Posts Tagged ‘stage’
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.
Stage West’s adaptation of an old piece of ‘light writing’ reveals its subversive, prescient edge.
In 1957, the prolific author and playwright P.G. Wodehouse said, “I go in for what is known in the trade as ‘light writing,’ and those who do so are looked down upon by the intelligentsia and sneered at.” Indeed, certif...
P.G. Wodehouse spent almost 60 years of his long life writing about the comic misadventures of Bertie Wooster, the bumbling young English scion of privilege, and his unflappable valet Jeeves, who was always pulling Bertie out o...
Both MCB and TBT deliver rousing renditions of the holiday classic, the Nutcracker.
Two major Nutcrackers come our way each December, in addition to the countless studio versions that dot the landscape.
It’s not All Hallow’s Eve just yet, but Norma Jean still might frighten the bejesus outta you. First, there’s the name, that of the dead movie starlet commonly known as Marilyn Monroe, who’s arguably more famous in deat...
Taking on August Wilson’s ‘Joe Turner,’ Jubilee succinctly conjures the play’s hallucinatory vibe.
A year ago this month, the much-feted playwright August Wilson died of liver cancer at age 60, and theater companies have reacted by reviving so much of his work that it has practically constituted a national Wilson festival. H...
If Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya had led an all-Mozart Festival six years ago when he first came to town, it would have been a cautious, tentative journey. His youthful forays into 18th-century mus...