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Gail Cronauer: The Actress As Wily, Magical Witch

As a teacher, Gail Cronauer has helped train a generation of North Texas actors. As a performer, she’s been a classic character actor – currently seen to great effect at the Undermain Theater as a crafty, comical, Russian witch.

Review: ‘Fully Committed” – A 1-Man Satire Of 4-Star Restaurants

Fort Worth’s Amphibian Productions stages a comedy of the high-pressure scramble to get a reservation at an exclusive restaurant. It’s a solo show, so actor Russell Saylor isn’t gaining any weight: He portrays 39 characters in 75 minutes. But playwright Becky Mode’s satire hasn’t gotten a little stale.

The Big Deal: Casa Manaña Presents ‘A Tuna Christmas’

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The catch of the day – win tickets to see ‘A Tuna Christmas’

DTC’s Christie Vela On Acting: “The Only Reason To Do This Is To Have Fun.”

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And guest blogger Gail Sachson truly had fun – ranting, raving, being self-absorbed – in the adult acting class at the Dallas Theater Center.

A Little Shop Of Horrors – With Some Really Fine Music

Cirque du Horror is a typically Denton kinda show. It’s a deliberately cheesy, campy scarefest, a Halloween cabaret with dancing vampires. But what really marks it as pure Denton are the music and the musicians.

The Big Deal: Circle Theatre Presents Fellowship! The Musical Parody Of ‘The Fellowship Of The Ring’

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Did wish for a happier ending Frodo Baggins? Win this Big Deal and you will.

The Big Deal: Eisemann Center For Performing Arts Presents ‘Endurance’

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What does an early 20th century Antarctic explorer and a modern day insurance adjuster have in common? More than you think. Find out in this week’s Big Deal.

The Big Deal: ‘Shear Madness’ At Theatre Three

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Put on your face on, run a comb through your hair, and it’s off to the salon for ‘Sheer Madness’

Actor/Director Tina Parker Talks Kitchen Dog, Dallas Art, and ‘Breaking Bad’

Native Texan Tina Parker has been with Kitchen Dog Theater for 20 years. Oh yeah, she also works in film and TV. But the Dallas stage remains her home.

‘Hands On a Hardbody’ Is A Hard-Won Success

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Theatre Three’s excellent area premiere of the Broadway musical Hands on a Hard Body brought Dallas-born, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright home for a bit – and gave his musical another chance to sing.

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