Nora Fitzgerald

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  • 20 years ago | Theater

    I write this, my final column for the Dallas Observer, from an otherwise empty townhouse I have just moved into, somewhere between the Beltway and Virginia's Bible belt. It is the transitory nature of this business that just when you feel confiden...

  • 20 years ago | Theater

    At the recent yearly summit of Dallas' theater critics, a ritual gathering designed to hash out the annual Dallas Theater Critics Forum Awards, the group discussed that there were perhaps 40 to 50 fewer productions this past season than in previou...

  • 20 years ago | Theater

    In a few weeks, Undermain Theatre will fly to Macedonia to perform Sarajevo, a play written by Macedonian native Goran Stefanovsky, at the three-week summer festival there. Ten theaters will perform at the festival, and all of them except the Unde...

  • 20 years ago | Theater

    In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde created a wry, entertaining novel that has also become a modern myth: the protagonist Dorian--based on the youthful-looking John Gray, whom Wilde was quietly courting at the time--remained young, seductiv...

  • 20 years ago | Theater

    Picture it: trendy Manhattan folks sipping cafe latte at the terminally hip Cornelia Street Cafe, while in a corner, Melissa Cooper entertains them with her talents as a ventriloquist. Using a dummy named Jack Wood, Cooper explores the silly and t...

  • 20 years ago | Theater

    Not surprisingly, Beginner, the new Erik Ehn work commissioned by the Undermain Theatre, is akin to a religious or spiritual experience. Ehn, a playwright fascinated with the iconography of religion, asks you to travel with him to parts unknown. T...