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Places! July 2020

Here are the DFW online, outdoors, and indoors performing arts events in July; with bonus non-local streaming shows, podcasts, and a telephone opera.

published Sunday, July 5, 2020
Q&A: Kwame David Lilly

A chat with the director and choreographer of the drive-in theater experience Everything Will Be Fine from Prism Movement Theater, performed in a parking lot.

published Thursday, June 25, 2020
Pages from the Arts: May/June

In our review of performing arts books, biographies of writers and stage, film and TV stars Carrie Fisher and Patty Duke.

published Friday, June 19, 2020
Staging The Immigrant

How social distancing, green screens, design and film editing came together for Theatre Three's virtual production of The Immigrant.

published Thursday, June 18, 2020
Places! June 12-25, 2020

We're bringing Places back to highlight openings and happenings of local performing arts in live, online and in drive-in formats. With bonus streaming picks.

published Friday, June 12, 2020
Cast Album Confidential

Songs in the time of quarantine: Jay Gardner explores five theatrical recordings to (re)discover while you're sheltering in place.

published Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Sordid Lives Reading to Benefit 23 Theaters

The Del Shores Foundation and a star-studded cast will give an online reading of Shores' play Sordid Lives; beneficiaries include three North Texas theaters.

published Wednesday, May 20, 2020
We're on Temporary Hiatus

Due to the effect of COVID-19 on the arts, TheaterJones is taking a short break and will have minimal posting on the site until further notice.

published Thursday, April 30, 2020
Carson McCain Named STT Artistic Director

McCain becomes the new Artistic Director for Second Thought Theatre, which has changes in its 2020 season. 

published Thursday, April 30, 2020
Pages from the Arts: March/April

In our review of performing arts books, Gary Sinise's memoir, a biography of Ray Bolger, and a look at Sci-Fi cinema.

published Saturday, April 4, 2020
Ailey's Back

Matthew Rushing of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on the group's return to Dallas, on the TITAS/Dance Unbound season.

published Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Gregorian Rants, Episode 13

Gregory Sullivan Isaacs chats with Sam Brukhman of Verdigris Ensemble about Dust Bowl in the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Elevator Project.

published Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Q&A: M. Denise Lee

The actress, community engager and first-time playwright on the inspiration for her play Funny, You Don't Act Like a Negro, having its world premiere at Theatre Three.

published Monday, February 24, 2020
Q&A: David Lozano

Cara Mía Theatre's David Lozano on directing a revival of Amy Ludwig's adaptation of Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street

published Saturday, February 22, 2020
Trock It Out

Dancer Jack Furlong discusses Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which performs at the Irving Arts Center this week.

published Saturday, February 22, 2020
Call Her Madame

Director Bruce DuBose and actress Rhonda Boutté discuss Adrienne Kennedy's adaptation of Flaubert's Madame Bovary at Undermain Theatre.

published Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Video: Christopher Lew

In her Proust Questionnaire series, Betsy Lewis talks to actor Christopher Lew.

published Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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
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