Posts Tagged ‘The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’
Patsy Ferran and Arthur Darvill in Treasure Island.

Treasure Girl

Big Ticket
When adapting Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island to the stage, how do you make this hoary old classic new? For playwright Bryony Lavery, the answer was simple: Turn its hero into a girl. So her Jim Hawkins is now an inn...


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ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Lots of out-of-towners are among us this weekend, here for the big college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon on Monday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and we can only assume that at least so...



Brie Larson uses a Super Soaker to keep order at "Short Term 12."

Bonus Film Review: “Short Term 12″

Kristian Lin
Do not miss Short Term 12 when it plays at the Modern this weekend, for it has the best female lead performance I’ve seen all year. It comes from former pop singer Brie Larson. You probably saw this 24-year-old actress as the...


National Theatre Live

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions, in conjunction with The Modern, presents the second monthly offering of National Theatre Live at 2 and 7pm today (Nov 3) in The Modern’s auditorium. Tickets are $18. National Theatre Live is the program...



“Happy Poet” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
I haven’t seen writer-director Paul Gordon’s wry little indie comedy The Happy Poet (2010), but the reviews make it sound marvelous. Gordon stars as an idealistic, liberal-minded, vegetarian artist type who becomes a small ...


Amphibian at the Modern

Jimmy Fowler
For a different way to spend Monday night, check out Amphibian Productions’ staged reading of Jon Robin Baitz’s play Three Hotels at 7pm tonight at the Modern. Tix are $15. Originally written as a teleplay for PBS-TV’s Am...