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Third annual Dallas Arts Week kicks off Friday

Show some love for arts in Dallas by picking an event to attend in the next week. There are hundreds to choose from.

A New Texas Playwright Debuts On Broadway – With A Demonic Puppet

New American plays are rare enough these days on Broadway, but this one is by a young Texas playwright – only the second script he’s ever had produced. And it’s got a hilarious, foul-mouthed, demon puppet.

The Big Deal: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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Enter to win passes to see ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ and MAYBE a World Market gift card.

Local Writers Have Lots of New-Play Fests. But Do They Have A Shot At A MainStage Show?

Yes, you can get your play read, even staged in North Texas. There are new play festivals galore in the area – helping local writers learn, get better, get noticed. But where do the plays – and the playwrights – go from there?

The Big Deal: The Church Basement Ladies In The Last (Potluck) Supper

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Dish with the Church Basement Ladies!

The Big Deal: Out Of The Loop Fringe Festival

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Win Festival Passes to the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival and see works by Ah, Whoopsies, Audiacity Theatre Lab, DGDG, Jenn Dodd, Jordan Cleaver, Miniature Curiosa, QLive, Rhythmic Souls, WaterTower Theatre . . . You get the idea.

The Big Deal: What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Of Chuck Jones At The Fort Worth Museum Of Science & History

See the creative genius and legacy of Chuck Jones.

Musical Hit ‘Matilda’ Will Open AT&T PAC Broadway Series

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The new AT&T PAC’s Broadway Series features Matilda, a big hit in both London and New York, plus the jukebox musicals, Jersey Boys and Beautiful — The Carole King Musical. But there’s also a bonus announcement for the next next season

Review: Endearing ‘Last 2 People’ Can Seem Like ‘Mandy Patinkin Plus One’

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The Last Two People on Earth is a charming vaudeville revue, an opportunity to see the great Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac sing songs, slap some sticks, learn to share. It’s also just too easy, too safe for its warm-hearted ‘let’s all get together’ message.

The Big Deal: Dallas Theater Center Presents ‘The School For Wives’

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Brush up on your classical theatrical works, ones that has withstood the test of time. Check out DTC’s newest initiative and one of this week’s Big Deals.

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