The Band’s Visit Celebrates a Quiet, Quirky and Beautiful Side of Humanity

Whn Janet Dacal as Dina sings the lyrics, “Honey in my ear, Spice in my mouth,” during The Band’s Visit, she might as well have been singing for all of us about the delicious and strange new sensations that seeing the smash Broadway musical brought to Dallas theatre-goers. The Broadway cast of the show won […]

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Review: Cirque Du Soleil OVO

OVO – hosted by Cirque Du Soleil – is now on tour and stopped at PPG Paints in downtown Pittsburgh this week. The show just added extra shows for Saturday and continues through Sunday, and you can get tickets here.  Whether or not you’re familiar with other Cirque Du Soleil shows, OVO will leave a […]

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Magician Derek Hughes Brings Bag of Tricks to Pittsburgh’s Liberty Magic

Magician Derek Hughes has arrived in Pittsburgh, PA for five weeks of magic served with a side of laughs. His show, “Bag of Tricks” is showing now in downtown through February 16. You may have seen this witty magician as a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, as well as CW’s Penn […]

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Feeling Blue, Man? No Worries!

Are they performance artists? Are they comedians? Are they musicians? I’m not sure the answer really matters, as a show with the Blue Man Group is always entertaining. This current tour, now at Dallas’ Winspear Opera House, combines technology, music and audience participation in such a way that it feels like the show could be […]

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Review: A Singing Good Time at the Color Purple!

This past week, Dallas had the distinct pleasure of delighting theater goers to the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival, The Color Purple! This musical was hosted at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in downtown.                             The Broadway success is a soul […]

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Review: Jumanji 3

Well it’s time to say it again: JUMANJI!   Jumanji: The Next Level is the much-anticipated sequel to 2017 hit of a movie which is an adaptation of the 1981 children’s book about a supernatural board game that takes the players through adventures in the jungle in order to achieve the mission, save the fictional […]

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Little Women Shines Brightly This Holiday Season

Director Greta Gerwig has taken a literary classic, rewrapped it in a contemporary package and presented it as a beautiful gift perfect for unwrapping on Christmas Day, when the film officially opens. In Little Women, which opens on Christmas Day nationwide, Gerwig uses a different narrative than the linear telling of the original classic, and […]

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The Nutcracker – a beloved ballet this holiday season at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center

The holidays are here, and my new city, Pittsburgh, sure knows how to celebrate. The city is filled with grand Christmas lights and fun experiences like the Market Square holiday market inspired by German Christkindlmarkts (including an ice skating rink!), holiday pop-up bars, Christmas exhibits around the city and more.   To add to the […]

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Mesozoic Magic at Jurassic Quest + Instagram Ticket Giveaway

Got a dinosaur lover in your life? Then you might need to take them to Fair Park this weekend for Jurassic Quest, running tonight through Sunday night (and lucky you, we’re giving away tickets on Instagram). Jurassic Quest is a huge animatronic dinosaur event, with over 80 true-to-life-size dinosaurs that move and roar. The dinosaurs […]

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Dear Evan Hansen Brings Light to Mental Health Issues in Beautiful Show

Over a third of all teens and adolescent admit to being bullied online, according to a national mental health foundation. That is part of what made Dear Evan Hansen, now touring at the Music Hall at Fair Park as a part of the Dallas Summer Musicals, such a timely show when it originated in December […]

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