Best Bets • 04-24-15

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 04.25 TITAS presents modern troupe Parsons Dance Experience The Parsons Dance Experience isn’t just a virtuosic troupe that creates exuberant modern dance, it’s also one of the sexier shows out there. TITAS presents this exciting show of contemporary movement with a one-night-only performance. DEETS: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 8 p.m. Saturday 04.25 [...]

Best Bests • 04-17-15

Posted on 16 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.17 Del Shores gets Sordid again! It has become a wonderfully dishy Dallas tradition: Del Shores, Texas’ gay Hollywood raconteur, descends on the Rose Room with his catalogue of hilarious adventures in showbiz, from the hate mail he receives to the actors he hates to the sex he has … and make a DVD [...]

Best Bets • 04-10-15

Posted on 09 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.10 Seeing ‘Red’ at Stage West To some, modern artist Mark Rothko’s works were just splotches of unwieldy color, but how he influenced — and was influenced by — other artists in capturing emotion goes much deeper … for him and his protege, especially as he works on a challenging commission for the Four [...]

Best Bets • 04-03-15

Posted on 02 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.03—Saturday 04.04 Cowtown turns into ‘Chicago’ for two nights only It’s one of the longest-running musicals in history, and for good reason: With a terrific score, breathtakingly modern plot and sexy, jazzy style, Chicago is entertaining, thoughtful and hot as hell. But while it’s been around for 40 years, this tour — which includes [...]

Best Bets • 03-27-15

Posted on 26 Mar 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 03.27—Saturday 03.28 Diavolo shows architecture in motion with Fluid Infinities In broad strokes, Diavolo is a dance troupe, but when you see the group perform — with the use of technology and sets that turn movement into something architectural — it seems like something more, something otherworldly. The popular company, which TITAS brings back this weekend, [...]

Best Bets • 03-20-15

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 at 1:15pm

Friday 03.20 ‘King and I’ opens with B’way’s Rachel York The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s lush and lovely The King & I arrives at Fair Park, courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals, and settles in for a three-weekend run at Fair Park Music Hall. Rachel York, a Drama Desk Award winner for Victor/Victoria, leads the cast in [...]

Best Bets • 03-13-015

Posted on 12 Mar 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 03.06 Kitchen Dog enters Oscar race with ‘Wilde/Earnest’ While DTC is gussying up The School for Wives at the Kalita (see the review on Page 23), Kitchen Dog is giving audiences its own take on another classic. Company member Lee Trull adapted and directed Wilde/Earnest, his take on Oscar Wilde’s undisputed masterwork that gives a [...]

Best Bets • 03-06-15

Posted on 05 Mar 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 03.06 Theatre Britain counts bodies until ‘There Were None’ Last year, Theatre Britain had a rousing success with its production of the record-setting Agatha Christie mystery The Mousetrap. Well, they know a good thing when they see it — they’ve returned to the works of Dame Ag with what is probably her second-best-known stage [...]

Best Bets • 02-27-15

Posted on 26 Feb 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 02.27 Rain reigns: ‘Hedwig’ is back as the angry rocker Neil Patrick Harris’ last gig before the Oscars was his Tony Award-winning role in the B’way musical Hedwig & the Angry Inch. We don’t get NPH, but we still get a potent musical star in this production of the phenomenal show: Robert Rain, who has [...]

Best Bets • 02-20-15

Posted on 19 Feb 2015 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 02.24 Tony Award-winner ‘Kinky Boots’ makes its North Texas debut Since it was announced on DSM’s season, Kinky Boots has been the most anticipated musical of the year. And why not? Harvey Fierstein, Cyndi Lauper and a bunch of too-cool-for-school drag queens in shiny leather footwear? It’s the musical every gay man has waited [...]