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Meet the Creative Team for The Fortress of Solitude

Legendary scenic designer Eugene Lee returns to DTC with The Fortress of Solitude! Learn more about Eugene and the rest of the creative team …


Dallas Face Race

Find out how Dallas Faces Race is providing a forum for Dallasites to discuss race in our communities.


The Fortress of Solitude: A Musical Journey

The music of The Fortress of Solitude, like the plot, spans three decades as Dylan and Mingus, two best friends, try to piece together their troubled past growing up in Brooklyn in the ’70s.


Jonathan Lethem  at The Dallas Museum of Art for Arts & Letters Live

In a partnership between The Dallas Museum of Art and Dallas Theater Center, Jonathan Lethem will be at The Dallas Museum of Art for Arts & Letters Live.

Thursday, February 13th 7:30pm, “The Fortress of Solitude: From Novel to Musical”


Peter Pan On Stage and Screen

Follow the history of one of literature’s most beloved stories, and find out how its various iterations on screen and stage evolve in the world premiere new musical, FLY.


Catch FLY in PaperCity

While the cast and creative team of FLY are hard at work, read about their journey bringing this world premiere musical to life at the Wyly Theatre.  Don’t miss the insert in this month’s issue of PaperCity.


FLY Fashion

How do all the costumes come together? Find out what the creative process was like for the team of FLY and DTC.

Designing Carol

This year, DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty is bringing to life a world premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Wyly Theatre. Audiences will still see the loving Cratchit family, cute Tiny Tim and the nasty Ebenezer Scrooge, but they’ll also be delighted with a brand new design. Moriarty has tapped a few favorite DTC designers to bring the story to life.


SENSE and SENSIBILITY: A Note From the Director

Welcome! Whether you are new to Jane Austen or an ardent Austenite, I’m so glad you are joining us.


COLOSSAL: Zack Weinstein

Zack Weinstein always knew he wanted to be an actor.  A native of Massachusetts…


SENSE and SENSIBILITY: Jane Austen’s Unapologetic Women

Jane Austen writes in Northanger Abbey that “a woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.” It’s a piece of advice that may sound peculiar coming from arguably the most widely read female author in the English-speaking world, but it is nevertheless advice Jane took to heart…


THE MOUNTAINTOP: 5 Questions With Katori Hall

From works on stage to works on screens both large and small, Katori Hall has climbed her own share of mountains. The Olivier Award-winning playwright takes a moment to talk with DTC’s Travis Ballenger about what inspires her, being fearless, and changing the wild world we live in.

 



THE MOUNTAINTOP: MLK and the Civil Rights Movement of the Late 1960s

On a warm August afternoon in 1963, in front of a crowd of over two hundred thousand people, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered what would become four of the most famous words in American history: “I have a dream.”


 A Christmas Carol: A miraculous story of community, social responsibility, and spiritual redemption.

In 1843—when Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol as a “ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an idea”—Victorian London was a profoundly unjust society, built on the backs of workers toiling in appalling conditions of poverty and abuse.


A Look at the Costumes of CAROL

Costume designer extraordinnaire Jennifer Caprio returned to DTC to create costumes for Kevin Moriarty’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Click to get a look at some of her renderings for the show.



Lewis and Clark

Early in the 19th centruy, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on an expedition that would change the course of American history.


CLARKSTON: The Tension Between the Divine and the Daily

The old advice to “write what you know” doesn’t narrow it down much for someone as sharp as award-winning playwright and MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow Samuel D. Hunter. In this exclusive conversation with DTC’s Director of New Play Development Lee Trull, Hunter explains how an off-handed comment by his husband sparked a world premiere play about discovery, legacy, history, and Costco cheese puffs.


CLARKSTON: Modern Frontiers

Explorers, superstores, and what it means to be new.


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