countless contributions to the cultural and artistic
growth of Dallas; Nanney, chairman of the board
of directors of the AT&T Performing Arts Center,
is being honored for his many leadership roles.
14 TEXAS BALLET THEATER
Inspired by a score that blends Bach with traditional African rhythms and melodies, Val Caniparoli’s
Lambarena celebrates the combination of music and
dance. Texas Ballet Theater brings Caniparoli’s 1973
choreography to the Bass Performance Hall March
1-3. Image: Lambarena. texasballettheater.org
15 THEATRE THREE
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, a visionary new work
by Rajif Joseph, follows two American Marines and
an Iraqi translator as they encounter a tiger in war-torn Baghdad. Through Feb. 9. Theatre Three is
again reviving I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.
Sketch comedy players sing and dance through all
the phases of romance and marriage in this hit revue by Jimmy Roberts and Joe DiPietro. Through
Feb. 24. Image: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.
This spring TITAS brings exciting companies to
Dallas, beginning with Cedar Lake Contemporary
Ballet’s eclectic choreography at the Winspear Opera House Feb. 9. Currently on tour throughout the
world, Bella Gaia (Beautiful Earth) stops at the Winspear Feb. 25. This visually rich musical experience,
created in collaboration with NASA, sets a “Living
Atlas” to music. Brazilian dance troupe Grupo Cor-po will perform March 8. attpac.org
17 WATERTOWER THEATRE
Putting it Together pays tribute to Stephen Sondheim.
A sophisticated take on the jukebox musical, the
all-star cast tackles songs from Sweeney Todd,
Company, and many more. Through Feb. 3. Opening
April 5 is The Grapes of Wrath in an interpretation
by Frank Galati. Don’t miss the 2013 Out of the
Loop Fringe Festival March 7-17.