There are several reasons why you should check out the Dallas Theater Center’s new musical, Sarah, Plain and Tall: It’s the world premiere adaptation of Patricia MacLachlan’ Newbery Award-winning novel. Dallas Morning News Theater Critic Lawson Taitte says, “The production, directed by Joe Calarco, is deluxe top to bottom. Major theaters around the country will [...]
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Guest Blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, 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. Even if you’re not plain, strange, tall or peculiar, as Sarah of the show is described, you will love the world premiere of [...]
Currently at the Water Tower Theatre, the comedy Based on a Totally True Story has an onstage narrator, a gay man named Ethan, who writes plays and comic books. Ethan relates how he met his domestic partner in New York and how he got into filmmaking in Los Angeles. In Hollywood-speak, the two men “meet cute.” And the play pretty much stays cute.
The Dallas Theater Center announced the lineup on Tuesday for its 51st season and the first in its new home, the Wyly Theatre.
Chicago’s Goodman Theatre has announced that it’s adding The Good Negro to its 2009-2010 season. Of course, Tracy Scott Wilson’s drama, based on the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, debuted at the The Dallas Theater Center last fall and New York’s Public Theater this spring. UPDATE: The Good Negro has been nominated for a [...]
ON TO THE MUSIC: We at Art&Seek covered the film and interactive pieces of SXSW this year, and honestly, we’re tapped out. But don’t despair – several of our local media pals are down in Austin to bring you blow-by-blow coverage of the music side of things. Mario Tarradell from guidelive.com checked in on the [...]
… which I was, down there in the post about the Stanley Marcus home. But over in the DMN’s Arts Blog, theater critic Lawson Taitte was also speaking about the architect, specifically the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Kalita Humphreys Theater (left), and what the city plans to do with it, now that the Dallas Theater Center [...]
Before the current Dallas Theater Center acting company, there was the Adrian Hall-Ken Bryant acting company in the late ’80s-early ’90s. And one of the leading members of that troupe was Martin Rayner. He’s currently off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters in the American debut of Frank McGuiness’ play, Gates of Gold. And Jason Zinoman in the [...]
Jacob Cigainero from the Dallas Theater Center stopped by the Empty Bowls event at the Meyerson this afternoon and reports that there were, in fact, not many empty bowls. The reason: they kept being filled by the likes of Tom Thumb and Paciugo as part of a fundraiser for the North Texas Food Bank. In [...]
DEALS ALL AROUND: If you’re looking for a bargain arts experience, there are plenty to be had. Just in the last few days I’ve received a slew of offers in the ol’ inbox. Some of the highlights: Circle Theatre announced its 2009 season on Wednesday. As part of the announcement, Circle says that anyone who [...]