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Curtis Raymond Shideler, Bob Hess, Ben Phillips, and Jerry Downey hammer out artistic differences in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.

I’ve Been Played

Real talent is wasted on fake wit in Circle Theatre’s backstage comedy Don’t Talk to the Actors.
Kristian Lin
Oh, goody. Another play satirizing the world of the theatuh and the pretensions of the brilliant egomaniacs and thin-skinned artisans who inhabit it. If you’re going to tread this well-worn ground, you’d better bring someth...


Curtis Raymond Shideler (foreground left) tries to placate a restive cast in Circle Theatre’s Don’t Talk to the Actors.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 15 - It’s all about 1990s kiddie nostalgia at Sundance Square tonight. As part of their Wednesday outdoor movie series, they’re showing Little Giants, a 1994 comedy that stars Rick Moranis (remember him?) as a dweeb who...



Joshua Peugh’s Rite of Spring gets unveiled when Dark Circles Contemporary Dance performs at TCU, Fri-Sun.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 27 - Haydn was inspired to write The Creation after visiting England and hearing Handel’s oratorios, but since his librettist, Gottfried von Swieten, botched his attempt to set the words into English, many choirs prefer t...


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Kristian Lin
Wed 27 - Precisely 364 days since Shaping Sound performed at Bass Hall, the dance troupe returns for another engagement. The veterans of many TV dance shows will perform contemporary works by choreographers Travis Wall, Nick La...



Steven Booth and Kyle Taylor Parker kick up their (high) heels in Kinky Boots at Bass Hall.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 21 - If you’re keen to hear photographers talk about their work, the Arlington Camera Lecture Series holds its very first lecture this evening at UTA. Alec Soth discusses Gathered Leaves, his mid-career retrospective cont...


Chad Gowen Spear and Marianne Galloway cross swords while Amber Marie Flores looks on in Circle Theatre’s Lovers and Executioners.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 19 - Before Shakespeare, so-called “morality plays” were written to show characters resisting temptation in favor of a virtuous life, but none have survived the years better than Everyman, an anonymous 15th-century work...



Justin Lemieux and Jakie Cabe have an ecclesiastical disagreement in Circle Theatre’s Mass Appeal.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 17 - The drum corps competing in the 2015 DCI Tour Premiere will be out in the hot summer sun, but you’ll be watching them in the air-conditioned comfort of a movie theater, so you can appreciate that fact while you’re ...


Meg Shideler (left) and Julienne Greer star in Circle Theatre’s powerful The Other Place.

The Other Place: Catharsis

In Circle Theatre’s current production, a serious subject is handled with nobility and tact.
JIMMY FOWLER
For the most part, contemporary audiences have lost their appetite for tragedy as an art form, not to mention the en masse sharing and purging of grief that it allows. Back in the 4th century B.C.E., Aristotle famously describe...



Kristi L. Mills (left), Jerry Downey (top), Duke Anderson, and Taylor Staniforth star in Circle’s latest.

Bear the Predictability

A crack cast overcomes boilerplate characters in Circle Theatre’s latest.
JIMMY FOWLER
“I’d rather have a bear in my lap than a pregnant liberal!” snaps Kyle (Duke Anderson) to his wife Nan (Taylor Staniforth) after she’s duct-taped him to the ratty old recliner in their rural Georgia home. His words soun...


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High School Playwrights at Circle

JIMMY FOWLER
Circle Theatre is known for its commitment to staging fresh playwriting voices, and you can’t get any fresher than the high school crowd. Circle’s ninth annual High School Playwriting Project readings happen 3pm this Sunday...