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Elevator Project: How Smaller Companies Made It To the Arts District

David Denson, the programming manager at AT&T Performing Arts Center, approached Kyle Lemieux last April. Denson, who had recently taken over as artistic director of Upstart Productions, another roving theater group, asked Lemieux if he would be interested in an idea he was pitching: small, nimble companies producing a piece in an Arts District venue at a previously unheard-of price.

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Writer Will Power Talks New Musical Stagger Lee at Dallas Theater Center

The plot concerns folk heroes—two couples, Billy and Delilah, Frankie and Johnny—and the enigmatic specter of Stagger Lee, who pops up as the characters attempt to make their way in the world.

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5 Reasons to See The Flick at Undermain Theatre

The Flick is a time capsule of a play about three semi-adult movie theater employees, and it takes place in the movie theater in which they work. I think it’s only fair to tell you it’s three hours long. And when it premiered Off-Broadway, some people did not care for all the seeming inaction. But I also think I should tell you that it won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, and when I read it (okay, when I made my entire book club read it) I found it touching and funny. Here are five other reasons to go see it.

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