‘Hamilton’ dominates Tony Award nominations

Posted on 03 May 2016 at 9:26am

‘Hamilton’ receives a record 16 Tony nominations

DSM weighs in with more information about Jenkins firing

Posted on 02 May 2016 at 6:18pm

DSM weighs in with more information about Jenkins firing

Michael Jenkins is out as Dallas Summer Musicals president

Posted on 02 May 2016 at 11:41am

Michael Jenkins out at Dallas Summer Musicals

Play memory

Posted on 29 Apr 2016 at 7:25am

Forgetfulness as self-preservation in ‘God Pan’ Frank (Drew Wall) and Jamie (Alex Organ) haven’t seen each other in 25 years, but have met at a Brooklyn coffeehouse to catch up on old times: Jamie — a buttoned-down journalist with a bad memory — still visits the boys’ old babysitter, who’s in an old-folks home; Frank […]

Time and tide

Posted on 22 Apr 2016 at 6:00am

‘Show Boat,’ ‘Big Meal,’ ‘Empress’ movingly portray the full landscape of life ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Theater is a matter of life and death in North Texas this month — literally. At WaterTower Theatre, the entire life-cycle is at issue in The Big Meal, a tender, funny, painfully real portrait of a […]

Agent provocateur

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:25am

Super-agent Sue Mengers comes to life in the gossipy ‘I’ll Eat You Last’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com If your only exposure to Hollywood agents is Ari Gold from Entourage, and you thought that was a little over-played, well, you’ve never heard of Sue Mengers. She was an agent of the old-school variety […]

Holland ahead

Posted on 08 Apr 2016 at 6:00am

Emmy-winning actress Holland Taylor came out at 72, just as her career was at its peak. A look ahead for the woman who became Ann Richards ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The last few years have been a whirlwind of attention and acclaim for Holland Taylor — not so unusual for a starlet […]

A star is born

Posted on 07 Apr 2016 at 5:40pm

End of the Rainbow exudes desperation from every syllable, sweating out its forlornness like a marathon runner, and the anchor is Lutz’s magnificent portrayal.

What would Judy do?

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 8:06am

Janelle Lutz, one of North Texas’ best musical actresses, revisits the giant among all gay icons ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Janelle Lutz has no problem admitting that she’s one of those actresses who gets very, very nervous before any show opens … but especially this time. Even though she has played Judy […]

Dallas gay playwright wins American critics’ award for ‘Mississippi Goddamn’

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 6:30am

Dallas gay playwright Jonathan Norton wins American critics’ award for ‘Mississippi Goddamn’