Extra! Extra!

Posted on 01 May 2015 at 6:00am

Disney tries to form a more perfect union in dancetastic ‘Newsies’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor If you’re reading this review and not getting newsprint on your fingers, then you might not fully grasp what a show like Newsies, now at the Winspear Opera House, means to old-school journalists. I’m a newspaperman, but in [...]

Tony Award nominations are always a theater queen’s wet dream

Posted on 28 Apr 2015 at 10:48am

When the Oscar and Emmy and Grammy nominations come out, many of those who follow the awards have already seen (or heard) the contenders, or plan to soon, and have an opinion about who was robbed and who was justly feted. Not so the Tony Award nominations, which came out this morning. Some of the [...]

STAGE REVIEWS: It’s just a fantasy — ‘All My Sons,’ ‘Mildred Wild’

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 1:30pm

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘All My Sons,’ ‘Mildred Wild’

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 9:50am

Terry Dobson, longtime actor and musician, has died

Horns & belles

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:40am

EXCLUSIVE! Dixie Longate will launch new show in FW this fall Dixie Longate — drag alter ego of comedian Kris Andersson, who we profiled a week ago — never matriculated at an Ivy League university. The Tupperware-hawking, ex-con chatterbox from Mobile, Ala. has, however, earned more than her fair share of horse sense while attending [...]

Through the uprights

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 6:15am

DTC’s premiere production of ‘Colossal’ boldly storms past the goal line in its complex exploration of masculinity ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The curtain doesn’t so much rise on Colossal — the world-premiere play now at the Dallas Theater Center — as the game clock starts ticking … literally. They don’t even open the [...]

Review: ‘The Illusionists’

Posted on 09 Apr 2015 at 9:32am

Review: ‘The Illusionists’

Team building

Posted on 03 Apr 2015 at 6:30am

After the tragic passing of Bruce Wood, DTC’s Kevin Moriarty tapped Joshua L. Peugh for the sport-themed play ‘Colossal,’ which explores the complexities of male relationships … including being gay in football ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor It’s a surprising statistic that more people see live theater every year than watch professional sports in [...]

Siam what I am

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 7:20am

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s social justice epic ‘The King & I’ still packs a punch ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The next time a hater dismisses the musical format as silly fluff, share this with him: Over the course of just 16 years in the 1940s and ’50s, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II produced [...]

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Wilde,’ ‘Hot Mikado,’ ‘And Then There Were None’

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 10:15am

There are two main things that make Wilde/Earnest great. The first is Matt Lyle. The second is Matt Lyle!