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Bass Hall’s production of The Sound of Music was quite a ride.

Favorite Things

Nobody puts Mother Abbess in a corner.
JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
The triumph of the human spirit sounds uninspiring after having been sung by the same characters with the same voices for over half a century. To conductor Jay Alger’s credit, The Sound of Music that echoed through Bass Hall ...


VVOES headlines at the Live Oak, Wed.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 24 – The letter “w” used to be printed as a double v, a touch that inspired the title cards for the film The Witch and also the name of the band VVoes, the indie-rock outfit that just won Best New Band at Fort Wor...



This isn’t Hamilton, but Lisa Fairchild, Liz J. Millea, and Lauren Ferebee starring in Circle Theatre’s The Taming.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 17 - Four Day Weekend isn’t the only comedy venue offering up free shows in midweek. Hyena’s is bringing in Laughs, a broadcast show of the best clips from stand-ups all over the country. Brought to you live so you don...


Justin Duncan runs into someone in a hoodie in Stage West’s "bootycandy."

To Be Young, Gay, and Black

Fort Worth Weekly
A clueless white moderator asks a black playwright how he got the surname O’Malley. The writer’s response is one word: “Slavery.” That exchange is in bootycandy, Robert O’Hara’s satirical play that takes its title f...



Tyler Jeffrey Adams, Ally van Deuren, and Jared Kyle bring a classic movie to the stage in Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s "Singin’ in the Rain."

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 10 - To accompany its current show of Vivian Maier photographs, the Arlington Museum of Art is holding a series of Wednesday lectures and film screenings this month designed to supplement your viewing experience of the exhi...


The cast of Artes de la Rosa’s "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" sings of the glories of Madrid.

Madrileños Locos

Adam Adolfo says goodbye to Artes de la Rosa with this airy musical.
Kristian Lin
A little more than a month ago, the news dropped that Adam Adolfo was leaving his job as artistic director of Artes de la Rosa after seven years. It was saddening to hear, especially for those of us who remember the troupe befo...



Smokey Joe’s Cafe opens at Jubilee Theatre.

Let ’Em Roll

Fort Worth Weekly
The names of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are known largely to historians of early rock ’n’ roll, but they deserve to be better known, as several of their songs have become instantly recognizable classics. The two men were...


Abbey Road plays as part of Beatles vs. Stones at Arlington Music Hall, Tue.

N&D

Kristian Lin
Wed 27 - How funny to see The Audience now. Peter Morgan’s play about Queen Elizabeth II and her private chats over the years with incoming British prime ministers will need an additional scene to accommodate Theresa May, per...



Kelsey Milbourn and Justin Lemieux (right) are separated by bureaucracy in the form of Matthew Minor in Amphibian Stage Productions’ Crossing the Line.

Park Bench Plays

JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
This is not a play about Donald Trump’s wall, Brexit, or any government office involving a row of disgruntled, time-pressed people. But it could be. In Crossing the Line, playwright Kieran Lynn roasts bureaucracy on a big sti...


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at Artes de la Rosa.

¡Gazpacho!

Fort Worth Weekly
Back in 1988, the film version of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown introduced an unsuspecting world to the sexually fluid, Day Glo-colored artistry of Pedro Almodóvar and the new freedom sweeping Spanish artists after...