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.’
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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.
Today in the roundup: Vernon Fisher at the Modern, a top-notch Our Town and music bits.
Today in the roundup: A dual role at WaterTower, a distinguished “Gentlemen” and the man behind a North Texas sound.
Today in the roundup: Saving the Ridglea, more arts in schools and a veteran North Texas actress discusses her career.
If you’ve seen the movie (or even if you haven’t), here’s your chance to see the show live.
WaterTower Theatre sends word that Artistic Associate/Communications Manager James Lemons is leaving the theater to pursue other opportunities. Lemons most recently directed the regional premiere of the recently discovered Mark Twain play, Is He Dead?
WAILING AT WATERTOWER: When the title of the show is Black Pearl Sings!, and Liz Mikel is playing Pearl, you know at least part of the show will be very right, right?
The Addison company announced its 15th season — which contains three notable area premieres, a Horton Foote Festival entry that’s a revival of one his 1950 classics, one beloved American drama and one monstrous musical. Plus, of course, the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival.