Posts Tagged ‘Stage West’

Texas Playwrights at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
This weekend Stage West will present staged readings of scripts by the first and second place winners from 2010’s Texas Playwriting Competition. Saturday Feb 19 at 7pm will be Harold Smith’s Nick Strickland’s Sycamore Ser...


Best Bette at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Morgana Shaw, North Texas actor-singer-choreographer-occasional Bette Davis interpreter. Taking a break from her prolific film and TV career, she stars in Stage West’s...



Happy Birthday, Mr. Russell

Jimmy Fowler
This past Wednesday was the 75th birthday of Jerry Russell, founder and current producing director of Stage West. His theatrical accomplishments are way too numerous to list here, so instead let’s look for the best word to de...


Young Playwrights at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
As part of its Neighborhood Play Contest, Stage West is offering free basic playwriting classes for kid scribes from grade school to high school age. Interested older folks are invited, too. Class schedule is 10-11:30am Novembe...



Stage West Takes “Steps”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page features an interview with Jim Covault, artistic director of Stage West and director of their current comic production Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, which opens tomorrow (Thursday). AH39S is...


Stage West Seeks Visual Artists

Jimmy Fowler
For Stage West’s upcoming 32nd season – which runs from October to September, 2011 – the theater company is seeking visual artists to exhibit their work during the run of each show. Paintings, drawings, prints, photos, an...



Stage West’s Playwriting Festival

Jimmy Fowler
The naked word is celebrated by some of the Fort’s top actors and directors at this weekend’s Texas Playwriting Competition Festival May 28-30. For the third consecutive year, Stage West will produce and host staged reading...


Stage West’s Nuclear Option

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a review of Michael Frayn’s ultra-cerebral and kinda frosty WWII meditation “Copenhagen,” currently receiving a looong but spirited production at Stage West. As the great nuclear phys...



Attention FW Playwrights

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas stage scribes have a little more than six weeks left to submit their mind-blowing, redefining-theater-as-we-know-it scripts to Stage West’s Fourth Annual Texas Playwriting Competition. Submissions with entry forms...


A 2010 Stage Sked

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth’s top four small theater groups have announced most of their 2010 schedules by now, and the offerings look unusually scrumptious. I don’t know how much the long national mood of unrest and pessimism has influence...