Posted in May 2012

Carnage Unfettered in DTC’s Mosh Pit

“We are not fucking Neanderthals!”  exclaims the character Veronica in Dallas Theater Center’s production of Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage”, running through June 17 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. Hard to tell they aren’t Neanderthals from watching the belabored, lowest common denominator production piloted by Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell, where relationships unfold with the … Continue reading

Take That, Scott Walker @ Stage West

Stage West responds to its audiences and extends Red Hot Patriot: the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins 6/22-24 Stage West is pleased to announce that it has a new box office record-holder with its production of Red Hot Patriot, the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, by Margaret Engel and Allison Engel. The show has been … Continue reading

Next Falls; Carnage’s God Rises at DTC

“You won’t see me in a thong on a float, but I’m still a fag.” When the most grounded, believable, fully developed character in a play delivers a glib line like that, calculated to elicit a laugh, there’s not much hope for the other characters in the show.  Couched in a smug 1980’s “it’s naughty … Continue reading