At the Women Texas Film Festival Thursday: The gritty ‘Ekaj’

Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 7:02am

At the Women Texas Film Festival: The gritty ‘Ekaj’

Claws out: Niecy Nash — the gay interview

Posted on 15 Aug 2017 at 11:25am

Claws out: Niecy Nash — the gay interview

Master of the house

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:50am

Kyle McClaran ushers Garland Civic into its 50th year of theater with panache Mark Lowry  | Special Contributor marklowry@theaterjones.com       With his tall hefty frame and thick, red whiskers and head of hair, Kyle McClaran, the artistic director Garland Civic Theatre, looks like the walking embodiment of the great Shakespeare character Falstaff. And […]

Danny: boy

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:45am

Transgender sound designer Danny Bergeron relied on support from the North Texas theater community       Growing up a tomboy in a religious home in Denton, Danny Bergeron didn’t have a term for the way he felt, but he knew he wasn’t female, as his birth certificate reads. So in his 20s, after deciding […]

TCC holds 24-hour marathon ‘sing-in’

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:40am

      The Turtle Creek Chorale will host a 24-hour “sing-in,” intended to call attention to and increase support for LGBT community. The concert was triggered by the spate of negative national and state actions directed at gay people, from bathroom bills to presidential tweets against trans servicemen and women.  The marathon concert begins […]

Girl on girls • 08-11-17

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:25am

Jenny Block works it! (Relationships, that is) I used to cringe when I heard people say that relationships take work. “How on earth could they say that?” I wondered. “If it takes work, you must be doing it wrong.” Work is hard. Work is unpleasant. Work is something that no one wants to do. Except […]

Busch league

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:30am

Coy Covington didn’t mean to become the foremost interpreter of Charles Busch drag roles in Texas. But someone has to do it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com       Perhaps the most surprising thing about Uptown Players’ recent production of La Cage aux Folles was that Coy Covington had nothing to do […]

Bam! Pow!

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:15am

Our curated list of 15 unmissable events in the upcoming season of the arts       Theater, opera, dance, spoken word, art, music: There are endless options out there every year (heck, every week!) for people who consume culture… and we didn’t even mention comedy, film or performance art yet. So how do you […]

Arts seasons at a glance

Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 6:00am

Your guide to theater, dance, music and more in 2017–18         PLAYS AND MUSICALS Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth (Broadway at the Bass) The two companies again share marketing and booking this season, with plenty of overlap. DSM’s season starts later than usual, with its holiday add-on, Irving Berlin’s […]

Best Bets • 08-11-17

Posted on 10 Aug 2017 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.11 — Saturday 08.26 Morgana Shaw is back once more as Bette Davis When Morgana Shaw performed the solo show All About Bette earlier this summer at the Margo Jones Theatre, it was hailed as an acting triumph. Now she’s back with two limited runs — for two days in Fort Worth, and for […]