The Book of Mormon earned nine Tony Awards on Broadway and a reputation for outrageous, obscene humor and hilarious, religious mockery. What did you expect from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q?
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The admirable Upstarts have been out of action for a year, but now they're back with a slacker comedy that plays right to their hyper-realistic tendencies.
Fly is a darker, updated Peter Pan. Debuting at the Dallas Theater Center, the musical centers more on Wendy and what it means to grow up – in a fuzzy, mythic way. But Fly has a tremendous Neverland, an Afro-Caribbean idyll of bamboo hideaways, tramp steamers and, of course, flying, singing kids.
MOMA’s acclaimed retrospective, Cindy Sherman, makes its final stop at the DMA, and it’s a landmark show of disguises and female identity, of brilliant photographic fakery and caricature.
What’ll good looks get you? In WaterTower Theatre’s quick, bright production of the comedy, The Ugly One, they’ll get you everything — and nothing.
Kitchen Dog offers a handsomely upholstered production of some threadbare, post-war surrealism.
The 40-some works were never supposed to be seen by the general public. They were disposable. But Bernini’s clay models – and the way the Kimbell presents them – make these small, hasty preparations loom large.
The 140 items in the DMA’s first exhibition of the Russian-Jewish modern master are not about color. That’s what everyone knows Chagall for – that, plus floating couples and rooftop fiddlers. No, this lovely show is Beyond Color. But is it?
It’s the Mt. Everest of Western drama; it took a co-production with Trinity Rep to bring King Lear to the Dallas Theater Center. The surprise is how quick, clean and clear it is. But the question is, does it reach the mountaintop?
Lyric Stage dug up a long, lost musical from the great creator of Guys and Dolls. But is Pleasures and Palaces a real pleasure? Or just another walking dead from the Broadway crypt?