STAGE REVIEW: ‘Hit the Wall’

Posted on 09 Aug 2017 at 3:11pm

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Hit the Wall’

Onstage in Bedford gets a reprieve

Posted on 09 Aug 2017 at 12:09pm

Onstage in Bedford gets a reprieve

Second Thought announces 4 area premieres

Posted on 08 Aug 2017 at 11:10am

Second Thought announces four area premieres

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Fiddler’s Cave,’ ‘The Caveman Play’ at FIT

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 6:15am

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Fiddler’s Cave,’ ‘The Caveman Play’ at FIT

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Tommy Cain’ at FIT

Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 10:22am

Tommy confesses these travesties with the sympathetic hesitation of a beaten dog — he’s trying to normalize the abuse (to the audience, to himself), which only magnifies its horror.

A FIT of peaks

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 7:30am

Festival of Independent Theatres roars in its opening weekend We’ve seen plenty of plays and movies in which a beautiful, healthy female actor pretends to have a serious illness. Think Cynthia Nixon as the cancer patient in Wit, Diane Keaton as a leukemia sufferer in Marvin’s Room or Mary Tyler Moore as the quadriplegic in […]

I know why ‘La Cage’ birds sing

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 6:15am

Uptown Players finds the human connection in a camp classic   In a world of Kinky Boots, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Producers and more, it can be a challenge to wrap your mind around the idea that, in 1983, La Cage aux Folles was absolutely revolutionary. There had been gay characters on Broadway […]

Building a ‘Wall’

Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 6:00am

WaterTower’s new artistic director chooses as her first production a rollicking history of Stonewall ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Whenever an arts organization brings in a newcomer to lead it, there’s an expectation that fresh blood equates with fresh ideas … and sometimes radical rethinking. The decision by Addison’s WaterTower Theatre to tap […]

STAGE REVIEW: ‘The Bodyguard’

Posted on 20 Jul 2017 at 10:50am

The Bodyguard is the stage iteration of the beach-read novel, or the summer movie blockbuster. Its aim is pure entertainment, and it hits a bullseye. 

STAGE REVIEWS: The first weekend of FIT off to an auspicious start

Posted on 19 Jul 2017 at 1:34pm

STAGE REVIEWS: The first weekend of FIT off to an auspicious start