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

For your protection

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 6:30am

R&B diva Deborah Cox takes on ‘The Bodyguard’ Most performers would shudder at the task of tackling the iconic role of Rachel Marron, a character portrayed legendarily by Whitney Houston in the 1992 movie The Bodyguard. After all, the film is probably better remembered for its wildly popular soundtrack and for its co-stars or plot.  […]

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Hood,’ ‘The Necessities,’ ‘Finding Neverland’

Posted on 13 Jul 2017 at 8:37am

STAGE REVIEWS: ‘Hood,’ ‘The Necessities,’ ‘Finding Neverland’

Play about Dallas Police ambush opens on 1-year anniversary

Posted on 06 Jul 2017 at 10:02am

Play about Dallas Police ambush opens on 1-year anniversary

‘Ann,’ frankly

Posted on 23 Jun 2017 at 7:20am

Linda Leonard transforms into the  firebrand guv The current production of Ann, about firebrand Texas Gov. Ann Richards, begins with the actual video of her infamous keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. Then actress Linda Leonard walks onstage to take over, and I’ll be damned if there aren’t several moments (especially if you […]

‘Fun Home’ tickets to Dallas show go on sale Friday

Posted on 21 Jun 2017 at 9:55am

‘Fun Home’ tickets to Dallas show go on sale Friday

A bard day’s night

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 7:30am

A fictitious history of the musical … and a classic that mastered the form   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The Dallas Theater Center and Robin Hood aren’t the only locals traipsing through the Middle Ages with musical abandon. Over at the Winspear, the national tour of Something Rotten! frolics across the Renaissance […]

‘Hood’ winking

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 6:30am

How partners-in-life Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn became partners-in-crime by bringing Robin Hood to life in DTC’s world-premiere musical     ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Douglas Carter Beane smiles broadly as he walks into the rehearsal space at the Wyly Theatre, probably looking more upbeat than he has a right to. The […]

Bette than ever

Posted on 09 Jun 2017 at 7:25am

Morgana Shaw embodies a  movie icon; plus a riotous, ‘Endless Love’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The flinty glow from a Marlboro Menthol is the only illumination, then shards of lightning briefly frame the figure. Our glimpses are glancing, but definitive: The silhouette, the bangs, the pursed lips, the hat — that […]