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Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2013: Make A Happy Face!

Who wouldn’t want to have the face that “launched a thousand ships”? Watch the absurd farce “The Ugly One” and reconsider its appeal…. WaterTower Theatre’s 12th Annual Out of the Loop Fringe Festival opened March 7th with a full to rafters house of merry patrons, eager to see what sort of quirky, unusual performance would … Continue reading

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2012 in North Texas Theatre: From A Feminist Lens

Why feminist? We women make up over half of the US populace and purchase more tickets to theatre yearly than men, even with our 77 cents to any man’s dollar earned salaries. Feminism is the radical notion that women are people. Some amazing, creative people, who happen to be women, enlivened regional theatre here in … Continue reading

Dallas’ Diana Sings Nobody’s Hart

Bring on the glam! If you missed the incomparable Diana Sheehan’s sold out, “Best of the Loop” Cabaret performance at this year’s Out of the Loop Festival at WaterTower Theatre, here’s your chance to rectify that. Sheehan brings her unique blend of saucy sophistication, mystery, elegance and sterling musicianship to Kurth Hall at the Sammons … Continue reading

Go Boeing-Boeing Bonkers @ WaterTower Theatre

If you attend WaterTower Theatre’s production of “Boeing-Boeing!” watch out for the Sirens. Bewitchingly sexy babes with sultry curves everywhere, luxuriant eyelashes, come hither smiles that beckon enchantment and deep-throated voices promising heaven on earth…. Greek Homer’s hero Ulysses got The Word on the Sirens straight from snake-haired goddess Circe’s mouth. He had to sail … Continue reading

An August, Osage State of Mind: Letts Ride at WaterTower

The Big Apple’s critical embrace:  Charles Isherwood from his 12/5/2007 Broadway review in the NY Times: “A fraught, densely plotted saga of an Oklahoma clan in a state of near-apocalyptic meltdown, “August” is probably the most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years. Oh, forget probably: It is, flat-out, no asterisks and without … Continue reading

Passholders Choose Loop 2012 Best of Shows

One Mo’ Time…. ANNOUNCING THE BEST OF LOOP 2012 MAIN STAGE Haven Productions presents International Falls International Falls, by Thomas Ward, is the story of a burned out standup comedian and a hotel desk clerk trying to enjoy a one-night stand after a comedy show. What begins as an innocuous frolic turns into a philosophical … Continue reading

WaterTower’s Out of the Loop 2012: Three Winners

Fronteras Americanas (American Borders): Canadian playwright Guillermo Verdecchia’s award-winning 1993 one man play, with updated multi-media effects and references (Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz) is a thought-provoking, highly creative exploration of the impact borders can have on our lives, from the personal to the global. Taut with evocative language (English and Spanish) and resounding dramatic rhythm, … Continue reading

Gracing The Loop: Diana Sheehan, Glamorous Chanteuse

2012 Loop Review #1: Freshly pressed linen, Lanvin’s 1927 fragrance Arpege and cultured pearls come to mind…Diana Sheehan’s cabaret “Midway”, about one woman’s experience of mid-life crisis, is a delicious, scintillating, seemingly effortless stage enchantment. It’s now in performance rotation at the Stone Cottage, part of  WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop Festival, Sheehan exhibits … Continue reading