For its season-opener — a condensed version of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, pts 1 & 2 — the Dallas Theater Center has cast actors from all three of the DTC’s historic acting companies. The play’s about history, too, you see. And generations. Inheritances. Get it?
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The Sole Sisters Film Project (“Every Shoe Has a Story, Every Woman Has Both”) has given a hearty endorsement to the Winspear Opera House. That’s because architect Rem Koolhaas designs United Nude, a line of shoes heartily favored by the Sisters. But there’s just the TINIEST flaw in the Sisters’ celebration of adventurous design . . .
The musical, ‘It’s a Bird . . . It’s a Plane . . . It’s Superman’ originally flopped on Broadway in 1966, but attracted by the musical score and its comic-book source, the Dallas Theater Center has poured money and talent into trying to make it fly. In his review, Jerome Weeks considers how it may take some mad scientist-genius to fuse the comic book and the Broadway musical.
THE SCIENCE OF MUSIC: Is humanity’s response to music universal? Put another way: is music created by one culture fundamentally understood by another? Those questions are at the heart of a fascinating article in New Scientist magazine.
Panorama is a relatively new, bilingual, European, architecture newspaper (it’s published in English and Spanish). It’s put out by the same folks who publish the future arquitecturos competitions, but calling Panorama a “newspaper” is a bit of a stretch because although it’s got the big, broadsheet layout (with what seems like glossy color photos), it, [...]
Douglas Carter Beane has been nominated for two Tony Awards for some very funny writing: his satire of closeted celebs, The Little Dog Laughed, and his musical spoof of the wretched roller-disco film, Xanadu. Now his musical adaptation of the classic Greek sex-and-war comedy, Lysistrata, is debuting at the Dallas Theater Center as Give It Up! Put down the spears: This time, it’s all about college basketball and cheerleaders.
The wife and I and our Child-Home-From-College escaped North Texas for New Orleans last weekend and stayed in the Quarter. We enjoyed ourselves just wandering around — a sign of a great, pedestrian-friendly city — and came across a light, fresh, nifty restaurant called, simply, Eat, on Dumaine Street. It provided a very pleasant break [...]
Dallas Black Dance Theatre performs for the first time in its new home in the Wyly Theatre on Wednesday night. For the company’s only Dallas native, Katricia Eaglin, that distinction holds special meaning. KERA’s Stephen Becker reports:
For the second week in a row, a photo from the Dallas Arts District takes the Flickr Photo of the Week title.
Congratulations to Masako Fujinami of Dallas, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest!