Posts Tagged ‘theater’
The December holidays draw ticketbuyers who would never dream of darkening a theater door the rest of the year. They seek traditional, familiar shows, and theaters naturally oblige. Stage critics, who fastidiously observe the f...
We always welcome any theater troupe that can bring us fresh stuff for Christmas, and this week several of the local ensembles are coming through.
If you like watching large muscular men slam each other to the ground, mark Nov. 28 on your calendar. You’ll be able to attend two events answering that description, and at the second you can even do some good.
Ballet Frontier, the performing wing of Ballet Center of Fort Worth, will get a leg up on Christmas, performing The Nutcracker twice on Saturday at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. Company director Chung-Lin Tseng, a former pri...
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It’s a time of anniversaries. Three of the ballets scheduled for Texas Ballet Theater’s season-opening program are celebrating milestone birthdays, including artistic director Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes, s...
New York audiences were understandably abuzz when Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth debuted way back in 1942. Wilder was already considered an innovative American dramatist on the strength of 1938′s Our Town a...
The little groups of women in the lobby of Theatre Arlington were spending their intermission comparing notes on the leading man in that afternoon’s matinee production.
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...
It’s high time that America discovered Steve Coogan. The 43-year-old needle-nosed native of Manchester, England, is hugely popular in the U.K. as the star of several TV shows and smart, funny postmodern comedy films (Tris...