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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...

Bayou Self

If you read this debut biography of Fort Worth native Townes Van Zandt — and you need to — the author wants you to...

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...

The List

Maybe even more than movies, architecture seems to be the one thing we're all experts in. Everyone has an opinion, everyone's ready to share...

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...

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...