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’

Stage review: Keeping up with ‘The Joneses’

Posted on 25 Mar 2016 at 6:00am

Edward Albee’s seminal drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? pits two couples — one older and embattled, the other young and corruptible — in a game of psychological and sexual oneupmanship, contained in the rarefied world of intellectual academia. Will Eno’s play The Realistic Joneses — one of the Discovery Series productions in WaterTower Theatre’s black […]

ATTPAC announces 2016-17 B’way series

Posted on 21 Mar 2016 at 7:31pm

The Curious Incident, Book of Mormon and Finding Neverland among 2016-17 B’way series

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Light Up the Sky’

Posted on 17 Mar 2016 at 1:02pm

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Light Up the Sky’

Magic Johnson?

Posted on 11 Mar 2016 at 6:15am

LBJ goes ‘All the Way,’ but DTC’s staging is a disappointing tragedy of errors It’s a tenet of criticism that you can only review the thing in front of you. The cake is stale, the piano is out of tune, the soprano has laryngitis? It doesn’t make any difference how well-intentioned the artists involved are […]

Stage reviews: ‘I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard,’ ‘Her Song’

Posted on 19 Feb 2016 at 7:20am

One booze-filled night, David (Barry Nash), a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose output seems to have diminished in recent years, alternates giving his actress-daughter Ella (Jenny Ledel) a pep-talk with passive-aggressively undermining her self-confidence. David is a bootstraps guy, the kind who willed his career as a writer after cozying up to a famous queer mentor. […]

BREAKING: DTC announces 2016-17 season

Posted on 16 Feb 2016 at 10:01am

BREAKING: DTC announces 2016-17 season

Review: ‘Bridges of Madison County’

Posted on 03 Feb 2016 at 8:59pm

If you weren’t around when Robert James Waller’s novel The Bridges of Madison County dropped in 1992, you probably can’t fully appreciate its cultural impact. It was, in retrospect, the Midwestern equivalent of 50 Shades of Grey: Poorly written treacle masquerading as grand romance. It was almost a parody of itself from the start, with […]