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Andrew Hinderaker: Tackling Football in One Play
The Colossal playwright and DTC's Laura Colleluori discuss producing an "unproduceable play." About football. In Texas.
Molière's The School for Wives
In 17th century France, Molière wrote The School for Wives (L’École des Femmes), which appeared at the Palais Royal as a Christmas novelty. It was the first time he had taken up the pen since marrying Armande, a French actress...
STAGGER LEE: The Characters
Get to know Billy and Delilah, Frankie and Johnny, Stagger Lee and Long Lost John.
Stagger Lee Director Patricia McGregor on How the Past Informs the Future
EDWARD HERRMANN, 1943-2014
The New York Times
Edward Herrmann, a stalwart American actor of patrician bearing and earnest elocutionary style who became familiar across a spectrum of popular entertainment, from movies and television shows to plays, audiobooks and advertisements, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 71.
The Clan of the Book Club:
an Interview With Playwright Karen Zacarias
DRAMA and MAYHEM: the Book Club Ecosystem
Director Meredith McDonough joins us at DTC to direct our first show of 2015, The Book Club Play, playwright Karen Zacarías' smart comedy about books and the people who love them. Before rehearsals began, Meredith took a moment to share a bit about what the play means for her.
Driving MIss Daisy: A Personal Journey
Director Joel Ferrell on Alfred Uhry's autobiographical play.
Fear Itself: Alfred Uhry and the Jewish Question in Atlanta
In Atlanta, Uhry's family was involved in the most-publicized incident of anti-Semitic violence in American history. Alfred's Uncle Sig was owner of a pencil factory which employed Leo Frank, a young Jew from New York. When a local girl was found murdered in the warehouse in 1913, Frank was falsely accused and convicted ...
Rocky Horror Rocks Dallas
The cast of The Rocky Horror Show has been busy! Yes, they perform eight shows a week to audiences packed with energy and fun, but they do so much more.
DTC Donors Follow The Fortress of Solitude From Big D to the Big Apple
From October 9 - 11, DTC organized a trip to New York City for members of the Gold Leadership Circle. Kevin Moriarty curated a weekend's worth of theatergoing and cultural activities that culminated in a preview performance of The Fortress of Solitude at the Public Theater.
Stagger Lee Society Kick-Off
On Tuesday, September 30, Dallas Theater Center launched the Stagger Lee Society with a kick-off event at the home of Sarah and Ross Perot.
Neighborhood Initiative Launches with Beckley-Saner Partnership
With a very successful launch at the Beckley-Saner this September, the South Oak Cliff community has become the first focus of Dallas Theater Center’s Neighborhood Initiative. The Initiative was designed to engage neighborhoods with an historically low level of engagement and participation with DTC...
At Home in the Arts District: Beginning Fall Semester with a Bang
Here at the Wyly, our team is gearing up for an exciting fall semester filled with A+ educational programs! Featuring a selection of BRAND NEW course offerings, this fall has something for everyone! Trust us, you won’t want to play hooky this time around.
Unnerved, Excited and Entertained:
Director Joel Ferrell on The Rocky Horror Show
In 1977 I entered the University of Texas at Austin as a freshman. Among the many "rites of passage" required of me as an 18-year-old was a trip to the local "alternative" movie theater to see a midnight showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. I only vaguely knew what I was in for.
Virgin's Guide to Rocky Horror
So there you are, waiting to see The Rocky Horror Show for the first time, when a strangely dressed person comes up to you and utters the immortal phrase “are you a virgin?” Don’t panic, it’s not a proposition (although you never know your luck!). Anybody who hasn’t seen Rocky before, be they twelve or seventy is commonly known as a ‘virgin’. Let’s face it, at some time in our lives we have all been virgins as far as Rocky is concerned! But don’t worry, help is at hand. In order to guide you through the experience of Rocky Horror there now follows the original virgin survival guide, the indispensable guide to Rocky etiquette, audience participation., etc.
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