Sure, family-friendly musical comedies do well around Dallas during the summer. Just look at, well, the Dallas Summer Musicals. But now Theatre 3′s got a musical hit with a bunch of puppets bumpin’ and grindin’.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing ‘What the Butler Saw’ at Stage West, previewing FIT and what’s ahead for ‘Jersey Boys.’
As a play, The Comedy of Errors has always been a rowdy entertainment – no deep poetry or characters. So translating it into a hip-hop world of weed and bling and old-school beats is no travesty. What it is — is tasteless, sweaty, stupid fun.
Today in the roundup: Adding beats to the Bard, Dallas Opera’s community footprint and a big award for a local photographer.
Yes, the puppets are naughty. Yes, it’s an adult spoof of Sesame Street. But why Avenue Q works so well – and works so well in Theatre 3′s basement space – is about more than just goggle eyes and gay jokes.
Today in the roundup: Weighing in on Museum Tower vs. Nasher, Cathy Ribgy on Peter Pan and the return of the Toadies.
… ‘dreamy’ being a term not typically associated with the Herman Melville novel. But then, a thin-yet-lovely, one-hour-long, mimed-puppet stage version of the novel is not exactly typical, either.
The 4th of July, Creative Arts Theatre and School went up in smoke. Now they’re not sure about summer camp or fall classes – or whether they can move.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing ‘Avenue Q,’ the best in Fort Worth music and counting down the top pianists of all time.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing DTC’s ‘Joseph,’ Dallas Black Dance’s Olympic dream and a couple of wacky arts stories for a slow day.