Make sure you’re back at your desk from lunch promptly by 1 p.m. on Thursday. That’s when WaterTower Theatre will announce its 2010-11 season live on its Web site. James Lemons over at WaterTower says that the announcement will be streamed live on the site and posted to YouTube later in the day if all […]
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In 1898, Mark Twain wrote a play called Is He Dead? But the play was never produced in his lifetime. In fact, it wasn’t discovered until 2002. Tonight, WaterTower Theatre in Addison stages the regional premiere of the play, a century after Twain’s death. KERA’s Stephen Becker reports:
WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop festival gets going tonight with Mike Daisey’s performance of Great Men of Genius: P.T. Barnum. Daisey will be Jerome’s guest on Friday during the Art&Seek segment of Think TV. But I’ve got a chance for you to see him tonight! The first three people who e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with […]
Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical play opening this week at the WaterTower Theatre shows surprising parallels with the current Conan-Jay embroglio.
CHILD’S PLAY: The 26th Annual KidFilm Festival takes over the Angelika Film Center in Dallas this weekend for two days of programming for the youngsters. Among those being fetted with a tribute this year is author Mo Willems, who will introduce films of his books at 3 p.m. on Saturday. He talks to dallasnews.com about […]
MUSIC HISTORY UP IN DENTON: It stands to reason that UNT would have a top-notch music library, what with all the top-notch musicians produced by the school. But, as dallasnews.com reports, this library is more like a music history museum. Among the items in the collection are 800,000 recordings, a first edition of Handel’s Messiah, […]
ROOM WITH A VIEW: Monday night, Theatre Three opened the Dallas debut of Amy’s View. The play is set in Britain and follows its characters over a 20 year period as they debate a number of societal and cultural questions, including theater itself. In his review on dallasnews.com, Lawson Taitte says the production, “starts a […]
ALONG THE WATER’S EDGE: The Dallas Museum of Art has announced that it will stage “Coastlines: Images of Land and Sea” beginning April 25. The exhibition explores, “how modern and contemporary artists — from Childe Hassam and Edward Hopper to Willem De Kooning, Gerhard Richter and Catherine Opie — have drawn upon coastal landscapes as […]
HOLIDAY THEATER REVIEWS: Theatre Arlington trades in the usual simple sentimentality of the season for a show with depth in Kringle’s Window. The play focuses on a broken family working through some difficult relationships. “It achieves sweetness without dipping into the sugar bowl too often and balances its pathos and humor nicely,” writes Punch Shaw […]
Jackie Kennedy’s invalid aunt and eccentric cousin lived in the family’s squalid home on Long Island — a 28-room cat litter box. But in Grey Gardens, this deranged, defiant, bickering mother and daughter are wrapped up in a tender, haunting gothic musical. WaterTower Theatre’s area premiere of the Tony-winning Broadway show is superb, a stellar way to start the company’s new season.