Posts Tagged ‘production’

Egypt Central

Listen Up
When you name your band after one of Iron Maiden’s favorite themes but sound like Limp Bizquick, you’re just asking to get your ass kicked.


A Turn (and Jump) for the Better

TBT’s Nutcracker has always been a pleasure but is a must-see this season.
Stage
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...



Memoir of a Geisha

Fort Worth Opera’s Madame Butterfly falls short, but has some fantastic pieces.
Stage
The wait is over. It’s been 14 months since we’ve staged an opera,” said Fort Worth Opera director Darren Keith Woods, who could scarcely contain himself. “I’m so excited!” he burst out.


A Lonesome Dove and a Yalid

Kultur
Filmmaker David H. Hickey is an oddity in these parts — he generally avoids making movies about dead teenagers.



Another Chest-Nut on the Open Fire

Big Ticket
Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...


Fairies and Feet

Leonard Eureka
December is Nutcracker time, and right on schedule, Texas Ballet Theater presents three weekends of the popular Christmas classic, beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall. Artistic director Ben Stevenson inherited the luxurio...



Shocking

Kultur
Even though he’s an independent filmmaker based in lil’ ol’ Fort Worth, Jon Keeyes is probably busier than a lot of Hollywood dudes.