SHADES OF ‘GREY’: If there’s one theater production this season that seems to be on everyone’s lips, it’s Grey Gardens at WaterTower Theatre. Jerome reviews it today for KERA radio (you can listen to it and read a collection of other glowing reviews here.) And now there are a pair of Q&A’s out there to […]
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Dallas playwright Vicki Caroline Cheatwood recently interviewed Highland Park native and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Doug Wright about Grey Gardens. Wright wrote the book for the musical, which is playing at WaterTower Theater in a superlative production. He talks about adapting the famed Maysles Brothers documentary for the stage and growing up gay in the Park Cities — all as part of this week’s Art&Seek Q&A.
The WaterTower Theatre’s headliners for its 2010 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival will include controversial solo performer Mike Daisey — best known in drama circles for his monologue, How Theatre Failed America. Daisey has performed it around the country, he’s been a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, he’s written for WIRED, […]
REMEMBERING VIETNAM: Normally, when you go to Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, you expect to see photos. You will still see photos if you go there now, but for the first time the gallery has made an exception with Don Schol: Vietnam Remembrances. The exhibit features Schol’s woodblock prints depicting scenes from his memory of […]
The plays of UTD performance studies professor Thomas Riccio aren’t easy to follow. They’re not supposed to be. Riccio comes from a long line of contemporary writers — Harold Pinter to Erik Ehn, Richard Foreman to John O’Keefe — whose surreal approach avoids, or at least subverts, the conventions of linear storytelling. Some People, the […]
WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Terry Martin has sent a letter to subscribers describing some changes in schedule the theater will undergo. The changes are in response to a decline in ticket sales this year attributed to the economic downturn. “WaterTower has been blessed with amazing box office success over the past few years, and our […]
The KERA radio story: The expanded online story: The choices artists make sometimes are as interesting as the work itself. Take Doubt. It follows a ruthless nun accusing a priest of an inappropriate relationship with an altar boy. It won a Pulitzer as a play before becoming a film. The movie stars Meryl Streep as […]
Tonight I am going to a preview screening of Doubt, the big-screen adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s Tony Award-winning play. The film stars two of the best actors of our generation in the lead roles (Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman) and centers on a crime that may or may not have occurred at a […]
If you are looking to get into some local holiday-themed shows on the cheap, here’s your chance. Dallas Theater Center is offering $10 tickets to A Christmas Carol for its performance on Monday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. To purchase the tickets, click here or call the box office at 214.522.8499 and use the promo […]
Nancy Sherrard and Regan Adair star in Doubt, A Parable. With my Free Night of Theater ticket, I decided to check out Doubt, A Parable last night at WaterTower Theatre. Truth be told, I’m kind of a movie buff at heart, so I was mostly excited about seeing it ahead of the film version, which […]