Posts Tagged ‘staged’

FWO Festival is Here

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As with years previous, Fort Worth Opera’s 2011 four-opera festival offers some wildly diverse programming. Fans of grand opera have three performances of Verdi’s Il Trovatore to choose from, beginning Sat, May 21. The $1.7...


Musical Theater Roundup

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By some mysterious confluence of events, a large number of local theater troupes are unveiling musicals this weekend. Theatre TCU is putting on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s stalwart Oklahoma!, while UNT is staging Stephen Schwar...



Ice Age

KRISTIAN LIN
The image of Thornton Wilder as a folksy and homespun playwright is almost entirely down to the unceasing popularity of Our Town. Most people, however, forget that this fourth wall-breaking, non-realistically staged 1938 play r...


Revivals

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With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.



Wood Builds a Cabin

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Choreographer Bruce Wood opens major shows in Fort Worth and Dallas this week, giving his creative energies an extra stretch. His Bruce Wood Dance Company starts its 11th season Monday, in Bass Performance Hall, and Lyric Stage...


Birthday at the Bass

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The Fort Worth Symphony joins the rest of the world in celebrating Mozart’s 250th birthday with a four-day festival beginning tomorrow (Thu) in Bass Performance Hall. Mozart created an astonishing array of solo pieces, concer...