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    October 13, 2011

    Dallas Film Society's Art of Film Event Returns to Hall of State, This Time WIth John Lithgow

    Might we see Buckaroo Bonzai on the big screen when John Lithgow comes to town next month? Maybe so, maybe so.‚ÄčLast year's inaugural Art of Film event at the Hall of State was quite the wingding as the great Elvis Mitchell and Robert Duvall informally, thoughtfully and quite giddily chatted about ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Stages of History

    Neil Berg breaks down Broadway

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    December 13, 2001

    Anti Claus

    If your name was Crumpet, you'd be angry, too

  • Culture

    February 8, 2001

    Over the Top

    Fuddy Meers is awash in quirky characters with numerous afflictions.

  • Culture

    January 25, 2001

    Farewell, Good Night

    Preston Lane leaves Dallas with The Night of the Iguana

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    October 12, 2000

    Applause! Applause!

    Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum pundits pass out plaudits

  • Culture

    March 30, 2000

    Battle of wits

    Theatre Three's Major Barbara marches in brisk Shavian step

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    August 26, 1999

    The purloined plot

    Stage West's Rough Crossing is a pleasant journey by a plundering playwright

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    August 5, 1999

    Beyond help

    Theatre Three offers a dysfunctional production of Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy

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    July 1, 1999

    Biting the hand

    New Theatre's Stonewall Jackson's House is an exhausting, rewarding comic debate

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    June 24, 1999


    Stonewall Jackson's House would be politically incorrect, but Jimmy hates that term

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    May 27, 1999

    Sins of the playwright

    Isaac retells an Old Testament tale as a family coming to terms with its dysfunctionality

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    May 20, 1999

    That Gothic thing

    11th Street Theatre Project paints two very different family portraits in Southern Rituals

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    April 22, 1999

    The sound of a musical

    DTC's South Pacific should be heard and not seen

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    April 1, 1999

    Six characters find an author

    WaterTower's splendid production of Three Days of Rain makes you expect more from this theater company

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    March 25, 1999

    Sad, sad song

    Theatre Quorum makes beautiful music in Serenading Louie

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    March 18, 1999

    Pulling punches

    Mamet's The Old Neighborhood is full of rage, but never scores a direct hit

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    January 21, 1999

    Apocalypse right now

    There was chaos both on and off the set at Deep Ellum Center for the Arts

  • Culture

    November 26, 1998

    They like me! They really like me!

    With the Leon Rabin Awards, Dallas toasts its theater artists without really benefiting them

  • Calendar

    October 22, 1998
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    September 3, 1998

    Cry uncle

    Collected Works' Vanya dissolves into chaos

  • Culture

    July 23, 1998

    Laughing at death

    Theatre Three carries the humor on a long road through Mamet, May, and Allen

  • Culture

    July 16, 1998

    Anatomy of a slacker

    The MAC debuts a charming, overly chatty meditation on the terrors of adulthood

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    June 4, 1998

    One night stand-off

    Lean Theater offers a slight production of a thinly scripted play

  • Culture

    May 21, 1998

    Big-top drama

    Kitchen Dog doesn't just clown around in their dazzling Glass Menagerie

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    April 9, 1998

    Of sex and socks

    New Theatre Company's hilarious production of Psychopathia Sexualis saves its talky script...almost

  • Culture

    April 2, 1998

    High culture in the 'burbs

    Although sometimes riveting, The Ladies Room at Mesquite's Theatre Quorum needs a makeover

  • 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

    January 8, 1998

    Echoes from the Holocaust

    T3's inspired production offers fresh insight into a timeless tragedy

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    November 27, 1997

    Bland holiday treat hard to swallow

    You might wake up screaming from Theatre Three's Dreams from a Summer House

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    October 2, 1997

    Wigged out

    Elaborate costume changes in DTC's A Cricket Match can't disguise this material

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    September 11, 1997

    Moliere as mere mortal

    Strong comic performances make a lackluster Amphitryon sparkle

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    August 21, 1997

    A word's worth

    Some terrific acting blooms in Pinter's The Hothouse

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    July 10, 1997

    This little light

    A small flame glows in Youth Could Know's Tundra

  • News

    June 5, 1997

    Don't you dare call it the 'Chitlin Circuit'

    With their sequined dancers, cardboard characters, and savage beauty-shop banter, Shelly Garrett's comedy plays don't get any respect from critics. But black Dallas knows better.

  • Culture

    February 13, 1997

    Placebo prescription

    New Theatre Company's Faith Healer is a half-cure for the dramatic itch

  • Culture

    November 21, 1996

    Love in the ruins

    New Theatre Company puts Don Juan on Trial

  • Culture

    November 14, 1996

    Women trouble

    11th Street paves a bumpy, bright road for Desdemona

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    November 7, 1996

    Blood and thunder

    Dallas Theater Center's Perestroika is a stormy beauty

  • Calendar

    November 7, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    Soaring from the sewer

    Undermain swoops for delicious comic lows in The Deatherians

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    September 19, 1996

    Towering achievement

    DTC's Three Tall Women measures up

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    August 15, 1996

    Napoleon complex

    Thin Dime's 3 Violent Plays demonstrates the difficulties of the short form

  • Culture

    August 1, 1996

    Desperate laughs

    Lips Together, Teeth Apart makes it hard to smile

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    July 18, 1996

    Naughty, naughty

    Theatre Three exposes a bit of Durang in Disgraceful Acts

  • Music

    June 20, 1996

    Billy Bigelow revisited

    There's still more to John Raitt than being Bonnie's dad

  • Culture

    March 21, 1996

    Wide wing span

    Angels in America author Tony Kushner talks politics

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    March 7, 1996


    DTC's Arms and the Man resurrects the comic genius of George Bernard Shaw

  • Culture

    July 13, 1995

    Voice of one

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

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    July 6, 1995

    Will act for food

    Theater Critics Forum ponders the year's best performances--and Dallas' diminishing stage scene

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