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 [...]
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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. [...]
Jonathan Moscone, who served as associate director at the Dallas Theater Center under Richard Hamburger, has launched a full-scale renovation of the California Shakespeare Theater, which he has led for nine years. This should sound familiar: The CST first has to demolish the “temporary” buildings it has been using for 20 years. The $8.2 million [...]
They’ve been telling us the Wyly Theatre will be unlike any other theater ever built. But what does that mean? And why would anyone create such a thing? Follow our tour of the industrial insides of the Wyly with Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty and Theatre Projects Consultant project manager Benton Delinger — to learn how this remarkable facility will work. And why.
WHAT’S IN A NAME?: Just when we were getting used to the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts (or DCPA for those in the know), it’s time to get used to a new moniker. The complex will now be known as the AT&T Performing Arts Center. So what do the naming rights cost for a [...]
Now that the kiddos are back in school, it’s time for you to think about how you’re going to exercise your brain this fall. The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture has released its fall course catalog. You can click here to thumb through your options. I’m thinking hard about the Speaking of Movies class, [...]
Former Theater Center mainstays Kurt Rhoads and Nance Williamson have beenn longtime associates of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. So the two performers occasionally pop up in the pages of the New York Times whenever, it seems, a critic decides he needs to head upriver and see the incredible scenery on the Boscobel estate in [...]
DECONSTRUCTING THE WYLY: The new Wyly Theatre is turning into quite the Rubik’s cube, offering so many staging, seating and lighting combinations. The trick is figuring out which setup goes with which show. That’s a process Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty and his team of designers are working through as they figure out [...]
TREES SPROUTS AGAIN: Tonight’s the big night – the reopening of Trees in Deep Ellum. The Playlist blog has a rundown of who’s playing this weekend, as well as a link to a Dallas Morning News story about the club from June. And the club isn’t slowing down much after the weekend, as shows seem [...]