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Of Monsters and Men

Second Thought Theatre delivers a dynamic staging of Shakespeare's Othello, bolstered by outstanding performances.


published Thursday, July 23, 2015
Crazy in Love

Garland Summer Musicals delights with a fizzy production of the Gershwin's Crazy for You.


published Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Lake o' the Pines

Tree Pop, Lake Simons' latest creation at Hip Pocket Theatre, is a wonderfully whimsical meditation on death, and life.


published Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Search for Signs

DragStrip Courage takes on Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author, but surprisingly, this play is hard to make fresh.


published Tuesday, July 14, 2015
This Terpsichorean Life

NPR's popular Ira Glass, along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Glass, delight AT&T Performing Arts Center audiences with 3 Acts, 2 Dancers, 1 Radio Host.


published Tuesday, July 14, 2015
More Than OK

Stolen Shakespeare Guild does a bang-up Oklahoma!, even without one major component.


published Monday, July 13, 2015
Quixotic Study

At Amphibian Stage Productions, Brenda Withers' clever The Quixotic Days and Errant Knights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote is a love song to books and imagination.


published Saturday, July 11, 2015
Magic in the Air

A vibrant, circus-themed revival of Stephen Schwartz's Pippin closes the Dallas Summer Musicals season on a high note.


published Friday, July 10, 2015
Kountry Fried

At Theatre Three, the new musical The Kountry Girls serves up cornball clichés.


published Tuesday, July 7, 2015
O Brawling Love!

At Shakespeare Dallas, a terrific production of Romeo and Juliet seems written in the stars.


published Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Most Appealing

At Circle Theatre, Bill C. Davis' Mass Appeal is both entertaining and challenging thanks to spot-on casting.


published Sunday, June 28, 2015
Leapin' Lizards

A non-Equity tour of Annie comes to AT&T Performing Arts Center, and as this stalwart musical should, delights audiences of all ages.


published Sunday, June 28, 2015
Lift Us Up

The tour of Dirty Dancing mostly captures the magic of the movie, and the important part—the dancing—is exquisite.


published Sunday, June 28, 2015
Bard Cards

Shakspeare Dallas opens its summer season with a rip-roaring Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).


published Thursday, June 25, 2015
Bringing It Home

Casa Mañana proves that at the end of the day, a gloriously sung Les Misérables is what matters most.


published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Space Between

Dallas playwright Vicki Caroline Cheatwood's Manicures & Monuments gets lots of room—perhaps too much—at WaterTower Theatre.


published Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Pansy Division

At Uptown Players, the hilarious and heartbreaking The Nance delivers a wrenching love story and bawdy burlesque thrills.


published Monday, June 22, 2015
White and Black Like Us

In Kitchen Dog Theater's New Works Festival, Meridith Friedman's The Firestorm holds up an uncomfortable mirror.


published Tuesday, June 16, 2015
To Be Clear

It's all about clarity at Trinity Shakespeare Festival, where repertory productions of King Lear and Love's Labour's Lost play beautifully together.


published Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Sky Ha'i

Lyric Stage ends its excellent run of the major Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals with a luminous South Pacific with 38-piece orchestra.


published Monday, June 15, 2015
Hot Chekhov

At Stage West, Christopher Durang's Chekhov-referencing Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is light, refreshing and very funny.


published Sunday, June 14, 2015
Lake Effects

Hip Pocket Theatre's season opens with Johnny Simons' beautiful The Enchanted Lake, bolstered by a captivating score from Darrin Kobetich.


published Sunday, June 14, 2015
Rad Boys

With Turtle-y 80s, the Turtle Creek Chorale uses nostalgia for some most excellent fun, and a little heartbreak.


published Sunday, June 14, 2015
What a Ball

The national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, with some updates to the story, is terrific family fun at Dallas Summer Musicals.


published Saturday, June 13, 2015
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Little Feats

At Echo Theatre, Madeleine George's Precious Little asks if language defines or limits humanity at Echo Theatre.


published Tuesday, June 9, 2015
How the West was Won

Fun House Theatre & Film again surprises with bold youth productions of Sam Shepard's True West and David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow.


published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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That'll Be a Yay!

Texas native Andy Christopher rocks the title role in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Fort Worth's Casa Mañana.


published Monday, June 1, 2015
City of Frights

Second Thought Theatre takes on Amy Herzog's disturbing Belleville, and gets it breathlessly right.


published Saturday, May 30, 2015
All About the Middle

The TITAS season closes with Ballet West, which fumbles on Balanchine but picks back up on dances by William Forsythe and Jodie Gates.


published Saturday, May 30, 2015
Mad World

Adam Adolfo's concept for Man of La Mancha is intriguing, but is muddled in a production with too much going on.


published Friday, May 22, 2015
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