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Posted on 30 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 05.01—Saturday 05.02


Malandain Ballet Biarritz leaps from France to Dallas

Thierry Malandain is known as one of France’s most daring and visoonary choreographers, and his Ballet Biarritz has a sterling reputation for transforming classics into ethereal versions of gossamer movement. The company will prove that with the full-length production of Prokofiev’s Cinderella for a two-night stint at CIty Performance Hall.

City Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
May 1–2 at 8 p.m.

Friday 05.01


DTC winds up current season with classic Austen adaptation

For the first time in several seasons, the Dallas Theater Center didn’t plan a summertime family musical this year, so the run of the adaptation of Jane Austen’s comedy of manners Sense & Sensibility, which officially opens May 1, is the end of the 2014–15 season. And while there might not be lots of singing and dancing, it’s still a family-friendly kind of show, full of romance, dignity, subtle does of feminism and lush costumes.

Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Opening night May 1. Through May 25.

Friday 05.08—Sunday 05.10


Margaret Cho returns to North Texas for five shows at The Addison Improv

Now that Joan Rivers is gone, the crown of The Gays’ Favorite Comedian has become a two-chick race between Margaret Cho and Kathy Griffin. If you need convincing of one’s prowess, you’ll have five chances over three nights when Cho performs at The Addison Improv. Wanna know more? We’ll have a full interview with Cho next week in Dallas Voice!

Addison Improv
4980 Belt Line Road, Ste. 250
May 8, 8 and 10:30 p.m.,
May 9, 7 and 9:30 p.m.,
May 10, 7:30 p.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition May 1, 2015.

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