Dallas/Ft. Worth spring theater productions are creating a buzz. Showcasing Tony Award winning Broadway productions is the theme for this spring. If you want to secure tickets to some of the best theater productions offered this spring, now is the time to reserve them.
The King and I
Music Hall at Fair Park
909 1st Ave.
Dallas, TX 75210
(214) 565-1116
www.liveatthemusichall.comDates: March 20 – April 5, 2015Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” has won numerous awards, including five Tony Awards, and forever cemented Yul Brynner as one of the most beloved actors in a musical performance. Viewed all over the world, the “The King and I” is coming to the Music Hall at Fair Park. It is a must see for theater lovers of all ages.

CHICAGO
Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce St.
Ft. Worth, TX 76102
(817) 212-4200
www.basshall.comDates: April 3 – 4, 2015The six Tony Awards is a testament to the stunning Broadway great of “CHICAGO.” Now it its 19th year, the longest running American musical in history on Broadway is touring. The show is in Ft. Worth for only two days, with three performances. Set in the roaring ’20s during the rage of jazz, “CHICAGO” tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Enlisting the help of the prison matron and slick lawyer, Velma’s incarceration is turned into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy as she prepares for a showbiz comeback. Velma’s rival Roxie has some tricks up her sleeve. The songs and the dancing are incredible. It is recommended for mature audiences because of the adult themes of adultery, murder and violence.

All My Sons
WaterTower Theatre at Addison Theatre Centre
15650 Addison Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 450-6232
www.watertowertheatre.orgDates: April 17 – May 10, 2015WaterTower Theatre presents Arthur Martin’s “All My Sons” staring Artistic Director Terry Martin and Diana Sheehan. This celebrates Martin’s 15-year anniversary as artistic director for the theatre. The Tony Award winning play explores the relationships between fathers and sons in post-World War II. A secret comes to life that forces the family to examine business ethnics, taking responsibility for one’s actions and the ties that bind. This year marks the 100 anniversary of the Arthur Miller’s birth.

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Newsies
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 880-0202
www.attpac.orgDates: April 29 – May10, 2015When in “Newsies” first opened, it was initially set to run on Broadway for 101 shows, but audiences loved it so much it ran for 1,005 shows. When over one million people view a show and it grosses over $100 million, it must be good. “Newsies” garnered 23 nominations and won numerous Tony Awards. Disney Theatrical Productions brings this family-friendly production to Dallas. The musical is inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ when newsboy led a band of orphan and runaway “newsies” on a two-week-long action against powerful newspaper publishers like Pulitzer and Hearst.

Cinderella
Music Hall at Fair Park
909 1st Ave.
Dallas, TX 75210
(214) 565-1116
www.liveatthemusichall.comDates: June 9 – 21, 2015Cinderella is a romantic comedy suitable for all ages. It is a production of mega dream proportion. Everything you remember from your childhood about Cinderella is in this production – the pumpkin, the masked ball, the glass slipper – is here. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved songs “Impossible/It’s Possible,” “Ten Minutes Ago” and “In My Own Little Corner” are in this Broadway-style musical that leaves you believing that dreams do come true – all you need is a really good pair of shoes.

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Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at Examiner.com 

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