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Distilling ‘Hee Haw’ Into ‘Moonshine’ At The DTC

It may have featured such Southern-fried cliches as wisecracking yokels in cornfields, but Hee Haw often featured top-grade country music — and became the second-longest running syndicated variety show in TV history. Now it’s been turned into Moonshine, the Broadway-bound musical at the Theater Center.

The Big Deal: Dallas Theater Center’s Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical

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Hee Haw! Hee Haw! Win tickets to see the world premiere of ‘Moonshine’ presented by Dallas Theater Center.

The Big Deal: Dallas Theater Center’s Moonshine, That Hee Haw Musical

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Dallas Theater Center’s new musical comedy is for the whole family. You can introduce the kids to an iconic television show, or take grandpa and memaw to this world premiere at the Wyly Theatre.

Review: ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ At Stage West

Stage West offer its most ambitious, most adventurous, silly show in a long while – about an apocalyptic future in which people re-enact episodes of The Simpsons and manage to re-invent theater out of our radioactive pop-culture.

The Big Deal: Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play At Stage West

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Catch the this regional premiere of Anne Washburn’s dark comedy, Mr. Burns at Stage West.

They’re At It Again: The Indians At The Improv Are Back

A dozen years ago, three North Texas stand-ups – all of them sons of Indian immigrants – started the landmark Indians at the Improv tour when there were almost no Indian comics around. Nowadays, Asiz Ansari sells out Madison Square Garden – and the three North Texas Indians are re-uniting for one night in Addison.

Review: “The Knight Errant Don Quixote” At Amphibian

Fort Worth’s Amphibian Stage premieres a brand-new, contemporary adaptation of Don Quixote — which, like the good knight himself, goes on a wild ride. Yet never really takes off.

The Big Deal: WaterTower Theatre Presents ‘Sweet Charity’

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So let me get right to the point – win tickets to see ‘Sweet Charity’ at WaterTower Theatre.

Review: ‘Pippin’ At The Dallas Summer Musicals

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The circus has come to town: The Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin is in Dallas then Fort Worth for most of this month. But with all its spangles and special effects, the show goes for showbiz, and not much feeling.

Q&A With Michael Jenkins About The Dallas Summer Musicals At 75

A nice 75th anniversary for the Dallas Summer Musicals – with a hit Broadway show in New York and another in Fair Park. So we sat down with DSM president Michael Jenkins.

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