The eyes of the arts world are on Dallas this week as a 30-year-old dream for the downtown Dallas Arts District comes true. Downtown will be basking in accolades during dedication ceremonies this morning.
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– and declares it cool. The Optimus Prime of theaters. ‘Course, they do get a few things ever so slightly screwy — implying that the Theater Center’s old Arts District Theater (“the Shed”) was torn down, for instance, without plans for the Wyly already fully in place. And that the Wyly can switch configurations in [...]
Our tour of the inside of the Wyly Theatre for Think TV was broadcast and put up online Friday. It includes never-before-seen footage of the Wyly’s touted “flexible” seating and staging configuration — plus interviews with Kevin Moriarty, artistic director of the Dallas Theater Center, and Benton Delinger, project manager for Theatre Projects Consultants, the [...]
They’ve been telling us the Wyly Theatre will be unlike any other theater ever built. But what does that mean? And why would anyone create such a thing? Follow our tour of the industrial insides of the Wyly with Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty and Theatre Projects Consultant project manager Benton Delinger — to learn how this remarkable facility will work. And why.
WHAT TO PAY AT DCPA: In less than a month, the Wyly Theatre and Winspear Opera House will open their doors. But how much will it cost to walk through them? If you’re used to having the best seat in the house, that seat will be a little more expensive in the new digs according [...]
DECONSTRUCTING THE WYLY: The new Wyly Theatre is turning into quite the Rubik’s cube, offering so many staging, seating and lighting combinations. The trick is figuring out which setup goes with which show. That’s a process Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty and his team of designers are working through as they figure out [...]
We knew the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts was going to open with a week’s worth of events and hooplah, Oct. 12-18. But 100 days out, things have gotten a little more specific.
The Dallas Theater Center announced the lineup on Tuesday for its 51st season and the first in its new home, the Wyly Theatre.
From a distance, the Wyly Theater can look like a modern, metal box – just another medium-rise office tower. But upon inspection, the surface of the Wyly turns out to be rippled – covered with 466 aluminum tubes.
One side of the Wyly Theatre, showing criss-cross concrete supports Read about the Arts District’s “Glass Skins” KERA radio story: Expanded online story: [sound of hammering] Those are the last few bolts being hammered out of a giant support column at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. [...]