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Drenched in Pathos

Conducting Virtuosity

White Christmas: Winter Wonderland

Life Sucks: Heavy Levity

She Stoops Don’t Stop

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TBT’s Beauty and the Beast Thrills

The story of beauty and the beast has been around for quite a while. Scholars trace its beginnings to ancient Rome. The first modern...

The Bible: Heretically Hysterical

Bringing back the most popular show in a theater’s 18-year history may sound like a holier-than-thou undertaking, but, to paraphrase the good book, he...

Final Examinations

Like its predecessors, the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition proved to be a grueling and exhilarating run, giving music fans 17 days’ worth...

Cliburn Competition: Preliminary Hearings

What is there to say about hearing 30 pianists in four days? I use my experience going to film festivals for this publication to...

Backlot Bromancing

A new season cometh and bringeth with it a transition away from the dark comedies of winter to the lighter-feeling dramas of summer. Playing...

Alice in Wonderful

To stage Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with its array of exotic characters, is a major effort for any company. Texas Ballet Theater...

Opera Out of Doors

The weather turned unseasonably cold and windy midway through last Saturday, and undoubtedly that had an effect on the attendance for Fort Worth Opera’s...

Falling for The Trap

Finding comedy in anxiety is laughably attempted by many, clinched by only a few. In The Trap, British playwright Kieran Lynn’s affinity for dark absurdism goes one...

Mayor Carmen

After the Fort Worth Opera’s board of directors angered classical music fans in February by firing general director Darren Woods (“Aria for Woods,” Feb....

Just the System

Day-to-day court proceedings rarely rise to sitcom levels of entertainment, but that hasn’t diminished our collective curiosity of the criminal justice system. Voir Dire,...