There is a bit of truth to the joke that every musician in Dallas has been a member of The Polyphonic Spree at one time or another. A staple in the local music scene, this choral symphonic rock group headed by Tim DeLaughter has 17 members onstage at any given show. Many of the band members have rob ... More >>
Party Mouth, Matthew Posey's latest play at the Ochre House, is a tale of two best friends named Baby Doll (Elizabeth Evans) and Bunny (Natalie Young). They shoot up, smoke, snort and drink a day away in a cramped Dallas apartment circa the late '60s, while three n'er-do-well men and Baby Doll's equ ... More >>
Playwright Sarah Ruhl, still in her 30s, is a favorite of the "edgy" theater companies around here. But why? Her plays are witless and obtuse, hardly worth producing, much less paying to see. Melancholy Play, one of her early works (from 2001), is on view now at Upstart Productions at The Green Zone ... More >>
Unlike Melancholy Play, where it's crickets chirping.
What a year it has been. What a fine theater town we're in.
Also: At Broken Gears Project Theatre, Oedipus the King really doesn't want to marry Mom.
Also: Not much to like in As You Like it