In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?
And not nearly enough flying elbows.
Pay no attention to limp performance behind the curtain.
Two weeks ago Bill Zedler, state rep for District 96 in Arlington, tossed into the legislative heap House Bill 2454, which would prohibit "discrimination by public institutions of higher education against faculty members and students based on their conduct of research relating to intelligent desi ... More >>
Elaine LinerDTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty describes what he's looking for in the actress to play the Elizabeth Taylor character in Giant. Dallas Theater Center's artistic director Kevin Moriarty announced the company's 53rd season of shows today, and it includes a couple of giant productions ... More >>
Photos by Patrick Michels Korey Elizabeth Parker tells a packed Wyly Theater crowd why she's going to fight to protect her teachers' jobs at Booker T. Washington.Fired up over the very real chance that nearly half the teachers at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts ... More >>
Danny FulgencioRoberto Aguirre-Sacasa, playwright and Big Love staff writer, at the Dallas Theater Center during Superman rehearsals last yearSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark hasn't officially opened yet on Broadway; due date's still a month away. Still, it's considered The Most Amazing, Spectacula ... 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 >>
Dallas Independent School DistrictFrom Mayor Tom's Back to School Fair press conference Thursday, your Sunday-morning caption contestantSome random notes while I attempt to get myself out of a murky land deal:Dallas Theater Center's revisal of It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman closes ... 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 >>
Matt NagerJeffrey DeMunn and Sally Nystuen Vahle will star in Dallas Theater Center's presentation of Death of a Salesman, which opens Friday.Jacob Cigainero, public relations director at the Dallas Theater Center, sends this reminder today: If you're dying to see the great Jeffrey DeMunn as Will ... More >>
DTC's artistic director Kevin Moriarty, presenting the 2010-2011 season lineup this morning on the Wyly rooftopWent to the Wyly rooftop this morning for Dallas Theater Center's 2010-2011 season announcement. You'll find the entirety of the lineup after the jump -- though, by way of introduction, ... More >>
[Update at 5:10 p.m.: The Dallas Theater Center's Jacob Cigainero sends word that the National Alliance for Musical Theatre press release, mentioned below, is incorrect. He writes, via e-mail, "NAMT included some misinformation in their release by mistake. Dallas Summer Musicals is NOT attached t ... More >>
Matt CavenaughUp, up and away with some breaking news concerning Dallas Theater Center's forthcoming big-deal redo of It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman: Artistic director Kevin Moriarty has his Man of Steel. We go to the release from the DTC for some info about the Arkansas-born sing ... More >>
From time to time, I've checked in with Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty to see how his Superman musical's coming. But so far, we've yet to speak with his It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman collaborator, playwright and TV scribe and Marvel comics author Roberto A ... More >>
It has been seven months since Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty announced the lineup for DTC's inaugural season in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, during which time the venue's been finished and feted and Moriarty wove a month-long Midsummer Night's Dream that ended its ru ... More >>
Earlier this week, Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty announced the DTC's lineup for its inaugural season in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, and among the list of familiar titles and newcomers, one in particular leaps off the page in ... More >>
Inspired by Genesis, DTC's In the Beginning makes Eden into a land of confusion
How do you freak out a serious stage actor? Ask him or her to do some improv. On video.That's what we did with members of the new Dallas Theater Center resident acting company. After we conducted the serious interviews about being ack-tohrs in big-time regional theater, we made them act on command. ... More >>
The next production at the Dallas Theater Center, In the Beginning (opening January 21), also marks the start of a new era for actors at the 50-year-old playhouse. It will be the first production to star all of the members of artistic director Kevin Moriarty's new nine-member resident acting company ... More >>
The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts has a new CEO, Mark Nerenhausen, formerly president and CEO of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, where he worked for 10 years. As announced earlier today, Nerenhausen will start the job here in March, six months before the openin ... More >>
At DTC's Tommy, Kevin Moriarty presents a package that shakes up the old and reaches out to the new
With the curtain falling on its old playhouse,Dallas Theater Center gets its act together with a new leader
DTC doesn't Scrooge around with a Dickens classic; WaterTower floods Rockin' Christmas Party with showbiz clichÉs
DTC struggles with Pride and Prejudice; some funny "girls" in Nunsense: A-Men!