Tagged with diana sheehan

WHEN THE WIND BLOWS, ROCK THAT CRADLE

This opinionated essay constitutes my review of Brick Road Theatre’s educational, politically relevant, soaring production of LGBT composer Mark Blitzstein’s notorious 1937 play with music The Cradle Will Rock. If you value being an educated (and entertained) theatre patron, don’t miss it. It runs through March 18 at The Cox Playhouse in reconstruction-crazed downtown Plano. … Continue reading

Diana Sheehan: Enjoying A First-rate Second Act

  Diana Sheehan’s blue eyes sparkle with inner warmth, reflecting her confidence, generosity and adventurous spirit. “You sure know how to make a girl feel at home, Dallas,” she exclaims, reflecting on the nearly seven years she has lived here. “How grateful I am for all of the wonderful actors, directors, designers, stage managers, dressers, … Continue reading

Cliff-diving with Wendy Welch: Sonia in CityRep’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

  This coming weekend, Oklahoma City Repertory Company (CityRep) opens the #1 most produced play in the United States, Christopher Durang’s fine-tuned comedy with Chekhov-inspired characters and themes, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, featuring a diverse, talented, seasoned cast. The play opened Off-Broadway in 2012 then transferred to Broadway in 2013. There it won … Continue reading

Arrested Mid-stride: “Full Gallop” at Water Tower Theatre

Wearing a severe, elegant, black pantsuit with a few carefully selected, distinctive accessories, actress Diana Sheehan glides into Water Tower Theatre’s swank 1970’s era NYC apartment living room set with all the confidence, grace and elegance of a pedigreed Grand Prix level dressage horse striding onto a manicured dressage court to compete for Olympic Gold. … Continue reading

Two Hits & A Miss: Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2013

“Underneath The Lintel” with Patrick O’Brien (Stone Cottage): One of the finest one-man shows I’ve ever seen, this seat’s-edge riveting performance by nationally honored, seasoned film, television and stage actor Patrick O’Brien could easily end up as the VERY Best Performance at Loop 2013. Easy to see why it earned him ‘Best of’ designation at … Continue reading

Dallas’ Diana Sings Nobody’s Hart

Bring on the glam! If you missed the incomparable Diana Sheehan’s sold out, “Best of the Loop” Cabaret performance at this year’s Out of the Loop Festival at WaterTower Theatre, here’s your chance to rectify that. Sheehan brings her unique blend of saucy sophistication, mystery, elegance and sterling musicianship to Kurth Hall at the Sammons … Continue reading

Passholders Choose Loop 2012 Best of Shows

One Mo’ Time…. ANNOUNCING THE BEST OF LOOP 2012 MAIN STAGE Haven Productions presents International Falls International Falls, by Thomas Ward, is the story of a burned out standup comedian and a hotel desk clerk trying to enjoy a one-night stand after a comedy show. What begins as an innocuous frolic turns into a philosophical … Continue reading

Gracing The Loop: Diana Sheehan, Glamorous Chanteuse

2012 Loop Review #1: Freshly pressed linen, Lanvin’s 1927 fragrance Arpege and cultured pearls come to mind…Diana Sheehan’s cabaret “Midway”, about one woman’s experience of mid-life crisis, is a delicious, scintillating, seemingly effortless stage enchantment. It’s now in performance rotation at the Stone Cottage, part of  WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop Festival, Sheehan exhibits … Continue reading