Posts Tagged ‘Stage West’

“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 ...

Stage West Expands

Jimmy Fowler
Fans of Stage West are about to get more of it in almost every sense. The theater has announced it will expand into the space next door, moving its rehearsal space, offices, and scene shop into the 823 West Vickery address. The...

Stage West Open Call

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West is now accepting portfolio submissions from North Texas visual artists. A total of six to 18 artists will be exhibited at the theater during Stage West’s 33rd season, which runs October 2011 to September 2012. They...

Stage West Does Mamet

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Dana Schultes, a longtime Fort Worth actor at Stage West who directed the company’s current production of David Mamet’s November. Two short video promos – one here...