Fire Shut Up in My Bones

February 8, 2023
Meyerson Symphony Center
Dallas Arts District

Based on the memoir of Charles M. Blow, the New York Times columnist  Fire Shut Up in My Bones is the moving story of Blow’s traumatic youth in Louisiana.

MAURICE COHN conducts
KAREN SLACK soprano
NICHOLAS NEWTON bass-baritone

Fire Shut Up in My Bones is an opera that reveals the black experience in this country as few other operas have ever done.

Featuring Composer and Jazz musician Terence Blanchard, film director (Harriet and Eve’s Bayou), actress, and librettist, Kasi Lemmons, as well as a remarkable cast of America’s most brilliant singing actors.

Contact Concierge Connection for special pricing on this event.

*The event deals with adult themes and may contain some adult language.

DMA Arts & Letters Features Selected Shorts

Enjoy captivating short fiction read by acclaimed actors

SELECTED SHORTS
Horchow Auditorium
Saturday, February 4, 7:30 p.m. CST

The popular NPR radio show and podcast, Selected Shorts returns to the Dallas Museum of Art with an evening of stories devoted to new friends, chosen family, and the sometimes fraught stages in between.

Tony Award–winning actors John Benjamin Hickey and Michael Cerveris join Cindy Cheung, 2022 Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre recipient, to bring stories about friendship to life on stage. 

Enjoy an evening of captivating short fiction devoted to finding and holding on to your people: the new, the old, and the mysterious.

  • JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY will read “The Last Words of Benito Picone” by Anthony Marra
  • MICHAEL CERVERIS will read “True Friendship” by Jorge F. Hernández
  • CINDY CHEUNGreads “Dance in America” by Lorrie Moore

Order your tickets for this event online.

Upcoming Arts & Letters Events Coming to the Dallas Museum of Art

April 16, 2023 – David Sedaris (This event will sell out fast!)

May 9, 2023 – Abraham Verghese  (The Covenant of Water, Cutting for Stone)

June 13, 2023 – Peace Adzo Medie (Nightbloom, His Only Wife)

The Dallas Museum of Art is located at 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75201 www.dma.org

Fall in Love with PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL

Are you ready to fall in love all over again?

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, comes to the Dallas Music Hall at Fair Park.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL 
January 24 – February 5, 2023
Presented by Broadway Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park
Tickets are now on sale

The romance springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde).

Brought to the stage by lead producer Paula Wagner, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL features an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (“Summer of ’69”, “Heaven”), and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. 

Irresistible! A romantic fantasy. A contemporary fairy tale. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL delivers on all the iconic moments you remember. Get ready to experience this dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages.

The Hollywood Reporter

With an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (Summer of ’69”, “Heaven), and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL will lift your spirits and light up your heart.

If you love the movie, you’ll love the musical!

BuzzFeed News

Order your tickets for Pretty Woman.

DFW Rings in 2023 in Style!

New Years eve party

It’s almost time to welcome another new year,
so let’s say goodbye to 2022 and welcome to 2023!

From spectacular fireworks displays to lavish dinner parties and dancing, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has several fun ways to welcome the new year. Here are a few of our favorites:

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