Daily Archives: October 14, 2011

“Out of the Opera Box”

by Suzanne Calvin

Gregory Sullivan Isaacs never takes his job lightly, even when reviewing a production specifically designed for the pre-teen set. Here is his take for “Theater Jones” on the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s youthful operetta, “Doctor Miracle,” and its talented ensemble cast selected from area university programs.  Read the review here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media […]

Why Read Moby-Dick?

by Suzanne Calvin

I’m a tremendous fan of the non-fiction of Nathaniel Philbrick and get his regular e-newsletter. The one that came out today touts his brand-new book, available later this month: “Why Read Moby-Dick?” It is interesting that Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s monumental opera which saw its world premiere here in 2010 seemed to be in […]

Tonight’s the Night

by Suzanne Calvin

If you want to catch the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” — kiddie red carpet and all — tonight’s the night at Dallas Children’s Theater. More from Liz Johnstone at D Magazine’s “FrontBurner” blog. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

And If You Didn’t Catch This Earlier

by Suzanne Calvin

Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” had a terrific piece on the people behind the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (next performance, tonight at 7:30 at the Dallas Children’s Theater; tickets $12). Nancy obviously gets the company’s commitment to arts education and the need to support developing young artists, […]

“The Dallas Morning News” Applauds Our “Miracle”

by Suzanne Calvin

“Dallas Morning News” KidBeat Columnist Nancy Churnin, who is as passionate about enriching children’s lives as anyone I’ve ever encountered in mainstream journalism, didn’t just write a marvelous advance for our performances of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (the next one tonight at 7:30 at Dallas Children’s Theater–Tickets are just $12), she took the time to experience […]


by christian.anderson

Nicolas Villalba is an international award-winning owner and principal designer of Nicolas Villalba Couture. Originally an eveningwear designer, the Nicolas line now includes wedding and business attire, home decor and custom linens, making his studio the only “split” atelier in Dallas. After graduating from UNT with a BFA in Fashion Design, Nicolas was chosen to […]