Motown the Musical will play the Winspear Opera House in the Dallas Arts District Tuesday, July 28 through Sunday, August 16, 2015. Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” Motown the Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Anything Goes sails direct from Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography. Cole Porter’s roundup of nostalgic hits in the production include “You’re the Top,” “Friendship,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “It’s De-Lovely,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” and, of course “Anything Goes.” Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
The Blue Men have arrived in Dallas just in time for a bit of holiday relief. Opening last night to a sold out crowd, The Blue Man Group will be appearing at the Winspear Opera House in the Art’s District through Sunday, December 30, 2012.
Being blue is not necessarily a bad thing; in fact it has its advantages. The Blue Men are seemingly able to delegate technology, fashion instruments from odd pieces of plumbing, and inspire an audience to shake, rattle and otherwise wag their booties to their rhythmic tunes. This latest incarnation of the blue stage show is rife with more humor and sight gags than previous versions I have encountered, and is perhaps a bit more family friendly and less rock concert. Continue reading
by Sally-Page Stuck
I know what you’re thinking. The whole fam-damily is coming for the holidays and you’ve got to keep them entertained before they get all grinchy. That’s why you should take them to Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Winspear Opera House.
The glittery set and costumes seem straight out of a child’s coloring book. A giant sparkly tree stands center stage. Here’s the plot: The ornaments dance off the tree and play while mere mortals are asleep. The audience gets a sneaky peak and it is magical. Continue reading