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Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists Photo Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 12, 2021

Dallas Theater Center has announced the addition of several full-time resident artists!

Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists Photo Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2021

Dallas Theater Center has announced the addition of several full-time resident artists! Zachary J. Willis, Christina Austin Lopez, and Bob Hess join the Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company. while Jonathan Norton, DTC playwright-in-residence, has been promoted to a full-time staff member!

BWW Review: SOMETHING GRIM(M) Makes Downtown Dallas Its Stage Photo BWW Review: SOMETHING GRIM(M) Makes Downtown Dallas Its Stage
by Emily Short - Mar 20, 2021

SOMETHING GRIM(M) uses a variety of multimedia to tell a Grimm-like fairy tale. It takes the audience on a physical and inner journey to respond to this question: “What are you doing with your power?”

BWW Review: IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER: A CHRISTMAS CAROL FOR OUR TIME Delivers the Hopef Photo BWW Review: IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER: A CHRISTMAS CAROL FOR OUR TIME Delivers the Hopeful Christmas Story We Knew We Needed
by Emily Short - Dec 16, 2020

I think it’s safe to admit that 2020 has us all feeling a bit Scrooge-y, but that doesn’t mean this year is beyond hope. In the Bleak Midwinter: A Christmas Carol for our Time takes the audience on a reflective journey through the life of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man initially known for his gloom and eventually celebrated for his generosity.

Dallas Theater Center Presents New Film Adaptation Of A Christmas Classic Photo Dallas Theater Center Presents New Film Adaptation Of A Christmas Classic
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2020

Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center has announced a new film adaptation, In the Bleak Midwinter: A Christmas Carol for Our Time, that sets the classic Christmas novel in a modern setting.

Second Thought Theatre Announces Cancellation of ENDGAME Photo Second Thought Theatre Announces Cancellation of ENDGAME
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2020

Due to the current state of COVID-19 in North Texas, Second Thought Theatre is cancelling its fall production of Samuel Beckett's Endgame.

Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth Reopens With HOW I GOT OVER June 19 Photo Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth Reopens With HOW I GOT OVER June 19
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth will reopen on June 19 with its rescheduled production of How I Got Over. The theatre will be the first in its area to reopen its doors.

Second Thought Theatre Announces Cancellation Of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Photo Second Thought Theatre Announces Cancellation Of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2020

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, Second Thought Theatre is cancelling its upcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire

Second Thought Theatre Announces New Artistic Director and Season Updates Photo Second Thought Theatre Announces New Artistic Director and Season Updates
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020

After a search that involved several of the leading artists of our theatre community, Second Thought Theatre has announced Carson McCain as STT's new Artistic Director.

Photo Flash: West Coast Premiere of LITTLE WOMEN at The Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: West Coast Premiere of LITTLE WOMEN at The Old Globe
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

The Old Globe presents West Coast premiere of Little Women by Kate Hamill. This brand-new version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about Jo March and her three unforgettably distinct sisters is presented in association with Dallas Theater Center and is directed by Sarah Rasmussen (Artistic Director of Jungle Theater, which originally commissioned the play).

BWW Review: LITTLE WOMEN Warms Hearts at Dallas Theater Center Photo BWW Review: LITTLE WOMEN Warms Hearts at Dallas Theater Center
by Kathleen Anwar - Feb 17, 2020

Many American theater-goers have either read Little Women in High School, or seen the play, musical, or recent star-studded film.  When staging this show, the challenge therefore becomes- how do you keep it fresh and original?  Luckily for us, Dallas Theater Center has never had a problem with a lack of creativity, and they didn't start with this production of Little Women! 

Second Thought Theater Opens 2020 Season With MLIMA'S TALE Photo Second Thought Theater Opens 2020 Season With MLIMA'S TALE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2020

Second Thought Theatre begins its sixteenth season with the area premiere of Mlima's Tale by Lynn Nottage. Tiana Kaye Blair makes her STT directing debut with this year's season opener. Mlima's Tale begins with previews on Wednesday, February 19 and runs through Saturday, March 14. All performances of Mlima's Tale will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3400 Blackburn Street. Tickets to Mlima's Tale can be purchased online at secondthoughttheatre.com.

Dallas Theater Center Presents LITTLE WOMEN Photo Dallas Theater Center Presents LITTLE WOMEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

Dallas Theater Center presents an adaptation of the timeless literary classic, Little Women, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. A fresh spin on the familiar tale, Little Women begins with a Pay What You Can performance on Feb. 7 and continues through March 1. Press Night will be Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets to Little Women are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499. Little Women is produced in association with The Old Globe, where it will continue in March.

Brandon Potter To Star As Ebenezer Scrooge In Dallas Theater Center's A CHRISTMAS CAR Photo Brandon Potter To Star As Ebenezer Scrooge In Dallas Theater Center's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2019

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center presents the annual hit production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Former Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company member Brandon Potter will play Ebenezer Scrooge in the classic tale that follows a magical journey of hope and redemption. A Christmas Carol begins on Nov. 22 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 29. Press Night will be Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to A Christmas Carol are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499.

Second Thought Theatre Announces 6th Annual Second Thought State of Mind
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2019

Second Thought Theatre announced today details for this year's State of Mind, an event celebrating Second Thought Theatre's mission and garnering future support for the award-winning theatre company. The 6th annual State of Mind invites guests to an evening of fun and fundraising featuring an intimate discussion with popular North Texas director and choreographer, Joel Ferrell, whose Second Thought directorial credits include The Necessities, Othello, and Gruesome Playground Injuries, and Stan Wojewodski, Distinguished Professor of Directing and Chair of the Theatre Department at Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts. Our featured entertainment is a a?oesecreta?? a?" a true-to-mission performance designed to inspire, engage, and entertain patrons and guests.

STT Announces 2020 Season And Leadership Changes Photo STT Announces 2020 Season And Leadership Changes
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019

Along with the announcement of the shows comprising their 16th season, Second Thought Theatre announced this morning that Artistic Director (AD) Alex Organ will transition out of his leadership position at the end of 2020.

Second Thought Theatre Closes 15th Season With World Premiere of WHAT WE WERE Photo Second Thought Theatre Closes 15th Season With World Premiere of WHAT WE WERE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2019

Second Thought Theatre closes their 2019 season with the world premiere of What We Were by acclaimed local playwright Blake Hackler. This is the third world premiere of Hackler's plays presented by Second Thought, following successful runs in previous seasons of The Necessities and Enemies/People. It also marks the first co-production for the company with another theatre. Directed by STT Artistic Associate Christie Vela, What We Were tells the story of three sisters who suffered a childhood of abuse. Weaving scenes from the past and present, the play explores responsibility, what we do to cope, and the very difficult work of healing. What We Were begins with previews on Wednesday, August 28 and runs through Saturday, September 21. Performances of What We Were will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus; 3400 Blackburn Avenue before transferring to Circle Theatre in Fort Worth. Tickets to What We Were can be purchased online at secondthoughttheatre.com.

STT Announces Double Feature By Caryl Churchill Photo STT Announces Double Feature By Caryl Churchill
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019

As the third offering in its 2019 season, Second Thought Theatre will present a double feature of the rarely produced Caryl Churchill plays Drunk Enough to Say I love You? and Here We Go. STT Artistic Director Alex Organ directs both plays. Returning to the STT stage as part of the dual-cast ensemble are Brandon Potter (Straight White Men) Jenny Ledel (Revolt. She said. Revolt again., Empathitrax, Grounded), and Blake Hackle. Joining these alum in their STT debuts are local luminaries Kieran Connolly (Dallas Theatre Center Diane and Hal Brierley Acting Company member) and Rhonda Boutte (Kitchen Dog Theater company member). Presenting both plays each evening as a single offering, the Caryl Churchill double feature begins with previews on Wednesday, June 5 and runs through Saturday, June 29. All performances will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3400 Blackburn Street. Tickets to each performance can be purchased online at secondthoughttheatre.com.

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT Conjures a Comedic Oasis at Dallas Theater Center Photo BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT Conjures a Comedic Oasis at Dallas Theater Center
by Zac Thriffiley - Apr 4, 2019

Dallas Theater Center's take on the Bard's beloved comedy pulls audiences into a raucous party that is every bit as moving as it is uproariously funny.

STT Announces Regional Premiere of LELA & CO. by Cordelia Lynn Photo STT Announces Regional Premiere of LELA & CO. by Cordelia Lynn
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 13, 2019

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2019 season with the area premiere of Lela & Co. by Cordelia Lynn. STT alum Natalie Young (The Great God Pan, Bull, Red Light Winter) is Lela, a woman recounting the unspeakable horrors she faced in the middle of a war zone. Garret Storms (Martyr) portrays the series of men who interrupt Lela's story, and her life, as they use and abuse her for their own profit.

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