Tag Archives: Dallas Children’s Theater

Doctor Miracle Tickles Various Fancies at DCT

by Suzanne Calvin

If you’ve been wondering whether the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s charming “Doctor Miracle” might prove a great introduction to the art form for all the little ones in your family, check out Sandie Newton’s report for CBS-11.  The next performance is this Friday night at Dallas Children’s Theater.  Tickets are $12 and available […]

October at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 19, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org OCTOBER SPARKLES AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ Season Launch: Friday, October 21 with Donizetti’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR—Indoors and Out! ~~~~ “Tragic Obsessions” Season Opens With an Exciting, Free Plazacast@theCenter, the Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance, and Dazzling FIRST NIGHT Season Celebrations […]

Getting More Family-Friendly

by Suzanne Calvin

And sparking some great collaborations in the process. See the release below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES MORE FAMILY-FRIENDLY INITIATIVES FOR 2011-2012! ~~~~ NEW TDO FAMILY PERFORMANCES! IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SMU, UNT, AND DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER! ~~~~ TDO FAMILY CONCERT@THE WINSPEAR! ~~~~ NEW “PARENTS […]

Tom Jaekels, Rest in Peace

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera Costume Shop Manager Janet Powell was the first to bring us the heart-rending news:   “It is with great sadness that I must report that we lost one of our own over the holidays. Tom Jaekels, our talented lead cutter and master wit, died Christmas day at Baylor Hospital. He had courageously battled multiple […]