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Dallas Theater Leader Jac Alder Has Died

The co-founder of Theatre 3, the company’s executive producing director who acted, designed and directed, the man who first brought the work of such playwrights as Harold Pinter and Edward Albee to North Texas, was 80.

‘Mercy Killers’ Tackles Healthcare – And A Journey Of Love And Loss

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The play “Mercy Killers” addresses America’s controversial healthcare system, but it’s mostly a story of humanity.

DTC Hires New Managing Director

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Heather Kitchens announced her retirement last year. Jeffrey Woodward comes here with extensive managing history at Syracuse Stage and the Tony-winning McCarter Theatre in New Jersey. Plus – get this – he has experience with both international exchanges and transfers to Broadway.

The Big Deal: Off Broadway on Flora: ‘Stop Hitting Yourself’ With Rude Mechanicals

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Catch the creative theatre ensemble, Rude Mechs, at the Wyly Theatre.

SMU Makes It Official: It’ll “Ignite Arts Dallas”

Those things, like the Meadows Prize, that former arts dean Jose Bowen used to get SMU to engage with the wider Dallas arts community? Those things have been given a name, Ignite Arts Dallas, some funding and a director — meaning they’re not going away.

Undermain’s Katherine Owens Headed To Sundance With New Len Jenkin Play

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Two weeks in Utah at the Sundance Resort working on a new play: not a bad gig. Especially when you consider the Owens-Jenkin submission was one of nine picked from more than 800 submisssions.

The Big Deal: Dallas Theater Center’s ‘Sense And Sensibility’

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You don’t have to be a card-carrying Janeite to appreciate this Big Deal.

Review: Houston Grand Opera’s ‘Die Walkure’

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The sheer vocal power on display in this second installment of the HGO’s Ring Cycle overcame some of the strange staging choices.

‘Newsies’ Takes Over The Winspear – With A New Female Character

Newsies, the Broadway musical, got a much happier reception than Newsies, the original 1992 flop Disney film. It also get a major new female character. We talk with the Houston actor who plays her in the tour at the Winspear.

The Big Deal: Fort Worth Opera Festival’s ‘Hamlet’

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Sign up to win tickets to see the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s ‘Hamlet’

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