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A Christmas Carol And A Word About “Pay What You Can Nights” At Dallas Theater Center

by Steven Doyle

A Christmas in Dallas is not complete without seeing the Dallas Theater Center’s A Christmas Carol at the Kalita Humphreys Theater on Turtle Creek. We really do not get snow, and no one is about to roast a chestnut in the streets, so we grab our traditions where we can. We were about to announce the Pay-What-You-Can show set for November 20, but the it sold out in record time. We are listing other PWYC shows as a holiday gift to our readers. Continue reading

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Oral Fixation’s New Season Begins Nov 6

by Steven Doyle

Oral Fixation is about telling true stories on stage before a live audience.  Participants reveal their inner souls as they read their work onstage, sharing transformative moments of their life with the DFW community in an intimate setting. These performers are ordinary people who share an exciting moment in their lives. Sometimes the moments are sad, sometimes extremely humorous. They are always entertaining and these shows always sell out.     Continue reading

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Win Tickets To Second City Does Dallas

by Steven Doyle

Yesterday we announced tickets were on sale for Second City Does Dallas, a production of the Dallas Theater Center that will be featured at the Wyly in the Arts District in downtown Dallas. Now is your chance for a few free tickets to see the show. We will be able to offer one of several dates, but all you need to do is make a comment below. One random commenter will be the lucky winner which we will select Monday, August 27, 2012.

The Second City troupe was born just over 50 years ago in Chicago at a time when mother-in-law jokes were more the fashion, The Second City railed against the conformist culture with scenes that spoke to a younger generation. Alumni of the group includes Alan Arkin, Barbara Harris, Robert Klein, David Steinberg and Fred Willard, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Catherine O’Hara, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty and Rick Moranis.           Continue reading

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Dallas Gets Barbecued, Chicago Style

Hilarity hits town with a bang when the Windy City’s great comic performers join forces with Dallas Theater Center to take on all that’s great (and not so great) in Big D. How will our fair city fare beneath the satirical scrutiny of Second City? With the Wyly’s glass walls open wide, downtown Dallas becomes the literal backdrop for this outrageously funny show.     Continue reading

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DTC’s Dreamcoat Extended To Aug 12

by Steven Doyle

Dallas Theater Center’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is starting to get a reputation for not being a “typical” version of the musical and now you have even more time to check it out before the show closes as it has been extended to August 12, 2012.

Check out this incredible production at the Wyly before it closes. Call  (214) 880-0202 for your tickets.

 

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Second Thought Theatre Presents Bomb-itty of Errors

by Brin Martin

Second Thought Theatre is thrilled to present The Bomb-itty of Errors, the final show in its eight season, at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus.  Amy Corcoran, making her STT debut, will direct this hip-hop retelling of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

“The Bomb-itty of Errors is a completely fresh and energized retelling of Shakespeare’s first comedy,” says Corcoran.  “Although the story seems familiar, this telling is unbelievably witty and quick.  Second Thought is the perfect theatre in Dallas to premiere this production because of their willingness and want to think outside the traditional theatre “box”.           Continue reading

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Name Your Price For Tickets To Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by Steven Doyle

Dallas Theater Center is proud to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.

This Friday, June 22 is the Pay-What-You-Can performance of Joseph.  Tickets can be purchased at the DTC website online now.  Additional tickets will be released for online purchase later this week and 100 tickets will be available for walk up purchase at the box office this Friday.      Continue reading

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