Starting today, Dallas is the epicenter for national theater. That’s because hundreds of people from theater companies across the country are in town for a conference. That adds up to a great opportunity for local theaters to strut their stuff. It’s also a good time for the rest of us to take in a show.
A former SMU teacher and DSO player gets a big honor. Plus, critics check in on Fort Worth’s new drive in and WaterTower’s wedding play.
Watch Traces jump, fly and flip with this Big Deal.
Cara Mia Theatre has embarked on its most ambitious project: a trilogy of plays called The Dreamers about Latino immigration into the U.S. And the company is researching and writing the plays themselves – including interviewing Dallas refugees who fled gang violence.
Today in the roundup: Is Dallas Black Dance Theatre being forced out of the Arts District? Plus a preview of FIT and a look back at Fort Worth’s OMNI Theater.
Today in the roundup: Jubilee Theatre revisits the Harlem Renaissance, plus a local benefit album for Moore, Okla. and words with Ira Glass.
Local high schoolers collected the hardware Thursday night at the annual Betty Buckley Awards.
Tyrees Allen has been on dozens of TV shows and a coupla Broadway shows. But he came back to North Texas to act for the African-American Rep – to support the DeSoto company and as something of a personal challenge.
Today in the roundup: WaterTower Theatre’s 2013-14 season, a reunion in Fort Worth and the Dallas Opera honors a young star.
For this Big Deal you can see and hear Ira Glass re-create his unique radio sound.