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Going Gurney Class at WaterTower Theatre

Characters Velma and the Prison Matron sing it best in the Tony Award-winning musical Chicago…  Whatever happened to fair dealing? And pure ethics And nice manners? Why is it everyone now’s a pain in the ass? Whatever happened to class? Class…. Class and good manners take a genteel beating in A.R. Gurney’s 2011 situation comedy … Continue reading

Two Hits & A Miss: Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2013

“Underneath The Lintel” with Patrick O’Brien (Stone Cottage): One of the finest one-man shows I’ve ever seen, this seat’s-edge riveting performance by nationally honored, seasoned film, television and stage actor Patrick O’Brien could easily end up as the VERY Best Performance at Loop 2013. Easy to see why it earned him ‘Best of’ designation at … Continue reading

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