Arts
Libby Hawkins Roming and Nathan Dibben star in Stolen Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.

Cold Shakes

Stolen Shakespeare Pursues The Winter’s Tale.
JIMMY FOWLER
The last eight months have been very busy for Jason and Lauren Morgan, the married co-founders and artistic directors of Stolen Shakespeare Guild. Along with producing, co-directing, and co-starring in three shows for the Guild...


Linda Lucia Santana’s “Rebozos”

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WoCA Projects
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The only Fort Worth gallery devoted especially to present-day female artists of color is WoCA Projects, which unveils its inaugural show this weekend, showcasing works by Linda Lucia Santana, Desha Dauchan, and Joy Ude. The ope...



Joshua Elliott’s “self-congratulatory nonsense”

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Joshua Elliott’s multimedia installation explores our delusions about ourselves and possibly even the whole idea of projecting one’s obsessions and neuroses into an art exhibit. Other information on this artist is hard to c...


A play with music (rather than a musical), Jubliee’s Black Pearl Sings demands nuanced performances.

Black Pearl Shines

Jubliee’s latest production skillfully handles some delicate race matters.
JIMMY FOWLER
“You are an authentic doorway to the past,” Susannah (Lana K. Hoover), an Anglo song collector for the Library of Congress, tells Pearl (Liz Mikel), an African-American prisoner in a Texas jail in the 1920s. The white lady ...



Lisa Fairchild and Mark Fickert (left) face off against Leah Layman and Brad Stephens in Circle’s latest.

Undercooked Carnage

A faulty script full of obviousness undermines a valiant effort by Circle Theatre.
JIMMY FOWLER
Civilization, basically, is a set of rules to which people frequently don’t adhere. That short, rather obvious statement sums up the plot, themes, and performances of Circle Theatre’s lively but insubstantial staging of the...


Devon Nowlin’s “Nature Deficit Disorder”

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Artspace 111
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The women own the show at Artspace 111 for the next six weeks. The venue’s new exhibit, Go Figure, features paintings of human subjects by female artists Sarah Green, Nancy Lamb, and two previous Visionary Awards winners, Mic...



Cindee Mayfield (right), Brandi Andrade, and Elias Taylorson make not-so-strange bedfellows in Theatre Arlington’s current production.

Existential Excellence

Theatre Arlington’s cast shines in The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.
JIMMY FOWLER
“I have ambiguities that you have yet to fathom!” angrily shouts overeducated, understimulated Marjorie to her husband, Ira, a retired ear-nose-and-throat doctor. By all rights, many audiences should find Marjorie supremely...


Anitra Blayton’s “Standing Ovation”

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The Gallery at UTA
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Between Love Field’s modernization and DFW Airport’s commissioning new artwork, UTA is putting on a show spotlighting these highly visible examples of public art. The exhibit opened back on the 14th, but its opening recepti...



Bradly Brown’s “Attention Retention”

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Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
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Transmission is an exhibit of work by TCU’s MFA students at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts that enjoys its opening reception this Friday at 6 p.m. Notably, it includes the work of Bradly Brown, the driving force behind last yea...


Dana Schultes and Michael Corolla star in Stage West’s new production, about a young man who washes up on shore in a Nazi-occupied island in 1943.

Gabriel Ascends

On a Nazi-occupied island, strong women and children take wing.
JIMMY FOWLER
Theatergoers tired of plays with overly introspective characters and navel-gazing actor monologues, take heart: Stage West’s production of Moira Buffini’s WWII drama Gabriel, which opens this weekend, is full of women of ac...