Nothing says high-quality family fun like the circus, and Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged modern take on traditional circus fun that's sure to thrill audiences of all ages. The human cannonball will make you bite your nails and gasp with excitement. Acrobats fly through the air in breathtaking leaps. Amazing acts perform jaw-dropping feats of strength. Clowns wreak hilarious havoc and more. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining audiences in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they're coming to Dallas' Valley View Mall to wow your family.
Sweeney Todd: Fiend of Fleet Street is another of the Pocket Sandwich Theatre's infamous audience-participation, popcorn-tossing, comedy spoofs. Definitely not the musical, this Dallas production, written by Joe Dickinson, is based on the legendary London barber, Sweeney Todd, who cut more than hair, and his accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, who baked some very strange meat pies. Join our cast as they unravel the bloody mystery of this dastardly barber and his unsavory pie-baking accomplice ... and to add to the fun, throw popcorn at them!
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!
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr., the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. This "tale as old as time" will delight audiences of all ages at Casa Manana in Fort Worth.
Hot Import Nights automotive fest will no doubt get your motor running with gorgeous cars, stunning models, competitive drone racing and awesome music in a chill, nightclub-like atmosphere. Groove to live DJ entertainment, check out the aftermarket exhibitors and merch stands, and marvel at the hundreds of slick customized compact and import cars and bikes competing for top honors in a variety of categories. Also on tap are the GoGo competition, fashion show and D-Force Professional Drone Racing. And it's all happening at Dallas Market Hall. Get your tickets now before they go on sale to the public.
Since 2000, The Whisky Extravaganza has been fostering a broader and deeper appreciation of whisky and its complexities through curated experiences. Each year, The Whisky Extravaganza hosts tasting events offering whisky enthusiasts from the novice to the connoisseur the opportunity to explore some of the most prestigious single malt, premium Scotch whiskies and other unique whiskies from around the world. This TWE event at Union Station Dallas offers a tasting session, masterclasses by industry experts and delicious culinary pairings.
From standards and pop songs to bossa nova and beyond, saxophonist Chris Mitchell knows how to play it, and he does so with plenty of style. This versatile jazz pro has impressed audiences from coast to coast through appearances in Vegas, L.A., Seattle, Atlanta and elsewhere. Now you can experience Mitchell's smooth, romantic sounds at AC Hotel by Marriott Dallas Downtown. Autographs and pictures will be taken immediately following the concert.
Return to Sweetgum, Texas with Last Round-up of the Guacamole Queens. The Verdeens are once again embroiled in trying to save their family name, keep their business (Wide Bride) afloat, throw the ultimate high school reunion and nab the plum job of throwing the Governor's Birthday Bash all while they deal with their disastrous personal lives and crazy family. Add to this wild mix a malevolent hand puppet, an explosion and a desperate battle to be crowned town Guacamole Queen and you have a nonstop evening of laughter. Join the fun at Allen's Community Theatre in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
In the early 20th century, Elm Street in Dallas, Texas, was lined with vaudeville houses and movie theaters. In this fun and raucous story, a troupe of vaudevillians in the late '30s wait behind a theater in Dallas for their opportunity to go on stage. They're the disappointment act, only going on if someone else cancels. This zany musical questions what is and isn't art and why it is necessary. Watch out, though! It's the prohibition era in the Bible Belt and the cops are cracking down on all unseemly behavior! Catch The Last One Nighter on the Death Trail at Theatre Three.
Anyone who browses Spanish-language YouTube videos has probably cracked up at one of the musical parodies by Los Tres Tristes Tigres. The hottest of the hot in the Mexican comedy world, their videos have gained more than 100 million views. In their live show at the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Irving, they'll perform their most popular songs and parodies along with monologues, sketches and audience interaction. Their light, upbeat brand of comedy is perfect for all ages.
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.
Get dolled up and join these gals for a Vintage Burlesque and Variety Show that supports hospitalized Veterans. The group works to recreate the bawdy fun of vaudevillian theaters so popular across America during and after WWII. Veterans and active-duty service members always attend for free as the group's way of saying "thank you for your service." And the best part? As part of our mission to make veterans smile, these performers bring a family-friendly version of our show and gifts to hospitalized veterans across America who aren't able to make it out to our events. From the moment guests enter the event, they will be treated to something special. Pin-Ups on Tour's goal is to recreate the magic of the Hollywood Canteen that operated during the 1940s as a club offering dancing, drinks and entertainment for service members, usually on their way overseas. The evening at VFW Post 9168 in Lewisville will feature dancing showgirls, comedy, variety acts, soulful lounge singers, vintage tray girls and more than a few surprises! With entertainment and atmosphere around every turn, guests will feel like they stepped into another era
Yibing Zhang, winner of the 2017 Dallas International Piano Competition, joins the Dallas Chamber Symphony for his solo debut on Rachmaninoff's virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3. This grand season finale, under the baton of conductor Richard McKay, is also set to feature a number of works for full orchestra at Moody Performance Hall.
Tuesday, May. 1, 2018 / 8:00pm (Doors Open at 6:30pm)