Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

Night and Day

Kristian Lin
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...


Taking Wing

JIMMY FOWLER
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 ...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
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...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
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 ...



BJ and the Super Years

JIMMY FOWLER
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.


Rabbit Redux

JIMMY FOWLER
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...



Shtick ’Em Up

Stage
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, ...


Revivals

Big Ticket
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.



Boxers and Boyfriends

Big Ticket
Pastiche seems to be the thing with our theater troupes, at least for this week.


Graceful

From cast to stagehands to music, Fort Worth Opera’s production of Angels in America is nearly immaculate.
Stage
Perhaps the best way to describe Fort Worth Opera’s production of Angels in America, composer Peter Eötvös and librettist Mari Mezei’s adaptation of playwright Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning...