Author: Kelly Hunter

Celebrate your inner princess with DSM production of Anastasia

Every little girl dreams of being a princess in some form or another.  Watching the Dallas Summer Musical’s production of Anastasia at The Music Hall at Fair Park is a blissful escape to that time when each of us danced about in a tiara or dreamt of finding our own Prince Charming. For years, shows […]

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THEATRICAL INNOVATOR HOLDS UP 30 YEARS LATER: Falsettos Run in Dallas Shows That Some Themes are Timeless

When Falsettos first opened off Broadway in 1990, it was ground-breaking, innovative and risk-taking. Now, nearly three decades later, Falsettos, while not timeless, shows that themes of love and family continue to have relevance today. The LGBT themes in Falsettos were controversial when the musical first debuted. Now, the raucous engagement with the crowd in […]

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A Bronx Tale is so much more than the name would say

Families are complicated, and politics even more so. Both of these topics are explored and celebrated in Chazz Palmientari’s A Bronx Tale, which opened at the Winspear Opera House on December 26. So often, experiencing musical theatre is the live equivalent of seeing a great chick flick. A Bronx Tale is an entirely different experience. […]

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