Primed for Growth:  Is Dallas the Country’s Next Hub for New Plays?
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Primed for Growth: Is Dallas the Country’s Next Hub for New Plays?

What is theater that doesn’t reflect contemporary realities? What kind of life can theatrical storytelling…

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SHOW UP: Roberto Munguia
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SHOW UP: Roberto Munguia

Highs and Lows: <i>Gloria</i> at DTC
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Highs and Lows: Gloria at DTC

Satomi Blair and Drew Wall in Gloria. Photo by Karen Almond. In keeping with the…

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Theater in the Raw: Mara Richards Bim at Cry Havoc Theater Company
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Theater in the Raw: Mara Richards Bim at Cry Havoc Theater Company

When Mara Richards Bim landed back in Texas, she wanted to offer young people something…

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Space Commander:  Frances Bagley Fills Kirk Hopper Fine Art to the Brim
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Space Commander: Frances Bagley Fills Kirk Hopper Fine Art to the Brim

“I’m really interested in space,” says Frances Bagley, as we walk through her east Dallas…

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Making It Look Easy: Jubilee Theatre’s New Artistic Director William “Bill” Earl Ray
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Making It Look Easy: Jubilee Theatre’s New Artistic Director William “Bill” Earl Ray

William “Bill” Earl Ray says theater is in his genes. His grandmother was a gospel…

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Pierre Huyghe Wins 2017 Nasher Prize, the Foremost International Sculpture Honor
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Pierre Huyghe Wins 2017 Nasher Prize, the Foremost International Sculpture Honor

Pierre Huyghe, Cambrian Explosion, 2014, Live marine ecosystem, Photo credit: Stefan Altenburger Photography, Zürich Monday…

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Collages of Consumption: Lucie Stahl at Dallas Museum of Art
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Collages of Consumption: Lucie Stahl at Dallas Museum of Art

Lucie Stahl, Critic’s Pick, 2014, Inkjet print, aluminum, epoxy resin. The next person you see…

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‘Dreamless’ Is a Simple Play With a Big Heart
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‘Dreamless’ Is a Simple Play With a Big Heart

Dreamless, the latest at Ochre House Theater, is a loosely drawn sketch of a play.…

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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter
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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter

Gabriel Dawe spent two weeks in August scaling the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s…

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Artspace Crackdown in Dallas
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Artspace Crackdown in Dallas

Art Out of Water:  Paola Pivi at Dallas Contemporary
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Art Out of Water: Paola Pivi at Dallas Contemporary

As museums today compete for social media attention, Dallas Contemporary currently finds itself pulling ahead…

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The Troublemakers: A young generation of Dallas theater makers pursue socio-political activism in their work
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The Troublemakers: A young generation of Dallas theater makers pursue socio-political activism in their work

In Dallas, a generation of young playwrights is beginning to flex dramatic muscle in pursuit…

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Sight of Sound
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Sight of Sound

Come As You Are
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Come As You Are

The Poetry of Performance
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The Poetry of Performance

Entertainment + Education:  The Rivalrous History of Fort Worth Theater
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Show Up: Jeffrey Dell
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Show Up: Jeffrey Dell

Listening, Grand Narratives and Hyperlocality
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Theater for All
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Theater for All

“Let me tell you a little story about August Wilson,” says Tre Garrett, Artistic Director…

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Drama in Dallas
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Drama in Dallas

Dallas struggles with its identity. If the three big cities of Texas were familial stereotypes,…

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Street Classical
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Street Classical

The Pico-Union barrio in Los Angeles may seem a far cry from Sophocles’ Ancient Greece,…

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Review:  Theatre Three – On the Eve
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Review: Theatre Three – On the Eve

8 Standouts in Dallas Theater in 2013
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8 Standouts in Dallas Theater in 2013

The sheer amount of theater in Dallas can be overwhelming. To make this list, I…

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess is a musical not to be missed. Currently in its…

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Race at Kitchen Dog Theater
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Race at Kitchen Dog Theater

David Mamet writes great debates. His characters navigate the twists and turns of a well-formed…

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Review:  Bull Game
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Review: Bull Game

DALLAS—Site-specific theater can seem better, more “alternative,” edgier than sitting in those uncomfortable green seats…

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Upgrading the Bard
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Upgrading the Bard

Leave it to Austin’s maverick troupe, the Rude Mechs, to tackle Shakespeare’s “problem plays.” Even…

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Five Days In the Dark
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Five Days In the Dark

In its fifth year, Houston Cinema Arts Festival takes over movie theaters and various other…

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Double Feature
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Double Feature

Dallas Theater Center Pairs Raisin in the Sun with Clybourne Park IMAGE ABOVE: Dallas Theater…

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Assassins
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Assassins

IMAGE: L-R: Gregory Lush, stuff Sam Swanson, Daron Cockerell, and Brian Lewis. Photo by Jeffrey…

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Peter and the Starcatcher
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Peter and the Starcatcher

If the title character of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan existed before the beloved story begins,…

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Undermain at 30
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Undermain at 30

The logo of the Undermain Theatre adorns a sandwich board at the edge of the…

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No Limits in the Book of Mormon
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No Limits in the Book of Mormon