NOTED: PERFORMING ARTS
01 AMPHIBIAN STAGE PRODUCTIONS
Fiction, a work from regional playwright Steven Di-etz, explores the theme of betrayal with the story
of a married couple who happen upon each other’s
diaries. Feb. 21-March 17. This will be followed by
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Mike Daisey’s
one-man show that sparked controversy in 2012.
In this production, local favorite Steven Young will
examine the human price we pay for our gadgets.
02 AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
The Complete Works of Shakespeare series continues
with Henry VI, parts I, II, and III. Lily Tomlin
brings a few laughs to the Winspear Opera House
Feb. 10. Award-winning humorist David Sedaris
takes his latest book tour to the Winspear April 23.
03 DALLAS BLACK DANCE THEATRE
You’ll have to be on the road to catch DBDT this spring.
Feb. 28-March 2 the troupe performs in New York City.
DBDT will also present Dancing Beyond Borders at the
Scott Theatre in Fort Worth March 29. dbdt.com
04 DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER
A whimsical adaptation of the beloved children’s
book Goodnight Moon plays at the Rosewood Center
for Family Arts through March 3. This will be followed by a puppet version of Rumpelstiltskin March
8-April 7. dct.org
05 THE DALLAS OPERA
Giacomo Puccini’s opera masterpiece Turandot
plays at the Winspear Opera House April 5-21. The
world premiere of Dominick Argento’s The Aspern
Papers opens April 12. This adaption of Henry
James’s novella will be conducted by Graeme Jenkins. On March 23, The Dallas Opera Guild holds
its annual vocal competition for rising opera stars.
Image: Turandot. dallasopera.org
06 DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS
Catch Me If You Can, the musical based on a movie
chronicling the true story of the expert con art-
ist Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., flies into the Music Hall
Feb. 12-24. Also sweeping in this spring is the be-
loved Disney musical Mary Poppins March 20-30.
07 DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Spend Valentine’s Day with Prokofiev’s Romeo and
Juliet at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The Feb.
14-17 series will open with Debussy’s Iberia followed by Concierto de Aranjuez featuring Manuel Bar-rueco on classical guitar. A Feb. 21-24 program will
feature the music of Beethoven and Strauss. The
Symphony will perform Mahler’s Mighty Sixth Feb.
28-March 3. April 11-13 Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.
2 will headline a night of Wagner and Strauss. Baroque music will be the centerpiece of Bach and Beyond April 25-28. dallassymphony.com
08 DALLAS THEATER CENTER
Through Feb. 17 catch Dallas Theater Center’s
collaboration with Trinity Repertory Company