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Rocky Horror’s Alien Transvestite Lifestyle: YOU have a CHOICE

Was it a lifestyle choice? I just couldn’t make it. After the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (adaptation of the 1973 stage musical, The Rocky Horror Show, by Richard O’Brien) became a late night cult sensation in New York City in 1976, it swept the nation in the burgeoning midnight movie slot. The … Continue reading

Sammons Springs into Cabaret 2013: Awesome!

“What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play. Life is a cabaret, old chum: Come to the cabaret…” Kander and Ebb’s lyrics from the 1966 Broadway hit musical ”Cabaret” reflect a unique truth at Dallas’ Sammons Center for the Arts. Kicking off the second year of their monthly New York … Continue reading

A FIZZLIN’ WIZ @ Dallas Theater Center

Guest review by Robert Neblett I love The Wiz. It is one of my all-time favorite musicals. I think that its finale number “Home” is one of the top five best Broadway numbers ever written. When I heard that this show would conclude Dallas Theater Center’s 2010-2011 season, I felt more excited than I have … Continue reading

Black Pearl Shines at WaterTower Theatre

Everyone come together, let us work hard; the grave is not yet finished; let his heart be perfectly at peace. Thwarted ambition. Dancing chickens, ancient African funeral chants, slave-era spirituals, voodoo ritual and Old South mountain ballads. Perception of authenticity. Cultural exploitation. Racism. Sexism. Intellectual property. Friendship forged out of mutual need. In a performance … Continue reading