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TBT’s Swan Lake: Full Bloom

Madrileños Locos

On the Brink

Love Crises, Stage Surprises

A Landslide Victory for Ann

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Stirring

Who said that nothing's shocking anymore? Circle Theatre has prepared a spicy holiday recipe to delight and disorient audiences by taking eight attractive, enthusiastic...

Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

The theater gods are beaming down on Cowtown this month. Playing concurrently now are two ferociously accomplished dramas: Jubilee Theatre's pristinely tragic The Bluest...

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...

Trapped in the ’Net

Most theater artists think that audiences for serious live drama are graying, dwindling, and not being replenished with young ticket-buyers. The latter's attention span,...

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...

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,...

Keyed In

Sometimes the reputation of greatness can be stifling. That's the conclusion you arrive at if you've seen other, frequently staid August Wilson productions and...

Illuminating

As the audience files in before the start of Amphibian Stage Production's Gutenberg! The Musical!, the bellow of Broadway legend Ethel Merman charges out...

No Country for Old People

In most live theater productions, "audience participation" is limited to measured reactions from the house, including the requisite applause after musical numbers and during...

Still Stormy?

Texas Ballet Theater may be down financially, but it isn't out artistically. Last weekend's performances of Mozart's Requiem and Stormy Weather at Bass Performance...