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Posts Tagged ‘Stage West’
Liz Mikel, Justin Duncan, Aaron Green, Natalie Wilson King, and Djoré Nance suck on their Bootycandy at Stage West.

Two at Stage West

We review very different shows in Bootycandy and An Iliad.
Kristian Lin
Since my other duties at this publication leave me too busy to go to stage shows on a weekly basis, I thought I’d take the opportunity to take in both of the plays currently running at Stage West and write them up for you in ...


Jim Covault recites An Iliad at Stage West, accompanied by Jordan Jones Cleaver.

Homer!

Fort Worth Weekly
“Every time I sing this song, I hope it’s the last time,” says the narrator of An Iliad. Homer’s epic poem has inspired myriad adaptations and bastardizations in every storyteling medium you can think of. Inspired by Ro...



Justin Duncan runs into someone in a hoodie in Stage West’s "bootycandy."

To Be Young, Gay, and Black

Fort Worth Weekly
A clueless white moderator asks a black playwright how he got the surname O’Malley. The writer’s response is one word: “Slavery.” That exchange is in bootycandy, Robert O’Hara’s satirical play that takes its title f...


Carlos Brumfield ponders a sudden windfall at Jubilee Theatre’s Livin’ Fat.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 25 - Martin McDonagh’s first new play in more than 10 years is Hangmen, and its recent production at Bristol’s Old Vic has won raves for its humorous but weighty depiction of a 1960s executioner (played by David Morriss...



Tiffany Haddish (posing with the star of Keanu) comes to the Arlington Improv this weekend. Courtesy of Facebook.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 11 - Stage West’s Festival of the Kid features the winning entries in the troupe’s Neighborhood Play Contest cast with area teenagers and directed by theatrical professionals. Today’s the last day of this event, so yo...


Doug Atkins reads up on his new boss’ preferred aesthetic in Stage West’s Buyer & Cellar.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - The great Shakespeare director Trevor Nunn once compared As You Like It to a beer commercial, feeling that its rollicking good cheer was forced. Polly Findlay cures that in her staging of the comedy at the National The...



Christopher Taylor, Shayleigh Ward, and Caddo Lindsey are caught in a triangle in UNT’s Stage Kiss.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 9 - David Itkin and six students will take turns conducting the UNT Symphony Orchestra as it accompanies the students who have won the music school’s concerto competition. You’ll hear soloists play the marimba and the e...


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Amazing Acro-cats At Stage West

Rebecca Musgrove
Before last evening’s production at Stage West theatre, songs like “What’s New Pussy Cat” and “Cat Scratch Fever” played from the speakers overhead. Everyone in the audience and on stage wore cat-ear headbands, and ...



Wendy Welch and Bob Hess plumb the mysteries of this book and their marriage in Stage West’s Sexy Laundry.

Strange Odors

Stage West’s marriage comedy Sexy Laundry is as sharp as old clothes.
Kristian Lin
My other duties at this publication have kept me away from reviewing theater for a while, but I got back on that horse this past weekend with Stage West’s Sexy Laundry, which is among the first Fort Worth productions of 2016....


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What Are You Doin’ New Year’s?

Fort Worth Weekly
This year’s New Year’s Eve events don’t look as appealing as the ones last year, but they’re still well worth rounding up here in this space so you can decide where to spend the last hours of 2015. Music seems to be the...