Poet Katie Peterson is the third winner of the $10,000 Rilke Prize from UNT. She should feel at home visiting Denton: She loves country music.
First staged last year at UNT, The Lady Revealed is about both the ‘Dark Lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets – the bewitching mistress whom Shakespeare worshiped and attacked – and the contentious Oxford don who believed he’d uncovered her identity. Now Theatre 3 will present it for free – with Theatre 3′s Jac Alder playing the don.
Of course, for a list of 10 worthwhile shows outside NYC this year, it probably didn’t hurt that the DTC’s Fortress of Solitude is already set to be staged next season by the Public Theatre in New York.
It’s happening in Chicago. The Chicago Symphony is publishing its own, supposedly independent online magazine – and has staffed it with some serious, experienced critics and editors. But is it ‘journalism’?
She’s Virginia Savage McAlester, her family’s lived in the same Swiss Avenue home since 1921, her mother rescued other homes on Swiss and the daughter is now the author of the ‘magisterial’ A Field Guide to American Houses – just in case you didn’t know.
Both Dallas Opera and Fort Worth Opera, plus Kitchen Dog Theater and Dallas Black Dance Theatre received grants, but the big winner is the Amon Carter, the only area museum to get a grant.
Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity may have started in 1961 as a tiny off-Broadway production with only six performers. But it’s become a tradition, which is why this year, there’s a Hollywood film adaptation — and the seventh TeCo Theatrical staging.
Add some ‘Color’ to your library with this Big Deal.
If A Christmas Carol is about anything, it’s about greed, death and redemption. OK, and music. DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty has greed and music down - with a massive steel-pipe set and some happy stomping. It’s death and our change of heart that are harder to pull off.
Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy catalog