Tag Archives: Nixon in China

How do you spell “C-O-N-T-E-M-P-O-R-A-R-Y”?

by Suzanne Calvin

Plenty of serious food for thought in General Director and CEO Keith Cerny’s latest “Off the Cuff” for “Theater Jones.” The topic is accessing modern and contemporary works to take their place in the opera season — and everything that entails. And if you think this is simply a matter of choosing “one from Column […]

WRR and TDO Take You to the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

  The Dallas Opera and the premier Classical Music Radio Station in Texas are taking you to the opera this October — and you don’t even have to put on your shoes. It’s part of the station’s ongoing “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera” series, at noon each Saturday, but for the month leading up to […]

TDO’s Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, San Francisco II

by Megan Meister

Yesterday I went to a matinee at ACT (American Conservatory Theater) of Kander and Ebb’s last collaboration before Fred Ebb’s death, the musical THE SCOTTSBOROUGH BOYS, in a production directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Based on the notorious series of trials that began in 1931 in Alabama where nine innocent African-American […]

Season Finale a Hot Ticket – Nationwide

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera’s 2011 Season Finale, Mussorgsky’s epic of Medieval Russia, “Boris Godunov” has made the very short list of MUST-SEES from “The Huffington Post.” Others on the list include “Nixon in China” at the Met.  Get your tickets for “Boris” now and skip the last minute crush, the hotels, the transporation, etc. Suzanne Calvin, […]