Beauty and brains, Dustin Lance Black's 8 will headline the second (annual?!) Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival.
Beauty and brains, Dustin Lance Black's 8 will headline the second (annual?!) Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival.

Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival is Back, Get Used to It

Rolling off of last year's success, the Uptown Players announced that, following popular demand, a previously unplanned Dallas Pride Performance Arts Festival has just been scheduled for September 9-15, coinciding with the 29th Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on September 16. (Applications for which can be found here, with an August 3 deadline.)

Academy Award winner (Best Original Screenplay for Milk) Dustin Lance Black will headline with a staged reading of his play 8, centered around the 2008 Proposition 8 ruling in California and directed by Dallas Observer People honoree René Moreno.

Theater Jones reports with a full schedule including revivals of "Lanford Wilson's The Madness of Lady Bright, seen at the 2011 Festival of Independent Theatres; and queer performance artist John Michael Colgin's one-man show A-Gays: Stillwater, Oklahoma, which was presented by Nouveau 47 Theatre."

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