Tagged with Echo Theatre

Halloween Haberdashery to Benefit Arts

Unleash Your Inner Ghoul or Goblin & Benefit the Arts UNT’s Department of Dance and Theatre Costume & Accessories Sale RTFP Building Friday, October 21, 2011 – 2:00pm – 7:00pm Saturday, October 22, 2011 – 10:00am – 2:00pm Costumes and accessories for sale from all different time periods! Come find the perfect Halloween costume! Items … Continue reading

Echo Theatre: A Most Glorious Fraud

“I shall be resolute in preserving my incognito.” It’s 1858. Marian Evans’ mind is driving her crazy. Women aren’t supposed to think much, or develop analytical faculties, or move to London to pursue careers as editors and rent housing from men of questionable reputation and moral standards. But that’s just what she’s done. It’s driving … Continue reading

Baby’s Long, Long Way: It’s No Act

“You’ve come a long way, baby.”This congratulatory advertising slogan from 1968 endeavored to sell gender-tailored cigarettes to young professional women, capitalizing on their expanding roles in the non-menial workforce and enhanced personal and sexual freedoms due to the Pill, revealing attire and popularity of women’s lib. Aside from wondering how truly far today’s women have … Continue reading

FIT Announces 2011 Line-Up

Festival of independent Theatres opens July 15, 2011 DALLAS, TX-The summer’s hottest event returns to the historic Bath House Cultural Centerfor its thirteenth exciting season. The 2011 Festival of Independent Theatres coincides with the 30th anniversary of the Bath House Cultural Center and the 100th anniversary of White Rock Lake.  So we’re throwing a party! … Continue reading

Echo Theatre Wields A Gnarly Axe

“A theatre that is missing the work of women is missing half the story, half the canon, half the life of our time. That is the situation we have now.” Dallas’ opinionated ‘butch bluestocking’ critic is up on her soapbox again. What’s it about now? Plays. By. Women. Holy Goddess. Hey, Dallas and Ft. Worth … Continue reading

Best on Stage 2010: criticalrant.com

Ten Top Productions: Literary merit. Imaginative staging. Sophisticated direction. Cohesive ensemble performance. Comprehensive technical vision and execution. Delightful, viable realities. Our Town (Water Tower Theatre) August: Osage County (Oklahoma City Repertory Company) Much Ado About Nothing (Trinity Shakespeare Festival) The Dog Problem (Undermain Theatre) Umlauf’s Bicycle (The Ochre House) The 39 Steps (Stage West) Charm … Continue reading

Echo Theatre doing Well: not so much

Well! Well? Well, here’s how one critic feels about Lisa Kron’s Well, in performance at the Bath House Cultural Center with Echo Theatre through September 25. Why is unapologetic, unrepentant, navel-gazing so trendy among playwrights? It’s their answer to reality TV? Might compete with You Tube? I haven’t a clue. Yes, I realize [title of … Continue reading

A FIT Huzzah: the whole dang shebang

“The Festival of Independent Theatres continues its commitment to exploring new theatrical work and encouraging diverse voices within the independent theatre scene. FIT was created as an outlet for smaller companies without a permanent performance space to give them an opportunity to produce seldom seen, new or avant-garde works. FIT exists to promote awareness and … Continue reading