Your Sweet Bitter: BOGOSIAN at Dallas’ Wyly Theatre

“The point of being an artist and using language is to invite people into your reality. Who could imagine an Edward Albee or a Harold Pinter before there was an Albee or Pinter? That’s the thrill of the stage.” Eric Bogosian $25 RUSH STUDENT TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR ALL SHOWS AT BOX OFFICE Dallas welcomes playwright/ … Continue reading

Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Welcome, 2016 Cast

Trinity Shakespeare Festival announces its company for 2016, its 8th season, running June 7-26 at the TCU campus in Fort Worth. It features a distinguished assemblage of national artists, regional professionals and new faces. TJ Walsh directs The Winter’s Tale and Stephen Brown-Fried directs A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tickets will go on sale online in … Continue reading

FAME meets Fortune with Junior Players

Want to be a famous star? Do you know yourself well enough to handle it? A whirlwind of stylistic changes have transformed musical theatre performance since David De Silva’s stage adaptation based on the film Fame debuted in 1988 in Miami, Florida, as Fame on 42nd Street. Still, its core issues – the intense desire … Continue reading

Criticalrant’s Final “First Choices” of 2015

  2015 unfolded as a stunner of a thespian year, from classics to new work, dynamic paradigm-shifters to re-invigorated audience favorites, ensemble achievements to compelling solo work. Youth to senior artists. And music? Glorious music! Performance art in our region thrives with energy, respect, initiative and genuine variety. Dedicated, impassioned creative people form the backbone … Continue reading

BLACK NATIVITY: A Transcendent Tradition at TeCo Theatrical Productions

When celebrated African-American poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes’ gospel music-driven production Black Nativity opened Off Broadway in December 1961, it became one of the first African-American written plays ever to be staged there. Performed regularly coast to coast since that time, Black Nativity has charmed TeCo Theatrical Productions’ audiences at Dallas’ Bishop Arts Theatre … Continue reading