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Bringing Down the House

At Fun House Theatre and Film, Matt Lyle's House Party, Holiday Edition, is a showcase of smart and hysterical sketch comedy and improv.


published Friday, December 19, 2014
Wreathing Havoc

Nouveau 47 Theatre brings back the 10-minute play festival A Very Nouveau Holiday, and it merits more than a few ho-ho-ho's.


published Thursday, December 18, 2014
Bless Us Everyone!

Pocket Sandwich Theatre's annual musical Ebenezer Scrooge proves that there's a reason some traditions stick around.


published Monday, December 15, 2014
Happy Birth Day

TeCo Theatrical Productions steps out with a marvelous, contemporary take on Langston Hughes' Black Nativity.


published Monday, December 15, 2014
Dashing Dance

At the Eisemann Center, Dallas Repertoire Ballet delivers one of the most exuberant and technically spectacular Nutcracker productions of the season.


published Monday, December 15, 2014
Going Down in History

Wishing Star Productions' Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, playing at the Majestic Theatre this week, is great family holiday entertainment.


published Monday, December 15, 2014
String Theory

Chamber Music International delivers with four stellar violinists, and a double bassist, in a series of fantasies.


published Sunday, December 14, 2014
Laterally Speaking

Sundown Collaborative Theatre offers an entertaining script with Said and Done, but it feels all too familiar from this group.


published Sunday, December 14, 2014
Smashing Through the Snow

With Christmas Our Way, Uptown Players turns its annual fundraising, gender-switching musical showcase into a must-see holiday edition.


published Saturday, December 13, 2014
Suited Up

Cara Mía Theatre Company entertains in grand style with a marvelous revival of the groundbreaking musical Zoot Suit at the Latino Cultural Center.


published Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Redneck Reindeer

A bouncy cast drives The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical at WaterTower Theatre.


published Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Albee Home for Christmas

Fun House Theatre and Film cleverly spoofs an American masterpiece with a holiday twist in Yes Virginia Woolf, There is a Santa Claus.


published Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Five by Five

Cliburn Sessions presents crossover group Sybarite5, with a range from Mozart to Radiohead, at Live Oak Music Lounge.


published Monday, December 8, 2014
Holiday Civility

At Theatre Three, the power of A Civil War Christmas is diminished by a sluggish production.


published Saturday, December 6, 2014
Ralphie to the Rescue!

The terrific, Tony-nominated A Christmas Story, the Musical, becomes a welcome addition to the year's holiday offerings at Dallas Summer Musicals.


published Friday, December 5, 2014
Where the Boys Are

The Stage West leg of its co-production with WaterTower Theatre, The Explorers Club, is off to a bang-up start.


published Friday, December 5, 2014
Classically Jazz

Refreshingly mixed concert featured Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society’s Christopher McGuire in everything from Vivaldi to pop tunes.


published Friday, December 5, 2014
All the Nuttiness

Chamberlain Performing Arts offers a mixed bag, but with lovely standouts, in The Nutcracker at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts.


published Friday, December 5, 2014
The Grand Nut

Texas Ballet Theater's The Nutcracker soars with glorious dancing and Ben Stevenson's witty action in the party scene.


published Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Santa Mash

At Casa Mañana Children's Theatre, the original show Here Comes Santa Claus turns out to be a bizarre mash-up.


published Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Nutty Glee

LakeCities Ballet Theatre delights audiences with its whimsical rendition of The Nutcracker accompanied with live music.


published Monday, December 1, 2014
Let It Snow

Ballet Frontier of Texas kicks off Nutcracker season with an enchanting and surprisingly well-crafted version of the holiday classic in Fort Worth.


published Monday, November 24, 2014
The Speed of Moving

Brian Brooks Moving Company makes a compelling North Texas debut, thanks to TITAS, at Dallas City Performance Hall.


published Saturday, November 22, 2014
You Sleigh Me!

Elf the Musical, the tour of which is at Bass Performance Hall, is cute—which is about all you need from a holiday musical.


published Friday, November 21, 2014
Out of the Woods

At Undermain Theatre, Meg Miroshnik's The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls intertwines myths, but isn't sure where the breadcrumbs lead.


published Thursday, November 20, 2014
Young Guns

Violinist Chloé Trevor and pianist Kyle Orth give admirable performances, but the same can't be said for Dallas Chamber Symphony.


published Thursday, November 20, 2014
Old is New

Pianist David Fray slyly offers something fresh on Beethoven and Bach in a recital for the Cliburn Foundation at the Kimbell Art Museum.


published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
All Together Now

The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth gives a stunning performance of Dvořák and Brahms, featuring pianist Alessandro Deljavan.


published Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Who's On Second?

The legendary improv troupe Second City smartly provokes laughter at City Performance Hall in the Off-Broadway on Flora Series.


published Saturday, November 15, 2014
Cello, I Love You

The Dallas Bach Society celebrates the Baroque cello in a house concert in Flower Mound.


published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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