Posted on 23 February 2011

The Right Stuff, A Right Start: TeCo’s New Play Contest

Moliere and Mamet had to start somewhere, right? For nine years TeCo Theatrical Productions has honored the endeavors of regional and aspiring playwrights by hosting a New Play Competition at its welcoming gem of a venue, the Bishop Arts Theater Center on Tyler Street in Oak Cliff. For the past three years, I have functioned … Continue reading

Bardly Bedlam @ The Magnolia Lounge

“Who is really running the asylum?” asks Director Tom Parr in his program notes to Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure, the play inaugurating Nouveau 47 Theatre into the N. Texas thespian scene. The question might be applied to the logic behind selecting this complicated “problem” play and its resulting uneven production. A new company in an … Continue reading