Posts Tagged ‘Stage West’
Carolyn Wickwire in O’Keeffe! at Stage West.

One Woman and One Man

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...


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

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...


“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.
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...

Independence Day

Night & Day

WED ▪ 4 As you might expect on Independence Day, there are all manner of 4th of July celebrations going on this evening. We note that Fort Worth’s official celebration, Fort Worth Fourth, has moved to Panther Island Pavilio...

Festival of the Kid

Jimmy Fowler
While children absorb way too much of our collective attention –– attachment parenting, anyone? ––– a festival of plays written by kids for kids sounds groovy: Watching priorities and worldviews take shape in youn...

“New Jerusalem” at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page offers an interview with Garret Storms, the actor who landed the meaty role of 17th century Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza in Stage West’s current Southwest premiere of David Ives’s New Jer...

Stage West Workshop

Jimmy Fowler
Aspiring playwrights, take note: There are only a few spots left in Stage West’s The Write Stuff: A Workshop in Dramatic Writing, an intensive January 7 adult class conducted by playwrights Larry Herold and Kevin Kautzman. (H...

Stage West Playwrights Contest

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West just announced the winners of its fifth annual Texas Playwriting Contest. Thirty six entries were narrowed down to five finalists. Two Fort Worth playwrights placed: Laura Lundgren-Smith came in first for her script ...