After a performance season filled with joyful starts, heart-breaking cancellations and casting understudies for the understudies when positive COVID tests rolled in, Texas theater companies have endured much real life drama to make the leap back to live performances.
The Fort Worth Symphony will spotlight Antonín Dvořák’s melodious but unfamiliar Serenade in E major on Jan. 8-10. The same weekend, Dallas Symphony performances of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony in A-flat--a supersized version of the composer’s Quartet No. 10--will show how intense a string ensemble can be. The Houston Symphony will partner with onetime prodigy, now mature artist Midori in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto on Jan. 15-17.
Texas is home to a growing cohort of Latinx playwrights working in all parts of the state who have chosen to remain here despite the unique challenges that they face as artists of color in the Lone Star State.
Life, Death and Healing: Hyde Park Theatre Partners with Catastrophic Theatre for Will Eno’s Wakey, Wakey
In Obie Award-winning playwright Will Eno’s latest work, Wakey, Wakey, the endearingly befuddled Guy takes the audience along on a somewhat bumbling memorial journey through his life on the way to his death.
As more instances of sexual harassment and abuse of power are being uncovered, especially in the theatrical community, more companies are realizing they need an important addition to their creative team: an intimacy director.
Dance audiences worldwide have long come together for festivals large and small to engage with the art form.