(Courtesy Stacey Greenawalt)
THEATER REVIEWPlaza's 'The Nerd' is a funny, funny show
Playing through Jan. 24 at Plaza Theatre
01/12/2015 07:20 AM CST
So over-the-top yet dead-on perfect is the backwoods Wisconsin and Minnesota-style voice inflection of the feature character, it took me 10 minutes to realize it was Plaza veteran Jonathan Metting as “The Nerd,” playing through Jan. Full Story
Plant yourself in a seat at the Plaza to see 'Little Shop of Horrors'
10/26/2014 01:50 PM CDT - This is more serious than the Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial I've watched on YouTube while supposedly working. Full Story
Plaza's 'Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)' is a hoot
08/04/2014 12:51 PM CDT - Remember the old Rocky (the Flying Squirrel) and Bullwinkle (Moose) TV show that included the adventures of another cartoon character named Dudley Do-Right? Full Story
Plaza's 'Steel Magnolias' is a cut above
07/08/2014 07:07 AM CDT - The camaraderie and bonding of the beauty parlor — free of concern about social status or position on the career ladder — must be for women what the golfing trip or fishing expedition is for men: a time and place where anything goes, everything can be discussed off-the-record and everybody remains friends. Full Story
Escape to 'Camelot' for a fun night at the theater
05/26/2014 11:07 AM CDT - With good singing a lot, funny lines a lot, and characters like Lancelot, I liked a lot of “Camelot,” being presented by the Plaza Theatre Company through June 14 in Cleburne. Full Story
Greenawalt sparkles in Plaza's 'Enchanted April'
04/22/2014 06:50 AM CDT - There were hints and glimpses that she could do it, and now she has.Stacey Greenawalt, who could be seen just on the periphery of the spotlight in her previous 13 Plaza Theater Company productions — the detective in “Clue the Musical,” the confused and frustrated fiancee who beats the daylights out of a corpse in “Cash on Delivery,” or the wealthy manipulator in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” — displayed the comic timing, expressiveness, charisma and Full Story
Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story
Carnegie's "The Fantasticks" is creative and clever
03/18/2014 01:32 PM CDT - It's very reassuring to hear the strong and clear baritone voice of Carnegie Players veteran Hillard Cochran, whose version of the familiar “Try to Remember” opens CP's production of “The Fantasticks,” playing through this weekend at the Cleburne Conference Center. Full Story
You can bank on laughs at Plaza's 'Cash on Delivery'
01/13/2014 01:55 PM CST - It's been some time since Plaza Theatre Company cofounders JaceSon Barrus and G. Aaron Siler were paired together as leads, but when they are, you can see why these veterans have devoted their lives to the stage. Full Story
Suspicious package at NYC bus station filled with 1K condoms
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn't contain any explosives but did have some unexpected contents — 1,000 individually packaged condoms for both men and women. Full Story
(Chung Hoon Chung/AP)
'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' sweeps Sundance Awards
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Sundance breakout "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won both the U. Full Story
Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'
The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.