Grab your opera glasses and head out to Bass Hall.
Today in the roundup: Jake Heggie debuts a new work, meeting the Cliburn competitors and Shirley Jones on her first audition.
Most people associate opera with the diva’s high notes, but some classics require the voice of a child. Puccini’s much loved La Bohème opened the Fort Worth Opera festival and repeats Sunday and May 3. We profiled 16 Fort Worth kids, who are taking the stage right alongside Rodolpho and Mimi.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Glory Denied,’ assessing the George W. Bush Presidential Center and a local critic goes national.
Today in the roundup: Waylon with the Old 97′s, reviewing Fort Worth Opera’s La Bohème and previewing DTC’s Fly By Night.
Emilia Bassano was the daughter of Italian Jews in Elizabethan London and an outspoken defender of women in print. But was she Shakespeare’s lover? A UNT professor wrote a play about her — and found that Emilia has kinfolk hereabouts.
Today in the roundup: Fairmont Dallas’ new resident artist, reviewing Undermain Theatre’s ‘The Ghost Sonata,’ and Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival by the numbers.
Today in the roundup: Val Kilmer talks ‘Citizen Twain,’ previewing the Fort Worth Opera Fest and the USA Film Fest schedule is released.
The Grapes of Wrath won a Tony Award on Broadway in 1990 and WaterTower Theatre has bravely taken on the task of fielding nearly 30 actors to bring the Dust Bowl saga to life. Too bad they’re not fullly committed to Steinbeck’s stark, grim power.
Dig out your opera glasses for this Big Deal.