Posts Tagged ‘theater’
Cindee Mayfield (right), Brandi Andrade, and Elias Taylorson caused quite a stir in Theatre Arlington’s fantastic The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.

Best Plays of ’13

Though marred by the loss of another elder statesman, the past year onstage was exciting.
JIMMY FOWLER
In the Fort Worth theater scene, 2013 will be remembered, of course, as the year that Stage West founder and North Texas theater éminence grise Jerry Russell died. It also happened to be a year of superbly rendered small drama...


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A Pocketful of History

Passionate supporters work to save the video record of Fort Worth’s outdoor theater.
JEFF PRINCE
The storage unit door rolled upward with a screech to reveal stacks of cardboard boxes and plastic bins filled with hundreds of videos. Most were VHS or semi-professional industrial-grade videos, although reels and tapes of var...



Lico Reyes’ 26th annual Christmas party for the poor at Arlington's Alama Ballroom.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 25 If ever you’re going to remember the less fortunate among us, today’s the day, and Arlington’s Alamo Ballroom is the place. That’s where Lico Reyes’ 26th annual Christmas party for the poor will take place,...


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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 A bevy of health problems has kept James Levine off the podium in recent years, a bitter blow to a man who was once one of the world’s most tireless opera conductors. However, you can see his return to New York’s...



Betsy McBride is a Sugar Plum Fairy in Texas Ballet Theater’s production of The Nutcracker.

TBT’s Nutcracker SHINES

This new version of the Tchaikovsky classic may also be the prettiest you’ve ever seen.
LEONARD EUREKA
The unexpected ice storm raised hell with Texas Ballet Theater’s two-week Nutcracker run in Dallas’ Winspear Opera House. The last four performances had to be cancelled, poking a hole in the company’s already-tight budget...


Carmen Miranda is the subject of Artes de la Rosa’s new show.

Miranda Blossoms

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Rose Marine Theater is usually a place for Spanish- or Spanglish-language entertainment, but for this weekend only, it’s going Portuguese. The subject of Artes de la Rosa’s Mamãe eu Quero: The Story of Carmen Miranda is no...



Fool For Love runs through Sat at Northeast Theatre Playhouse.

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ANTHONY MARIANI
WED ▪ 4 Tarrant County College tackles Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, a drama about a man who travels more than 2,400 miles to a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert to reclaim his high school love. The play runs thro...


Chef Yutaka Yamato helps create the 100-Yard Sushi Roll at AT&T Stadium.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 20 How does a sushi roll of Kobe beef brisket, asparagus, serrano peppers, ginger, and soy sauce sound? Hope your answer is “appetizing,” because that’s what will fill the length of AT&T Stadium’s field when...



Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth is broadcast at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worh Wed at 2pm & 7pm.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 6 Kenneth Branagh won raves for his theater-in-the-round version of Macbeth, which he staged earlier this year in a deconsecrated church in Manchester, with rain falling on the dirt stage in mid-performance and audience...


Ebony Marshall-Oliver stars in Neat, a companion piece of sorts to playwright Charlayne Woodard’s Pretty Fire.

Not so Neat

Racism is messy business in Jubilee’s new one-woman show.
JIMMY FOWLER
Actor Ebony Marshall-Oliver was born and raised in a small south Louisiana town called Donaldsonville, although her family had moved to Atlanta by the time she was in high school. At 35, Marshall-Oliver is too young to have wit...