Posts Tagged ‘stage’


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With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.

Glove the Blood

Vampire-boxers, vampires, and non-Hollywood folk duke it out in The Butterfly Connection’s new show.
Give theatergoers a knotty plot to unravel, new ideas to understand, complex issues to mull over, and chances are they’ll enjoy the mental work involved.

Boxers and Boyfriends

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Pastiche seems to be the thing with our theater troupes, at least for this week.

Absolutely Fabulous

With Turandot and Lucia di Lammermoor, the Fort Worth Opera Festival continues climbing to new heights.
You couldn’t have asked for bigger contrast than the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s opening in Bass Performance Hall last weekend.

Death, Thou Shalt Die

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A whole slew of events this week is going on thanks to the More Life Festival.

The Beauty Is

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In November 2003, when the Cliburn Foundation and the Modern Art Museum were just starting their new series expressly devoted to contemporary music, the programmers set aside one concert for songs by three young composers bring...

Fly By Night

TBT revives Dracula and longs for a new eastward lair.
Not long after he took over Texas Ballet Theater five years ago, director Ben Stevenson produced Dracula.

The Lang Way Around

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Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.

Arms and the Woman

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Stage West’s press release about Major Barbara likens the play to The Apprentice.

Domestic Troubles

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Sarah Ruhl has told this story often, but it bears one more repetition: She came up with the idea for her comedy The Clean House after going to a party and overhearing a woman talk about her maid, who had stopped cleaning her h...