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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
Where There's Smoke

At Kitchen Dog Theater, Alistair Beaton's translation of Max Frisch's The Arsonists begins with a bang and ends with confusion.


published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Everlasting Romance

For the Blue Candlelight Music Series, pianist Alessandro Deljavan give a personal, colorful account of works by Scarlatti, Schumann, Chopin and Michielon.


published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Leeward and Onward

The Friday performances at the 2014 South Dallas Dance Festival offered an engaging mix of styles and themes.


published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
This Castle's Rockin'

The Dallas Symphony gives an amazing staged concert version of Bartók's opera Bluebeard's Castle.


published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Vibrant Vignettes

Intricate lighting, illusions and props take center stage at this year’s Southern Methodist University’s Meadows Dance Ensemble Fall Dance Concert.


published Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Being Joshua Bell

At the Winspear Opera House, superstar violinist Joshua Bell dazzles with technique, but leaves something to be desired with interpretation.


published Saturday, November 8, 2014
Wrap It Up

Muscle Memory Dance Theatre opens its season with an odd mix of works, which is right up M2DT's alley.


published Thursday, November 6, 2014
Subbing for Salome

Lise Lindstrom went on Wednesday for Deborah Voigt in The Dallas Opera's Salome, and we have a review of the replacement's performance.


published Thursday, November 6, 2014
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Three's Proud

The Finckel-Han-Setzer Trio makes masterful music for the Dallas Chamber Music series.


published Thursday, November 6, 2014
Quiet Riot

At African American Repertory Theater, Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67 is an easy pill to swallow.


published Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Devil in the Details

For the Cliburn Foundation, violinist James Ehnes and pianist Andrew Armstrong give an oddly uninspired performance at the Kimbell Art Museum.


published Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Funny: Table for One

Russell Saylor is hysterical in multiple roles in Becky Mode's Fully Committed at Amphibian Stage Productions


published Sunday, November 2, 2014
One of These Nights

Despite an unadventurous program, The Dallas Symphony, conductor Hans Graf and pianist Stephen Hough lead the audience down an interesting path.


published Sunday, November 2, 2014
Wilde at Heart

The Dallas Opera puts the R in aria with an excellent production of Richard Strauss' Salome, starring Deborah Voigt.


published Sunday, November 2, 2014
Grave New World

At Ochre House, Kevin Grammer's Flower in the Machine looks at a world losing its human interaction.


published Friday, October 31, 2014
Of Poetry and Pantyhose

Voices of Change opens its season with a wonderful exploration of poetry through music.


published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Epic Proportions

Lyric Stage excavates the respected but not well-known musical The Golden Apple, and gives it the grand, full-orchestra treatment.


published Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Illuminating Mozart

Dallas Opera opens its 2014-2015 season with a strong, beautifully sung The Marriage of Figaro.


published Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Death Becomes Them

Teatro Dallas' annual Days of the Dead production, Festival of Death, offers up three works that deal with, well, you guessed it.


published Saturday, October 25, 2014
Love and Marriage

At Stage West, Alan Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce slyly navigates the waters of wedded bliss.


published Thursday, October 23, 2014
Middle Mirth

At Circle Theatre, Fellowship! The Musical Parody of The Fellowship of the Ring should satisfy fans of the books and movies. And theatergoers, too.


published Thursday, October 23, 2014
It's Alive!

Dallas Winds accompanies a screening of the classic horror flick Frankenstein.


published Thursday, October 23, 2014
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