What do Carrie Fisher, the Wicked Witch of the West, and a rabbit have in common? It’s not a trick question, but a sampling of the roles Shannon McGrann has played over her years onstage and in front of the camera.
The problem with bringing a groundbreaking work of art into the world is that sometimes it alters the landscape so much that when we revisit it we might forget that such a wonder didn’t always exist.
Greg Cote lived on all three US coasts before he reached the sixth grade. When his Dad retired from the Navy in 2000 the family found themselves in Lake Jackson, Texas trying to decide where to go next.
In Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Artistic Director Joshua L. Peugh’s newest work, Pete: A Dance Musical a playground becomes Neverland and a favorite childhood fairy tale extends beyond a youthful adventure and incorproates commentary on life’s inherent contradictions and the queer, minority experience.
Full of color, depth, and texture, the work of Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya — brush name Akirash — seeks to dance, pull viewers in, and let them connect with the work and the world around it.
Since its founding in 1998, the National New Play Network has produced 85 rolling world premieres. Dallas’s Kitchen Dog Theater, formed in 1990, is one of NNPN’s founding core theaters, and hosts the longest-running new play festival in Texas.
When Blake Hackler handed over his newest play, What We Were, to Second Thought Theatre artistic director Alex Organ, he wasn’t expecting an offer to produce it.
Sometimes the most meaningful musical experience transpires in the most unexpected place.
In her decade of professional directing, the former dancer (and award-winning actor) has led more than her share of challenging shows.
Theater critic true confession: I love spoilers.
Impresario, the promoter, financier, artistic director and all round driving visionary of a performing arts company or enterprise, is not a title bestowed onto individuals much anymore.
In one more step towards the antiseptic future envisioned largely by sci-fi movies- a future without dust, disease, age or decay-the very language we invent for our technological revolution has become disembodied and etherealized.