Posts Tagged ‘stage’
Playwright Martin McDonagh’s vicious tale is de-fanged.
Over the last 15 years, playwright Martin McDonagh — born in England to Irish parents — has pioneered a one-man theater of cruelty. His most famous plays feature desperate, amoral people languishing in contemporary Ireland ...
Texas Ballet Theater’s only slightly marred productions were rousing overall.
The Sleeping Beauty is a lot for any ballet company to chew on. It includes an enormous cast, many solos, lots of character dances, large ensembles, three changes of elaborate costumes over four acts, crowd scenes galore, and a...
On Saturday at The Grotto (517 University Dr. near the Cultural District, 817-882-9331), the Rivercrest Yacht Club will play its second-to-last show for a while.
Acting acrobatics or bracing theater? Copenhagen loves the former.
Every so often, Heisenberg’s 1927 principle of uncertainty –– a foundation of quantum mechanics –– pops up as a theme in art. The Coen brothers’ acclaimed recent comedy A Serious Man depicted a Midwestern Jewish pro...
It may be August, but if you think the colleges have gone quiet when it comes to performing arts, UNT is going to prove you wrong.
The line at Lola’s Saloon-Sixth was about 30 people deep and moving slowly when my friend turned to me and said, “You were watching what?”
This list of 10 great shows doesn’t pretend to be anything like a comprehensive critical overview of Fort Worth theater in the ’00s. I’ve missed too much — and likely forgotten too much — to attemp...
The December holidays draw ticketbuyers who would never dream of darkening a theater door the rest of the year. They seek traditional, familiar shows, and theaters naturally oblige. Stage critics, who fastidiously observe the f...
Anyone who’s planning to see Stage West’s production of Liz Lochhead’s comedy Good Things should know this: A major cast member dropped out of rehearsals shortly before the original opening night and was repla...
Caroline Collier, Images by Vishal Malhotra
**ONLINE EXCLUSIVE** Two weekends ago at Austin City Limits, about 65,000 official ticket holders and thousands more who managed to infiltrate Zilker Park without paying a dime became a temporary small town. This year’s l...