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The Dallas Opera Vs. The Met Opera Over The Future of Opera

The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb has said simulcasts are simply not drawing younger audiences the way they hoped, while the Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny says theirs certainly are. Who’s right? They both may be.

Behind the Scenes With Art&Seek Jr: The Kids From DTC’s ‘Les Misérables’

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Meet the Les Miz kids! Libby Roy, Mark Hancock, and Jemma Kosanke are 3 of the 6 children in DCT’s ‘Les Misérables.’

Theatre Three’s ‘Meet Vera Stark’ Has Us Meeting Ourselves

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Theatre Three’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark may be set in Hollywood in the 1920s, but its lead actors know its issues of race and typecasting in their own careers.

$100,000 to Four Arts Groups Creating New Work in Dallas

TACA announces winners of the 2014 Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund.

What’s The Plan For Fort Worth Culture?

The current city arts plan is 12 years old, and a number of its goals have been met – like establishing a percent-for-arts ordinance. So Fort Worth has set out to find new some ones.

The Big Deal: Trinity Shakespeare Festival

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It would be a comedy of errors if you missed out signing up for this Big Deal.

Actress-Writer-Activist Ruby Dee, 91, Has Died

Oscar-nominated, Emmy- and Grammy-winning. A friend of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. The original housewife in A Raisin in the Sun, currently revived on Broadway. She and her late husband, Ossie Davis, had a long relationship with KERA.

‘Fly By Night’ Doesn’t Fly By NYTimes Critic

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The quirky, charming, small-scale musical about troubled young love played last year at the Dallas Theater Center. It opened last night off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons.

Some Overlooked Dallas Ties To The Tony Awards

These three Tony winners show the Dallas Theater Center’s longstanding commitment to high-quality design.

Review: “Booth” from Second Thought Theatre

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As a drama about Lincoln’s assassination, Booth careens along, bellowing and shooting off sparks. It’s too long, and it may be too complicated for some to follow. But it definitely isn’t boring. And it’s aiming for some big political ideas about security and liberty.

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