Posts Tagged ‘stage’
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...
TBT’s Nutcracker has always been a pleasure but is a must-see this season.
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...
Local stage-lighting designer Chad R. Jung is an artist in his own right.
I’ve been a theater critic for about a dozen years now, and I’ve never heard anyone say, “I can’t wait to see that show! I heard the stage lighting is awesome!”
Stage West gets ready to move into new digs and rediscover some lost energy.
In its 28 seasons, Stage West has offered a little bit of pretty much everything: regional premieres, regional and national debuts, sentimental favorites, you name it.
Anyone who’s seen The Juke Jumpers knows the wild, sweaty nights this band can invoke.
Pantagleize Theatre brings a couple of parents-to-be to life at a crossroads.
Mozart’s Requiem isn’t all gloomy in TBT’s hands, er, feet.
In his six years with Texas Ballet Theater, artistic director Ben Stevenson has led the company back from the abyss.
Though underfunded, Metropolitan Classical Ballet proves with its latest outings that it can still tackle Russian repertory, no matter how elaborate.
Every time Metropolitan Classical Ballet goes onstage, the Arlington-based, Russian-influenced company dances a fine line between ambition and reality. Co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov are tops in their fields and h...
A TCU-born theater group is introducing local frogs to the off-Broadway pond — and vice versa.
It wasn’t much of a stretch, when a small group of TCU drama students decided to stage a play on the Horned Frog campus seven years ago, for them to pick the name Amphibian Productions for the new theatrical entity they...
I feel you, Sweeney Todd. Tim Burton goes dark and beautiful with this revenge opera.
People who think of musicals as light and fluffy entertainment have been surprised that Tim Burton is doing one, even though previous Burton movies have burst into song and dance.