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Halloween Haberdashery to Benefit Arts

Unleash Your Inner Ghoul or Goblin & Benefit the Arts UNT’s Department of Dance and Theatre Costume & Accessories Sale RTFP Building Friday, October 21, 2011 – 2:00pm – 7:00pm Saturday, October 22, 2011 – 10:00am – 2:00pm Costumes and accessories for sale from all different time periods! Come find the perfect Halloween costume! Items … Continue reading

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My Best of Live Theater in DFW 2009

Magic on stage in the Dallas-Ft. Worth region. A wealth of creative theatrical endeavor: satisfying, dignified and quirky, heart-warming and spine-chilling, thought-provoking and side-splitting, high art to lowly farce. Performance ritual reveals truths of the human condition through magical transformation. Or we hope that happens. Here’s what wove that special magic for me this year, … Continue reading

WingSpan Theatre Goes A-Haunting

T’is the season for the macabre.  At theatres throughout the metroplex, a bizarre witch’s brew of overblown, melodramatic slasher tales with sloshing buckets of stage blood compete for audiences with camped up singing trans-gendered dancing maniacs sporting layers of black eye-liner and fishnet stockings. Gleeful ghouls and goblins will emerge by the hundreds to celebrate … Continue reading

Spirited tragedy: Sundown Collaborative’s OTHELLO

Attending a production of Shakespeare’s Othello is like watching a high profile match between two of the world’s greatest prizefighters. Its success depends on the relationship of its two main characters, no matter who else exists in the play or how it’s produced. Othello v. Iago: a classic battle between the soul of integrity and … Continue reading

True Magic, True West: Sundown Collaborative Theatre

Gut-wrenching pain and resentment, soul-deep and gunny-sacked for years, pervade True West by Sam Shepard and drive its characters to sub-human acts of desperation. Support these folks at Sundown Collaborative Theatre. Donate time and money- free pizza coupons, intermission refreshments and certificates to local thrift stores. (They’ll destroy a lot of furniture before the run’s end.) It’s okay. Their art’s in the right place. Continue reading