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3636 Turtle Creek Dallas, TX 75219 | Uptown & Oak Lawn | 214-219-2718
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    Unfasten your seatbelts. There are no bumps on this ride. Alfred Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy, that quaint morsel, is on at Dallas Theater Center. That’s because this fall Dallas...
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    Starting October 16th, Dallas Theater Center hosts Pulitzer-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. The play, made ever more famous by its subsequent film starring...
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    Unicorn, gryphon, bisexual man: Pick the one that's real. The usual answer is "none of the above," with the bisexual male lumped in alongside the Yeti, Easter Bunny and plus-sized supermodel...
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    If Broadway is The Great White Way, you might call Turtle Creek The Great Rainbow Way this month, as theater group Uptown Players has returned to the Kalita Humphreys Theatre (3636 Turtle...
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    The Boy From Oz might be most well known as the sexy Hugh Jackman musical that overtook Broadway a few years ago. Beyond that it’s just a fun jukebox musical about Australian...
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    If you cough near a hypochondriac, they will ask for a doctor. I believe that’s the title of the adult sequel to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Everybody knows someone who’s...
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    There is so much art and literature about Abraham Lincoln and his assassination, one could fill several museums and libraries with it all, but not much is known about his killer, John Wilkes...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater
    When Booth opens at Second Thought Theatre this Friday, it will be the product of many years of friendship and work by co-creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla. The pair met as freshman...
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    Nothing brings a family together quite like the impending death of an aging grandparent. For most kids, this is the first experience of the void created by the extinguished candle of life....
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    The Miss America pageant is a strange amalgam of beauty contest and charity event. All of the contestants are incredible citizens of the world, who dedicate their lives to important causes....
  • The Mixmaster: Theater News
    Dallas Theater Center will produce nine shows next season (up from seven this season), five of them back at DTC's original home, Kalita Humphreys Theater on Turtle Creek. That may be good...
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    Family almost always makes the best subject for ensemble comedies because it’s easy for anyone to relate to and it’s cathartic to laugh at the aggravating, frustrating exploits...
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    You don’t see many collections of extremely personal essays turned into raucous, uplifting stage musicals. It’s just hard to picture the silly but somber musings of David Sedaris...
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    Dallas’ Second Thought Theatre launches its 10th anniversary season with the award-winning Cock, a play about sexuality, identity, the comedy of human relations — and really...
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    The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, The Uptown Players’ latest production, is basically the story of gay Christmas. Fabulous takes us back to the start of it with the story of Adam and...
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    History is full of jerks, of varying degrees. One of America’s grandest, John Wilkes Booth, was an actor who went Method expressing his disdain for President Lincoln. Unless you comb...
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    Bond girls are universally recognized as some of the hottest chicks on the planet. If we had to take bets, it’s likely that the only ladies who could give them a proper run for their...
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    The Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival wraps up Sunday with a staged reading of Cock by Mike Bartlett. Bartlett is from England, so before you get in a lather about the name being smutty,...
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    While the rest of the country is getting over their gay pride celebration-induced hangovers, Dallas is just kicking its own festivities into high gear. That means it’s also time for...
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    After wrapping production of the wonderfully titled Gruesome Playground Injuries, Second Thought Theater shows its latest project, In a Forest, Dark and Deep by Neil LaBute and directed by...
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    The scene set for Kiss of the Spider Woman is web-like: a Latin American prison where escape is impossible and being released is unlikely. In this pit prisoners are poisoned, tortured and...
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    In the time between her critically lauded 2011 play Tigers Be Still and her new musical Fly By Night, co-written with Michael Mitnick and Will Connolly, playwright Kim Rosenstock has...
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    ’Tis the season for all of the yuletide staples to make an appearance, and at the top of that list, right next to Santa Claus and those Coca-Cola drinking polar bears, you’re...
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    The Producers is the Oprah’s Favorite Things of theater. You can’t help but sing-shout when you talk about it. And starting Friday, The Uptown Players will give you a reason to...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater Caps
    See also: Second Thought's Bomb-itty of Errors Playwright Charles Busch always plays the leading lady in his en travisti comedies on a New York stage. But Dallas actor Coy Covington is so...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    No marriage is exempt from some level of strife, including the ones between Catholic nuns and the Big J.C. himself. Hollywood has long mined nunneries for drama (and horror and comedy), and...
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    They’re identical twins! Who don’t know each other! Comedy! Second Thought Theatre winds up its eighth season with The Bomb-itty of Errors, a hip-hop take on Shakespeare. Written...
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    Ditch the juice boxes, jump ropes and jawbreakers for a daytime playground brawl. The jagged claws are out and the petite pearl earrings are off. All systems are a go for a knockdown,...
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    Sitcoms and dramas often draw from the odd-couple cliché. Whether its the standard slob and neat-freak paring or the oversexed moron and the undersexed joker, the varieties are as...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater News
    You have until Christmas Eve to catch Dallas Theater Center's robust production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. For this one, the company moves back to its old home at Kalita...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater News
    Part of the fun of Dallas Theater Center's huge production of A Christmas Carol, opening Friday night for a three-week run at Kalita Humphreys Theater, is seeing who plays the ghosts that...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Few books are embedded in American culture like A Christmas Carol, the classic Charles Dickens novel about Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. A whopping...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater
    If you have to use "the Method" to act excited about seeing in-laws at your holiday gatherings, you have something in common with all the actors in Scrooge and Santa drag night after night...
  • The Mixmaster: Music Notes
    Get a bunch of local musical theater stars together and there will be singing. Plus some gratuitous kissy-face, lots of hugs and a little gossip about who's got what role where. Monday...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater Caps
    Theater Caps are bite-sized punch-packing capsule reviews by resident theater critic Elaine Liner. Use them as a reminder -- or a teaser, if you procrastinate -- of her full-length reviews...
  • Culture: Stage
    What would an Uptown Players production be without a naked man in it? Its core audience, gay middle-aged men who flock to Uptown's gay-themed musicals and plays, seems to appreciate it. And...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater News
    We've seen old Scrooges and fat Scrooges and bearded ones and bald-headed ones. Now for Dallas Theater Center's annual staging of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, we'll get to see a tall,...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater Caps
    Theater Caps are bite-sized punch-packing capsule reviews by resident theater critic Elaine Liner. Use them as a reminder -- or a teaser, if you procrastinate -- of her full-length reviews...
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    A strong Patti LuPone vibe buzzes through Lyric Stage's Gypsy, running through September 18 at the Irving Arts Center, and not just because the company purchased all the costumes from the...
  • The Mixmaster: LGBT: Out and Proud
    It's the first of its kind here in Dallas and it appears to be off to a smashing start. I'm referring to Uptown Players' Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival that kicked off this past...
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    The stage version of the 1982 Blake Edwards movie Victor/Victoria takes what was a B-level screen farce and makes it into a C-level piece of musical theater. Uptown Players is doing the show...
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  • The Mixmaster: Theater Caps
    Theater Caps are bite-sized punch-packing capsule reviews by resident theater critic Elaine Liner. Use them as a reminder -- or a teaser, if you procrastinate -- of her full-length reviews...
  • The Mixmaster: Theater Caps
    Theater Caps are bite-sized punch-packing capsule reviews by resident theater critic Elaine Liner. Use them as a reminder -- or a teaser, if you procrastinate -- of her full-length reviews...
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    If things are unusually quiet on some local stages right now, it's because most of the biggest, baddest voices in Dallas musical theater are singing like mad in Broadway Our Way, the annual...
  • The Mixmaster: Last Night
    I had the chance to see Uptown Players' Broadway Our Way: Divas Rising last weekend and the show is a hoot. But I had some questions, so afterward I caught up with one of the cast members,...

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One of the leading regional theaters in the country, Dallas Theater Center (DTC) performs to an audience of more than 90,000 North Texas residents annually. Founded in 1959, DTC is now a resident company of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and presents its mainstage season at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. DTC also presents at its original home, the Kalita Humphreys Theater, the only freestanding theater designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright. DTC engages, entertains and inspires a diverse community by creating experiences that stimulate new ways of thinking and living by consistently producing plays, educational programs and community initiatives that are of the highest quality and reach the broadest possible constituency.

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