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BWW Feature: The Best of 2021 Cabaret, Club, and Concert Photo BWW Feature: The Best of 2021 Cabaret, Club, and Concert
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 31, 2021

The return to live entertainment brought a lot of honesty and authenticity, and some singing actors who had a lot to say. This is the list of shows that rose, in some way, to a new level for audience member and cabaret journalist Stephen Mosher.

BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth Wins Christmas With CHRISTMAS AT THE MET at The Metropo Photo BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth Wins Christmas With CHRISTMAS AT THE MET at The Metropolitan Opera
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 14, 2021

Such a big stage and a big job... and Kristin Chenoweth is totally equal to the task.

Abridged English-Language Version of THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return to the Met Photo Abridged English-Language Version of THE MAGIC FLUTE to Return to the Met
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

The Metropolitan Opera will welcome¬†back its youngest opera lovers with a family-friendly holiday presentation of Mozart‚Äôs¬†The Magic Flute¬†for nine performances December 10, 2021‚ÄďJanuary 5, 2022. This English-language adaptation of the classic fairy tale, performed in a 115-minute abridged version, is a holiday treat for audiences of all ages.

NEW FREE FALL WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE FROM Comes To Dallas Theater Center Photo NEW FREE FALL WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE FROM Comes To Dallas Theater Center
by Lorens Portalatin - Oct 22, 2021

Dallas Theater Center's (DTC) city-wide community engagement program, Public Works Dallas, offers free fall workshops starting this month. The workshops will be aimed at people of all ages and offered at different locations around the city.

BWW Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Reminds Us That We Are Worthy Of Healing Photo BWW Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Reminds Us That We Are Worthy Of Healing
by Emily Short - Sep 17, 2021

It's hard to take advice, but not when it comes from Sugar. The stories of the characters in TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS will allow you to reflect and heal in ways you didn't know you needed to.

The Met Announces EUGENE ONEGIN With Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky & More fo Photo The Met Announces EUGENE ONEGIN With Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky & More for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

The Met has announced themed lineups for five weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure.

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 Overview: The People, the Places, the Operas that Spelled Pleasure in 2019 Photo BWW Overview: The People, the Places, the Operas that Spelled Pleasure in 2019
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 13, 2020

I admit this is an absolutely personal, totally one-sided view of what gave one man opera thrills last year and what I will look back on with delight. Some are old works, some are new, some are individual performers, some are ensembles, some are complete productions, some are merely the highlight of an evening, most are domestic, a few are foreign. In any case, as the new decade begins, I recall that these are the vocal highlights that made my heart beat a little faster and made me look forward to the year ahead.

BWW Review: A Silver Rose, Golden Voices and a Platinum Conductor Mark This Season's  Photo BWW Review: A Silver Rose, Golden Voices and a Platinum Conductor Mark This Season's ROSENKAVALIER at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 20, 2019

For a composer so well known for his dramatic operas--SALOME and ELEKTRA the most famous of them--Richard Strauss's most popular work remains the more comic DER ROSENKAVALIER, which just made its season debut under the scintillating baton of Sir Simon Rattle, with a bevy of first-rate singers.

DCT Presents ANDI BOI Inspired By One Teen's Journey Of Coming To Terms With Gender I Photo DCT Presents ANDI BOI Inspired By One Teen's Journey Of Coming To Terms With Gender Identity And Transitioning
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2019

First Unitarian Church of Dallas, Texas Instruments, Capital One and PwC are part of the collaboration which has national lead funding support from the Theater Communications Group and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met Photo BWW Review: Bring on the Jugglers, Philip Glass's AKHNATEN Finally Arrives at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 16, 2019

It has taken 35 years for Philip Glass's AKHNATEN to get to the Met, since its premiere at the Staatsoper in Stuttgart in 1984. If you're an acolyte of Glass, Phelim McDermott's production, designed by Tom Pye, made it well worth the wait; if you're not, there's enough going on to keep you occupied during the 3 ¬Ĺ-hour performance.

Photo Flash: First Look At IN THE HEIGHTS At Dallas Theater Center Photo Photo Flash: First Look At IN THE HEIGHTS At Dallas Theater Center
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2019

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award¬ģ Recipient Dallas Theater Center presents In the Heights, a family-friendly musical from Hamilton's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Directed by James Vasquez at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, In the Heights opens on Sept. 21 and runs through Oct. 20. Press Night will be Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets to In the Heights are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499.

Earth Science Meets Hip Hop In DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY Photo Earth Science Meets Hip Hop In DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2019

The coolest ever rock-n-roll romp through a bug's world commands center stage in DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY, a hip-hoppin' musical that promotes eco-consciousness, earth science, and tolerance of others. In this show full of facts about caring for Earth's inhabitants above and below ground, all who attend will leave the theater with a better understanding of why it's important to respect even the smallest individual's contribution. DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER & A FLY returns from a whirlwind national tour to run at Dallas Children's Theater from June 14 - July 7, 2019.

Photo Flash: THE ISLAND OF THE SKOG At Dallas Children's Theater Photo Photo Flash: THE ISLAND OF THE SKOG At Dallas Children's Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019

The best laid plans of mice and well, Skog, are upended in a lively musical adventure that navigates land and sea in THE ISLAND OF THE SKOG. In this stage adaptation of the book by the same name, iconic illustrations from beloved children's author Steven Kellogg's come vibrantly to life onstage as Jenny, Bouncer, and the Rowdies journey in search of a calm new home, but instead find bigger obstacles than they ever imagined. THE ISLAND OF THE SKOG runs at Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) from May 3 - 25, 2019.

BWW Review: REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES at Dallas Theatre Center Photo BWW Review: REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES at Dallas Theatre Center
by Kathleen Anwar - May 6, 2019

Dallas Theatre Center's Real Women Have Curves is indeed about female empowerment and the immigrant experience- but more importantly, it's about sisterhood. It's about the way women interact with each other, talk about themselves, tear each other down and build each other up again.

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.

Photo Flash: TUCK EVERLASTING At Rosewood Center for Family Arts Photo Photo Flash: TUCK EVERLASTING At Rosewood Center for Family Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2019

Would you drink from the fountain of youth if you had the chance? In TUCK EVERLASTING at Dallas Children's Theater (DCT), family, friendship and the value of a life well lived is contemplated in the heartwarming stage adaptation of Natalie Babbitt's award-winning novel. TUCK EVERLASTING runs at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from March 22 - April 7, 2019.

BWW Review: THE WOLVES Scores at Dallas Theater Center Photo BWW Review: THE WOLVES Scores at Dallas Theater Center
by Zac Thriffiley - Mar 15, 2019

Like a winning goal made in the final seconds of the World Cup, Dallas Theater Center has delivered an explosively exciting production of THE WOLVES, one of the most explosively exciting American plays of the last several years.

BWW Review: Carsen's Stellar FALSTAFF with Ambrogio Maestri and Game Cast Returns to  Photo BWW Review: Carsen's Stellar FALSTAFF with Ambrogio Maestri and Game Cast Returns to the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 28, 2019

Will anyone else but Ambrogio Maestri bring the same dynamism to Robert Carsen's 1950's take on Verdi's masterpiece, FALSTAFF? Time will tell. But the return of the wonderful production, with the great Met orchestra under conductor Richard Farnes and an all-around terrific cast, brought a little sunshine into the gray winter in New York.

Dallas Children's Theater Turns Fairy Tales Upside Down In ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICA Photo Dallas Children's Theater Turns Fairy Tales Upside Down In ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2019

Ella of Frell is turning the traditional Cinderella story upside down in the upcoming musical extravaganza ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICAL. In a play that stays true to the Newbery Honor book, the power of words will have children laughing, singing, and dancing out loud.  ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICAL runs at Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) from January 25 through February 24, 2019.

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