THEATER | DANCE | CLASSICAL MUSIC | OPERA | COMEDY

NORTH TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS NEWS

REVIEWS

Reviews Page 1 of 10
The Ring: The Final Frontier

Das Rheingold, Houston Grand Opera's first in a multiyear commitment to Wagner's Ring Cycle, introduces a far-out concept that works.


published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Water, Water Everywhere

England's Motionhouse Dance Theater surprises and astounds with Scattered, which TITAS brought to Dallas City Performance Hall.


published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
They Got Spunk

Grit, spit and a hard-won elegance propel George C. Wolfe's Spunk at WaterTower Theatre.


published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Ambitious Alice

Avant Chamber Ballet closes its season with a simple yet sophisticated rendition of Alice in Wonderland.


published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Flame On

Ballet Frontier of Texas enthralls with its rendition of The Firebird and gives homage to Tchaikovsky during An Evening of Ballet.


published Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Bring Me To Life

The artists of Prism Co. revive the original wordless work Galatea, and here's why you should make plans to see it asap.


published Tuesday, April 15, 2014
I See Your True Colors

At Artes de la Rosa, David Saar's The Yellow Boat, an imaginative account of a life cut short by HIV/AIDS, is wonderfully told.


published Monday, April 14, 2014
Blow Winds, Crack Us Up!

The Passing Show, the latest original work at the Ochre House, is a terrific ode to a legendary 20th century comic and his take on King Lear.


published Monday, April 14, 2014
A Sacred Affair

Orpheus Chamber Singers closes its season with a magnificent Lenten concert at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.


published Sunday, April 13, 2014
When in Roam

Amphibian Stage Productions, in a co-production with Texas Christian University, goes on a terrific Hunting and Gathering spree.


published Saturday, April 12, 2014
Inspired and Ready

Dallas Black Dance Theatre II presents its best concert in years at Dallas City Performance Hall.


published Saturday, April 12, 2014
Thoughtfully Composed

The Cliburn at the Modern again presents Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon in an enlightening talk and performance.


published Friday, April 11, 2014
Will Sing for Food

The Amarillo Opera does the seminal Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill work The Threepenny Opera proud.


published Friday, April 11, 2014
Acoustic Disharmony

The AT&T Performing Arts Center's Recital Series kicks off with a strangely aloof performance by pianist Khatia Buniatishvili.


published Friday, April 11, 2014
Soul to Spare

DVA Productions romanticizes the story of a great singer with Soul of Sam: The Sam Cooke Story, but the music is oh-so worth it.


published Friday, April 11, 2014
Book Music

Soundings at the Nasher Sculpture Center offers another highly memorable performance, with music by Janacek and accordionist Merima Kljuco.


published Thursday, April 10, 2014
Non-Rising Flour

At PFamily Arts, a decent production and fine voices can't save this forgotten Stephen Schwartz musical.


published Thursday, April 10, 2014
As Time Goes By

At Stage West, Sarah Ruhl’s flavorful adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s time-traveling, gender-bending Orlando is light but satisfying.


published Tuesday, April 8, 2014
River Madness

At Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, Jim Leonard's The Diviners ignites a perfect storm of lost faith and hoped-for miracles in a Depression-era farm community.


published Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Baked Apples

In Gidion's Knot at Kitchen Dog Theater, playwright Johnna Adams' parent-teacher faceoff sheds more heat than light.


published Monday, April 7, 2014
A Little Night Music

A tragic accident breaks more than one heart in Adam Rapp's Nocturne, produced by Second Thought Theatre.


published Monday, April 7, 2014
Keeping the Faith

Dallas Bach Society goes big, and for the most part delivers, with Bach's The Passion According to St. Matthew.


published Monday, April 7, 2014
Seeing Red

Ballet Ensemble of Texas delivers a near-flawless Firebird (and more) at the company's Spring Concert.


published Saturday, April 5, 2014
What a Trock! 

Presented by TITAS, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has fun with some dance classics at Dallas City Performance Hall.


published Saturday, April 5, 2014
Pick a Little, Talk a Little

The Vida Guitar Quartet, visiting from the UK, delights with some bold programming choices for Allegro Guitar Society.


published Saturday, April 5, 2014
The Eyes Have It

At Addison's Stone Cottage Theater, MBS Productions' world premiere of Marianela moves this classic Spanish novel to the 1920s South.


published Saturday, April 5, 2014
Fire(works) and Water

At the Meyerson, guest conductor Ottavio Dantone leads the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in a crisp all-Baroque program.


published Saturday, April 5, 2014
Teacher Man

At the Eisemann Center, They Call Me Mister Fry is a classroom saga with comedy lessons for all.


published Friday, April 4, 2014
Let's Talk About Sex

With Generation Sex, Chicago’s Teatro Luna Looks at gender, feminism and contemporary culture at the Latino Cultural Center.


published Thursday, April 3, 2014
Play It Again, Fats

Jubilee Theatre gets the joint jumpin' with (what else?) a spirited Ain't Misbehavin'.


published Thursday, April 3, 2014
 Navigate to Reviews page:
12345678910
Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center Hunting and Gathering Cliburn Andrea Bocelli in Concert High School Musical Theatre Awards Nunsense Galatea Theatre Three Dallas Opera 2014-2015 Season Fort Worth Opera Festival 2014 Watertower Undermain Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Irving Arts Center
Click or Swipe to close
reviews
views on theater, dance, classical music, opera and comedy performances
news & notes
reports from the local performing arts scene
features & interviews
who and what are moving and shaking in the performing arts scene
season announcements
keep up with the arts groups' upcoming seasons
audiocasts
listen to interviews with people in the local performing arts scene
media reviews
reviews and stories on performing arts-related film, TV, recordings and books
arts organizations
learn more about the local producing and presenting arts groups
performance venues
learn more about the theaters and spaces where the arts happen
contests
keep up with fabulous ticket giveaways and other promotions
crowdfunding
connect to local arts crowdfunding campaigns
studio
post or view auditions and performing arts-related classes, services, jobs and more
about us
info on TheaterJones, our staff, what we do and how to contact us
Click or Swipe to close
First Name:
Last Name:
Date of Birth:
ZIP Code:
Your Email Address:
Click or Swipe to close
Join TheaterJones Around the Web



Follow Us on Twitter

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel

Click or Swipe to close
Search the TheaterJones Archives
Use any or all of the options below to search through all of reviews, interviews, features and special sections. If you are looking for a an event, use the calendar section of this website. This search will not search through the calendar.
Article Title Search:


Description Search:
TheaterJones Contributor:


TheaterJones Section:


Category:
Showing on or after:      Showing on or before:  
Search
Click or Swipe to close
We welcome your comments

I am discussing:  



Your Name:
Your Email Adress:


please enter the text below and then click or tap SUBMIT :
Submit