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The 22nd Festival of Independent Theatres Goes Virtual Photo The 22nd Festival of Independent Theatres Goes Virtual
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

The 22nd Festival of Independent Theatres has had to change its style, but the FIT is as perfect as ever. This annual mainstay of the DFW performing arts scene switches to a virtual, on demand format this year and will be held October 8-31.

Dallas Children's Theater Offers Virtual Classes for Students Photo Dallas Children's Theater Offers Virtual Classes for Students
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2020

Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts was founded on a deep love of art and education. Today that cornerstone remains, even in challenging times.

Producer Bren Rapp Raises COVID Relief Funding For 16 DFW Independent Performing Arts Photo Producer Bren Rapp Raises COVID Relief Funding For 16 DFW Independent Performing Arts Organizations
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2020

Producer Bren Rapp has used the power of the arts and entertainment to help a multitude of causes over her career locally and nationally. Now, she is putting what she has learned by doing so to work for 16 independent performing arts groups in Dallas/Fort Worth with a 30 day GoFundMe campaign aimed at raising relief funding for COVID 19 related setbacks: SMALL CHANGE-BIG HELP

Producer Bren Rapp Raises Virus Relief Funding For 16 DFW Performing Arts Groups Photo Producer Bren Rapp Raises Virus Relief Funding For 16 DFW Performing Arts Groups
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2020

Producer Bren Rapp has used the power of the arts and entertainment to help a multitude of causes over her career locally and nationally. Now, she is putting what she has learned by doing so to work for 16 independent performing arts groups in Dallas/Fort Worth with a 30 day GoFundMe campaign aimed at raising relief funding for COVID-19 setbacks.

Jessica Cavanagh's SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOR Sets NY Showcase Run Photo Jessica Cavanagh's SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOR Sets NY Showcase Run
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2019

After an incredibly successful workshop run at Theatre Three's Theater Too in Dallas, playwright Jessica Cavanagh's SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOR is headed for a New York showcase run at Urban Stages. Produced by the Dallas-based team of Cavanagh, actor/director Marianne Galloway, and producer Bren Rapp, the play will run in April during Autism Awareness Month and will feature the original workshop cast under Galloway's direction. Along with the cast of seven, which includes Dallas acting powerhouses Ian Ferguson, Danielle Pickard, Jennifer Kuenzer and Cavanagh, starring as a fictionalized version of herself, the orignal Dallas production and design team including set designer Jeff Schimdt (Artistic Director of Theatre Three) will be involved in transitioning the show from its local workshop phase to its New York showcase. Acting as associate producer, former DFW actor/artist now based in New York, Montgomery Sutton, will help to bring the play to the New York market. Thanks to initial investment, the team is already at wor

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For SCROOGE THE MUSICAL Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For SCROOGE THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 15, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for its acclaimed 8th annual tradition of the magical story based on Charles Dickens' much loved A Christmas Carol with Book, Lyrics and Music by the acclaimed Leslie Bricusse (Willie Wonka) December 7-16.

BWW Review: THE DAFFODIL GIRLS Vie Viciously for Survival ‚Ä" and a Pony Photo BWW Review: THE DAFFODIL GIRLS Vie Viciously for Survival ‚Ä" and a Pony
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 14, 2018

THE DAFFODIL GIRLS, Jeff Swearingen's makeover of 'Glengarry Glen Ross,' transformed David Mamet's real estate shark tank into a Girl Scout Cookie drive. Now in a further mutation, Three Bone Theatre successfully produces this children's theatre hit with an all-adult cast.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD  Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for Neil Simon's iconic play The Odd Couple. Performances are slated for August 3-11, 2018. The cast includes veterans from the region's top professional theatres. Leading the cast for Odd Couple will be veteran stage actors Mikey Abrams as Oscar and Shane Beeson as Felix. The play will also feature Danny Gallagher, Seth Nelson, Daniel Dean Miranda, Isabell Moon, Callie Stearns, and Ben Scheer.

New Musical to Workshop in Los Angeles This Weekend From Dallas Producers Photo New Musical to Workshop in Los Angeles This Weekend From Dallas Producers
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2018

Living Over The Rainbow is a new musical based on a true story that made national headlines in 2008 when a young gay teenager, Lawrence King, was murdered by a fellow classmate at his high school in Oxnard, California. The circumstances of his death and the issues brought to light by it have now been made into a heartfelt and inspirational musical about acceptance and finding peace crafted by Roz Esposito.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for Neil Simon's iconic play The Odd Couple. Performances are slated for August 3-11, 2018. The cast includes veterans from the region's top professional theatres. Leading the cast for Odd Couple will be veteran stage actors Mikey Abrams as Oscar and Shane Beeson as Felix. The play will also feature Danny Gallagher, Seth Nelson, Daniel Dean Miranda, Isabell Moon, Callie Stearns, and Ben Scheer.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD  Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for Neil Simon's iconic play The Odd Couple. Performances are slated for August 3-11, 2018. The cast includes veterans from the region's top professional theatres. Leading the cast for Odd Couple will be veteran stage actors Mikey Abrams as Oscar and Shane Beeson as Felix. The play will also feature Danny Gallagher, Seth Nelson, Daniel Dean Miranda, Isabell Moon, Callie Stearns, and Ben Scheer.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD  Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for Neil Simon's iconic play The Odd Couple. Performances are slated for August 3-11, 2018. The cast includes veterans from the region's top professional theatres. Leading the cast for Odd Couple will be veteran stage actors Mikey Abrams as Oscar and Shane Beeson as Felix. The play will also feature Danny Gallagher, Seth Nelson, Daniel Dean Miranda, Isabell Moon, Callie Stearns, and Ben Scheer.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2018

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for Neil Simon's iconic play The Odd Couple. Performances are slated for August 3-11, 2018. The cast includes veterans from the region's top professional theatres. Leading the cast for Odd Couple will be veteran stage actors Mikey Abrams as Oscar and Shane Beeson as Felix. The play will also feature Danny Gallagher, Seth Nelson, Daniel Dean Miranda, Isabell Moon, Callie Stearns, and Ben Scheer.

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD Photo North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre Announces Cast For Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2018

Fun House Presents THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS Photo Fun House Presents THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2018

The Production: Making their return from the adult professional theatre scene in New York, award winning Fun House Theatre and Film puts their pint size powerhouses back in action with a comedic offering going all the way back to the roots of what we now know as comedy as they mount an approachable and clever adaptation of the Commedia dell'arte classic, The Servant of Two Masters. Joining the shenanigans, Fun House's subsidiary company, The Basement, supplies some of the area's most acclaimed young adult actors to the production which blends conventional Commedia with improv, slapstick and quick witted dialogue to create a comedic offering fit for all ages.

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