Melissa Cooper

  • Culture

    July 26, 2012

    The Long and Short of FIT

    New plays feel long and come up short on ideas at ongoing FIT fest.

  • News

    September 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    Hip, Hip, Euripides

    Every year, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park goes searching for a new play upon which to bestow its Macy's New Play Prize for Young Audiences. The winner get a $5,000 commission fee and gets to travel to Cincy a few times during the year to prep the play for a tour. And this year's winner has so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2006

    Hamburger Done at DTC

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 23, 2006
  • 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

  • News

    January 29, 1998

    Deconstructing Richard

    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?

  • Culture

    April 18, 1996

    Existential stage left

    Theatre Too's No Exit is no torture at all

  • Culture

    February 1, 1996

    Revenge of the bourgeoisie

    DTC's ambitious Sternheim Project roasts the rise of the middle class

  • Calendar

    January 11, 1996
  • Culture

    July 13, 1995

    Voice of one

    A few theater companies cry out in the wilderness of Dallas' stage scene

  • Culture

    June 8, 1995

    Lunatic fringe

    Melissa Cooper creates the most ambitious Festival of the Unexpected to date