Best Bets • 08.26.16

Posted on 25 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.26 — Sunday 10.09 The stars turn out for ‘Constellations’ Nerd alert! Roland is a beekeeper. Marianne is as Cambridge academic, a physicist who studies theoretical cosmology. They meet and fall and love. And that should be it. But there’s chaos theory and wormholes and tons of other intellectual justifications for the myriad ways […]

Best Bets • 08.19.16

Posted on 18 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 08.26 Throwing Shade podcasters Erin and Bryan return to Texas For a while now, Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson have gotten together once a week to share their insights into issues that affects women and gays and give them, as they say, “much less respect than they deserve.” The popular Throwing Shade podcast is one […]

Best Bets • 08.12.16

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 08.16 — Sunday 08.28 Tony musical favorite ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ opens at Winspear In 2014, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder beat the odds, winning the Tony for best musical against heavy-hitters like Aladdin and Beautiful. Certainly it won over voters with its plot, taken from the old Ealing Studios comedy Kind Hearts & Coronets, […]

Best Bets • 08.05.16

Posted on 04 Aug 2016 at 11:10pm

Sunday 08.07 Saxmen Dave Koz and David Sanborn headline at Fair Park Music Hall As two of the most famous and acclaimed saxophonists out there, the pairing of Dave Koz and David Sanborn is a natural fit. They just launched their co-headlining tour Side by Side, and bring it to Fair Park for a matinee […]

Best Bets • 07.29.16

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.29— Saturday 07.30 Dallas Cabaret Festival continues with a stellar lineup Day 1 of the inaugural Dallas Cabaret Festival has ended, but the fun is just beginning. Friday welcomes Linda Petty at 7 p.m., Julie Johnson at 8:30 p.m. and Marisa Diotalevi at 10 p.m.; Saturday is an all-star tribute to the late pianist […]

Best Bets • 07.22.16

Posted on 21 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.22 Who will be the new Miss Gay Texas? Last week, we wrote about Asia O’Hara, pictured, and her term as the current Miss Gay Texas America coming to an end. Well, tonight, following three nights of preliminaries, we find out who will reign. And hey, it beats what’s going on in Cleveland. DEETS: […]

Best Bets • 07.15.16

Posted on 14 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Thursday 07.21 Follow the Todrick Road to the Verizon for Straight Outta Oz North Texas native was an American Idol also-ran, but he’s proven his starpower without the reality show as a popular and engaging young artist and Friend of Dorothy. And we don’t just mean he’s gay — he’s also a huge fan of […]

Best Bets • 07.08.16

Posted on 07 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.15 — Sunday 07.31 McNally makes second appearance with Uptown Players’ ‘Only a Play’ Uptown Players’ most recent production was the drama Mothers & Sons, written by playwright Terrence McNally. Well, McNally is back at the Kalita … in a far less serious tone. It’s Only a Play is his riotous recount of behind-the-scenes as […]

Best Bets • 07.01.16

Posted on 30 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.01 — Sunday 07.17 Come and meet those dancing feet at ‘42nd Street’ … in Dallas or Fort Worth Ever since the early talky film version, 42nd Street has been one of the iconic behind-the-scenes Broadway musicals. It was reinvented in the 1980s in the form it is today, and jam-packed with amazing dancing […]

Best Bets • 06.24.16

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 at 11:10pm

Tuesday 06.28 — Sunday 07.10 Making it big on Broadway Caitlin Ehlinger leads the cast in Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth’s production of 42nd Street, the comedy classic that tells the story of starry-eyed Peggy Sawyer who leaves her home in Allentown, Penn., to make it big on Broadway. DEETS: Music Hall […]