Best Bets • 03.23.12

Posted on 22 Mar 2012 at 5:00pm

Friday 03.23

Pink-Martini-9-_PhotoCredit_Autumn-de-WildeUnlike father, unlike son

In Fortune, father and son go head to head just to earn a big time inheritance. In Bretton B. Holmes’ dark comedy, the will left by Winston’s mother locks him and his estranged father Roger in a house for seven days. With a tube of toothpaste, no TV  and disagreements over Chuck Norris, they figure out what family really means.

DEETS:
Stone Cottage Theatre
15650 Addison Road, Addison.
Through April 15. $18–$22.

MBSProductions.net.

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Sunday 03.25

Drinks on you
The last three years have been busy ones for Pink Martini with four new releases since 2009. Now they are on the road proving to be possibly the busiest eclectic jazz band ever. Gay frontman Thomas Lauderdale and gang bring an interesting array of music from Turkish traditionals to Japanese duets all under the night sky. But you bring your own wine and cheese.

DEETS:
Annette Strauss Square at the Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
8 p.m. $45–$65.
ATTPAC.org.

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Tuesday 03.27

Practically perfect in every way

Who didn’t want Mary Poppins to fly in and turn their world into something magical? Or at least clean their room with the snap of a finger? Mary Poppins whisks into Fort Worth this week with her spoonfuls of sugar and picture-hopping adventures and we’re all the better for it.

DEETS:
Bass Music Hall
525 Commerce St., Fort Worth.
Through April 8.
BassHall.com.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 23, 2012.

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