Category Archives: theater

I want to produce my own musical theatre show. What books does the library have about musical theatre?

Glad you asked that question! The library has a broad and diverse collection about theatre in general, so naturally we have helpful materials about musicals. Creating a stage production is challenging in its own right but adding song and dance … Continue reading

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What can the Dallas Library do to help me with auditions?

Auditions are the “make or break” moment in performing arts. Regardless of how many acting, comedy, and dance classes you attend, all of it comes down to your audition. Auditions are job interviews – except you don’t need to dress … Continue reading

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Will there be a Shakespeare summer camp at the Library this year? The pictures from last year looked like a lot of fun!

To Camp, or not to Camp?  That is the question! Calling all actors, actresses, theatre lovers, and Shakespeare fans! Have we got the camp for you! For the second year, the Dallas Public Library will be hosting Shakespeare Dallas’s Summer … Continue reading

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My kids love acting and the theater. Can you suggest a summer camp for them that’s fun but educational, too?

Have we got the camp for you! Dallas Central Library is hosting Shakespeare Dallas’ “All the World’s a Stage Summer Camp” from July 6th-July 17th. The camp is designed for children ages 8-14, and meets Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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I recently heard that a production by New York’s Metropolitan Opera generated protests, and I’d like to find out more about the opera. How can the library get me started?  

New York’s Metropolitan Opera has never been shy about programming controversial operas, but this season’s schedule–which includes Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, an opera once labeled “pornographic”—set a new standard with its performances of John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer. … Continue reading

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