Guest blogger Josh Greenfield is a junior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He plays Snug the Joiner in the Dallas Theater Center’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Read his previous post here. Preview week was really crazy. The morning after the first preview, Paul Baker passed away, […]
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I’ve never much liked this color. To tell you the truth, I never even liked it on Art&Seek. But who listens to me? Turns out that all the people who didn’t listen to me at Upper Managment KERA were smart. In Dallas, this green has become Our Trendy New Shade of Light Summery Slime. First, […]
Big noisy fun but that’s all: DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty opens the company’s new home with A Midsummer Night’s Dream that pumps up the volume and the dancefloor energy. It’s got balloons, graffiti art and squirt guns. Forget about anything heartfelt, though.
Live theater is such an ephemeral thing, it’s hard to assess the real merit of performances and productions from even a few years ago — if you never saw them, if they were never recorded. Although I met him twice, I never saw a show directed by Paul Baker, the founder of the Dallas Theater […]
Paul Baker, who founded the Dallas Theater Center in 1959 and was the first principal of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, died Sunday morning due to complications from pneumonia. He was 98. The Baker Idea Institute’s Web site has a short biography that highlight’s Baker’s numerous achievements in the […]
Guest blogger Josh Greenfield is a junior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He plays Snug the Joiner in the Dallas Theater Center’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream opening next week. Monday and Tuesday were birthdays, respectively, for Cameron Kirkpatrick (who plays Tom Snout) and Cedric Neal (Puck). […]
OK, SO NOW WHAT? All the enthusiasm over the Arts District’s open house on Sunday has died down to a simmer — final attendance guesstimate from the AT&T PAC folks is 45,000; earlier guesttimate was 25,000 at least. So now we can look forward to the acid tests of the two new halls: the Dallas […]
Guest blogger Josh Greenfield is a junior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He plays Snug in the Dallas Theater Center’s upcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. After seeing the character description for Snug on the audition flyer for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, I knew that I had […]
The October issue of American Theatre magazine (“New Leaders, New Visions”) includes a feature profile of Kevin Moriarty, the Dallas Theater Center’s artistic director. The fact that the story came out just before for the opening of the glass-and-aluminum Wyly certainly doesn’t hurt the impression of Moriarty’s new leadership. Living in a glass house suits […]
If you’d like to jump straight to the big time and make your debut with the Dallas Theater Center, your chance comes this Christmas. The only catch is: you have to be 13-years-old or under. The DTC will hold auditions for the children of A Christmas Carol on Sept. 30 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. […]