Posts Tagged ‘Stage West’
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“Acting 101″ at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Actor and director Andy Baldwin (pictured left with Lee Jamison) has been a frequent presence on North Texas stages over the last few years. Besides directing a stellar production of Charles Busch’s The Tale of the Allergistâ...


Dana Schultes and Michael Corolla star in Stage West’s new production, about a young man who washes up on shore in a Nazi-occupied island in 1943.

Gabriel Ascends

On a Nazi-occupied island, strong women and children take wing.
JIMMY FOWLER
Theatergoers tired of plays with overly introspective characters and navel-gazing actor monologues, take heart: Stage West’s production of Moira Buffini’s WWII drama Gabriel, which opens this weekend, is full of women of ac...



Ava Pine sings with FWSO, Mon.

What Are You Doing New Year’s?

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Here’s an interesting fact: The city of Vienna has long boasted of opulent festivities to ring in the new year, but it was only in 1939 that the Vienna Philharmonic joined in, with concerts of Austrian (pointedly not German) ...


Half Moon screens at 6:30pm at TCU, Sid Richardson Bldg Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED â–Ş 12 Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi has long been obsessed with capturing the bewilderingly diverse music of his country on film, as he did in his 2010 film No One Knows About Persian Cats. His 2006 effort Half Moon, li...



Joseph Keith Wilson and Jerry Russell in She Loves Me at Stage West.

Local Theater Roundup

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Even though we’re well into fall, we’re seeing lots of productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Stolen Shakespeare Guild is putting the show on, and now UNT mounts a jazz dance version called A Jazz Dream...


Carolyn Wickwire in O’Keeffe! at Stage West.

One Woman and One Man

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If it seems like Stage West no longer has an offseason, that’s only because of the two touring one-person shows that will be playing at the venue this month while the Stage West troupe gears up for yet another season. The fir...



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Stage West Announces Contest Winners

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West recently announced the winners of its 6th annual Southwest Playwriting Competition, which awards a $500 first place cash prize and readings at the company’s New Play Festival in February 2013. In addition, the firs...


fFormer No. 1 Jelena Jankovic will compete in the Texas Tennis Open tournament starting today thru Fri at Hilton DFW Lakes Hotel.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 22 Defending champion Sabine Lisicki has pulled out of the Texas Tennis Open, but you can still catch some bright names in this women’s tennis tournament as its later rounds wind down. Among them are Lisicki’s fello...



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“What the Butler Saw” at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features a review of Stage West’s current revival of What the Butler Saw, the anarchic sex farce by British playwright Joe Orton. Orton took London’s West End theater district by storm in the ...


Dana Schultes and Jerry Russell make an odd pair in Stage West’s current farce.

West of Normal?

What the Butler Saw was a lot of sexual freedom, according to Stage West.
JIMMY FOWLER
Comic playwright Joe Orton wrote with an agenda, and he didn’t try to hide it. As a gay man who’d been marginalized by British laws and the medical profession’s attitudes toward homosexuality in the 1950s and ’60s, he s...