The campaign is meant to “advance and elevate” the DTC’s “artistic and educational initiatives, as well as ensure long-term financial stability for the company.” Translation: it will fund new plays and musicals, underwrite partnerships and eventually create a cash reserve.
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Beginning this week, seventeen arts organization from Dallas to Flower Mound, Fort Worth to Addison, will be presenting the plays and films of a single writer, Texas native Horton Foote. Other festivals have celebrated Foote’s work before. So why this one?
Yes, the Dallas Theater Center will be presenting a musical version of ‘Giant’ next season — along with a co-production with Casa Manana and three regional premieres. The full schedule complete with artistic director Kevin Moriarty’s promo video.
He’s won a Tony Award and two Obies. He’s designed stage shows in London, Berlin and Japan. And for the past three years, John Arnone has been coming back home to North Texas — to teach and design some of the best sets in town for SMU, the Dallas Theater Center and the Undermain. Audio bonus: Listen to Arnone’s backstage stories of using playwright Edward Albee’s art collection for decoration and how to fake realism with Saran Wrap.
Replacing the departing Mark Hadley is Heather Kitchen from San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater. Her big credential (other than a willingness to leave the Bay Area)? Over 14 years, she grew the ACT’s budget from $11 million to $19 million. The DTC’s budget? $8 million.
Today in the roundup: Mickey Mouse for sale, Tovah on Betty and what happens when things go wrong on stage?
Jeffrey DeMunn played Willy Loman in ‘Death of a Salesman’ at the Dallas Theater Center last April, and he just opened in the same role, same play but different production at the Old Globe in San Diego. And the reviews are in.
Want to see The Dallas Theater Center’s Arsenic and Old Lace? Art&Seek e-Newsletter subscribers can enter to win tix here.
Dallas native Regina Taylor’s ‘The Trinity River Plays’ had its world premiere last season with the Dallas Theater Center. But Sunday, the co-production opened at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Check out excerpts from the Windy City media coverage.
A musical adaptation of ‘Giant’ is eventually coming Dallas — before heading to Broadway. But which version of ‘Giant’?