Uptown boys

Posted on 12 Aug 2016 at 6:30am

Uptown Players co-founders Jeff Rane and Craig Lynch reflect on 15 years of changing the landscape of theater in North Texas By Arnold Wayne Jones In the summer of 2001, two friends, both local actors — Jeff Rane and Craig Lynch — decided they were tired of looking for good theater; they wanted to create […]

Uptown Players announces lineup for Pride Performing Arts Fest

Posted on 02 Aug 2016 at 9:00am

Uptown Players announces lineup for Pride Performing Arts Fest

Everyone’s a critic

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:36am

Uptown Players’ farce ‘It’s Only a Play’ lets fly a whirlwind of laughter ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com “I don’t read reviews.” Oh, how many times I’ve heard that one. Almost as many as my reviews have been excerpted, or I’ve been thanked for my kind comments, or excoriated for my “jackass” opinions. […]

EXCLUSIVE: Uptown Players’ 16th season announced

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:50am

EXCLUSIVE: Uptown Players’ 16th season announced

Thunder role

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Thunder role: Eric LaJuan Summers of ‘Dreamgirls’

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 […]