Monday, January 16, at Dan's Silverleaf
The list of actors we want to see more of on Dallas/Fort Worth theater stages this year includes a few we've seen a lot of in recent productions -- a lot, as in their frontal and backal parts sans costume. Nudity has become so common among local theater companies, it's no big deal anymore. There a ... More >>
Wingspan's Earnest is mild Wilde.
Theatre Three production overbroad and unfunny; Gingerbread Lady comes undone.
Pay no attention to limp performance behind the curtain.
Surfer BloodGranada TheaterMarch 15, 2010Better than: Watching The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, if nothing else.Surfer Blood took to the stage ahead of schedule last night--and saw a decent crowd (for a Monday night, at least) awaiting it.Not bad following a weekend of pretty much relentless partying ... More >>
Elaine's year-in-local-theater piece runs in the paper version of Unfair Park on stands tomorrow. Till then, then, this sneak peek from Theater Jones, where our theater critic and Mark Lowry look back at the highlights of the year (and decade) that was.
Inspired by Genesis, DTC's In the Beginning makes Eden into a land of confusion
Paula and the boys got the Blues
At Kitchen Dog, Man From Nebraska offers a muted vision of midlife angst
Billy Bigelow, ultimate anti-hero, finds his heart in Lyric Stage's sparkling Carousel
Premieres compete with old faves on summer theater schedule
Student playwrights show their skills
Oh, many '04 stage productions were mighty fine-- but sometimes the audience stole the show
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Theatre Three blows a big one with Tale of the Allergist's Wife; RTC rolls on Secrets
Theatre Three sizzles with a steamy new play about a real-life literary love affair
Rebound and Gagged chokes on its own familiar, formulaic cuteness
Criminal Hearts races with great acting
Fuddy Meers is awash in quirky characters with numerous afflictions.
The Weir looks at the relationship between tellers and tales
Theater is still a taste worth acquiring, even in the age of special effects
Or: Learning about pot-smoking, gas-passing presidents can be fun!
Undaunted by last year's tepid reception, our theater critic presents his awards to local theater artists again
A century of racial politics is drained of color in Having Our Say
Although sometimes riveting, The Ladies Room at Mesquite's Theatre Quorum needs a makeover
You might wake up screaming from Theatre Three's Dreams from a Summer House
11th Street paves a bumpy, bright road for Desdemona
DTC's Arms and the Man resurrects the comic genius of George Bernard Shaw
Dallas Children's Theater wrings as much life as it can from A.A. Milne's limp tales
Theater Critics Forum ponders the year's best performances--and Dallas' diminishing stage scene