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It’s a time of anniversaries. Three of the ballets scheduled for Texas Ballet Theater’s season-opening program are celebrating milestone birthdays, including artistic director Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes, s...
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New York audiences were understandably abuzz when Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth debuted way back in 1942. Wilder was already considered an innovative American dramatist on the strength of 1938′s Our Town a...
Like all nonprofit performing arts institutions, Texas Ballet Theater has its hobgoblins to battle: meeting projected attendance figures, coming in under budget, generating new fans and potential donors – all part of the ...
Guest dancers in gala showstopping performance pieces will highlight Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s season-closing program, An Evening with the Stars, Saturday in Bass Performance Hall.
For its spring program, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes a deep bow to Tchaikovsky.
While Texas Ballet Theater moves its heavy-duty Nutcracker to Dallas for six performances at State Fair Musical Hall starting Thursday, Metropolitan Classical Ballet trots outs its Bolshoi-inspired version Friday for four perfo...
TBT’s Nutcracker has always been a pleasure but is a must-see this season.
From a humble American beginning at the San Francisco Ballet under war-rationing restrictions in 1944, The Nutcracker has become a national Christmas tradition, performed by seemingly every dance company in the country, every y...
December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.
The battle lines on the turf of racial equality are clearly drawn in Jubilee Theatre’s Permanent Collection.
With recent controversies surrounding the so-called Jena Six and the Duke lacrosse team rape fiasco, it’s hard to think of a more timely play than Jubilee Theatre’s current, rough-rattling production of Thomas Gibbons’ Pe...