W. Taitte

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Theater in a Suitcase

On its Houston stop, the Acting Company unpacked performances for Texas theaters to live up to. Austin’s Center Stage is in the know but lacks the how.

Theater in a Suitcase

On its Houston stop, the Acting Company unpacked performances for Texas theaters to live up to. Austin’s Center Stage is in the know but lacks the how.

The Foreign Legion

Dallas Civic Opera is a grand old lady who knows her European opera. But sometimes she gets a little senile.

The Foreign Legion

Dallas Civic Opera is a grand old lady who knows her European opera. But sometimes she gets a little senile.

The Trill of It All

Houston and Dallas opera companies could fudge on shoe sizes when it came to casting Cinderellas, but the voices had to fit just so.

The Vanishing Steak

Beefing and chewing the fat about a rare pleasure that’s almost done for.

The Vanishing Steak

Beefing and chewing the fat about a rare pleasure that’s almost done for.

Life After SMU

When Stage #1 opened as a halfway house for theater graduates from SMU, the participants weren’t pitied but applauded.

The Trill of It All

Houston and Dallas opera companies could fudge on shoe sizes when it came to casting Cinderellas, but the voices had to fit just so.

The Big Loser

A young Russian defector blows his chance to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and goes on to find fame and fortune.

The Big Loser

A young Russian defector blows his chance to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and goes on to find fame and fortune.

The Ultimate Croissant

With open arms—that is, mouths—Texas welcome a new breed of bakery.

Why the Alley?

For the sake of the audience, it’s a question that needs to be asked. College productions of A Doll’s House show why actors go to school. Fort Worth has good actors and good producers—but not, alas, in the same theater.

Why the Alley?

For the sake of the audience, it’s a question that needs to be asked. College productions of A Doll’s House show why actors go to school. Fort Worth has good actors and good producers—but not, alas, in the same theater.

Semiconductors

The leaders of Houston and Dallas symphony orchestras start off the season with two perplexing concert series.

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