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Wind Knocked Out

At Hip Pocket Theatre, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows doesn't take it far enough.


published Saturday, September 22, 2018
The Music In You

At Theatre Three's in-the-round space, the first locally produced staging of the musical Once holds up beautifully.


published Friday, September 21, 2018
To the Moon

Diavolo made a triumphant return to Dallas, on the TITAS season.


published Friday, September 21, 2018
Having a Ball

The world premiere of The Cuban and the Redhead at Pegasus Theatre is worthy of its iconic characters.


published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Way We Are

Undermain Theatre’s world premiere of Len Jenkin’s poetic love story How Is It that We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice answers the question its title poses.


published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Simon Says

Garland Civic Theatre gives the late Neil Simons a fitting tribute with its season opener, Barefoot in the Park.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Going Native

A pissed-off goddess returns to suburbia in Madeleine George's feisty eco-comedy Hurricane Diane at Echo Theatre.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Happy Returns

Pianist Joyce Yang kicked off the Chamber Music International season with a strong program of Rachmaninoff, Janáček, Lizst and Elizabeth Younan.


published Friday, September 14, 2018
Dolly High

Casa Mañana's ebullient revival of Hello, Dolly! has a secret weapon: David Coffee as Horace.


published Sunday, September 9, 2018
Squirm. Laugh. Repeat.

At Stage West, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon keeps audiences uncomfortable, and laughing—exactly as it should.


published Thursday, September 6, 2018
Behave This.

At Second Thought Theatre, Alice Birch's Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. is theater in beast mode. Got a problem with that?


published Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Whose Side Are You On, Anyway?

Topher Payne's comedy Perfect Arrangement, now at Uptown Players, uses 1950s sitcom stylings to deliver an impactful message.


published Monday, August 27, 2018
Girl Power

Camille A. Brown & Dancers makes a stunningly impactful TITAS debut with Black Girl: Linguistic Play.


published Sunday, August 26, 2018
A Ride of the Mind

At Hip Pocket Theatre, Lake Simons and John Dyer's Loop the Loop is filled with whimsy, melancholy, and memories.


published Friday, August 24, 2018
Is a Kiss Just a Kiss?

In Sarah Ruhl's Stage Kiss at Circle Theatre, audiences feel the love.


published Thursday, August 23, 2018
Toy Story

At the Ochre House, toys explore the meaning of life in the world premiere of Carla Parker's musical Mousey. 


published Thursday, August 23, 2018
Saved by the Guitar

At Dallas Summer Musicals, the tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock is entertaining, thanks to those talented kids. 


published Sunday, August 19, 2018
What Fools These Mortals Be

At WaterTower Theatre, Robert Askins' Hand to God is funny, scary, and deeply affecting.


published Friday, August 17, 2018
The Man Show

Pegasus Theatre hits the laughs with Steven Young's ambitious A Proper Man, but the play doesn't go deep enough.


published Friday, August 17, 2018
The Power of Two

Two one-acts dealing with sexual desire, Simon Stephens' Heisenberg and Anna Ziegler's Actually, make for an inspired pairing at Theatre Three.


published Saturday, August 11, 2018
It Was a Good Day

Muscle Memory Dance Theatre's third annual Made in a Day was another testament to the talent of local choreographers.


published Wednesday, August 1, 2018
After the Phantom

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, is gorgeous but perplexing.


published Monday, July 30, 2018
Desert Hearts

The musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert has problems, but they're forgiven with Uptown Players' bubbly, visually astonishing production.


published Sunday, July 22, 2018
Full Farce

Stage West does well by Marc Camoletti's trifle of a farce, Don't Dress for Dinner.


published Saturday, July 21, 2018
Playing the Game

At Amphibian Stage Productions, Fernanda Coppel's King Liz is a well-staged story of ambition and power that feels like it should have more to say.


published Saturday, July 21, 2018
Hair Does

Hairspray, the Dallas Theater Center's first summer musical partnership with AT&T Performing Arts Center's Broadway Series, is just right.


published Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Battle Cries

Legendary opera singer Kathleen Battle brought her show of spirituals and African-American songs to the Winspear Opera House, with help from locals.


published Saturday, July 7, 2018
Keep on Dancing

Johnny Simons' latest for Hip Pocket Theatre is a poignant meditation of moving through one's final years.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
Dynamic Return

Parsons Dance Company's return to Dallas, presented by TITAS, was worth waiting for.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
Brothers and Fathers

DragStrip Courage does what it can with Sam Shepard's problematic The Late Henry Moss.


published Friday, July 6, 2018
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