December 1979

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Why the Alley?

Dec 1, 1979 By W. L. Taitte

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.

The Big Loser

Dec 1, 1979 By W. L. Taitte

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

The Thin Man

Dec 1, 1979 By Michael Ennis

Albert Giacometti’s sculptured figures, now at the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, are tall, emaciated, uncomprehending—and breathtaking.

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