Posts Tagged ‘theatre’
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.
WED ? 18 With Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison set to drain each other of resources in the Republican primary, might there be room for a Democratic candidate to sneak into the governor’s chair? We don’t know, but...
Many years ago, when Violet O’Valle was a drama teacher in Houston public schools, she discovered a collection of scripts by the great Irish playwright Sean O’Casey in a campus basement. O’Valle, a descendant ...
WED ? 28 UNT’s Fem Flicks series continues with Miss Navajo, a documentary about a beauty pageant for the Native American tribe. The director, Billy Luther, is himself the grandson of a former Miss Navajo. The pageant has...
THU ? 1 John Patrick Shanley’s film version of Doubt last winter boasted some terrific performances, but it still only gives you a hint of the concentrated power and relentless forward push of the play, which whips by in ...
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.
What a strange play is Harvey, Mary Chase’s 1944 Pulitzer Prize winner. It’s as dated and syrupy sweet as a fruitcake, yet it also contains punchy comic repartee and an otherworldly charm that’s grown more pot...
There’s a lot going on right now that we need to pay attention to, and none of it is fun: a shitty economy, a U.S. presidential campaign that’s annoying and superficial, and the final days of Dubya’s corrupt, ...
With Casa Mañana suddenly going in for the newfangled likes of Spamalot and Avenue Q this summer, it’s ironic that this week the most interesting things in town are two theater troupes opening old shows.
Pastiche seems to be the thing with our theater troupes, at least for this week.