Mark Farr

  • Culture

    July 26, 2007

    Silent Treatment

    A comedy knockout from The Boxer at FIT; a sucker punch from Sugar Bean Sisters

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    The Silent Treatment: Or, Notes from the Festival of Independent Theatres

    A solid hit: Bootstraps Comedy Theater's The Boxer lands some good ones at the Festival of Independent Theatres. Great poster too. The less said, the better The Boxer is. The new play by Dallas writer and Bootstraps Comedy Theater founder Matt Lyles, who also directs this production, is a clear audi ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 4, 2002

    Let's Squawk About Love

    Our Endeavors whiffs out with its windy, open-air Two Gentlemen of Verona

  • Culture

    April 18, 2002

    Circle of Jerks

    Kitchen Dog Theater puts nine actors in the pit for Coriolanus

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    What Didn't Happen

    Note to Gertrude Stein: We like a little drama with our drama

  • Culture

    July 12, 2001

    FIT Starts

    Festival of Independent Theatres serves up a rich thespian buffet

  • Culture

    February 22, 2001

    Who Says Nothing's Shocking?

    Christina Vela's turn as Patty Diphusa, International Sex Symbol has people talking

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Venus Rising

    Christina Vela and Our Endeavors flesh out a sexy myth in I, Patti Diphusa

  • Culture

    October 12, 2000

    Applause! Applause!

    Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum pundits pass out plaudits

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Perfect FIT

    Festival of Independent Theatres offers a smorgasbord for the mind

  • Culture

    July 6, 2000


    Making a "theater town"

  • Culture

    July 6, 2000

    String section

    Parade leaves an agonized trail of tears in its song-and-dance wake

  • Culture

    May 25, 2000


    Chinese Art gets another placement

  • Calendar

    May 11, 2000

    Muy moderno

    Working-class Hispanics and opinionated vaginas mark this year's Festival of the Unexpected

  • Culture

    April 15, 1999

    Stay tuned

    Marie and Bruce is the must-see second act of Our Endeavors' duo

  • Culture

    April 8, 1999

    Resurrection redux

    Didymus makes you a true believer in the talent of its playwright

  • Culture

    January 7, 1999

    The 1998 Jimmys

    Undaunted by last year's tepid reception, our theater critic presents his awards to local theater artists again

  • Culture

    December 17, 1998

    Holiday whores

    Dallas Children's Theater and the Undermain milk their Christmas cash cows

  • Culture

    November 5, 1998

    Short takes

    Two companies stage comebacks of the theatrical revue with mixed results

  • Calendar

    October 29, 1998
  • Culture

    April 16, 1998

    Theater of the absurd

    Camus' Caligula is too much hot air and not enough heat

  • Calendar

    April 2, 1998
  • News

    January 29, 1998
  • Culture

    January 1, 1998

    And the winners are

    Presenting the 1997 Jimmys--like the Tony, but without the boring awards show

  • Culture

    December 11, 1997

    Holiday shopper's guide to hell

    Undermain Theatre's A Por Quinley Christmas is a hilarious rant against commercialism

  • Culture

    May 15, 1997

    Rapt in a rat's brain

    Dionysus & Apollo explores Possible Worlds with aplomb

  • Calendar

    May 1, 1997
  • Culture

    February 27, 1997

    All ends well

    The Undermain ricochets through a merry Comedy of Errors

  • Culture

    April 18, 1996

    Existential stage left

    Theatre Too's No Exit is no torture at all