In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?
In his backyard studio, behind a house packed to the rafters with books, photos, sculpture and paintings, Dallas actor-writer James Crump, 65, has re-created the world of early 20th century Western artist Charlie Russell. Crump has built a 30-foot-long wooden stage, which serves as the floor of Russ ... More >>
A close-up look at one of the JOT the Dot cels about to hit the auction blockI called Heritage Auction Galleries PR man Noah Fleisher about something we'd mentioned long ago when he asked, out of nowhere, "Do you remember JOT the Dot?" Oh, sweet fancy Moses. Barely."Is that the Presbyterian Perio ... 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 >>
Paul BakerIn April 2008, our Elaine Liner spoke with Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty about his "once-in-a-lifetime, life-changing" meeting with DTC founder Paul Baker, who actor Charles Laughton once famously called "irritating, arrogant, nuts -- and a genius ... one of th ... More >>
Eliot Elisofon Paul Baker, standing in front of the then-new Kalita Humphreys Theater in 1960 This will be but one of two Friday flashback items featuring old photos of a disappearing Dallas; later today, treats from a Friend of Unfair Park's grandfather's treasure chest. But this morning, Friend ... More >>
With the curtain falling on its old playhouse,Dallas Theater Center gets its act together with a new leader
At this week's Dallas Video Festival, local audio gets the spotlight treatment
Under the stars, a disco-era Dream; unpleasant peasants mar murky Les Miz
Buzz-Oven shindig set to give Bronco Bowl a fitting farewell
Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner
Denton's Sub Oslo is the best band you've never paid attention to
11th Street Theater Project revives a Pulitzer play with mixed results
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?
Mazinga Phaser's neon glories