In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?
"Big D" both song and city, is earning big laughs at Lyric and the Wyly.
Musical take on classic Texas tales pales compared to less-lavish Kismet
Pay no attention to limp performance behind the curtain.
Steven WaltersHaving trouble getting cast in shows as a young actor new to Dallas eight years ago, Steven Walters made a bold move: He started his own theater company (with the help of four other fellow Baylor alums) and hasn't stopped working since. Second Thought Theatre, based in Addison and n ... More >>
Danny FulgencioDallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin MoriartyBack in June '07, the Dallas Theater Center introduced its sixth artistic director -- some dude named Kevin Moriarty, who was, at the time, a theater teacher at Brown University and the summer-season-runner at the Hangar Theatre ... More >>
CastAlbums.orgThis seemed like a nice way to end the day ...A little while ago, I was looking for something completely unrelated on the eBay when I came across this offering: an apparently very rare copy of the original cast recording of Steve Mackenroth and Randy Tallman's A Midsummer Night's Dr ... More >>
If this week's cover story on Dallas Theater Center's revisal of the 1966 Broadway smash flop It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman! isn't enough to make you want to see what Kevin Moriarty, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams have done to the singing Last Son of Krypto ... More >>
DTC goes out on a juice run
Little Red Riding Hood and Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity round out the holiday-season stagings
We’ve already given you loads of information about Oso Closo’s gig at the Dallas Theater Center. Then, of course, there was Pete’s glowing review of the production. But, tonight, the Denton-based rock outfit is taking a break from its insanely busy schedule performing in The Who's Tommy for ... More >>
At DTC's Tommy, Kevin Moriarty presents a package that shakes up the old and reaches out to the new
Six days a week, the Denton-based members of Oso Closo pile into a van for a 50-minute commute to Dallas. Since being hired by the Dallas Theater Center to perform in a production of The Who’s Tommy, the band has spent the majority of its nights and days in Dallas. The rock opera opens Tuesday, Se ... More >>
With the curtain falling on its old playhouse,Dallas Theater Center gets its act together with a new leader
A good Friend of Unfair Park named Bob J. yesterday noted in the comments section to this little-commented-upon item that, well, the Dallas Theater Center's not playing fair with folks looking for seats in the DTC's under-construction home at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Notes our Friend, who's ... More >>
OMFG, the OMSW is coming to WaterTower Theatre. Canadian actor Charles Ross has been performing his One-Man Star Wars Trilogy since 2001. With George Lucas’ stamp of approval, he has taken the show to off-Broadway success (in 2005) and toured it across the continent. It will be the main feature, s ... More >>
Lee Trull For a freelance actor-writer, being hired for the new resident company at Dallas Theater Center is like being called up from the minors to the big leagues. And for all-around utility player Lee Trull, it also means being the first Dallas actor to be named to the nine-member troupe. DTC to ... More >>
Knock, knock? Ghouls there in DCT's bloody good Dead
With Fences, DTC steps up to take a big swing at a major work by August Wilson
This is an honest-to-God Frank Lloyd Wright chair. And the seller really needs to pay Unfair Park a commission at this point... So, we now have a definitive answer as to the authenticity of that danged seat being auctioned off on eBay: It's the real deal, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed chair that was ... More >>
DTC performs annual Tiny Tim rescue; at Theatre Britain, shoe fits, Cinderella acquits
Richard Hamburger's decision to leave the Dallas Theater Center is accompanied by a press release and a lot of questions. Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Richard Hamburger is out. Not for another year, but, as our friends at FrontBurner noted this morning, the timing does seem odd: DTC is du ... More >>
DTC's Illusion plays ugly tricks; Communicating Doors plays with time
Ain't missin' this
Local stages choked with Shakespeare; critics honor the year's best theater work
Kitchen Dog and DTC trot out a couple of creakies. One's Wild, one's Wilder--but only one's good.
Poor pacing and a puzzling lead wrinkle The Front Page
DTC keeps your eyes open throughout the jarring Dreamlandia
DTC's production of the venerable Guys and Dolls hits some flat notes
Two acts may be one Tale too many in DTC's Alice
Richard Hamburger transformed the Dallas Theater Center into a regional marvel, but as he faces a million dollar debt and a host of angry critics, is it curtains for his daring vision?
Pocket Sandwich Theatre's latest audience-participation epic evokes tired jeers
Last year's offerings brightened local stage
DTC's Ohio Tip-Off fails the authenticity test