Review: Lyric Stage’s ‘South Pacific’

Posted on 18 Jun 2015 at 12:11pm

You root for Nellie because Janelle Lutz is one of the most intoxicatingly effervescent actresses on North Texas stages. She brings the performance more joyful abandon than I’ve ever seen delivered in the role before, filling the Carpenter Hall not with her size but with her boundless personality

Lyric Stage reveals 2015–16 season lineup

Posted on 12 Jun 2015 at 11:49pm

Shows include Into the Woods, Grand Hotel and Anything Goes

Stage reviews: A week of theater

Posted on 11 Jun 2015 at 10:47am

Reviews of the Dallas Solo Fest, Stage West’s ‘Vanya and Sonia,’ DSM’s ‘Cinderella,’ Echo Theatre’s ‘Precious Little,’ WTT’s ‘Manicures’ and Theatre Britain’s ‘Music Hall’

Tony Awards recap

Posted on 07 Jun 2015 at 10:30pm

Kelli O’Hara finally won a Tony Award Sunday as best actress in a musical, upsetting sentimental favorite Chita Rivera in The Visit, with best musical going to Fun Home

DSM, PAFW announce 2015–16 seasons

Posted on 07 Jun 2015 at 2:23pm

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth will again have several cross-over shows for their 215–16 seasons

Charming prince

Posted on 05 Jun 2015 at 6:30am

Andy Jones grew up with 2 moms, which may account for why he now gets to play a ….Charming prince ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor I’ve never even met Andy Jones, but I already have a bone to pick with him. Sure, Jones — no relation — is a Broadway actor and currently [...]

Bottle blonde

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 6:15am

Iconic ’60s star Barbara Eden blinks her way into pop culture expo TAMMYE NASH  | Managing Editor When Barbara Eden signed a contract with Sidney Sheldon in 1965 to star in a little sitcom called I Dream of Jeannie, she was only 34 years old, but had already been a member of Actors Equity [...]

Stage Review: ‘The Firestorm’

Posted on 29 May 2015 at 6:00am

It’s odd to think that Kitchen Dog Theater — which many local theater fans consider to be our edgiest “young” company — is 25 years old, and has spent 20 of those years housed in the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, where more than 100 productions have challenged audiences … some more successfully than others, to be [...]

WaterTower Theatre announces 2015-16 season

Posted on 26 May 2015 at 1:01am

WaterTower Theatre announces 2015-16 season

Remembering Jac Alder

Posted on 23 May 2015 at 3:05pm

I didn’t know Jac Alder as well as many other people. But I knew him well enough: Through his largesse, his artistry, his commitment. He wasn’t a tall man; but he was a giant