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Places! Jan. 12-18, 2017

It's our weekly list of performing arts events opening on local stages. Plus, the rundown of last-chance shows.

published Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Welcome to our weekly mega-list of performing arts happenings on TheaterJones! It covers a Thursday-to-Wednesday cycle and rounds up our picks for the best theater, classical music, opera, dance, comedy, spoken word/poetry and performing arts on film that are opening on North Texas stages and in movie theaters. Of all the local print and/or digital publications out there, it's the only weekly list of best bets that covers the range of performing arts—and only performing arts.

This week: There are three major dance events in downtown Dallas, with the Red Bull Flying Bach (breakdancing to classical music!), the return of Pilobolus Dance Theater (thanks TITAS!) and the third Rhythm in Fusion Festival showcase. Also, Second Thought is Grounded, the Dallas and Fort Worth symphonies have stimulating programs, and you can get political performance on all sides of the aisle.

This list doesn't have everything happening in this week's cycle, but we've hit the highlights. For more listings, click the red calendar button at the top right of the page, and then you'll see a search function where you can search for events by presenting company, venue, title, description, date range and more options. Keep looking at the calendar over the next few weeks as we'll be entering all the new seasons for the arts organizations, so it will grow again!

Note: Theater productions that have opened in a previous cycle and are in the middle of the run are not in the list below, but you can find them in the listings (see paragraph above). When a show is in its final weekend, we'll mention it in the "Last Chance" section of Places!

Get out and support the arts!



 THU JAN 12  thru  WED JAN 18 



 1  Red Bull Flying Bach

Red Bull Flying Bach | Majestic Theatre, Dallas

European breakdancing crew the Flying Steps has turned a fusion of breaking and hip-hop dance set to classical music into a big deal, so big that it captured the attention of the world's best known energy drink. Red Bull Flying Bach has four performances this weekend, breaking set to music from Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier. As a preview, the Flying Steps will teach breakdance to Dallas youths 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center. See video above. | Majestic Theatre performances are 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14; and 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 and 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16

» More info in our listing

» Our interview with dancer Michael "Mikel" Rosemann


Photo: Karen Almond
Jenny Ledel stars in Grounded


 2  Grounded

Second Thought Theatre | Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Theater campus

Second Thought Theatre opens its 13th season with George Brandt's one-woman play Grounded, about a fighter pilot who is grounded when she becomes unexpectedly pregnant. Jenny Ledel stars, and STT Artistic Director Alex Organ directs. This marks the first time for Organ, a member of the Dallas Theater Center's Brierley Resident Acting Company, to direct Ledel, his wife of five years. | In previews through Thursday, Jan. 12; opens Friday, Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 4

» More info in our listing


Photo: Ian Douglas


 3  Pilobolus Dance Theater

TITAS Presents | Dallas City Performance Hall

TITAS brings back the renowned dance/theater outfit, performing the entirety of its work Shadowland at Dallas City Performance Hall. | 8 p.m. Jan. 13 and Jan. 14

» Read our interview with Artistic Director Renée Jaworski

» More info in our listing


Photo: Rhythm in Fusion
Max Pollak performs at TAPN2TAP



Rhythm in Fusion Festival | AT&T Performing Arts Center, Wyly Theatre

The third Rhythm in Fusion Festival presents TAPN2TAP, a showcase of national tap and percussive dancers. The weekend is also filled with master classes and learning opportunities. Performers include Chloe Arnold of Syncopated Ladies & SYTYCD; Sarah Reich of Postmodern Jukebox; Max Pollak, international rumba and body percussionist; Derick Grant, from broadway’s Bring In Da Noise Bring In Da Funk; Charles Renato, international tap artist, and professional touring tap artists Tony Merriwether, Matt Shields and Justin Lewis. Award winning Lady Dianne Walker, of Broadway, television and film, will also make a special appearance during the concert. This concert will also host youth and professional tap ensembles from Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. | 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14

» Read our interview with tap dancer Anthony Morigerato

» More info in our listing


Photo: Musicvine
Conductor David Danzmayr


 5  Pathétique

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra | Bass Performance Hall

This marks the Fort Worth Symphony's first classical subscription concert since the musicians' strike ended, and it features guest conductor David Danzmayr on Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, Op. 74, "Pathétique," plus Johann Strauss II's Roses from the South, and a suite from Walter Piston's ballet The Incredible Flutist. | 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13-14; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15

» More info in our listing


Photo: Masataka Suemitsu
Conductor Karina Cannelakis


 6  Beethoven 8

Dallas Symphony Orchestra | Meyerson Symphony Center

The Dallas Symphony performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, with Assistant Conductor Karina Canellakis on the podium. Also, outgoing Principal Horn David Cooper is featured on R. Strauss's Horn Concerto No. 1, and the program includes Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra. | 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 12-14

» More info in our listing

Photo: Courtesy
Comedian Dennis Miller


 7  Dennis Miller

Performing Arts Fort Worth | Bass Performance Hall

Dennis Miller is one of the few well-known conservative comedians in the country, and it'll be interesting to hear his material about political developments since the election. Because, c'mon, even if you're steadfastly on the GOP side, you gotta admit that the party's new leader is endlessly comedy-inducing. | 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12

» More info in our listing


 8  Support the Wounded, Remember the Fallen

America's Defenders Foundation | Hyena's Comedy Night Clubs in Dallas, Fort Worth and Plano

On the next two Sunday nights at all three local locations of Hyena's Comedy Night Club, there's a benefit for the fallen officers of last July's attack in Dallas. The comedians include Asher Allen, Katy Evans, Laron Wright, Monna, Jeff Gayden, and Jimmy Nelson. | 8 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 15 and 22

» More info


 9  Writers Resist

Bishop Arts Theatre Center + The Aviary | Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Oak Cliff

This is a national movement designed to help writers reflect on what it looks like to live in a free, just, and compassionate society, and North Texans are particpating, thanks to The Bishop Arts Theatre Center and local new play incubator The Aviary. The event will feature 15 local playwrights and historic American speeches from Howard Zinn's collection The People Speak. | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15

» More info in our listing


Photo: Eric Younkin
The Complete Works... at Theatre Arlington


 10  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]

Theatre Arlington

This is the first hit that launched the guys of Reduced Shakespeare Company (Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield), and Theatre Arlington presents the newer revised version, which gives us all 37 of Willy Shakes' plays (plus references to sonnets) in 97 minutes. Melanie Mason directs as Steven Morris, William Kledas and Joe Chapa play hundreds of the Bard's characters. | Jan. 13-29

» More info in our listing


 11  Annie

Performing Arts Fort Worth | Bass Performance Hall

A non-Equity tour of the beloved Charles Strauss musical comes to Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth. | Jan. 17-22

» More info in our listing

» You can find out which national tours are Actor's Equity Association here


 12  Tantalus

Garland Civic Theatre | Granville Arts Center, Garland

For you theater super-geeks out there, this is not Peter Hall's epic 10-hour retelling of the Trojan War, seen at the Denver Center in 2000. It's Ian Cullen and Catherine Arley's thriller with a crazy scheme about an aging millionaire and the people trying to get after his money. Directed by Josh Hensley. | Jan. 13-Feb. 4

» More info in our listing






Photo: Courtesy
omedian Godfrey


Buyer and Cellar

New outfit Daum Theatre Company debuts with Jonathan Tolins' one-man show Buyer and Cellar, about a gay man who gets a job working in Barbra Streisand's underground mall. Yes, that's really a thing. At the Uptown Theatre in Grand Prairie | Jan 12-21

» More info in our listing


Driving Miss Daisy

Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents the Alfred Uhry favorite, featuring longtime Tarrant actress Dorothy Sanders in the title role, after which she will retire from acting. | Jan. 12-28

» More info in our listing



The comedian is at the Addison Improv. | Jan. 12-15

» More info


Robert Hawkins

The comedian is at Hyena's Comedy Night Club Dallas. | Jan. 12

» More info


Tony Hinchcliffe

The comedian is at Hyena's Comedy Night Club Plano. | Jan. 12-14

» More info

Photo: Carol M. Rice
Things My Mother Taught Me at Rover Dramawerks


Lisa Landry

The comedian is at Hyena's Comedy Night Club Fort Worth. | Jan. 12-14

» More info


Ms. Pat

The comedian is at the Arlington Improv. | Jan. 12-15

» More info


Things My Mother Taught Me

Rover Dramawerks in Plano begins the year with the comedy by Katherine diSavino. | Jan. 12-Feb. 4

» More info in our listing


Thirsty Thursday

House Party Theatre does its first showcase of new 10-minute plays of 2017, and this time it's at the Dallas Museum of Art as party of the Off the Wall installment. The plays, inspired by the art works, are Plot Device by Haley Nelson, Dorothy the Medium by Bao Lgoc Le and A Wonderful Christmastime by Jenna Richanne Hannum. | 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12

» More info in our listing





Photo: Eric Nietubicz
The Foreigner at Tarrant Actors Regional Theater


The Foreigner

Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre presents the Larry Shue comedy The Foreigner at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Betty and Hardy Sanders Theatre. | Jan. 13-29

» More info in our listing


Robert Hawkins

The comedian is at Hyena's Comedy Night Club Dallas. | Jan. 13-14

» More info


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Angelika Film Center in Dallas presents a showing of the cult classic film musical with a shadow cast of actors. | Midnight Friday, Jan. 13 (and on the second Friday of each month)

» More info in our listing


Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Denton Community Theatre presents the Edward Albee masterpiece at the Campus Theatre, Denton. | Jan. 13-22

» More info in our listing





Dr. Sandra Mayo Book Signing

Dr. Mayo's book Stages of Struggle and Celebration: Black Theatre in Texas, which has chapters on Dallas and Fort Worth and discusses Jubilee Theatre and others in length, has  a related exhibition at the Fort Worth Public Library, and she'll talk about and sign the book on Saturday. | 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 (the exhibition runs Jan. 14-Feb. 18)

» More info





Photo: MGM
The film Singin' in the Rain


Charlotte's Web

The Eisemann Center in Richardson presents a tour of the children's production of the E.B. White classic. | 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15

» More info in our listing


Singin' in the Rain

Fathom Events shows a 65th anniversary print of the greatest Hollywood musical, featuring the recently late and forever Debbie Reynolds. | 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 and Wednesday, Jan. 18

» Find a movie theater showing it near you





Bash: Latter-Day Plays

L.I.P. Service presents Neil LaBute's collection of three plays in which people are awful to other people, at the Margo Jones Theatre in Fair Park. | 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 (it will be repeated on May 1)

» More info in our listing





Industry Night for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The national tour of this play based on Mark Haddon's 2003 novel has already opened in the Broadway Series at the AT&T Performing Arts Center (we featured it last week in Places!), but you can get discounted tickets for Industry Night on Jan. 17, which also features reception before the show and at intermission in a VIP area, plus an after-party event with the cast. The play is about a 15-year-old boy who has to prove that he didn't kill a neighbor's dog, and is filled with movement and lighting effects. | 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17 (and the tour plays through Jan. 22)

» Ticket info for Industry Night

» Our interview with co-choreographer Steven Hoggett

» Mark Lowry's feature with interviews with actor Adam Langdon, who plays Christopher, and Felicity Jones Latta, who plays his mother Judy, in the Star-Telegram




Because Mark Lowry doesn't review a number of shows for either TheaterJones or the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, each week he'll mention something that he has seen (and possibly reviewed) that he highly recommends to you.


Photo: Aldridge Photography
Shots Fired from Cry Havoc Theater Company


Shots Fired

Cry Havoc Theater Company has devised a terrific play about the Dallas police shootings in July 2016, but it's about more than that. It's about the process of making the work itself. It's 90 minutes of engaging with some talented kids, and you might see some special guests in the audience. | Closes Saturday, Jan. 14

» More info in our listing

» Our interview with Mara Richards Bim






Arlington Improv Open Mike

Free comedy open mike on Wednesdays at the Arlington Improv.  | 7 p.m. Wednesdays

» More info


Backdoor Comedy Open Mike

The Backdoor Comedy Club at the Doubletree Hotel in Dallas has weekly open mike stand-up. | 8:30 p.m. Thursdays

» Our listing, with times, ticket info, map and more


Dallas Area Open Play

The Allegro Guitar Society has an open classical guitar session 4-6 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at Dunn Brothers Coffee Shop, 3725 Belt Line Road in Addison.

» More info


Dallas Comedy House

The Dallas Comedy House in Deep Ellum has improv and sketch performances by local and regional troupes at various times on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with free improv jam sessions and stand-up open mikes on Tuesdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

» More info


Denise Lee Onstage Cabaret Series

Denise Lee presents monthly cabaret nights at two venues in town:

  • Two Corks and a Bottle in the Quadrangle in Uptown Dallas, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of the month
  • Women's Building in Fair Park, 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month

» More info


Fort Worth Poetry Slams Open Mike

Host Michael Guinn leads this weekly open mike; participants earn points to see who makes it to Cowtown's award-winning national slam team. You can also just go to watch and listen. | 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 22

» Our listing, with times, ticket info, map and more


Four Day Weekend

Fort Worth's popular, long-running improv company has four performances every weekend at the Four Day Weekend Theater, Fort Worth. | 7:30 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

» Our listing, with times, ticket info, map and more


Glitterbomb Denton

A weekly queer variety show that offers the "very best drag, burlesque, queerlesque, sideshow, magic and musical talent Denton has to offer," at Mable Peabody's Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair, Denton | 9:30 p.m. Thursdays

» Our listing, with times, ticket info, map and more


Mama's Party

Amy Stevenson hosts a musical theater open mike event at the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie. | 7:30 p.m. on select Mondays

» More info


Liz Mikel's Entertainer's Showcase

Dallas Theater Center company member Liz Mikel leads a jazz, R&B and show tune open mike every Monday at the Balcony Club, above the Lakewood Theater in East Dallas. | 9:30 p.m. Mondays

» More info


Open Classical

Bring an instrument (including your voice) and participate in this weekly classical music open mic. Events are in various locations in North Texas:

  • 8 p.m. every Tuesday at Buzzbrews Kitchen on Lemmon Avenue, Dallas
  • 8 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Button's in Fort Worth

» Our listing, with times, ticket info, map and more


Open Mic Nite at Central

The Dallas Public Library Central Branch presents an open mic for musicians, poets and other performers. At the J. Erik Jonsson Library in downtown Dallas. | 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

» More info


The Rose Room at S4

The Rose Room is a cabaret club within the dance S4 in Oak Lawn, Dallas, that has drag shows at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; and at 11 p.m. Thursdays. 

» More info


Tuesday Tease

Sue Ellen's presents an evening of Queer variety every Tuesday at the bar at 3014 Throckmorton, Dallas. It's a sister show of Glitterbomb Denton, listed above. | 10 p.m. every Tuesday

» More info






Shots Fired

An original work by Cry Havoc Theater Company at the Margo Jones Theatre in Fair Park. | Closes Saturday, Jan. 14

» More info in our listing

» Our interview with Mara Richards Bim






  1. Stage West in Fort Worth presents Stupid Fucking Bird | Jan. 19-Feb. 19
  2. WaterTower Theatre in Addison presents Silent Sky | Jan. 20-Feb. 12
  3. Dallas Children's Theater presents Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook! | Jan. 20-Feb. 26
  4. Mainstage Irving-Las Colinas presents Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at Irving Arts Center | Jan. 20-Feb. 4
  5. Shen Yun comes to Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth | Jan. 23-24
  6. Kristin Chenoweth performs at the Winspear Opera House | Jan. 25
  7. Dallas Theater Center presents The Christians at the Kalita Humphreys Theater | Jan. 26-Feb. 19
  8. Lyric Stage presents Mame! in Concert at the Irving Arts Center | Jan. 26-29
  9. Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth presents Thurgood | Jan. 27-Feb. 26
  10. L.I.P. Service presents Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune at Amy's Studio of Performing Arts, Dallas | Feb. 27-Feb. 11
  11. Shen Yun comes to AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House, Dallas | Jan. 28-Feb. 5
  12. Ochre House Theater in Exposition Park presents Matthew Posey's Mr. Bobaganush | Jan. 28-Feb. 18
  13. Dallas Summer Musicals presents An American in Paris at Music Hall at Fair Park | Jan. 31-Feb. 12
  14. Brick Road Theatre presents one performance of Love, Loss and What I Wore to benefit the Grace Loncar Foundation, at Courtyard Theatre, Plano | Jan. 31
  15. MBS Productions presents Love, Lust and Lies at the Stone Cottage at the Addison Theatre Center | Feb. 2-26
  16. Tina Packer's Women of Will comes to the Eisemann Center in Richardson | Feb. 3-4
  17. The tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch comes to AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House | Feb. 7-12
  18. Undermain Theatre presents Galileo | Feb. 8-March 5
  19. Proper Hijinx Productions presents Big Enough at the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre Centre | Feb. 9-19
  20. Echo Theatre revives The Echo Room Presents: Her Song at the Bath House Cultural Center | Feb. 10-25
  21. Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth presents Northside Hollow | Feb. 10-March 5
  22. Theatre Britain presents Will You Still Love Me in the Morning? at the Cox Building Playhouse, Plano | Feb. 10-March 5
  23. Stolen Shakespeare Guild presents Much Ado About Nothing and Love's Labour's Lost at the Sanders Theatre in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. | Feb. 10-March 5
  24. The tour of An American in Paris comes to Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth | Feb. 14-19
  25. Circle Theatre in Fort Worth presents Who Am I This Time? (And Other Conundrums of Love) | Feb. 16-March 11
  26. The Eisemann Center presents the musical Disenchanted | Feb. 16-19
  27. Kitchen Dog Theater presents Paper Flowers at the Trinity River Arts Center | Feb. 17-March 11
  28. Cirque du Soleil's Kurios in the Grand Chapiteau at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie | Feb. 17-March 26
  29. Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents Down for #TheCount, featuring new works by women playwrights | Feb. 17-26
  30. The Eisemann Center presents A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George | Feb. 24-25



  1. Danielle Georgiou Dance Group presents War Flower at the Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas | Jan. 19-28
  2. Ballet Frontier of Texas presents Youth Dance Festival at the Scott Theatre, Fort Worth | Jan. 21
  3. TITAS presents Bridgman/Packer Dance at Dallas City Performance Hall | Jan. 27-28
  4. Dancing with the Stars Live comes to Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie | Feb. 8
  5. Paul Taylor Dance Company comes to the Eisemann Center in Richardson | Feb. 11
  6. Texas Christian University presents its annual AIDS Outreach Center Benefit Concert at Erma Lowe Hall Studio, TCU | Feb. 11
  7. Avant Chamber Ballet presents Alice in Wonderland at Dallas City Performance Hall | Feb. 11-12
  8. Dallas Summer Musicals presents Stomp at the Music Hall at Fair Park | Feb. 14-19
  9. The Black Academy of Arts & Letters presents the 13th Annual Weekend of Black Dance | Feb. 17-18
  10. Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents Cultural Awareness Series at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Wyly Theatre | Feb. 17-19
  11. TITAS presents Doug Varone and Dancers at AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House | Feb. 18
  12. Muscle Memory Dance Theater performs at LIFE in Deep Ellum | Feb. 24-25
  13. Texas Ballet Theater presents Rooster & Smith & Scher at Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth | March 3-5
  14. TITAS presents Diavolo at Dallas City Performance Hall | March 10-11
  15. TITAS presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Winspear Opera House | March 31-April 1



  1. The Cliburn presents Conrad Tao at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge | Jan. 19
  2. Pianist Konstantine Vaianatos performs with Symphony Arlington, Garland Symphony and Las Colinas Symphony | Jan. 19-21
  3. The Blue Candlelight Music Series presents Bel Canto at a private home in Dallas | Jan. 20
  4. The Dallas Symphony presents Remix: From Prometheus to Prokofiev at Dallas City Performance Hall | Jan. 20-21
  5. The Dallas Opera presents an art song recital with tenor Michael Fabiano at Dallas City Performance Hall | Jan. 22
  6. Dallas Winds presents Band Geeks on Fleek at Meyerson Symphony Center | Jan. 24
  7. The Cliburn presents Nathan Gunn and Julie Gunn at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth | Jan. 26-27
  8. Dallas Bach Society presents tenor Drew Minter at a private residence | Jan. 27-28
  9. The Dallas Symphony Pops presents Jason Alexander at the Meyerson Symphony Center | Jan. 27-29
  10. The Lone Star Wind Orchestra presents Made in America at the Eisemann Center | Jan. 29
  11. The Dallas Symphony presents a program of Tchaikovsky and Barber at the Meyerson Symphony Center | Feb. 2-3
  12. The Dallas Opera presents Madame Butterfly at the Winspear Opera House | March 10-26
  13. The Dallas Opera presents The Turn of the Screw at the Winspear Opera House | March 17-25
  14. The Dallas Opera presents Norma at the Winspear Opera House | April 21
  15. The Fort Worth Opera Festival 2017 presents CarmenCruzar la Cara de la LunaVoir Dire and more at Bass Performance Hall and McDavid Studio, Fort Worth | April 22-May 7



  1. Iliza Schlesinger: Confirmed Kills comes to the Majestic Theatre | Jan. 21
  2. Miranda Sings...Live comes to Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie | Jan. 21
  3. Bill Maher comes to the Music Hall at Fair Park | Jan. 22
  4. Gad Elmaleh performs at the Texas Theater, Oak Cliff | Jan. 27
  5. Bobby Lee comes to the Addison Improv | Jan. 27-29
  6. Willie Barcena comes to the Arlington Imrpv | Feb. 2-4
  7. Center Stage Comedy Tour featuring Sommore, Arnez J, Bruce Bruce, Felipe Esparza and Don DC Curry comes to Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie | Feb. 11
  8. Craig Ferguson comes to the Winspear Opera House | Feb. 16
  9. Snap Judgement Live! comes to the Majestic Theatre, Dallas | Feb. 24
  10. Women of the World Poetry Slam comes to the Majestic Theatre | March 18
  11. Brain Candy Live comes to the Majestic Theatre | March 26
  12. Lisa Lampanelli comes to the Majestic Theatre | March 31
  13. Steve Martin and Martin Short come to Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie | April 8
  14. Sebastian Maniscalco comes to the Majestic Theatre | April 13
  15. Paula Poundstone comes to the Majestic Theatre, Dallas | May 19


» For complete listings of what's happening on North Texas stages, click on the calendar icon at the top right of the page. Once there, you can click the red "Search the Calendar" box, and search for listings by dates, performance type, the presenting company, titles or descriptions. For instance, type "Shakespeare" into the description field, click SEARCH and you'll find a host of performances (theater, dance, music, etc.) by, adapted from or about the Bard. Thanks For Reading

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