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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What’s Old is New Again
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What’s Old is New Again

John Johnson, known throughout Houston’s tight-knit stage commu­nity as “JJ,” is happy enough sharing the…

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Painting The Town RED
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Painting The Town RED

Dallas Theater Center has announced its 2012-13 season, which will take place at the Dee…

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Review:  Tigers Be Still
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Review: Tigers Be Still

“Tigers Be Still” Dallas Theater Center March 2–May 13, 2012 The four characters in Kim…

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Review:  “Dark Play or Stories For Boys”
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Review: “Dark Play or Stories For Boys”

“dark play or stories for boys” Out of the Loop Festival, Addison March 1–11, 2012…

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Class Act: Diana Sheehan
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Class Act: Diana Sheehan

Reaching the midway point in life can be a wake up call for anyone; Sheehan…

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Eclectic Mix at Loop Festival
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Eclectic Mix at Loop Festival

The Heavenly Muse Players (HMP), a new local theatrical troupe with members who hail from…

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Legends on Tour
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Legends on Tour

Chris Grant grew up in Denton, sick where, in the third grade, he made his…

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Review:  “Dinner With Friends”
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Review: “Dinner With Friends”

The company’s latest production, Donald Margulies’ 2000 Pulitzer-winning drama “Dinner With Friends,” marks the inaugural…

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Review:  “The Coast of Utopia: Part 2, Shipwreck”
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Review: “The Coast of Utopia: Part 2, Shipwreck”

Tom Stoppard’s “The Coast of Utopia” might be a harbinger of a new Theater of…

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Review:  “The Rape of Lucretia”
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Review: “The Rape of Lucretia”

Houston Grand Opera capped off its multi-year Britten Cycle with “The Rape of Lucretia,” a…

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Review:  Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame”
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Review: Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame”

You have to hand it to the Catastrophic Theatre and director Jason Nodler. First they…

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Wild Children of the Arts
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Wild Children of the Arts

I have a special place in my heart for independent artists, and I’m proud to…

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Review:  Giant
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Review: Giant

“Giant” Dallas Theater Center January 20–February 21, 2012   There’s an opportunity waiting for you,…

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Coming Attractions
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Coming Attractions

If spring symbolizes birth and celebrates the new, healing then this spring, health North Texas…

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Review:  The Diary of Anne Frank
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Review: The Diary of Anne Frank

“The Diary of Anne Frank” WaterTower Theatre, thumb Addison January 6–29, illness 2012   Attending…

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Review:  The Frequency of Death
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Review: The Frequency of Death

“The Frequency of Death” Pegasus Theatre, price Richardson December 31, rx 2011–January 22, 2012  …

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Review:  New Jerusalem
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Review: New Jerusalem

“New Jerusalem” Stage West, viagra sale Fort Worth January 5–29, here 2012   In 1656,…

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Moore Absurd Drama
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Moore Absurd Drama

Playwright Allison Moore likes to write about how the cookie crumbles, search or in the…

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Clowning Around
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Clowning Around

After years of devoting their lives to the art form known as clown, Dick Monday…

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Review: La Traviata
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Review: La Traviata

It’s rarely a good sign when your ghost appears before your death. So it goes…

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Review:  Voyage
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Review: Voyage

Review:  The Toxic Avenger
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Review: The Toxic Avenger

Musical theater has, as of late, taken some strange turns. Movies beget musicals that beget…

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A Timely Chekhov
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A Timely Chekhov

THERE ARE 32 KNOWN ENGLISH translations of Anton Chekhov’s 1895 play “The Seagull,” and when…

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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future
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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, GEORGE Hawkins dreamed of a place where African-American actors and artists could…

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New Theater Group Looks Towards New Works
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New Theater Group Looks Towards New Works

The second season for Nouveau 47 Theatre could be a telling one. The group, stomach…

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The Play’s The Thing
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The Play’s The Thing

When playwright Teresa Wash wrote a one-act skit for her Atlanta church in the 1990s…

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Dallas Theater Center Takes On a ‘Giant’ Project
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Dallas Theater Center Takes On a ‘Giant’ Project

In more than two decades, online Michael John LaChiusa has been one of our most…

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Dramalog: News from the Stage
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Dramalog: News from the Stage

Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Jaap Van Zweden has received a top honor. Musical America gave him…

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Finding Mythic Spaces: Q + A with Lisa D’Amour
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Finding Mythic Spaces: Q + A with Lisa D’Amour

ACCORDING TO PLAYWRIGHT Lisa D’Amour, check there’s a lot more going on at our local…

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Cultural Warrior:  Kenn McLaughlin
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Cultural Warrior: Kenn McLaughlin

Talking a mile a minute with hands waving, troche Stages chief Kenn McLaughlin, drug charges…

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Above Board at Undermain
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Above Board at Undermain

Don’t let her worn jeans tucked into high top cowboy boots fool you. Behind the…

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The Puppet Lady
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The Puppet Lady

Kathy didn’t choose to go into puppetry. The puppets chose her. The founder and artistic…

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Word on the Street
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Word on the Street

Main Street Theater Shines in its Third Decade   Rebecca Greene Udden bustles up the…

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Theater, BooTown Style
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Theater, BooTown Style

October 29 “A Bloody Puppet Show” Caroline Collective   A puppet show with a blood…

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