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Inspecting Gadget

An interview with Mark Oristano about his play The Impact of the Gadget on Civilization, which begins streaming tonight via Imprint Theatreworks.

published Thursday, September 17, 2020
Video: Kevin Moriarty

The Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director on the challenges of making theater during COVID, the upcoming season, and responding to We See You, White American Theater.

published Thursday, September 17, 2020
Shout it Loud!

Here are the Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critic Forum awards for 2019-2020. Even with half of the season missing, we found plenty to love.

published Thursday, September 10, 2020
Producing in a Pandemic

Ashley H. White's Square One column returns, as is theater, even if slowly and in a way we're not used to. In this edition she writes about getting into a new groove.

published Monday, September 7, 2020
Tin Star Theater Opens

The drive-in performing arts venue in Trinity Groves opens Friday with performances by Bruce Wood Dance, chamber trio MAKE, and percussionist Austin Allen. With video.

published Thursday, August 27, 2020
How the DSO Innovates During COVID

The Dallas Symphony has risen to the challenge during the pandemic, with online concerts and initiatives, and will bring patrons back to the hall next month.

published Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Pages from the Arts: July/August

In our review of performing arts books: a biography of Odetta, a look inside Valley of the Dolls, and musical theater's most important people. 

published Thursday, August 6, 2020
Places! August 2020

Here are the DFW online, outdoors, and indoors performing arts events in August; with bonus non-local streaming shows, podcasts, and more.

published Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Q&A: Virginia Grise

An interview with the first playwright-in-residence at Cara Mía Theatre. Free Zoom performances of her play a farm for meme will be presented Aug. 1-2.

published Friday, July 31, 2020
Curating a Character

Actor Bob Hess and director Ashley Puckett Gonzales discuss producing and filming Doug Wright's I Am My Own Wife for WaterTower Theatre; with thoughts about the production. 

published Friday, July 24, 2020
Cosmic Message in a Bottle

Director Ruben Carrazana discusses the original radio play Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground, now streaming from Cry Havoc Theater Company; plus our thoughts about the work.

published Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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
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