson, to make some holiday magic.


published Friday, December 13, 2019
Cast Album Confidential

Jay Gardner reviews Christmas recordings by Ana Gasteyer and John Barrowman.


published Wednesday, December 11, 2019
A New Nutcracker

The Dallas Black Dance Academy puts its own twist on the holiday classic with Espresso Nutcracker at the Majestic Theatre.


published Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Power of Memory

Director Anyika McMillan-Herod on Colman Domingo's play Dot, which deals with Alzheimer's, opening at Soul Rep Theatre Company.


published Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Off, On, and All Around

Theatre Three Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt talks about choosing the farce Noises Off for an in-the-round space.


published Sunday, December 1, 2019
What's Up in NYC

A trio of conference-going critics visited a dozen shows on and off-Broadway. Here are their takes on everything from A Bright Room Called Day to Slave Play.


published Saturday, November 30, 2019
Q&A: Emilio Rodriguez

The playwright chats about Swimming While Drowning, about two Latino teens, opening this weekend at Cara Mía Theatre Co.


published Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Pages from the Arts: Nov./Dec. 2019

Our performing arts book review is back. In this edition: Donna Wilhelm's memoir, a look at 50 funny women, a Woodstock remembrance, and more.


published Monday, November 25, 2019
TeaTalks, Episode 7

In the seventh installment of Olivia Grace Murphy and Seth Johnson's podcast, they talk with Marianne Galloway and Debbie Ruegsegger about invisible disabilities.


published Monday, November 25, 2019
Forward Thinking

Austrian conductor Christian Arming on this weekend's concerts with the Fort Worth Symphony, and a possible glimpse at the future.


published Friday, November 22, 2019
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