Tag: contemporary theatre

‘Mama’s Party’ cabaret at Tucker’s Blues

Get your cabaret fix to start off the week Even if it is the beginning of the work week or the new year, Monday nights are a Dallas must thanks to Amy Stevenson who hosts Mama’s Party. Every Monday, local musicians and...

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STAGE BRIEFS

The Night of the Iguana. As if we need further evidence that Rene Moreno is Dallas’ best director, we have this remarkable production as Exhibit A, pictured right. Tennessee Williams’ last great play is set in tropical Acapulco,...

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ACTOR OF THE YEAR

Stage, it is said, is an actor’s medium, and that is true with the local theater community, who did excellent work last year. Pam Daugherty and Jerry Crow breathed comfortable authenticity in Theatre 3’s contribution to the...

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Best bets • 10.21.11

Friday 10.21] Who hasn’t had one? The trials of dating can be rather daunting, but shoe fetishist and single mother Haley finds that her horrible taste in men isn’t paying off in the one-woman show Bad Dates, starrting Shannon...

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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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Serrecchia receives award for dance excellence

Michael Serrecchia, center, with Gary Floyd and Patty Breckenridge. Every year, the Dance Council of North Texas presents awards to local luminaries in dance, education and choreography, and this year’s recipient of the...

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Best Bets • 09.02.11

Friday 09.02 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...

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Best bets • 06.17.11

Friday 06.17 No catfights over these outfits Being a bridesmaid is a thankless job, as the ladies know in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. The Alan Ball (American Beauty, True Blood) play shows irreverence toward the custom as...

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‘Trip to Bountiful’ extends by 3 performances

The success of Contemporary Theatre’s The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Rene Moreno, has led the company to extend the run by a week. Three additional performances — 8 p.m. shows on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, and...

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Foote Fetish: ‘Trip,’ ‘Roads’

Characters in Horton Foote plays tend to talk. And talk and talk and talk and talk and talk. It takes a savvy director to turn such static exposition into real theater, so it’s a boon that the last two new productions in the...

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