Tagged with Wyly theatre

Elevator Plays: Going Up?

I think they are happening. At the Wyly Theatre, I’m told. Tiny casts performing short scenes in elevators? Mormon family-sized casts performing elaborate scenes for small audiences squeezed into capacious elevators? A smattering of the brave, homeless groups of thespian collectives from across the region? What about wheelchair patrons? If only I had detailed information about … Continue reading

Shaping Up Nicely: LaBute & Dallas Theater Center

The Dallas Theater Center attacks Neil LaBute’s 2001 drama The Shape of Things with fiendishly razor-sharp vigor at the Wyly Theatre’s Studio Theatre black box space. An outrageous, amoral love story with gross betrayal, the role of art in society, loss of innocence, and boundaries between intimacy and manipulation at issue, the play revolves around … Continue reading

My Nightmare on Pearl St.

Like most theatre-loving folks in Dallas and as a regional theatre critic, I was very curious to see what the experience of attending a performance the new Wyly Theatre would be like. I got my chance this past Friday night, October 30, when Dallas Theater Center inaugurated its use of the Wyly Theatre with the … Continue reading