Council Report: New life for Berry Street Theater?

New life for Berry Street Theater The long-shuttered Berry Street Theater may soon have new life. The Fort Worth City Council on Nov. 19 authorized execution of a five-year tax abatement for the rehabilitation of the Berry Street Theater for use as an event center with almost 10,000 square feet. The owner of the property,… Continue reading Council Report: New life for Berry Street Theater?

Jubilee Theatre presenting, ‘If Scrooge Was a Brother’

Jubilee Theatre presents Ekundayo Bandele’s If Scrooge Was a Brother Nov. 22-Dec. 22, 2019 It’s Christmas Eve and Eb Scroo is seeking to snuff out the season’s cheer by demanding all debts owed him be satisfied before nightfall. Facing imprisonment, a Christmas without presents and a feast, the residents are desperate. In this urban spin… Continue reading Jubilee Theatre presenting, ‘If Scrooge Was a Brother’

The Business of Music: Cerny takes lead as president, CEO of Symphony

Fort Worth Symphony President and CEO Keith Cerny brings wide experience to the new job Keith Cerny became president and CEO of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in January 2019, filling a role that had been vacant since Amy Adkins left to become president of All Saints Health Foundation in July 2017. It was a… Continue reading The Business of Music: Cerny takes lead as president, CEO of Symphony

Stage West to rename Main Stage space after founder Russell

Stage West has renamed the theatre’s main stage space to the Jerry Russell Theatre in honor of the organization’s beloved founder and long-time leader. Russell founded Stage West Oct. 18, 1979, initially on Houston Street in downtown Fort Worth in a 65-seat storefront theatre next to Russell’s European Sandwich Shoppe. The success of the first… Continue reading Stage West to rename Main Stage space after founder Russell

Texas Ballet Theater presents ‘The Sleeping Beauty’

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will present Ben Stevenson’s The Sleeping Beauty Oct. 18-20, 2019, at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. Doomed by fate and awakened by love, follow the story of Princess Aurora as she dances her way through curses and dreams to find her prince charming, TBT said in a news release. The… Continue reading Texas Ballet Theater presents ‘The Sleeping Beauty’

Fort Worth Opera’s 2019-2020 season to feature world premieres

Fort Worth Opera (FWO) has scheduled two world premiere productions for the company’s 2019-2020 season, the company said in a news release. On Nov. 16, 2019, FWO will present composer Joe Illick and Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Mark Campbell’s inspirational one-act children’s opera, Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World, at the historic Rose… Continue reading Fort Worth Opera’s 2019-2020 season to feature world premieres

AMON! in final weekend at Scott Theatre

AMON!is in its final weekend at the Scott Theatre. AMON! The Ultimate Texan about Fort Worth’s founding father Amon G. Carter Sr. will be performed in the W.E. Scott Theatre, 3505 West Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, 76107-2503. The Scott is next to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in the city’s Cultural District. The… Continue reading AMON! in final weekend at Scott Theatre

Stage West unites with TCU on production

First dates are often exciting and awkward. Stage West and Theatre TCU are bringing those elements into the spotlight, along with quite a few laughs, as they collaborate on the production of the Broadway musical First Date Sept. 14-Oct. 13 at the Stage West Playhouse. The show follows a blind date between tightly-wound Aaron and… Continue reading Stage West unites with TCU on production

Jubilee Theatre launches 2019-2020 season Sept. 27

Jubilee Theatre will open its 2019-2020 season with the highly acclaimed play Single Black Female by playwright Lisa B. Thompson, who also is Associate Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and author of the book Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle-Class. The play… Continue reading Jubilee Theatre launches 2019-2020 season Sept. 27