Fun & Festive

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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Mocky Horror Picture Show presents the horrifically funny “House on Haunted Hill” (March 1-2)

What do you get when you mix comedy and a mockery of popular movies? You get the Mocky Horror Picture Show! Mocky Horror is a live, interactive, movie mocking comedy show. Established in 2018, the group stars comedians/writers Liz Barksdale, Danny Gallagher and Bryan Hickey who fling jokes at movies while you’re watching them. The […]

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Dallas VideoFest concludes festival with narrative features and shorts in “AltFiction” (Feb. 7-10)

Dallas VideoFest 31 presents the final series of films in its 31st season with Alternative Fiction Fest, or AltFiction for short. The festival will feature dozens of narrative features, TV-focused episodes and short films throughout four days, Feb. 7-10, 2019, at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas. AltFiction Fest highlights ways of telling stories on large […]

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Movie Thoughts: ESCAPE ROOM | Opens in Theaters January 4th

Movie Thoughts: ESCAPE ROOM | Opens in Theaters January 4th

The popularity and conceit of escape rooms lends itself to cinematic thrills, while the static, intimate environment means fewer sets, smaller casts, and tighter budgets. In other words, Adam Robitel’s Escape Room, opening 1/4, isn’t the first film to use this setting, or even that title, and it’s unlikely to be the last. How, then, […]

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Let Your Fantasies Unwind! The Phantom of the Opera at Dallas Summer Musicals

My all-time favorite musical, The Phantom of the Opera, is playing for another week at the Music Hall at Fair Park with Dallas Summer Musicals. You can get tickets now through January 6 and be whisked away by the music of the night. The Phantom of the Opera is a twisted tale of romance, as […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna comes to DFW January 23 (plus coupon code)

Discover the world of Cirque du Soleil in 2019 with their latest show, Amaluna! The show opens January 23 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie and lasts through March 3. This unique show is not to miss for Cirque and theather fans alike! About the show Amaluna is a touring show by Cirque du Soleil, […]

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Procrastinator’s Solution: New Year’s Cards!

This post is sponsored by Walmart photo. The holidays are a beautiful time full of love and family – but they can also be a time of chaos and not having time to get everything checked off your list. If Christmas cards were one of those items that never got a check mark, never fear! […]

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There's Still Time to Celebrate the Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum

There’s Still Time to Celebrate the Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum

Whether you’re looking for a outing to get into the Christmas spirit or a chance to spend time with your family, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s Holiday at the Arboretum has something to enjoy for everyone. Every day until December 31, there is something to see! Walk around the gardens to see The 12 Days of […]

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Fort Worth: Get into the Spirit with ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Ready to get into the holiday mood? Or have a “grinch” that needs a little help feeling the Christmas spirit? Then Casa Manana’s recent holiday show, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: A Holiday Musical and Parody Spectacular,” creates all the smiles, tears, and feels you want just in time for Santa. Part of the 2018-2019 Children’s […]

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Magic Tree House’s Holiday Musical: A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS presented by Dallas Children’s Theater

This classic musical story is filled with wonderful songs and dances of the holiday season– you’ll want to jump in and sing along! It will take you back to when you where a kid and will get you into the spirit of the season. The spectacular holiday setting will have you traveling back in time […]

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