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Christmas Presence

The December holidays draw ticketbuyers who would never dream of darkening a theater door the rest of the year. They seek traditional, familiar shows,...

Taking Wing

Many years ago, when Violet O'Valle was a drama teacher in Houston public schools, she discovered a collection of scripts by the great Irish...

Bewitching

Although The Dance on Widow's Row isn't advertised as a Halloween show, Jubilee Theatre's latest comic outing offers up a carnival whirl of splendidly...

Agile Acting

Famous playwrights don't offer succinct explanations of their plays very often. Of course, Steve Martin was famous as an absurdist comic star long before...

Legs and Tails

Last weekend at Bass Performance Hall, there were many bright spots in Texas Ballet Theater's season-opening performance of The Russian Masters, a repertory program...

Falling Water

By the end of last weekend's performances, Amphibian Productions artistic director Kathleen Anderson Culebro must've been sick of all the jokes she was hearing...

Rabbit Redux

What a strange play is Harvey, Mary Chase's 1944 Pulitzer Prize winner. It's as dated and syrupy sweet as a fruitcake, yet it also...

Hot Shorts

Depending on how you look at them, Andy Warhol's famous early short films Kiss (1963) and Blow Job (1964) are either cunning scams on...

The Shape of Things

Chalk it up to fate, or astrology, or good genes destined to collide, but it's not surprising that two of Fort Worth's best actors...

Hard-Earned

Judging by last Sunday's matinee at Theatre Arlington, the arc of the universe bends not just toward justice but also toward farce. What else...