Texas Ballet Theater presents SpringFest

Posted on 24 May 2013 at 7:07am

George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, with its glorious choreography and glittering costumes, is a vision of the Imperial Ballet in its heyday at the Mariinksy Theatre. Demanding rigorous technical precision, the range of patterns in motion is endlessly fascinating and has become a staple of the repertoire. The piece has been called the “niece” of [...]

‘Priscilla’ at Dallas Summer Musicals

Posted on 23 May 2013 at 9:06am

Priscilla tells the story of friends who hop aboard a battered bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. More info here. Buy tickets here.  

“Anything Goes” at the Winspear

Posted on 15 Feb 2013 at 6:00am

Anything Goes, the “glorious and exuberant” (USA Today) “musical comedy joy” (The New York Times) sails to Dallas in late winter for a two-week run at the Winspear Opera House of the AT&T Performing Arts Center from February 13 to 24. DEETS: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24. Buy tickets [...]

Patti LaBelle at American Airlines Center for Valentine’s Day

Posted on 14 Feb 2013 at 6:15am

All Aboard the Love Train! Old School 94.5 brings all your favorite artist for a night full of love with Patti Labelle, Heads of State featuring Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and special guest: Phil Perry, Tony Terry, Michael Cooper, Larry Dodson, Glen Jones. Patti LaBelle performs at the American Airlines Center. For something [...]

“Catch Me If You Can” opens 2-week run at Music Hall

Posted on 13 Feb 2013 at 6:00am

Catch Me If You Can is a Broadway Musical written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman, featuring a book by Terrence McNally.  The show is based on the 2002 film of the same name which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and follows the story of con man Frank Abagnale Junior.  Mc Nally’s libretto is also based on Abagnale’s [...]

“Memphis” begins run at Bass Hall

Posted on 12 Feb 2013 at 6:07am

Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves – filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock n’ roll. Winner of four [...]

“Texas Bound” at the Dallas Museum of Art

Posted on 11 Feb 2013 at 6:00am

Texas-connected actors bringing stories by Texas-connected authors from the page to the stage in the series “Texas Bound” as part of the Arts & Letters Live series. Reis McCormick reads her essay “The Shape of Things to Come.” Rob McCollum reads Ron Carlson’s “Milk.” Allison Pistorius reads Siobhan Fallon’s “Gold Star.” Stephen Tobolowsky reads his essay [...]

Lily Tomlin performs at the Winspear

Posted on 10 Feb 2013 at 6:00am

Lily Tomlin brings Ernestine, Edith Ann and friends to Dallas. See Arnold Wayne Jones story here. DEETS: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. at 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets here.

Dash for the Beads begins Oak Cliff Mardi Gras celebration

Posted on 09 Feb 2013 at 6:00am

Dash for the Beads begins and ends at Kidd Springs Park this year and benefits Fidoakcliff, which is raising money to build a dog park. Ocarnivale Masquerade Ball takes place tonight at the Kessler Theater. Live New Orleans-style swing music will be provided by Club Wood and the Inner City All Stars. Tomorrow, the Mardi [...]

Turtle Creek Chorale and Uptown Players present “Ragtime”

Posted on 08 Feb 2013 at 6:23am

Turtle Creek Chorale and Uptown Players join forces for a concert version of this powerful Broadway hit and Tony Award winner (for best musical score). This snapshot of American history is told through the stories of a Harlem musician, a wealthy matriarch, and a Jewish immigrant. It parades various musical styles from the early 20th [...]