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

The Joint Is Jumpin’

BIG TICKET
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...


Allison Pistorius and Chris Hury battle for psychosexual supremacy in Circle’s Venus in Fur.

Venus in Fur: Take a Bow

A crack cast neutralizes the cringe-inducing and bolsters the delicious in Circle’s latest production.
JIMMY FOWLER
“Don’t we go to plays for the passions we don’t get in life?” asks playwright-director Thomas (Chris Hury) to Wanda (Allison Pistorius), a young actress auditioning for Thomas’ latest script. Given that Wanda is weari...



The Audience will be broadcast Wednesday at 2pm & 7pm at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 28 Helen Mirren and Peter Morgan just can’t stay away from Queen Elizabeth II. The star and screenwriter of the 2006 film The Queen reunite for the stage play The Audience, which depicts vignettes from the weekly meet...


Best Of 2012, Fort Worth Culture

Culture 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
  Solo Dance Performances Critic’s choice: (tie) Leticia Oliveira, Carolyn Judson, and Michele Gifford Oliveira and Judson alternated in the title role of Texas Ballet Theater’s Giselle, bringing different views of the...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 1 After breaking up with her boyfriend, animator Nina Paley took solace in reading the Sanskrit epic poem Ramayana while listening to vintage jazz records. The result was Sita Sings the Blues, an animated film that re-t...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 11 Majid Majidi’s films haven’t received the exposure of some of his fellow Iranian filmmakers, but anyone who’s seen The Color of Paradise can testify to his talent. His 2008 film The Song of Sparrows never playe...



Top 10 Movies of 2011

Foreigners trump Americans at the theaters this year.
KRISTIAN LIN
Do better next year, Hollywood. That’s how I feel as I look back on the movies of 2011. American films dominated my Top 10 lists the last two years, but this year both Hollywood and the indies consistently fell short, their b...


TBT’s Nutcracker Arrives

Time for mistletoe-shoes for Texas Ballet Theater’s annual tradition.
LEONARD EUREKA
December is Nutcracker time, and Texas Ballet Theater brings its big, plush production to Bass Performance Hall on Friday for a two-week run. Ballet Frontier presented a less ambitious but satisfying account of the popular holi...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 9 History geeks and public radio fans rejoice! Sarah Vowell comes to UNT this evening. The author with a flair for bringing obscure subjects to humorous life will read from Unfamiliar Fishes, her new book about the infl...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Fans of German chamber music will be in clover when the Hugo Wolf Quartett visits TCU this evening. (The name is not a misprint — that’s how the word “quartet” is spelled in German.) The Austrian ensemble wil...