A season of the arts … at a glance

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:30am

Your handy guide to a year of theater, dance, music and the arts In addition to our Best Bets rundown of the arts, here’s a comprehensive guide to what’s going on in North Texas for the next 12 months (and beyond). You’ll never be able to say “I’m bored — there’s nothing to do!” again. […]

A year in the life

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

We narrow down a year’s worth of performing and visual arts into one fantastic must-see events calendar by Arnold Wayne Jones There’s so much offered by the North Texas arts community, it’s easy to get lost in it all. So once again, we’ve curated a list of the best of the best. Culled from all […]

Uptown boys

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 6:30am

Uptown Players co-founders Jeff Rane and Craig Lynch reflect on 15 years of changing the landscape of theater in North Texas By Arnold Wayne Jones In the summer of 2001, two friends, both local actors — Jeff Rane and Craig Lynch — decided they were tired of looking for good theater; they wanted to create […]

Uptown Players announces lineup for Pride Performing Arts Fest

Posted on 02 Aug 2016 at 9:00am

Uptown Players announces lineup for Pride Performing Arts Fest

Everyone’s a critic

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:36am

Uptown Players’ farce ‘It’s Only a Play’ lets fly a whirlwind of laughter ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com “I don’t read reviews.” Oh, how many times I’ve heard that one. Almost as many as my reviews have been excerpted, or I’ve been thanked for my kind comments, or excoriated for my “jackass” opinions. […]

EXCLUSIVE: Uptown Players’ 16th season announced

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:50am

EXCLUSIVE: Uptown Players’ 16th season announced

Thunder role

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Thunder role: Eric LaJuan Summers of ‘Dreamgirls’

Stage review: ‘Psycho Beach Party’

Posted on 01 Jul 2016 at 7:30am

It is a testament to the complete saturation of absurdism in a Charles Busch play that literally any female character can effortlessly be turned into a man in drag. In the original off-Broadway version of Psycho Beach Party, Busch himself played the ingenue teen; in the film, he created a new role for himself as […]

‘The Charles Busch of Dallas’

Posted on 24 Jun 2016 at 6:00am

Actor Coy Covington dons wig and heels for his 10th outing as a female character in a Charles Busch play Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Aas Coy Covington what he thinks of being called “the Charles Busch of Dallas,” and he’ll tell you, that’s high praise indeed. “It’s a thrill and an honor. They […]

Hope & joy

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 6:15am

Living life to its fullest in ‘Beautiful,’ ‘Mullingar,’ ‘Mothers & Sons’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Carole King’s music mirrored the full pageant of the rock ‘n roll era. From soul anthems like “Natural Woman” to novelty dance ditties like “Locomotion” and soft-rock classics like “You’ve Got a Friend,” you can hardly imagine any […]