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Crazy Good

At Lyric Stage, Julie Johnson beautifully inhabits a familiar and beloved role in A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.


published Saturday, February 13, 2016
Connect Four

Even with a substitute player, Germany's Fauré Quartett gives a flawless performance for Dallas Chamber Music Society.


published Saturday, February 13, 2016
The Lighter Side of Life

Muscle Memory Dance Theatre lightens up some with its latest concert, called Heavy Rotation.


published Friday, February 12, 2016
Fields of Dreams

Thanks to TITAS, Taiwan's Cloud Gate Dance Theatre finally comes to North Texas with its 70-minute work of beauty, Rice.


published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Fins Up!

At Houston Grand Opera, Dvořák's gorgeous Rusalka makes a solid case for this work to be performed more often.


published Sunday, February 7, 2016
Sentimental Adultery

Lush music and strong singers almost redeem the mawkish affair at the heart of the musical adaptation of Bridges of Madison County at Dallas Summer Musicals.


published Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Groovy Figaro

At Houston Grand Opera, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro gets a funny, beautifully acted and sung production, despite the bizarre choice to set it in the 1970's.


published Saturday, February 6, 2016
Lies Everybody Told Me

Circle Theatre gets its 35th season off to a strong start with the area premiere of Joe DiPietro's Clever Little Lies.


published Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Ride'em, Cowgirl!

Ochre House serves up a 90-minute raunchy comedy with sex-crazed cowgirls, cockeyed cowboys and handsome Mexicans riding into town on their combines in Brother’s Harvest.


published Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Freedom Readers

With Slave Letters at MBS Productions, Mark-Brian Sonna beautifully uses simplicity to shine light on voices from a dark period in American history.


published Saturday, January 30, 2016
Awake and Sing

Voices of Change delivers another intriguing evening of newer and rarely heard works, including a premiere commission from Pierre Jalbert.


published Saturday, January 30, 2016
Sixes and Sevens

The Dallas Bach Society offers a house concert celebrating the viola da gamba and Renaissance and Baroque music.


published Saturday, January 30, 2016
All is Lost

At WaterTower Theatre, an adaptation of Lord of the Flies inexplicably shifts the message of William Golding's iconic novel.


published Friday, January 29, 2016
The Roads Both Taken

The musical If/Then brings a new star and a breath of fresh Broadway to the AT&T Performing Arts Center.


published Friday, January 29, 2016
Crude Oil

Foul-mouthed, abusive and alcoholic matriarch is full of sound and fury in the premiere of Neil Tucker's shallow Oil at Theatre Three. 


published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Bodytraffic Report

The LA-based group demonstrates an affinity for humor and the serious with its North Texas debut at AT&T Performing Arts Center, courtesy of TITAS.


published Monday, January 25, 2016
New Moon Rising

A buoyant, romantic The New Moon transports us to a utopian isle in sparkling concert staging at Lyric Stage with a 35-piece orchestra and 45-member ensemble.


published Saturday, January 23, 2016
Up On the Cross

Second Thought Theatre's heavy-handed production of Marius von Mayenberg's Martyr comes close to making you lose your faith.


published Thursday, January 21, 2016
Not the Marrying Kind

At Rover Dramawerks, Four Weddings and an Elvis can't divorce itself from a trifecta of bad script, direction and acting.


published Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Pyramid Scheme

Uptown Players and Turtle Creek Chorale collaborate for a semi-staged concert version of the Elton John and Tim Rice musical Aida.


published Saturday, January 16, 2016
Get Thee to This Nunnery

Mystery unfolds and fans enfold their favorite sleuth in Pegasus Theatre’s latest Living Black and White production, Death is a Bad Habit! at the Eisemann Center.


published Monday, January 4, 2016
Home of the Brave

The Dallas Winds and Denton's Grammy-winning polka outfit Brave Combo offer a festive holiday concert at the Meyerson Symphony Center.


published Wednesday, December 23, 2015
If It Ain't Baroque...

The Dallas Bach Society's evening of German Baroque music, with its 16-voice chorus, does that era of music proud.


published Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Seasons to Love

In the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Broadway Series, the tour of Jersey Boys innovatively tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.


published Saturday, December 19, 2015
Where the Heart Is

The Turtle Creek Chorale, with special guest Denise Lee, invite a number of holiday traditions into their Home.


published Saturday, December 19, 2015
The Space Between

At the Dallas Theater Center, a marvelous world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's Clarkston finds beauty in overlooked spaces.


published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Wintry Mix

Nouveau 47 Theatre's sleigh ride of 10-minute plays in its third annual A Very Nouveau Christmas has ups and downs.


published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Here We Come a-Caroling

With Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Stage West, Emily Scott Banks proves that this tale only needs nimble storytelling skills.


published Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Menorah Story

At Amphibian Stage Productions, a premiere adaptation of Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins should make the list of holiday shows that are repeated annually.


published Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Poetry and Music

Renowned pianist Evgeny Kissin delivers a beautiful evening of Jewish music and poetry in the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Classical Criterion series.


published Monday, December 14, 2015
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