Posted in April 2010

Eternal Checkmate: Undermain’s Endgame

What dreams! Those forests! (Pause.) Enough, it’s time it ended, in the shelter, too. (Pause.) And yet I hesitate, I hesitate to… to end. Yes, there it is, it’s time it ended and yet I hesitate to— (He yawns.) —to end. Hamm, Endgame I expect an entertaining evening of performance at deep Ellum’s Undermain Theatre, … Continue reading

Seagull Stew @ Kitchen Dog Theater

“Don’t bring in anything to the theater that doesn’t make the play clearer.” Anton Chekhov What I like most about Kitchen Dog Theater is the intense way the company normally enlivens a script, its bold exploration of plays through physicality, emotion and relationship connections. These artists can transform an average play into a rich, exciting … Continue reading

AART’s Inspired Light: Coretta’s Song

Coretta Scott King, American peace, social justice, women’s rights, anti-apartheid and LGBT activist, author and civil rights leader, recipient of the International Gandhi Peace prize, passed away on January 30, 2006. On Feb. 7, 2006 a reverential, multi-ethnic, multi-generational crowd of over 115,000 people filed past the open coffin of Coretta Scott King, during a … Continue reading

Deadly Farce: Twain’s Is He Dead @ Water Tower Theatre

Are they dead? Not once Act II kicks into gear. Water Tower Theatre tickles Spring’s fancy with an unusual farce offering, playwright David Ives’ adaptation of the Mark Twain next to forgotten play Is He Dead. Chock-full of some of the region’s brightest, most versatile comic talents, some of them delivering hilarious performances, it’s worth … Continue reading

A World of Women for World Peace 4/24/2010

Conference sponsored by The Honorable Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, TX-30 The Women’s Museum 3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX Saturday, April 24th, 2010, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 2010 Conference Panelists The Honorable Bisera Turković – Former Bosnian Ambassador, United States Sherry Mueller – President of the National Council for International Visitors Elizabeth Kucinich – Human … Continue reading