More than 80 plays, movies, festivals, operas, concerts and other art events to keep you busy – and remind you of the city’s year-round rich cultural life.
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.
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.
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The deadpan clown was a mainstay of North Texas theater for 30 years – eventually moving to New Jersey and then Baltimore, where he earned praise from the Washington Post and The New Yorker.
Charles Santos of TITAS tells guest blogger Danielle Gergiou what to expect from this weekend’s performances and audtion.
The findings from last summer’s survey of Dallas-area artists are out – and they certainly support low-income housing for artists. But the leading non-profit that develops such projects says it can’t try one in Dallas – yet.
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.
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.