Local Theater News
THEATER Quirky, off-beat characters perfect prescription for fun
Kitchen Dog Theater’s 22nd season of theater continues with the regional premiere of “RX” by Kate Fodor. Phil is a researcher entrusted with the first major trial of Thriveon, Schmidt Pharma's experimental treatment for workplace depression. Meena is a study subject who is depressed by her workplace. Can Thriveon cure Meena? Can Meena cure Phil? KDT Co-Artistic Director Christopher Carlos directs this hilarious new comedy about big love, big d...
Epic storytelling inspires visually striking production
It’ll be an extraordinary, extraterrestrial adventure across space and time! Join Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) for “A Wrinkle in Time” in the Regional Premiere of this new, highly theatrical adaptation, playing March 22 - April 14 at DCT’s Rosewood Center for Family Arts.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this Newbery Medal winning, sci-fi classic by Madeleine L’Engle, the play introduces a whole new generation to this unforgettable stor...
THEATER Dallas Summer Musicals take to the skies
Dallas Summer Musicals taxied the runway when “Catch Me If You Can” (“Catch Me”) flew onto the stage Tuesday night to an overtly enthusiastic audience. The deserving cast sparked “whoo hoos” and hefty applause after every number.
Each voice in the ensemble is exceptional, and that is what patrons talk about leaving the theater. Every vocal is, in a word, beautiful. It’s rare to have that many outstanding solos on one stage. Each could easily e...
THEATER After 13 years, T2 still makes the 14th special
Theatre Three’s downstairs sister, Theatre Too (T2), is keeping a Valentine’s Day tradition alive for the 14th year. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” (“I Love You”) began its 2013 run in late January and will continue at T2 for five weeks through Sunday, Feb. 24.
Parents, there is no inappropriate language or content in this play, but grown ups and older teenagers will appreciate the humor more.
Anyone who has spent “time served” in a ...
Unique Spanish Comedy makes world debut on Valentine’s Day
Many around this time of the year do not have plans for Valentine’s Day and may be wondering how they can make this year’s holiday special.
How about the possibility of going to see a two-hour show filled with gorgeous arias sung by renown singers in stunning period costumes and accompanied by a live orchestra and dancers adorning the stage?
On Feb. 14 and 16 at 7:30 p.m., the Orchestra of New Spain will present an operetta, or shorter ope...
Mesquite Community Theatre to hold auditions
Mesquite Community Theatre will hold auditions for “Almost, Maine” in the Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway, Mesquite, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11 and 12. Callbacks (if needed) will be held on March 7. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. If one cannot make the open audition dates, please feel free to e-mail email@example.com to schedule an audition appointment with the director.
THEATER Triple-threat director brings Broadway to Dallas stages
In theater speak, a triple threat is a performer who is multi-talented as a singer, dancer and actor. Dallas-area audiences can enjoy the work of a gifted quintuple-threat, who also choreographs and directs with aplomb. In Dallas’ theater-speak, Michael Serrecchia rolls off the tongue.
Serrecchia is currently directing “XSR: Die!” a Pegasus, Kurt Kleinman Black & White production, which played at the Eisemann Theatre for three weeks and will a...
Watson named Chairman of the Board for DSM
Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in the Southwest, has named Steve Watson, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2013. Watson was installed as Board Chairman at DSM’s annual meeting in December 2012.
As Managing Director of the Dallas office of Stanton Chase International, a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants ranked with...
THEATER Actors echo women playwrights at the Bath House
Three White Rock thespians will appear in Echo Theatre’s 15th season spring line up at the Bath House Cultural Center (BHCC) at White Rock Lake.
The opening spring production, “The Lucky Chance, or, The Alderman’s Bargain” was written by Aphra Behn, the first professional female playwright, and is adapted and directed by guest artist René Moreno. The 1680s play is carried out in the 1960s.
The play opens Feb. 7 and will continue through Feb....
DCT says hello New Year with ‘Goodnight Moon’
Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) rings in the New Year with wonderful, whimsical bedtime storytelling like you’ve never experienced before. If you long to live up among the stars where the dish runs away with the spoon, buy your tickets now for “Goodnight Moon,” playing Jan. 25–March 3 at DCT’s Rosewood Center for Family Arts.
Starring the little bunny in the Great Green Room, this fanciful poem of goodnight wishes comes to life in an extravaga...