Best Bets • 07.01.16

Posted on 30 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.01 — Sunday 07.17

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‘42nd Street’ brings amazing dancing to North Texas for three weeks of performances.

Come and meet those dancing feet at ‘42nd Street’ … in Dallas or Fort Worth

Ever since the early talky film version, 42nd Street has been one of the iconic behind-the-scenes Broadway musicals. It was reinvented in the 1980s in the form it is today, and jam-packed with amazing dancing and classic songs. It’s currently playing in Dallas courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals, but moves to Cowtown’s Bass Hall via Performing Arts Fort Worth… which gives you even more time to see it.

DEETS:
Fair Park Music Hall
901 First Ave.
Through July 10.
DallasSummerMusicals.org

Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce St.
Fort Worth
July 12–17
BassHall.com

Sunday 07.03

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Get a headstart on the Fourth’s festivities at Addison Kaboom Town!

The date on the Declaration of Independence says July 4, but Addison has always jumped the gun a bit. The town’s big Fourth of July celebration is routinely held on the Third of July, full of music, fireworks, food, an airshow and the promise of their biggest finale yet. It all starts at 4 p.m., and goes as late as midnight, so turn up for all the fun early and stay as late as you want. Best of all? General admission is free.

DEETS:
Addison Circle Park
4970 Addison Circle Drive
Gates at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
For details, visit AddisonKaboomTown.com

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 1, 2016.

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