Highlights include ‘Rent,’ ‘Ring of Fire’ – the Johnny Cash musical revue created by the guy who did ‘Ain’t Misbehavin” – and the ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ co-production with the Dallas Theater Center.
As part of Heritage Auction’s speaker series, Art&Seek’s Jerome Weeks answered questions about Dallas arts and arts audiences. The stimulating conversation covered demographics and real-estate churn and how they affect arts groups, the arrival of the international managerial class, how the problem isn’t attracting artists here, it’s keeping them, and the real reason our arts groups seek New York approval.
The DTC acting company member left for New York City — and is already cast in a major revival.
Yowza, take a look at these prize packages – more than 20 arts experiences from the groups participating in ArtsPark at North Park Saturday. There’s still time to enter to win these, and a family four-pack to Casa Mañana.
Get your arts day started this morning with items about a room filled with balloons, ‘wonder-filled’ windows in downtown Dallas, some carnage and a showdown.
Playwright Horton Foote provided us with a long-term chronicle of changing-unchanging Texas life, and the Horton Foote Festival allows us to see that panorama — in front of Texas audiences, who pick up on the points about Methodists or Mexicans, real-estate bankruptcies and Whataburger. Jerome Weeks reviews the Dallas Theater Center’s uproarious ‘Dividing the Estate’ and Stage West’s gentler ‘Talking Pictures.’
Tonight, Jennifer Holliday swings through town to sing with the Turtle Creek Chorale for a one-night-only performance. Need a reminder of her greatness? Check out this clip from the 1982 Tony Awards, when she performed her signature song, “And I Am Telling You,” from Dreamgirls. That ought to do it.
If you missed out on the two sold-out Jerry Seinfeld performances scheduled for May 7, today is your lucky day.
Tickets to Voices of Change, Cara Mia, Undermain Theater, a family membership and free art class at Creative Arts Center, and much, much more, all goes to one lucky winner. And don’t forget to stop by Art&Seek’s booth at North Park Saturday to sign up for more giveaways!
Box seats at the Dallas Opera, admission at the Modern in Fort Worth, jazz at AT&T PAC – and that’s just the beginning for one very lucky winner. Be sure to stop by Art&Seek’s table at ARts Park at North Park this weekend for more giveaways.