Today in the roundup: Checking in with a busy local choreographer, Hugh Laurie heads to New Orleans and cataloging the DMA’s collection.
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The past 18 months have seen Dallas performer Liz Mikel lose her apartment, lose her belongings and lose her mother. On the plus side, in the midst of such troubles, her art helped her, helped her express her anguish — and helped pull her around, full circle.
Today in the roundup: VideoFest announces first group of films, assessing WaterTower’s Little Shop of Horrors and introducing Dallas Actor’s Lab.
Today in the roundup: Talking race at the Undermain, rekindled love at WaterTower and Alex Ross on the DSO.
The Addison company will be presenting ‘Boeing-Boeing’ and ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ – but also the locally-produced premieres of ‘Spring Awakening’ and ‘August: Osage County.”
Funnyman Robert Wuhl – Emmy-winning comedy writer, star of HBO’s ‘Arli$$’ – created a stand-up routine and college lecture on American myths and myth-making for HBO called ‘Assume the Position.’ Now it’s a stage show he’s doing at the Out of the Loop Festival. Art&Seek on Think TV talks to Professor Wuhl about rich dumb kids, Longfellow as popular culture and Wikipedia as a research resource.
Out of the Loop Fringe Festival brings it all – from edgy to kitschy, established stars to emerging artists. Two folks can each win a pair of passes to see everything they care to at this year’s festival.
Martin McDonagh’s darkly comic plays, notably ‘The Pillowman’ and ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore,’ have required a new level of graphic violence when it comes to stagecraft, demanding cinematic-quality special effects. Which is why WaterTower Theatre hired an expert in bloody mayhem for its production of ‘Inishmore.’
Playwright Annie Baker is only 29, but she’s already had a Boston festival of her small-town New England comedies. WaterTower Theatre presents the area premiere of ‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ – wherein Baker’s gentle minimalism meets the power of a community-center drama class to mess up your personal life. Jerome Weeks reviews.
Today in the roundup: Tina Fey on the Twain Prize, Marty Bowen’s rise, a hot talent at WaterTower and Maya Angelou comes to town.