Tag Archives: Dallas Theater Center

Original or Familiar – It’s all art and it’s all new

by Suzanne Calvin

(Image from LA Opera’s world premiere production of “Il Postino”) Decisions, Decisions. How do the chief executives of major performing arts organizations grapple with the task of advancing the art form and attracting audiences at the same time? Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Tuesday March 5th in a free “Conversation with […]

The Cultural Conversation Heats Up

by Suzanne Calvin

Just in time for the “Firecracker” week of the Fourth and my long-awaited vacation, things decided to heat up significantly both inside and outside the AT&T Performing Arts Center. It started last week with the release of a University of Chicago study on a variety of newly constructed cultural edifices, including the AT&T Performing Arts Center, followed […]

Glowing Reviews for The Lighthouse

by Suzanne Calvin

The limited engagement of the Dallas Opera’s new production of THE LIGHTHOUSE is now history — but the accolades continue to roll in on the tide. Katie Womack of “The Observer” found it a “strange yet engrossing musical and theatrical experience.” Read more of her review here. Over at “Theater Jones,” critic Gregory Sullivan Isaacs proclaimed […]

Theater Jones Goes “Behind the Curtain”

by Suzanne Calvin

Behind the curtain, down in the pit, at the publicity shoot, in the tech director’s office, talking with the conductor, the director and the stars: “Theater Jones” was everywhere, as the Dallas Opera and the Dallas Theater Center prepared for our chilling new production of THE LIGHTHOUSE, opening for a very limited engagement this Friday night, […]

All About THE LIGHTHOUSE

by Suzanne Calvin

Excellent feature on the Dallas Public Library blog, “Booked Solid” about our upcoming production, THE LIGHTHOUSE, by Peter Maxwell Davies — a contemporary work that will inaugurate our new, dedicated chamber series in partnership with the Dallas Theater Center. Be sure to read it all the way to the end, as the final paragraph has a […]

The Lighthouse is Looming

by Suzanne Calvin

And it’s a new experience for every one of us to be working with members of the Dallas Theater Center’s production team (and vice versa!) under the direction of Maestra Nicole Paiement and stage director Kevin Moriarty.  There’s some heavy lifting to be done, certainly, but it’s clearly a labor of love for all concerned […]

“The Lighthouse” is on the Horizon

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE COMPANY’S LANDMARK 250th PRODUCTION THE LIGHTHOUSE A CHAMBER OPERA BY PETER MAXWELL DAVIES ~~~~ Conducted by Maestra Nicole Paiement Staged by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty Starring Tenor Andrew Bidlack Baritone Robert Orth And Bass Daniel […]

You are Invited to THE LIGHTHOUSE

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s the ticket sale you’ve been waiting for–THE LIGHTHOUSE, now available to the general public in time for holiday gift-giving! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO OFFER TICKETS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE EXCLUSIVE LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OF THE LIGHTHOUSE A CHAMBER OPERA BY […]

Robert Orth, Opera's "Man of the Hour"

by tdoadmin

He’s having one heck of a career spike. Thanks to Megan for the link to this new article in “Classical Singer” magazine on the extraordinary demand for the extraordinary Robert Orth – who, by the way, will be appearing in the Dallas Opera’s upcoming collaboration with the Dallas Theater Center: Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse,” […]

Robert Orth, Opera’s “Man of the Hour”

by Suzanne Calvin

He’s having one heck of a career spike. Thanks to Megan for the link to this new article in “Classical Singer” magazine on the extraordinary demand for the extraordinary Robert Orth – who, by the way, will be appearing in the Dallas Opera’s upcoming collaboration with the Dallas Theater Center: Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse,” […]