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Friday 01.23

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ gets concert performance

Lyric Stage’s latest production is one of the most popular musicals of the golden age of Broadway, Irving Berlin’s rarely-seen Annie Get Your Gun. The high-kicking Western-themed comedy features classic songs (“There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Anything You Can Do”), presented as they were originally intended: A full 34-piece orchestra. This concert version plays only one weekend instead of the usual two, so now’s the time!

DEETS:
Irving Arts Center,
3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving.
Jan. 23–25. LyricStage.org.

Saturday 01.24

Cavalia Odysseo gallops into North Texas

If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil show, you know how fabulous something under a big top can be. Well, imagine the same, with horses. That’s Cavalia, which combines the raw power and beauty of equestrian mastery with spectacle and showmanship that includes acrobatics, humor and hot men in singlets. It’s been a decade since the show last made it to North Texas, and this new show, called Odysseo, promises new delights. It will play daily with matinee and evening performances; special packages, including premium seating and a full dinner service, are also available.

DEETS:
Under the big top at Dr Pepper Ballpark,
7300 Rough Riders Trail, Frisco.
Tickets from $29.50. Cavalia.net.

Sunday 01.25

Dish’s Drag Brunch inaugurates 2015

This weekend marks the final Sunday of the month, and that means this is the first Drag Brunch of 2015. Drag diva Jenni P is the headliner for this essential new Dallas tradition, which includes three seatings (at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.) with a three-course menu from the Oak Lawn restaurant Dish. It’s like going to a drag club without the late nights.

DEETS:
Dish at the ilume,
4123 Cedar Springs Road.
10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Dish-Dallas.com

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 23, 2015.