In Game of Thrones, the ominous line "winter is coming" would be far more terrifying for a Dallas resident if it said "summer is coming." With the arrival of May, the mercury is rising, as the temperatures swiftly approach triple digits. Lucky for us, even when our cars run out of coolant, theaters ... More >>
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 >>
Inspired by Genesis, DTC's In the Beginning makes Eden into a land of confusion
Paula and the boys got the Blues
“By us, for us,” said Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty at Monday night’s announcement of the theater’s 50th season programming. The 41-year-old Moriarty -- who sat for an exclusive video interview with Unfair Park that's above -- has spent lots of time and energy since ... More >>
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
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 >>
Premieres compete with old faves on summer theater schedule
OK, if I had it to do over again, I might not have made that crack about Whiney McKnuck (my secret nickname for my Critics Camp nemesis). It's just that she was fawning all over a certain Big Name Critic from a New York paper. "I just looooove your work," she said, popping the bulging joints on her ... More >>
Student playwrights show their skills
Even without having anything to drink, I barely remember what whizzed by last night. I think it was an awards show. Were awards given out? Nobody died, I hope? One of the Happy Bullets took a 4-foot dive from the podium after rushing the stage, I recall, but he seemed to be OK... Really, my first-ev ... More >>
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
Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum pundits pass out plaudits
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
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
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