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The Nuns Are Alive

In Casa Manana's terrific revival of The Sound of Music, it's the women in habits who stand out most. The von Trapps and the others are great, too.


published Monday, September 22, 2014
Tony and Cleo Forever

Shakespeare Dallas' fall production of Antony and Cleopatra brings out the play's brilliance.


published Monday, September 22, 2014
Dysfunction Junction

Kitchen Dog Theater opens its season with Melissa Ross' Thinner Than Water, which examines the effects of having a messed-up family.


published Monday, September 22, 2014
Four Play

Chamber Music International opens the season with a terrific foursome's exciting performance of Dvořák.


published Sunday, September 21, 2014
Hard to Say Goodbye

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra symphonic season opens with Mahler's exceptionally complex Symphony No. 9.


published Sunday, September 21, 2014
Twisted Bedtime Stories

Comedy Central's Tim and Eric bring their warped comedy to the Majestic, and Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) is along for the ride.


published Saturday, September 20, 2014
Codes of Conduct

The Dallas Chamber Symphony opens its season with a program featuring thrilling work from pianist Alex McDonald.


published Friday, September 19, 2014
The Way It Was

Echo Theatre opens its new season with Melissa James Gibson's [sic], about three roommates lacking drive.


published Friday, September 19, 2014
Pride Cometh in the Fall

Reviews of most of the shows at Uptown Players' fourth annual Pride Performing Arts Festival. The event closes this weekend with Dan Savage.


published Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Blame Game

Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre kicks off its second season with an impressive staging of Athur Miller's The Crucible.


published Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Lightness of Being

MOMIX presents the stunning, enigmatic Alchemia to open the TITAS season at AT&T Performing Arts Center


published Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Playgrounded for Life

Our Productions Theatre Co. gets hilariously nasty in Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage.


published Sunday, September 14, 2014
Out on a Limb

TeCo Theatrical Productions delivers a welcome new entry to the local theater scene with the first PlayPride LGBT Festival. Update with winner!


published Saturday, September 13, 2014
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Match Made

At Lyric Stage, a marvelous revival of Fiddler on the Roof with a 34-piece orchestra works out brilliantly for audiences who love great musical theater.


published Monday, September 8, 2014
Funky Fresh

In its second-season opener, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance showcases its expanded movement vocabulary and comedic flair in three very different premieres.


published Monday, September 8, 2014
You Can Get It

The tour of the newish Gershwin show Nice Work If You Can Get It launches in Dallas, and delights all the way.


published Sunday, September 7, 2014
Creature Comforts

At African American Repertory Theater, Gee's Bend is a pattern you'll want to stick with.


published Thursday, September 4, 2014
Mall of Me

Plano native Michael Urie is like buttah in Jonathan Tolins' clever, winding solo show Buyer & Cellar at City Performance Hall.


published Thursday, September 4, 2014
Analyze This

Stage West hits all the right comic notes in a revival of Christopher Durang's hysterical Beyond Therapy.


published Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bar Necessities 

Beer, bereavement and laughs are on tap in Bruce Graham's moving Stella & Lou at Circle Theatre.


published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Easy Like Sunday Morning

It's a Man's World, a musical revue at DVA Productions, works because of the voices and tight harmonies. It's fun, too.


published Monday, August 25, 2014
It's All About Meow

At Hip Pocket Theatre, Nekkid with the Cats is a purr-fectly entertaining evening of theater.


published Thursday, August 21, 2014
It's Only a Test

At Churchmouse Productions, None of the Above proves to be a formula you won't mind sticking to.


published Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Candy Coated

At Theatre Three, the world premiere of Candy Barr's Last Dance isn't very light on its feet.


published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Masks and Masquerades

The new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera lives up to the hype.


published Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Delicious, De-Lovely

In Full Gallop at WaterTower Theatre, Diana Sheehan is divine as fashion doyenne Diana Vreeland.


published Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Knock 'em Dead!

Fun House Theatre and Film kills a critic, in more ways than one, in Stiff, Jeff Swearingen's latest comic gem.


published Wednesday, August 6, 2014
When Momma Ain't Happy

Stolen Shakespeare Guild falters with its season-closing musical, a Gypsy that isn't big enough, in more ways than one.


published Monday, August 4, 2014
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Welcome Back, Soul Rep

Soul Rep Theatre Company has a blazing return with its first New Play Festival in 11 years, the highlight being Anyika McMillan-Herod's The Ballad of Jane Elkins.


published Saturday, August 2, 2014
Best in Show

At WaterTower Theatre, the regional premiere of the endearing musical Dogfight is a delight that will move you to your core.


published Friday, August 1, 2014
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