‘Everest’ premiere at Dallas Opera
Dallas Opera continues its season with two mountaintop works — one, the fourth act of the classic La Wally, is set in the Alps, but the second is a world premiere work about the doomed Mt. Everest expedition of 1996. The amazing set (and bearish climbers) is just one draw of this daring English-language one-act opera.
Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St.
Jan. 30–Feb. 7. DallasOpera.org.
Paula Poundstone doubles up at Saturday concerts
Out comic Paula Poundstone has a way of communicating with her audiences that says “I feel you,” which has made her a popular standup for 30 years. She brings her patented humor to Dallas for two shows on Saturday — the early show at 7 p.m. is sold out, but there are still seats available for the 9:30 p.m.
City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ATTPAC.org.
Friday 01.30—Sunday 02.01
Marvel swings into Dallas, Part 2
The Marvel museum expo has been playing for a few weeks in Fair Park, but the show opening this weekend — including several matinee and evening shows — is the live action stunt show Marvel Universe Live, with special effects, fireworks and well-built muscle men in tights. They had me at well-built.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 30, 2015.