Tag: contemporary theatre of dallas

REVIEW: ‘Angels Fall’ at CTD

Wilson was a prolific playwright who’s seldom talked about in reverential tones; with productions like this (and the rencent The Madness of Lady Bright), he may receive the critical reevaluation he deserves.

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REVIEW: Leslie Jordan’s “Fruit Fly”

While hysterically funny in ways that print cannot do justice, Fruit Fly is, first and foremost, a performance: In the course of 90 minutes (it was only suppose to be about 70, but he was on a roll), Jordan spoke not only in his own voice but that of his still-living mother, a hard-drinking Southern lady, an antique drag queen, an obese speakeasy

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Leslie Jordan finally gives me credit — sort of

Back in September of 2006, I had a pre-arranged interview with him on the Monday between two big events: On the previous Saturday, he would be attending the “technical” Emmy Awards — what Kathy Griffin so derisively calls “The Schmemmys” — as a nominee best guest actor in a comedy series for Will & Grace; the following Sunday would be the actual broadcast primetime ceremony

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‘Cheaters’ plays tonight at CTD

Always getting caught The Contemporary Theatre of Dallas presents Cheaters written by Michael Jacobs and directed by Michael Serrecchia. No, this isn’t a stage version of that horrible reality show putting cheating boyfriends...

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Arts notes … and some things to do this weekend

5 Women extends run at CTD Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, a catty Southern-fried (and queerish) comedy about bridesmaids that’s in a fun production at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, has extended its run. Rather than...

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