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 […]

Theatre Too announces upcoming season

Posted on 09 Jun 2016 at 12:23pm

Theatre Too announces upcoming season

Stage reviews: ‘The Thrush and the Woodpecker,’ ‘The Goat’

Posted on 02 Jun 2016 at 11:35am

Two mainstage shows run in repertory at Kitchen Dog Theater’s current New Works Festival — both rolling world premieres, both dealing with middle-aged women and both so packed with similar metaphors that you can tell they are from the same playwright — Steve Yockey. Like Blackberry Winter (reveiwed last week), The Thrush and the Woodpecker […]

Tara forming

Posted on 02 Jun 2016 at 11:30am

How Dallas solo artist Brigham Mosley turned Scarlett O’Hara into his alter ego — and a metaphor for gay culture ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Brigham Mosley. About three years ago, he was living in New York City, holding down […]

An amazing ‘Cabaret’ … and the chance to meet the cast

Posted on 01 Jun 2016 at 9:03am

An amazing ‘Cabaret’ … and the chance to meet the cast tonight, and get discount tickets.

WaterTower announces 2016-17 season lineup…Terry Martin’s last

Posted on 31 May 2016 at 7:01am

WaterTower announces 2016-17 season lineup…Terry Martin’s last

Stage mini reviews

Posted on 27 May 2016 at 6:00am

Ragtime & Blackberry Winter Ragtime is one of the most impressive novels of the 1970s, one of the most underrated films of the 1980s and a fairly ambitious musical of the 1990s, winning an armful of Tony Awards in telling the sweeping story of turn-of-the-century New York, where immigrants, prosperous blacks, Old Money whites and […]

Women in love

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 7:25am

Director Garret Storms tackles a celestial love affair in quirky ‘Bright Half Life’   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Ever wonder how someone gets selected to direct a play at a theater? If you’re Garret Storms, it goes something like this: The artistic director calls and says, “Hey, we’re interested in you directing a […]