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Radio Star

Hilarious, histrionic and moving, A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show mixes '40s nostalgia and timeless storytelling in Theatre Three’s cozy basement space.


published Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Claus and Effect

What happens when Santa decides to retire? That's the premise of Santa Claus: A New Musical at Casa Mañana Children's Theatre.


published Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Light of Day

At Theatre Three, Bruce R. Coleman's Day Light is packed with plot, rich characters and warmth.


published Monday, November 28, 2016
Demons Down Below

Kitchen Dog Theater serves up a biting comedy in the creepy crawl space we all fear with a fast and fierce regional premiere of Feathers and Teeth.


published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Pasture-ized Clowning

At Cara Mía Theatre Co., a new production of its original Nuestra Pastorela puts a fun spin on a Mexican tradition.


published Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Death by Laughter

At Stage West, Murder for Two is skillfully performed by two actors, one playing multiple roles, and both playing piano.


published Monday, November 21, 2016
Comedy of Critical Thinking

Robert Dubac's The Book of Moron, currently at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, is incredibly smart and very funny.


published Saturday, November 19, 2016
All the World's a Backstage

With 10 out of 12, Undermain Theatre serves up a funny and sweet surprise in a revealing comedy about the nerve-wracking all-nighter of technical rehearsal.


published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Night to Remember

The Dallas Chamber Symphony makes beautiful music on works by Elgar, Hindemith and Howard Hanson, with a finale of Schoenberg's Transfigured Night.


published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Great Work Begins

Wrenching, righteous and right now, Uptown Players’ full-throttle Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches is a deeply human play for all seasons.


published Thursday, November 10, 2016
Big Money

At Casa Mañana, Million Dollar Quartet is the perfect kind of entertainment diversion we all need.


published Thursday, November 10, 2016
What a Night

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offered an explemary performance of Transfigured Night, courtesy of the Dallas Chamber Music Society.


published Thursday, November 10, 2016
Shock and Awe

At the Ochre House, Kevin Grammer's play about Nikola Tesla is electrifying.


published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Could It Be Satan?

At Houston Grand Opera, Gounod's Faust offers up a devilishly good time.


published Monday, November 7, 2016
Return of the Whale

The Dallas Opera brings Jakie Heggie and Gene Scheer's Moby-Dick back home, and it's even more magnificent the second time around.


published Sunday, November 6, 2016
Fierce Dance

Argentina's Estampas Porteñas takes the tango spectacle to a new level at Dallas City Performance Hall, presented by TITAS.


published Friday, November 4, 2016
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
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