Today in the roundup: Dolly talks musical theater, the clamor for the DTC’s movable seats and the overused superlative.
Posts Tagged 'Kevin Moriarty'
Win tix to see this collaboration between the Theater Center and Dallas Black Dance Theater. Our winner also gets a special backstage experience.
Monday would have been Horton Foote’s 95th birthday. To mark the occasion and officially open the Horton Foote Festival — North Texas’ six-week-long, collective celebration of the author’s plays and films — a combination panel discussion and birthday party was held at the Winspear Opera House. All four of Foote’s children were in attendance, talking publicly about growing up with their playwriting-screenwriting father.
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.
The big names were all gathered today for the start of the Dallas Theater Center’s revival of the classic comedy of murderous aunts. Big names like Betty Buckley, Tovah Feldshuh — and the biggest Tony Award-winner, William Ivey Long.
The Dallas Theater Center board announced today that it has extended DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty’s contract through August 2014.
It’s a basic cycle of life here: Dozens of young North Texas theater artists leave for LA or New York every year. But Cedric Neal is a member of the Dallas Theater Center’s acting company, and his last two years here have been little short of meteoric.
Jeff Whittington is preparing to interview Kevin Moriarty and Anne Pasternak for the State of the Arts series at the DMA this week. Here he shares a bit about what he learned at the last event – and what he might ask about on Thursday night.
The Dallas Theater Center’s ‘Henry IV’ isn’t so much a deluxe version of Shakespeare’s history plays as a thin and forcibly stripped-down one. Simplifying both parts of ‘Henry IV’ is often done, of course. But this seems to be director Kevin Moriarty’s basic Bard approach: Keep it fast and all over the place. Then drop in a pop song or two.