The KERA radio story: The extended online story: The cancellation of the tour of the Tarzan musical – set to come to Dallas in March — has caused one of the producing partners to fold and left the Dallas Summer Musicals with a loss of $225,000, at least. The American Musical Theatre in San Jose […]
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… you could buy the rights to what is probably Broadway’s greatest back catalog. The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the private company which controls the rights to such shows as Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific and The Sound of Music, is up for auction.
Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz The Dallas Summer Musicals has announced a full slate for its 69th season: fifteen, count ‘em 15, touring shows. Everything from old warhorses given some new life (The Pajama Game, A Chorus Line) to the now-standard movie adaptations (Legally Blonde, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) […]
The Who perform “Pinball Wizard” fromTommy, live on the Isle of Wight. Guest blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art. She is vice-chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission, a Public Art Committee member and the Office of Cultural Affairs Liaison to the Dallas Theater Center Board of Directors. The best theater in town this […]
Guest blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, she is Vice-Chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Public Art Committee in Dallas. She is a former New Yorker, but misses only the great bagels and egg creams. THE AUDIENCE EFFECT: TWO NEW YORK EXPERIENCES 1. Audiences can annoy A weekend in the […]
Next week, WaterTower Theatre opens A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – the classic musical by Larry Gelbart and Stephen Sondheim. In this instance, “classic” doesn’t mean just “great” or “venerable” or “old and mostly forgotten,” but quite literally, “classic” in that the two main sources of the show are the […]