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Go Before Night Falls

Van Cliburn won the inaugural Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1958, a year after the Soviet Union launched Sputnik and seemed to be at a distinct advantage.

Van Cliburn (1934-2013)

Behind Your Ballet

Sam Swanson, Lydia Mackay, and Garret Storms are looking for love –– and shelter and answers — in the ’Phibs’ current production, Hunting and Gathering. Daylon Walton

Hunting and Gathering: Rootless and Roofless

A Landslide Victory for Ann

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Johnson Jokes

At the Addison Improv in late January, Josh Johnson, a slender 22-year-old Fort Worth comedian, dropped an unusual piece of information at the beginning...

Texas Ballet Theater Digs In

It’s taken a while, but Texas Ballet Theater finally has quarters that allow it to rehearse in the same size space as the Bass...

Down Deep in the Hollow

What’s red, played, and broken? The answer to that riddle comes by way of a dozen enigmatic dialogues between two characters trapped in a mine...

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...

Trinity Shakes Rosalind

If any Shakespearean character deserves to be rediscovered by contemporary audiences, it’s Rosalind from As You Like It (probably written in the year 1600)....

Top Registers

For Jubilee Theatre's current gospel musical, Crowns, set designer Judd Vermillion has turned the back wall of the stage into what looks like a...

TBT Delivers Romeo and Juliet

With a string of first-class dancers on hand last weekend in Bass Performance Hall, Texas Ballet Theater presented four performances of Romeo and Juliet...

Cinematic Virtuosity

International piano competitions and glitzy film festivals make for interesting bedfellows. The mix seemed uneasy at first but slowly coalesced into a memorable evening...

I’m Dying Here

The 15th-century morality play Everyman lay dormant for centuries after its writing, a literary curiosity of value to a few scholars of early English-language...

Becky’s New Car Stalls

There’s a revealing bit of wisdom expressed by the title character of the bittersweet marital comedy Becky’s New Car, set to begin its final...