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Adaptation

There’s an old maxim that, in the food chain that is the so-called Hollywood system, the craft services people rank higher than the screenwriters,...

New Heights

The curtain came down on the Fort Worth Opera’s inaugural festival Sunday, and there’s no denying that the past four weeks were heady. Besides the...

Mad Margot

Even in the most opera-crazed cities on earth — New York, London, Milan, Vienna — the world premiere of a new full-length opera is...

Holy Water

A performance last Saturday of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle was a change of pace from the traditional fare that makes up the bulk of...

Memoir of a Geisha

The wait is over. It’s been 14 months since we’ve staged an opera,” said Fort Worth Opera director Darren Keith Woods, who could scarcely...

Wonderful

Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland has been adapted a number of times in a number of ways, including dance...

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...

Shoestring Budget

Every time Metropolitan Classical Ballet goes onstage, the Arlington-based, Russian-influenced company dances a fine line between ambition and reality. Co-directors Paul Mejia and Alexander...

Flights of Fancy

The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has sifted through a lot of talent over the years, with most winners falling somewhere between the scholarly...

Women’s Lib-ido

With their fervent and cunning production of Steve Martin’s adaptation The Underpants, Theatre Arlington and director B.J. Cleveland have done something unexpected — reminded...