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An Interview with Lumière: Childhood Fantasy Completed

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Be our guest, be our guest! Danielle Georgiou checks one off the bucket list when she chats with the actor portraying the singing candle from the beloved “Beauty and the Beast,” which opens tonight at the Winspear.

The Big Deal: Fort Worth Opera Presents ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’

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Win a night at the opera.

Men in Tights: The Trocks Do Dallas

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Watching men perform as prima ballerinas gives guest blogger Danielle Georgiou new insight into the history, power – and humor – of dance.

First Ever Dallas Solo Fest Coming Soon

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Meet Brad McEntire. Fresh off a successful performance at Out of the Loop, he’s launching a festival to spotlight one-actor performances.

Review: Dallas Theater Center’s ‘Fortress Of Solitude’

When it comes to musicals that DTC has premiered before shipping them to New York, Fortress of Solitude is the most ambitious, the most literary. Adapted from Jonathan Lethem’s best-selling novel, Solitude is a street-scene musical about race, rhythm and blues, gentrification and two boys playing with a superhero ring.

Murderers’ Row Today At Noon On THINK

Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.

‘The Fortress of Solitude’: Making A Musical Out Of Superheroes And Soul Music

Jonathan Lethem’s award-winning best-seller, The Fortress of Solitude premieres this week as a musical at the Dallas Theater Center. Lethem talks about how his novel of adolescent, pop-culture life in Brooklyn in the ’70s – complete with graffiti, funk, comic books and drugs – has been re-thought for the stage.

The Big Deal: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Does this cold weather have you craving an early glimpse of summer? Then sign up for this Big Deal.

Review: Uptown Players’ ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

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From the Uptown Players, a delightful staging of Christopher Durang’s Tony-winning, Chekhovian comedy. Reservations about the script aside, we don’t see enough theater productions this assured, this accomplished.

The Big Deal: “The Fantasticks” At The Eisemann Center For Performing Arts

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Try to remember to sign up for this Big Deal.

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