Holiday Gems
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Holiday Gems

There’s a bounty of holiday art activity every year, from the mainstays like A Christmas…

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Review:  Body Awareness
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Review: Body Awareness

It might sound a bit risqué when you first hear that a theatre company called…

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Review:  Jekyll & Hyde
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Review: Jekyll & Hyde

Guys can be so moody. Just in time for Halloween, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS)…

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Review: Miss Julie
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Review: Miss Julie

Classical Theatre Company September 26-October 14, 2012 Swedish playwright August Strindberg, whose death marks its…

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Jac Of All Trades
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Jac Of All Trades

FREUD’S LAST SESSION centers on legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud, who invites a young, little-known professor,…

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Playing at Politics
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Playing at Politics

The political rhetoric in the 2008 election was enough to make many Americans roll their…

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The Big Show
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The Big Show

A new big top production from the internationally-renowned Cirque du Soleil is flying high in…

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Review:  Life Is a Dream
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Review: Life Is a Dream

Main Street Theater September 20 – October 21 Main Street Theater opened its 38th Season…

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Theater in the Raw
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Theater in the Raw

Strong Acting Defines Stark Naked Theatre When I first met Philip Lehl and Kim Tobin…

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Holding High the Musical Flame
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Holding High the Musical Flame

Theatre Under the Stars Strives Forward There is a song in the musical Jekyll &…

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Review: Beauty & The Beast
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Review: Beauty & The Beast

What’s not to love in a story about a bookworm? Belle, one of Disney’s most…

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Review:  2 Pianos 4 Hands
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Review: 2 Pianos 4 Hands

Stages Repertory Theatre September 5-October 28, 2012 Before I begin this review I should let…

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As the Story Unfolds
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As the Story Unfolds

As magically compelling as the Tony Award-winning play War Horse is to watch, story it’s…

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A Woman of Substance
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A Woman of Substance

Echo Theatre showcases a season of works highlighting prolific dramatist of the English Restoration, Aphra…

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The Laugh’s On Them
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The Laugh’s On Them

Improvisational comedy, the funny folks on TV with the super-quick quips doing games that evoke…

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Spec’ing Out a Theater
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Spec’ing Out a Theater

Dallas City Performance Hall is a 750 seat multi-disciplinary theater that has the ability to…

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Dressing for Dinner
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Dressing for Dinner

Pearl Cleage returns to The Ensemble Theatre Pearl Cleage’s The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor…

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Review:  Museum of Dysfunction V
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Review: Museum of Dysfunction V

Mildred’s Umbrella’s Museum of Dysfunction V August 9-18, 2012 Mildred Umbrella opened their celebrated annual…

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Shakespeare Shakedown
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Shakespeare Shakedown

For a playwright from the 16th century, ailment William Shakespeare has a pretty good track…

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Review: Jersey Boys
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Review: Jersey Boys

Lexus Broadway Series @ AT&T Performing Arts Center June 12–July 15, link 2012 There seem…

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Review:  Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
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Review: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Theatre 3, order Dallas June 7–July 7, 2012 Bloody Bloody Andrew…

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Review: Next to Normal
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Review: Next to Normal

Stages Repertory Theatre May 16-June 24 If someone told me that the minute the curtain…

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Dreaming in Words
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Dreaming in Words

Liz Duffy Adams Returns to Main Street Theater Liz Duffy Adams first amazed Main Street…

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Sartre in the Summertime
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Sartre in the Summertime

Bit of Stretch Theatre Co. at 14 Pews Houston opens its doors to returning college…

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Review:  The Birthday Party
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Review: The Birthday Party

Undermain Theatre May 2–June 2, 2012 Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party was first performed in…

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Review: Cicerone
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Review: Cicerone

The Ochre House May 19–June 9, 2012 There’s something unmistakably engaging and tantalizing about the…

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Review: God of Carnage
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Review: God of Carnage

God of Carnage Dallas Theater Center at the Kalita Humphreys Theater May 11–June 17, 2012…

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Nathan Louis Jackson Goes for ‘Broke’
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Nathan Louis Jackson Goes for ‘Broke’

Nathan Louis Jackson is the American classic success story. After years of struggle, he has…

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Merrily He Rolls Along
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Merrily He Rolls Along

If you’ve been a local theatergoer in the past 15 years or so, there you…

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Review:  King Hedley II
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Review: King Hedley II

We’ve probably all heard some version of Chekhov’s maxim, that if a loaded gun is…

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“Welcome na de Shrine”
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“Welcome na de Shrine”

Fela comes to Houston Prepare to gyrate. The Afrobeat is heading to Houston. Fela, the…

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Review:  American Falls
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Review: American Falls

A century ago, armed with little more than secondary knowledge gleaned from travel guides and…

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Review: The Unexpected Man
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Review: The Unexpected Man

Review:  La Cage aux Folles
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Review: La Cage aux Folles

George Hamilton kissed a guy. OK, so a few other things happened before that in…

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Review:  August, Osage County
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Review: August, Osage County

August: Osage County, Tracy Letts’ powerful, punishing, acerbic comedy on the internal collapse of Western…

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Review:  Art of Murder
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Review: Art of Murder

Annie is stuck in a desperately unhappy marriage with Jack (Jordan Willis) a pathological, if…

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Christopher Sykes: Acting Out
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Christopher Sykes: Acting Out

Native Texan Christopher Sykes is 23, click but he knew it was his destiny to…

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Review:  Apocalypse Town
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Review: Apocalypse Town

Sure, the word ‘apocalypse’ might bring to mind a scorched-earth wasteland, an image of a…

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Review:  “In the Next Room”
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Review: “In the Next Room”

I dare you to bring your Mom to this play, which features more orgasms than…

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Review:  “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”
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Review: “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”

Within the first five minutes of Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company’s recent production “Dead Man’s Cell…

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