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Dying with Dignity

There's no need for issuing "spoiler alerts" with a play titled A Lesson Before Dying. Just a few minutes into the opening scene of Jubilee...

A Turn (and Jump) for the Better

From a humble American beginning at the San Francisco Ballet under war-rationing restrictions in 1944, The Nutcracker has become a national Christmas tradition, performed...

Burning Brightly

I’ve been a theater critic for about a dozen years now, and I’ve never heard anyone say, “I can’t wait to see that show!...

Reality Bites

North Texas’ vampires are in danger. Clubs, hotels, hot spots, and other holy places are being attacked by a dangerous enemy. The blood-suckers are even...

Serpentine Fire

You can celebrate this Halloween season with a visit to any of the Fort’s elaborately themed and bedecked haunted houses. Texas is the nation’s...

Big Time

It took a lot of courage for Fort Worth Symphony conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to schedule a three-year Gustav Mahler cycle as part of the...

Black Man + White Woman = ?

Playwright-director Neil LaBute generally comes in one flavor — bitterly misanthropic — but his works can be divided between the nasty/grumpy variety and the...

Killing Fields

Touring productions of theatrical staples such as Camelot and Sweet Charity guarantee that local ticketbuyers will always be able to escape the daily grind,...

In Memoriam

Nearly half a century ago at Baylor University, newcomer soprano Beverly Sills gave a recital, and afterward an eager fan asked to be sent...

Footloose

Metropolitan Classical Ballet came to grief with two new ballets at Bass Performance Hall last weekend, but Ballet Concerto’s Summer Dance Concert in Trinity...