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House Party Theatre to Stage SHADOW WOMAN This October House Party Theatre to Stage SHADOW WOMAN This October
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Dallas

This October, House Party Theatre is back with a dark, supernatural thriller cooked up in their new play development wing: SHADOW WOMAN. A brand new horror play imagined by Dallas playwright Claire Carson, SHADOW WOMAN will bring to the stage the shock, thrill, and camp featured almost exclusively in the film landscape of the past several decades. (more...)
House Party Theatre Announces New Leadership House Party Theatre Announces New Leadership
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Dallas

House Party Theatre announced today the addition of two new members of its leadership team to support the production of local, non-traditional theatre and advance the company's vision of uniting and developing an independent network of creative, self-generating individuals who insist on providing the best work. (more...)
Dave Foley & Kevin McDonald to Receive Ernie Kovacs Award at Dallas VideoFest Dave Foley & Kevin McDonald to Receive Ernie Kovacs Award at Dallas VideoFest
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2017 in Dallas

Dallas VideoFest announced today that it will honor both Kids in the Hall co-founders Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 14. (more...)
Photo Flash: Theatre Too presents CEDAR SPRINGS OR BIG SCARY ANIMALS Photo Flash: Theatre Too presents CEDAR SPRINGS OR BIG SCARY ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in Dallas

An older white couple from the country unknowingly moves to the gayborhood in Dallas to be closer to their granddaughter. What begins as polite dinner conversation with their gay, multi-ethnic neighbors careens out of control. A hilarious collision of race, sex, guns and sports, playwright Matt Lyle examines shifting generational beliefs and just how hard it is to raise a child regardless of who you are and where you live. (more...)
AT&T Performing Arts Center Welcomes New PNC Sponsorship AT&T Performing Arts Center Welcomes New PNC Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in Dallas

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced a new sponsorship with PNC. This sponsorship includes the rebuilding and renaming of the Center's Member's Lounge, and is PNC's first major arts sponsorship in the DFW area. (more...)
Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home' Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home'
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in Dallas

On the heels of a successful re-mount of THE BOXER, Bootstraps Comedy Theater continues to experiment with alternative theatrical experiences. In a Southern City is a radio variety show recorded in front of a live studio audience and features comedy, storytelling, and live music. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Dallas

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Dallas (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Dallas

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER Coming up at Pocket Sandwich Theatre DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER Coming up at Pocket Sandwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in Dallas

Opening on August 25 at Pocket Sandwich Theatre is the highly acclaimed, smash hit comedy 'DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER,' written by Marc Camoletti and directed by Kim Titus. (more...)
Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival Rapp and Folsom Bring The Fully Immersive Lenny Bruce Experience to The Fort Worth Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Dallas

Producers Bren Rapp and Joey Folsom are going to give 2017 Fort Worth Fringe audiences their money's worth as anchor of the 2nd annual festival on its Friday and Saturday nights at The Scott Theater with their production of Sam Bobrick and Julie Stein's Lenny Bruce is Back. (more...)
BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 6 BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 6
by Garrett Reeves on August 17, 2017 in Dallas

In the last episode of RUNNING RIOT, Joshua plays 'Never Have I Ever' with the cast and reflects on the impact that HIT THE WALL has made on himself, the cast, and the audience. Don't miss HIT THE WALL before it closes this Sunday, August 20th! (more...)
Jeff Swearingen to Kick Off New Acting Program at DAMPA with ELF JR. and HEATHERS Jeff Swearingen to Kick Off New Acting Program at DAMPA with ELF JR. and HEATHERS
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Dallas

Jeff Swearingen, voted BEST THEATER TEACHER (Best of Dallas 2016), has officially joined Dallas Academy of Music and Performing Arts (DAMPA) to direct the upcoming productions, Elf Jr. - The Musical and Heathers - The Musical. (more...)
Outcry Youth Theatre presents LORD OF THE FLIES Outcry Youth Theatre presents LORD OF THE FLIES
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Dallas

Outcry Youth Theatre brings William Golding's classic novel, LORD OF THE FLIES, to bloody, vivid life in this stage adaptation by Nigel Williams. The familiar tale of British private school boys stranded on a remote island will be delivered with an exciting and emotional fervor. (more...)
Fort Worth Arts Organizations Oppose Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fort Worth Arts Organizations Oppose Texas 'Bathroom Bill'
by Kyle Christopher West on August 16, 2017 in Dallas

Earlier this week, the 'Bathroom Bill,' a controversial bill that would require people to use restrooms and facilities that match the sex on their birth certificates, was back on the table for discussion in Texas. Performing Arts Fort Worth - the non-profit organization that manages Bass Performance Hall - commented that although they 'generally [shy] away from involvement in political or social issues, [they feel] particularly passionate about this topic,' inspiring PAFW President & CEO Dione Kennedy to send the below letter to Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. The letter was a collaborative letter, signed by several leaders in local arts organizations. The bill has since died in Texas Legislature, for now. (more...)
Tickets now on sale for Theatre Wesleyan's 2017/18 season Tickets now on sale for Theatre Wesleyan's 2017/18 season
by Jacob Sanchez on August 16, 2017 in Dallas

One classic play, a rock musical, a new comedy fresh from off-Broadway, and a classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical will round out the 64th season at Texas Wesleyan University's Department of Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Dallas

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Dallas Theater Center to Host Community Conversation About MILLER, MISSISSIPPI Dallas Theater Center to Host Community Conversation About MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Dallas

Dallas Theater Center will host a curated conversation featuring insights into the world-premiere play Miller, Mississippi on Aug. 21 at the Beckley-Saner Recreation Center, located at 114 W Hobson Ave., Dallas, Texas 75224. In a moderated panel discussion, Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company members Alex Organ and Liz Mikel will discuss their experiences, and how they have informed their approach to the characters they portray in Miller, Mississippi. Moderated by Amber Sims, this conversation will address advantage and what happens 'when tradition is sacred, and change is slow'. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with food donated by Babe's Chicken Dinner House, followed by the conversation at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)
Theatre Three Announces New Performing Arts Educational Opportunities for Adult Actors Theatre Three Announces New Performing Arts Educational Opportunities for Adult Actors
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Dallas

Theatre Three, uptown Dallas's 56 year-old theatre-in-the-round will offer a number of new workshops and master classes for adult actors. In addition to another session of the previously announced National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) workshops, favorite local actors Wendy Welch and James McQuillen will present two sessions of one-day only Musical Audition Master Classes. All classes will take place at Theatre Three, located in the Quadrangle (2800 Routh Street, Suite 168, Dallas, TX 75201). (more...)
An Evening with Deepak Chopra Now On Sale in Dallas An Evening with Deepak Chopra Now On Sale in Dallas
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Dallas

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the return engagement of Deepak Chopra, the world-renowned physician, alternative medical sage and public speaker to Dallas. In 2013, Deepak Chopra (more...)
Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Lineup for 2017 Comedy Series Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Lineup for 2017 Comedy Series
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Dallas

Amphibian Stage Productions announces the comedian lineup for its second annual Phib Comedy Series, featuring Baron Vaughn, star of Grace and Frankie and Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return, as well as Emily Heller, series regular on TBS' Ground Floor. (more...)
Theatre Too At Theatre Three Presents CEDAR SPRINGS OR BIG SCARY ANIMALS Theatre Too At Theatre Three Presents CEDAR SPRINGS OR BIG SCARY ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Dallas

An older white couple from the country unknowingly moves to the gayborhood in Dallas to be closer to their granddaughter. What begins as polite dinner conversation with their gay, multi-ethnic neighbors careens out of control. (more...)
THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA Comes to Stage West THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA Comes to Stage West
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Dallas

What would bring you to the bottom of the world?  Scientific research?  A journey of self-discovery?  An escape from a world you don't fit into? Whatever the reasons, it will certainly be a life-changing experience, as we see in Mat Smart's funny and thoughtful The Royal Society of Antarctica, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, August 24. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of BOY GETS GIRL at Proper Hijinx Productions Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of BOY GETS GIRL at Proper Hijinx Productions
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Dallas

Resolute Theatre Project, Proper Hijinx Productions, and L.I.P. Service present a co-production of Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)
Denton Community Theatre presents BONNIE & CLYDE Denton Community Theatre presents BONNIE & CLYDE
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Dallas

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's Denton roots run deep. Denton was a favorite stomping ground and hideout for the notorious pair and their crew, going all the way back to Clyde and his brother Buck Barrow's youth. Throughout the first half of the Great Depression, Bonnie and Clyde staged multiple robberies and heists in downtown Denton. Dallas and Denton County law enforcement were involved in one hell-of-a car chase that passed through the Denton Square. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Dallas

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)