Tag: Musical

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Mary Poppins’

The stage version of Mary Poppins, now at the Music Hall for a two-week run courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals, is less an adaptation of the film than a hodgepodge of elements from the first three books, plus songs from 1964, plus new songs

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REVIEW: Crazy for You’

There’s nothing like a tuneful Gershwin musical, and Crazy for You, now at Theatre is indeed nothing like one (at least not at the weekend preview I attended). The orchestrations are muffled and fail to emphasize the right instruments; some songs, like “Embraceable You,” are paced too slowly while other, such as “Someone to Watch Over Me,” feel rushed.

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STAGE REVIEW: “Bloody” good show

Imagine an elementary school history pageant, only with people screaming “Fuck!” a lot and Martin Van Buren portrayed as a mincing fop. That’s Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

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Five queer alternatives to the Super Bowl

Yes, Yes… I know… plenty of gay men enjoy football, are fans even, and there are lots of LBT fans as well, but if you’re like me you greet all the hoopla over the Super Bowl with a resounding “meh.”...

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“Giant” today at the Wyly

Bigger is better Any true Texan has likely seen Giant, the movie. It’s a thing, here. But now the story gets the stage treatment with musical numbers by Michael John LaChiusa ad directed by three-time Tony nominee Michael...

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Sing along at Show Tunes Night at Woody’s

You know the words Woody’s goes from macho to musical on Tuesdays with its long running Show Tunes Night. Sing along because you know will to all the classics from MGM up to today’s Broadway shows and likely a few...

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Art Conspiracy 7 tonight

We’ll fall for these Con men (and women) With more than 150 artists auctioning off their art and for cheap (opening bid is still $20), Art Con 7 is both the best place for snagging original art and a flat out blast. With live...

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The Tiger Lillies at Wortham Center

London-based band The Tiger Lillies are one of those groups it’s impossible to describe to someone who’s never experienced them. Their unique brand of concert/performance art takes elements of Wiemar Republic caberet, Bertolt...

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Out singer Catie Curtis tonight at Uncle Calvin’s

She’ll folk you up Boston folk singer Catie Curtis brings a new set of tunes to town. Promoting her latest album Stretch Limousine on Fire, Curtis says this album has pushed her to her musical boundaries. So her live show must...

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‘Spring Awakening’ tonight at WaterTower

Coming of age “This rock musical adaptation of an 1891 German play is set against the backdrop of a progressive and provincial late 19th century Germany.  Spring Awakening tells the timeless story of teenage self-discovery...

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GLBT Broadway pre-show chat at ‘Hair’ tonight

‘Hair’ raising experience How gay is the musical Hair? Find out at this special performance as the Lexus Broadway series presents GLBT Broadway in Hamon Hall. The pre-show event features Dallas Voice LifeStyle Editor Arnold...

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From screen to stage

Q Cinema veterans tackle live theater with the guerrilla-like QLive! CURTAIN UP! | Producing partners Todd Camp and Kyle Trentham have theater backgrounds, but QLive! is a departure from the movie-focused work their...

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Good Christian belle

Gay ally Kristin Chenoweth talks about her new country music CD (she adores Dolly!), queers … and the right way to be a Christian THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO KRISTIN | The performer has conquered stage, recording, TV …...

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Broken Mould

Queer punk pioneer Bob Mould turned an abusive childhood into a musical movement, but memoir targets hardcore fans 2.5 out of 5 stars SEE A LITTLE LIGHT: THE TRAIL OF RAGE AND MELODY By Bob Mould (with Michael Azerrad). 2001...

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