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Battleground Wittenberg

Legs and Tails

The Shape of Things

Black Songs Matter

One of the standouts of the festival was British pianist Leon McCawley.

FWSO’s America

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Two at Stage West

Since my other duties at this publication leave me too busy to go to stage shows on a weekly basis, I thought I’d take...

Not Beloved

The line of dialogue that best addresses the flood of human misery unleashed in Jubilee Theatre's extraordinary production of The Bluest Eye comes early...

A Landslide Victory for Ann

We thought we’d never chuckle at politics again, and then Ann (The Ann Richards Play) landed at Stage West Theatre –– our sides splintered...

Pounds of Flesh

New York-based stage director Stephen Fried has previously helmed two productions for Texas Christian University’s annual summer Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Macbeth and Much Ado...

Case Brothers Celebrate 50 Years of Music

The Case brothers, Johnny and Jerry, have been making jazz and Western Swing –– though mostly jazz and sometimes together –– for 50 years....

Jubilee’s Black Boy Fly: Powerful Drama

Today (Sunday) at 3 p.m. is your last chance to catch Jubilee Theatre’s production of Black Boy Fly, young Jordan E. Cooper’s powerful 40-minute...
Mary Dunleavy and Sean Panikkar bask in love’s warm glow in Fort Worth Opera’s production of La Bohème.

Vocal Majority

There was no pressure for Sean Panikkar Saturday night –– after all, he was just singing the same role that Placido Domingo and Stephen...

Well Don

Reading Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote is a strangely unsettling experience. It was written when the novel form was just being invented, which is...

Death Becomes Them

In his six years with Texas Ballet Theater, artistic director Ben Stevenson has led the company back from the abyss. Before he arrived, TBT was...

Behind Your Ballet

Like all nonprofit performing arts institutions, Texas Ballet Theater has its hobgoblins to battle: meeting projected attendance figures, coming in under budget, generating new...