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Bawdy humor, Shakespeare and Broadway glitz

May 31   |

There have been quite a few attempts to turn Shakespearean plays into musicals over the years, with varying degrees of success, but it’s far less frequent to find a musical that features Shakespeare as a character, let alone the villain.

The Eyes of Bass Concert Hall

May 19

One of the first things you see walking into Bass Concert Hall’s front doors are two shiny marble eyes staring back at you—Eyes, carved in 1982 by Louise Bourgeois at the age of 71.

Meet the TPA Ushers: Kennedy Paris

Feb 10

Texas Performing Arts has approximately 400 dedicated volunteers who help keep our performances running smoothly. Meet Kennedy Paris, a Texas Theatre and Dance Theatre Studies Major and Texas Performing Arts volunteer student usher. 

The Untold Stories of Modern Warriors

Nov 11   |  Life & Letters Magazine

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.  – Thucydides

In the Wig Shop with Allison Lowery

Oct 31

“The first time I ever bleached someone’s hair was in a monastery using a French’s Mustard Bottle,” laughed Allison Lowery, TPA’s Wig & Makeup Specialist. She was getting ready for opening night of Little Women: The Broadway Musical