If Dallas had hills, they’d be alive with ‘The Sound of Music’
If you grew up without cable TV or Netflix, you know that broadcast event movies like The Ten Commandments and The Wizard of Oz were family-viewing staples. Add to that The Sound of Music, for a time the most successful film in history and still a juggernaut in pop culture. Fresh off her Oscar, Julie Andrews delivered another knockout performance as Maria, the singing nun in this sincere but tuneful adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein hit. As old TV audiences will remember, it arrives just in time for Thanksgiving as part of the Magnolia’s Tuesday New Classics Series, presented by Dallas Voice.
in the West Village.
Brian Brooks Moving Company makes North Texas debut
If the name Brian Brooks Moving Company sounds like someone you’d hire to relocate, well, don’t feel too bad. The up-and-coming dance troupe has never performed in Dallas until now. But it’s making up for it with shows on two days. The modernist, sexy company will dazzle with its energetic and spirited choreography, performed on works with titles like “Torrent” and “I’m Going to Explode.”
City Performance Hall,
2520 Flora St.
Nov. 21–22. $55–$75.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 21, 2014