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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!

Saturday Spotlight – Beer with the Bard (or at least some of his peeps)

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Share a pint with your favorite Shakespearean actor, and show off your knowledge too!

“The Golden Apple” Gets Its First Full-Length Cast Album

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The rare musical that was put up last year by Lyric Stage is recorded for the first time ever.

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.

Art&Seek Jr: Baby It’s Cold Outside! Warm Up With One Of These Family-Friendly Events

Come in from the cold with one of these warm family-friendly events.

Playwright Jonathan Norton Imagines Medgar Evers’ Neighbors in “Mississippi Goddamn”

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A disturbing factoid from a tourguide at the slain civil rights advocate’s home led to Norton’s latest production, on now at South Dallas Cultural Center.

Today on Think: ‘Why Acting Matters’ With the Great Film Historian David Thomson

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Well, for one thing, we wouldn’t have any movies or theater performances without it. But the witty and knowledgeable critic-historian David Thomson will provide a somewhat more extended answer to the question when Think host Krys Boyd asks it.

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

North Texas Playwright Andrew Harris Gets New York Reading

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From a UNT production to free performances at Theatre Three, The Lady Revealed has been getting around.

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