Theater

Review: Art of Murder

Annie is stuck in a desperately unhappy marriage with Jack (Jordan Willis) a pathological, if successful painter, who delights in degrading her, when he’s not repeating his mantra, “I am an artist. Do not judge me.” The first time we see Jack, he is popping up from an isolation tank, roughly [...]...

Review: Apocalypse Town

Sure, the word ‘apocalypse’ might bring to mind a scorched-earth wasteland, an image of a world abandoned, forsaken — an image which a project concerned with life in post-conflict Kosovo might want to conjure [...]...

Review: “In the Next Room”

I dare you to bring your Mom to this play, which features more orgasms than I’ve ever seen on stage in a long history of theatergoing. True to its subtitle, “The Vibrator Play” aims to shock and titillate, but Ruhl is too smart [...]...

What’s Old is New Again

John Johnson, known throughout Houston’s tight-knit stage commu­nity as “JJ,” is happy enough sharing the official motto of the troupe he founded, for which (as with his name) Classical Theatre Company [...]...

Painting The Town RED

Dallas Theater Center has announced its 2012-13 season, which will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater. DTC’s 54th season will include three world premieres; two new musicals; the culmination of DTC’s four-year Shakespeare cycle [...]...

Class Act: Diana Sheehan

Reaching the midway point in life can be a wake up call for anyone; Sheehan explores its moments of celebration and sorrow through an eclectic array of American songs of desire and longing, re-awakened dreams and hopes. One of the North Texas region’s most respected actor/singers (she received multiple regional awards and highest praise for her [...]...