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‘Camelot’ rides valiantly into Irving’s Lyric Theatre

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Michael C Foster

Composer Frederick Loewe and lyricist/librettist Alan Jay Lerner have one of the great achievements of American musical theater with 1956’s My Fair Lady, a remarkable adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s play, Pygmalion. Four... Read more

Texas Ballet Theater to present works of highly acclaimed choreographers

TBT Carlos Acosta

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As a boy in Cuba, Carlos Acosta wanted to play football, but his father enrolled him in ballet school. In Cuba, the arts are government-subsidized, dance is highly regarded, and ballet is one of the country’s most prominent cultura... Read more

Ballet Frontier taking leaps toward future success

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Amy Shaw

Ballet Frontier of Texas keeps upping its game. In its season-opening performance on Saturday, Director’s Choice, three performances by Fort Worth’s rising ballet company were on par with the visiting companies. Read more

This ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ is simply super

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Chip Tompkins

This production puts the “super” back into Jesus Christ Superstar. Read more

Music and voices make ‘Guys and Dolls’ sing

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Eric Younkin Jr

Theatre Arlington decided to roll the dice with a production of the classic musical Guys and Dolls to open its 44th season, and the result is a show that comes up with neither snake eyes nor a natural. Read more

Under the rainbow: New exhibit at Amon Carter hangs by colorful threads

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Steven Watson

A woven rainbow has appeared in the atrium of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. It took two weeks to coalesce and not a drop of rain was felt as artist Gabriel Dawe creat... Read more

Background on FWSO musicians’ strike: What went wrong

Symphony Strike

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Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra went on strike Thursday afternoon, forcing symphony management to Read more

Actor Daniel Rowan comes home to Casa for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

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Some musical theater roles require performers to sing and dance. Read more

FWSO musicians on strike, weekend concerts canceled

Symphony Strike

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The music has stopped for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Read more

FWSO says anthem tradition will continue

FWSO plays National Anthem

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra patrons have come to expect the playing and singing of the national anthem at the start of every concert. Read more

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