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Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Daniel A Swalec

The talented director-choreographer of Hamilton brings this 1970s musical based on a Bible story to eye-popping life on stage at Bass Hall. Read more

Review: Twyla Tharp Dance Company


Twyla Tharp Dance

Twyla Tharp could certainly have her choice of dancers for her 50th anniversary tour — which kicked off its nearly two-month run in Dallas on Friday night — and many of her 13 dancers are indeed new to her. But she also knows there’s something magical about working with danc... Read more

Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra officially opened its 2015-16 season Friday night with a new, weighty and downright listenable work. This was Schoenberg’s American Symphony. No, not that Schoenberg; this one was Adam, who was born in 1980 and is unrelated to... Read more

Review: Dallas DanceFest 2015

Stylistic diversity is a goal of the Dance Council of North Texas’ Dallas DanceFest, and it made a promising effort at the Friday and Saturday night performances — although there could be more. Read more

Review: PostSecret Live


Star-Telegram archives

Frank Warren seems like a nice enough guy, but he sure can’t keep a secret. Read more

Theater review: ‘Venus & Mars’


Buddy Myers

The headliners are not getting along, the backup singers seem to live in their own worlds and everybody on the bus is ready to strangle the manager over financial issues. Read more

Review: FWSO ‘Sci-fi Spectacular’

FWSO plays National Anthem


The effervescent and enlightening conductor Jack Everly opened the Fort Worth Symphony’s “Sci-Fi Spectacular” pops concert on Friday evening by posing a two-part postulate. Read more

Review: Symphony festival ends with brisk, vital performances


Special/Rachel Parker

The closing concert of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s summer festival got off to a rousing start with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3. Read more

Fort Worth Symphony festival, day 2


Special to the Star-Telegram

The second concert in the Fort Worth Symphony’s new season opener festival at Bass Hall started with a rarity: Haydn’s Overture to L’isola disabitata (the deserted island). Read more

Review: Steven Lin with FWSO


Special to DFW.com

To open its annual three-concert end-of-summer festival, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra chose music by the classical masters Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, who aren’t really unfamiliar composers in need of a festival. Read more

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