Renaissance man Lee Trull has become the first actor named to the Dallas Theater Center‘s new in-house troupe, Unfair Park reports. The 28-year-old playwright-thespian will be seen in at least two shows a season and help in local casting. He’ll also maintain his role as a company member at Kitchen Dog Theater. Here’s an audio [...]
Archive for April, 2008
Etta James is at the House of Blues, Noel Coward’s comedy Blithe Spirit is at the Collin Theatre Center in Plano and the Bath House Cultural Center has “Naturally,” an exhibition of paintings by Melody Martin Ramirez and Bob Nunn. And Gini, of course, is here with more.
Steven Soderbergh and Mark Cuban Artsy indie director Steven Soderbergh‘s second low-budget project for Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s 2929 Entertainment will be The Girlfriend Experience, a look at the world of high-priced prostitution through the eyes of a $10,000-a-night call girl. Like his first effort for the Dallas mavericks, 2005′s Bubble, Girlfriend will be [...]
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Reeder Children’s Theatre _________________________________________ The University of Texas at Arlington’s Special Collections has put online The Reeder Children’s Theatre Presents: Memories of Fort Worth’s Reeder School, an extensive site (and current exhibition) dedicated to Dickson and Flora Reeder’s children’s theater school, which the artist-couple founded in 1945 and operated through [...]
Bass Hall inaugurates its 10th anniversary celebrations tonight with Learning How to Fly, an evening of performances by Fort Worth-area students, including choirs and jazz bands. The Marty Walker Gallery hosts prints from fine-art publisher Durham Press and the Dallas Philosophers’ Forum screens Expelled at the Angelika Film Center. For more, here’s Gini.
Gail Sachson is Vice-Chair of the Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Dallas Theater Center’s board of trustees. We’re invited to a party at the Dallas Theater Center! And what a party it is! There are baubles, balloons, champagne, friends-or are they foes?- frilly gowns and seriously fabulous shoes! And fans in [...]
Two guys from a magazine called Reason write in yesterday’s Washington Post — their tongues only partially in their cheeks – how the 1980s prime-time soap opera Dallas won the Cold War. Sound reasonable to you? The article arrives as the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin prepares for the opening of an [...]
The Houston Grand Opera’s six-year tribute to the composer Benjamin Britten is off to a gripping start. Billy Budd, which opened this past weekend at the Wortham Theater Center, sustained a dramatic impact that was reflected in the audience’s hushed intensity on Sunday afternoon. Prolonged applause at the end confirmed that reading of the hall’s [...]
Sarah Jane Semrad is Executive Director of La Reunion TX. The mission of La Reunion TX is, of course, to create an arts residency in Dallas on a lovely 35-acre tract that inspires, sustains, and renews artists and community through education and outreach. So why are we putting on a workshop about energy efficient homes [...]
Funk master George Clinton is at the House of Blues and the Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is at the Irving Arts Center, while Gini is here with more in the way of Monday arts events.