Posts Tagged ‘live theater’
Major Attaway and Cedric Neal star in Jubilee Theatre’s Ain’t Misbehavin’.

The Joint Is Jumpin’

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Jubilee Theatre takes a break from staging new fare to resurrect a classic this week. The Tony-winning 1978 musical revue Ain’t Misbehavin’ is built on the songs of Fats Waller, who in his short life (he died before his 40t...


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A Pocketful of History

Passionate supporters work to save the video record of Fort Worth’s outdoor theater.
JEFF PRINCE
The storage unit door rolled upward with a screech to reveal stacks of cardboard boxes and plastic bins filled with hundreds of videos. Most were VHS or semi-professional industrial-grade videos, although reels and tapes of var...



Luke Longacre, Brandon J. Murphy, and Scott Zenreich are an unholy yet hilarious trio in Amphibian’s current production.

All the Word’s a Stage

Amphibian opens The Good Book to a lighthearted interpretation.
JIMMY FOWLER
One of the performers in Amphibian Stage Productions’ raucous, oddly endearing production of the comic revue The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) offers this jokey prayer: “May we be hysterical but not heretical....


The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) takes the stage at Amphibian.

Theater Roundup

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A bumper crop of theater shows represents your best bet for entertainment this week. For younger audiences, Theatre Arlington puts on an adaptation of Charlotte’s Web for two weekends with a largely youth cast, while Hip Pock...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 There are only four performances left of L.I.P. Service’s production of Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s dark and darkly humorous play about love, hate, and dying myths of the Old West, told through battling lovers at...


Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails is tonight, Wed, May 29 at 6pm at Thistle Hill.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 29 Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails event this evening is designed to attract new members under the age of 45. Guest speaker Trent Prim will discuss his award-winning work on helping homeowners update a 1925 Cr...



Whitney Coulter and Christopher Piper star in Jubilee’s latest, set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Incomplete Kiss

Jubilee’s latest is bright but not as rich as it could have been.
JIMMY FOWLER
“I don’t fit into your father’s plan of creating a new batch of upper-crust Negroes,” declares Harlem jazz musician Jimmy (Oris Phillips Jr.) to his longtime casual girlfriend Yolande Du Bois (Whitney Coulter). It happe...


Casa goes plaid thru Sun.

Harmonious Casa

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It’s hard to believe that Forever Plaid, the beloved musical revue that celebrates clean-cut 1950s guy groups and their pristine four-part harmonies, turns 23 this year. Millions of “plaidsters” –– fans of the show ...



Handel’s Giulio Cesare broadcasts at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 The season of Metropolitan Opera broadcasts ends with an encore presentation of Handel’s Giulio Cesare, an off-the-wall and widely acclaimed production that re-imagines Julius Caesar and his fellow Romans as 19th-c...


Pink Flamingos & Painted Trees is 7-8pm Wed, May 8 at the Center for Architecture.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 For this month’s Design Talk, landscape designer Ange Harvey and co-hosts Joe and Tracy Self will discuss colorful yard art as a reflection of personal passions and a shared culture. Pink Flamingos & Painted Tre...