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Alexandra Farber and Jiyan Dai danced the pas de deux with beautiful, gentle lines.

Grab Your Partner

Texas Ballet Theater proves its dancers are masters of classical and contemporary.
Leonard Eureka
Texas Ballet Theater’s ability to perform evening-length classics and contemporary dance pieces with equal ease was brought to mind last weekend when the company presented a trio of modern works in Bass Performance Hall: the ...


Seth Johnston blazes a polluting trail in American politics in Drag Strip Courage’s Atwater: Fixin’ to Die.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 1 - Next month there will be no shortage of theater troupes trotting out patriotic material, but if you want to get an early jump on the flag-waving, Artisan Center Theatre comes through for you. Red, White, and True Blue! ...



TBT closes out the season with a trifecta of non-classical pieces at Bass Hall.

Closing the Season

Leonard Eureka
Changing pace from full-length ballets to an evening of three short contemporary works, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend in Bass Performance Hall with First Looks: the world premiere of Val Caniparoli’s Witho...


Carlos Brumfield ponders a sudden windfall at Jubilee Theatre’s Livin’ Fat.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 25 - Martin McDonagh’s first new play in more than 10 years is Hangmen, and its recent production at Bristol’s Old Vic has won raves for its humorous but weighty depiction of a 1960s executioner (played by David Morriss...



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Smoke-free Billy Bob’s: One Small Step

HearSay
It started with Eric. My buddy was the first among our crew of borderline dangerous jackasses to quit smoking. This was maybe seven or eight years ago, when it seemed the whole world lit up. Grandparents, little sisters, Cambod...


The Le Nain brothers’ “Three Men and a Boy” is part of the Kimbell’s new exhibit.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 18 - The disturbing recent reports of widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef lends an extra potency to Coral Reef Adventure, one of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s current IMAX documentaries. ...



Tiffany Haddish (posing with the star of Keanu) comes to the Arlington Improv this weekend. Courtesy of Facebook.

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Kristian Lin
Wed 11 - Stage West’s Festival of the Kid features the winning entries in the troupe’s Neighborhood Play Contest cast with area teenagers and directed by theatrical professionals. Today’s the last day of this event, so yo...


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Poe Notes

Fort Worth Opera tackles Edgar Allan with mixed results in Buried Alive and Embedded.
Kristian Lin
Horror is particularly hard to do on the stage. A theater director doesn’t have the editing tricks and CGI available to filmmakers, nor can he or she allow the viewer’s imagination to fill in details the way a prose writer ...



Thomas-Demand

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Kristian Lin
Wed 4 - The Fort Worth Opera runs its annual Frontiers concerts this week, with excerpts from: Mikael Karlsson’s Diana Vreeland, about the famous fashion editor; Andrew McManus’ Killing the Goat, adapted from a Mario Vargas...


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JFK Unbound

Labyrinthine plot aside, the music and performances at the world premiere of the Fort Worth Opera’s most ambitious commission to date were solid.
Edward Brown
As crowds piled into Bass Performance Hall last weekend, young men and women wearing cardigans, sharp suits with thin ties, box dresses, and other mainstream ’60s attire handed out red-white-and-blue election buttons with “...