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Moontower Review: The Pajama Men

Shenoah Allen and Mark Chavez of Albuquerque-based comedy/theater duo bring their A-game to Austin's Moontower Comedy Festival.


published Thursday, April 24, 2014
Roof Proof

Stolen Shakespeare Guild continues its Pulitzer series with Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.


published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
And One-Fourth to Grow On

The Emerson String Quartet, boasting a new member, does what it does best for Dallas Chamber Music.


published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Faith Accompli

Fort Worth Opera gives a marvelous premiere to With Blood, With Ink, about 17th century Mexican nun Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. 


published Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Gem of the Ocean

The Fort Worth Opera Festival is off to a strong start with a stunning production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.


published Tuesday, April 22, 2014
America's Got Popera

The group Forte, featuring tenor Sean Panikkar, performs at the Fort Worth Opera Festival, with mixed results.


published Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Tango is the Star

Evolution Tango brings a high-energy Argentine tango show, with guests from Buenos Aires, to the Courtyard Theater in Plano.


published Monday, April 21, 2014
Last Notes

The Vermeer Quartet reunites, with a notable exception, to play Haydn's Seven Last Words of Christ for Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth.


published Monday, April 21, 2014
Beauty From All Angles

Contemporary Ballet Dallas explores vice and virtue in a strong showing at the Latino Cultural Center.


published Monday, April 21, 2014
Playing it Straight

Jon Nakamatsu stays conservative, in both selection and performance, for the Cliburn Foundation at the Kimbell Art Museum's Piano Pavilion.


published Monday, April 21, 2014
You Foolish Men

Teatro Dallas opens the insightful play The Masks of Sor Juana on the anniversary of her death, and on the day we lost another Latin American literary giant.


published Saturday, April 19, 2014
Best Guest

Family audiences still love Disney's Beauty and the Beast, playing in a non-Equity tour at AT&T Performing Arts Center.


published Saturday, April 19, 2014
Nothing to Cry About

The touring version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita at Dallas Summer Musicals proves why this musical is high-flying, adored.


published Thursday, April 17, 2014
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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
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
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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
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
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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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom 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 Contemporary Theatre of Dallas Shakespeare in Hollywood Treasures Celebrating 30 Years of Dance Ma Rainy's Black Bottom Irving Arts Center
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