Experience your favorite fairy tale in an interactive, fun-packed British-style panto for the entire family! The tale as old as time features your all your favorites characters, with heroic deeds, abundant adventure, true love, crazy comedy, mayhem and make-believe. Can the Beast break free from the terrible curse? Could our heroine ever truly love a beast? Beauty and The Beast features a youth cast, ages 6 to 16 years old, with fantastic popular songs from the '50s to the present, performed by a cast of over 30 characters at Allen's Community Theatre.
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 / 7:00pmSunday, Aug 26, 2018 / 2:00pm
Come one, come all, and celebrate pussy power by making your way down to the Granada Theater in Dallas for an evening of women's empowerment with a local live music showcase. This "Girls Club" is a fem fabulous show with specialty cocktails, an artisan marketplace and some of DFW's most badass female musicians. The night is hosted with non-profit partner Wings, whose mission is to empower women, fight poverty and impact generations. This solid lineup includes dreamy indie pop artist Sudie, alt-pop Dentonite Lorelei K and plenty more.
You've heard of Christian Grey, now meet Christian Black! Fifty Shades of Foreplay...With Your Permission is your guide into 50 ways on how to please your partner. Far from a male strip show, this sexy man, serenades you through interactive erotic education, including music, dance and kink demonstrations. Come prepared to play at the Bruton Theater in Dallas.
Sugar Brown -- the slinky and seductive alter ego of Atlanta diva Lanita Shera -- visits The Bruton Theater in Dallas to dish some steamy stand-up comedy and show off her sexy burlesque moves. In Burlesque Bad & Bougie, Sugar dives into her diaries, exploring her experiences onstage through her lusty dance numbers and bawdy comedy. You'll get turned on and laugh at the same time, and the room will be a whole lot steamier by the time all is said and done. This is definitely a show for adults only.
The award winning Backdoor Comedy Club is the city's longest running stand-up comedy showcase and, after 20 years, still reigns as the hot spot for Dallas comedy. Named "Best Comedy Club" by D Magazine and "hottest stand-up comedy showcase in the Southwest" by the Dallas Observer, Backdoor Comedy Club is the place to go for laughs. Shows feature eight or more comedians per night, including national touring comics from Comedy Central, Showtime and NBC's Last Comic Standing, as well as the best of the local pros. The coziness of the Backdoor takes you back to the roots of stand-up and gives you the intimate vibe of the original comedy rooms in NYC and LA.
Friday, Aug 24, 2018 / 9:00pmSaturday, Aug 25, 2018 / 8:00pmSaturday, Aug 25, 2018 / 10:15pmFriday, Aug 31, 2018 / 9:00pm
RuPaul said it best: "You better work!" The award-winning superstar brought national attention to the exciting world of drag with her reality TV series, RuPaul's Drag Race. Now MyOhMy The Show collects the best talent in Texas to create the ultimate lineup for one crazy night of fabulous fun at Lizard Lounge in Dallas. No two performances are ever the same, but you can always expect plenty of sass and class from these divas, who bring big stars like Mariah Carey, Donna Summer, Beyonce, Tina Turner and Whitney Houston to fabulous life.
A favorite across the country, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner at Eddie Deen's Ranch in Dallas. And since this popular comic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll never know whether someone at your table is one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect, including you. The event starts out with a reception featuring tray-passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by the meal, which includes salad, a buffet with entrée and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. The top sleuth wins a prize package at the end of the evening -- not to mention serious bragging rights.
Theatre Three in Dallas puts together a duo of plays designed to spark conversation around age, sex and desire. An acclaimed hit on Broadway by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Heisenberg kicks off with a kiss. The lip-lock in question -- planted on a British butcher in his mid-70s by a free-spirited American woman at a London train station -- leads to an unexpected visit and an electrifying relationship that shocks him way out of his comfort zone and surprises her as well. Actually is a new play by Anna Ziegler, a playwright on the rise called "newly (and justly) hot" by The New York Times. Princeton freshmen Amber and Tom find their lives irrevocably changed after spending a night together. Though they agreed to drink together and they shared a mutual attraction, is sex consensual if it isn't agreed upon? This look at gender and race politics reminds us that there are three sides to every story.
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 / 7:30pmFriday, Aug 24, 2018 / 8:00pmSaturday, Aug 25, 2018 / 2:30pmSaturday, Aug 25, 2018 / 8:00pmSunday, Aug 26, 2018 / 2:30pm
Laugh Magic Theater is a one-man entertaining show that is highly interactive with a blend of sleight-of-hand, mind reading and clean comedy. Lyndy performs the impossible up-close, right before your eyes with money, cards, ropes, water, eggs and more while making you laugh with his quirky sense of humor and impromptu comedy. The laughter continues when audience members assist Lyndy and help perform the magic.
Step into the rustic decor of the Old Mill Inn -- surrounded by dark wood, hand-carved beams and vintage stonework -- and you're in the perfect setting for an evening of mystery and intrigue. Indeed, the historic landmark building is said to be haunted by the spirit of an old German cook named Hilda who died by falling (or being pushed) into a vat of her famous bread dough. At Keith and Margo's Ultimate Murder Mystery Dinner, you'll have a murder mystery of your own to investigate. As you enjoy a three-course dinner featuring award-winning chicken-fried steak with cream gravy (vegetarian options available), the action will unfold all around you -- and you'll get drawn into it by the homicide detective (a professional stand-up comedian) who considers you a suspect. Deemed "the masterminds of the genre" (Los Angeles Times), Keith and Margo's improvisational actors mingle amongst you as you follow clues and try to solve the crime. The murderer might be sitting right next to you ... A prize goes to the person who's the best sleuth!