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Living in the Meow

At the Ochre House Theater, Justin Locklear's new musical Dreamless has familiar themes, but you've never seen them expressed like this.


published Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Tame Game

Circle Theatre's production of Lauren Gunderson's The Taming hits political partisanship in the funny bone, and serves as a fitting tribute to Rose Pearson.


published Sunday, August 21, 2016
Commedia à la Carte

With the funny crowd-pleaser One Man, Two Guvnors, WaterTower Theatre continues its 2016 winning streak.


published Sunday, August 21, 2016
Music, Mayhem and Murder

The national tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder slays at the Winspear Opera House in the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Broadway Series.


published Thursday, August 18, 2016
Wanderlust for Life

At Hip Pocket Theatre, Lake Simons and John Dyer's whimsical take on Don Quixote never loses its way.


published Thursday, August 18, 2016
Booties Up!

At Stage West, Robert O'Hara's bold, hilarious Bootycandy offers a revealing glimpse of growing up black and gay in a culture driven by opinionated women and the will to get laid.


published Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Splish Splash

Stolen Shakespeare Guild closes its summer musicals, and its season, with an enjoyable production of Singin' in the Rain.


published Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Fifth Coarse

Pegasus Theatre revives one of its franchises with a new Kurt Kleinmann play, The Coarse Actor Rises.


published Monday, August 15, 2016
Lit Up

At Theatre Three, Theresa Rebeck's The Novelist delivers thoughtful meaning behind the words.


published Saturday, August 13, 2016
Ladies Night

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Adam Adolfo's final show to direct at Artes de la Rosa, sees him going out on a high note.


published Monday, August 1, 2016
Christmas in July

Tis the season for Pegasus Theatre's latest Living Black and White production, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder. Update: With review of Scott Nixon's performance as Harry Hunsacker.


published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Day Trading

With its first Made in a Day event, Muscle Memory Dance Theatre stumbled on a terrific bonding and growth exercise for local choreographers and dancers.


published Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Crossed Up

Amphibian Stage Productions has timely absurdism with British playwright Kieran Lynn's temporarily title-changed Crossing the Line.


published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Play Date

At Uptown Players, opening night angst breeds snarling insults, fawning flattery and numbing name-dropping in It’s Only a Play, Terrence McNally’s backstage comedy.


published Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Ribbon Worthy

Stolen Shakespeare Guild has good old-fashioned fun with Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair.


published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Gender Studies

At Second Thought Theatre, a searing and marvelous production of Daniel Pearle's A Kid Like Jake probes deep questions.


published Sunday, July 3, 2016
Hear the Beat of Dancing Feet

An enjoyable touring production of 42nd Street, thanks to top-notch tap dancing, comes to Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park.


published Sunday, July 3, 2016
Coy's Town

At Theatre Three, Charles Busch's Psycho Beach Party is crazy fun, especially with Coy Covington's fabulous Joan Crawford-esque drag.


published Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Summer of Our Content

Shakespeare Dallas adds a strong production of Richard III to one of its best seasons in years.


published Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Backstage Fright

Circle Theatre goes on a fifth venture with Tom Dudzick in his play Don't Talk to the Actors, but the script is washed up.


published Monday, June 27, 2016
Reign in Spain

Drinking, puppets and flamenco are important elements of Buñuel Descending, a colloration between Ochre House and Dallas Flamenco Festival. 


published Sunday, June 26, 2016
Gang Busters

The tour of Bullets Over Broadway at Dallas Summer Musicals has hits and misses, but like the Wood Allen movie, is good entertainment.


published Thursday, June 23, 2016
Rising to the Top

Dallas Theater Center’s Dreamgirls is a fast-paced and fun must-see for the summer season.


published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Conquer the World

Shakespeare Dallas is off to a strong start to its summer season with a comically on point production of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer.


published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Midsummer Knight

Hip Pocket Theatre's 40th season is off to a rollicking start with Johnny Simons' take on Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.


published Tuesday, June 21, 2016
It's the Top

Lyric Stage's reconstructed production of Cole Porter's Anything Goes, with original orchestrations, is simply de-lovely.


published Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Amazing Harriet

Grace and grit survive the atrocities of slavery in Harriet Jacobs in African American Repertory Theater’s moving, elegant production at K.D. Studio Theatre.


published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Winter Wonderland

Trinity Shakespeare Festival navigates the difficulties of the late romance The Winter's Tale with finesse.


published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Dream Lovers

At Trinity Shakespeare Festival, A Midsummer Night's Dream is a feast of fantasy and romance.


published Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Face Time

DVA Productions attempts a production of Jordan E. Cooper's Masked, about blackface minstrelsy, but the script, direction and acting still need work.


published Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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