Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! take top honors at Tony Awards!

by Malcolm Mayhew/Performing Arts Fort Worth As expected, the runaway hit Hamilton, a hip-hop musical about U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, won most of the awards for which it was nominated at the 70th annual Tony Awards, held tonight at the Beacon Theater in New York. Created by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show took home […]

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The Texas Connection: How North Texas will be repped at tonight’s Tony Awards

North Texas will be well-represented at tonight’s 71st Annual Tony Awards.  Here’s how: • Up for seven Tonys, the 9/11-themed musical Come From Away features a character based on North Texan and TCU grad Beverley Bass. Bass, a former pilot for American Airlines (and the airline’s very first female captain), was at the controls of a Boeing 777, en route from Paris to Dallas, when flights were … Continue reading The Texas Connection: How North Texas will be repped at tonight’s Tony Awards

Broadway or Bust: Bass Hall in NYC

The Performing Arts Fort Worth marketing team recently returned from a Broadway conference in NY, where they checked out the latest and greatest shows on Broadway. Here’s a recap! Hello, New York! Goodbye, New York! The yearly trips taken by the Performing Arts Fort Worth marketing staff – that’s us! – to the Great White Way always go by so fast. Seems like the second … Continue reading Broadway or Bust: Bass Hall in NYC

So much music this weekend!

It’s a big weekend here at Bass Hall and McDavid Studio. Here’s a rundown of what’s happening: To close the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s 2016-17 season, pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. This will mark Vadym’s final concerts with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra as Artistic Partner. Also on the program, Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9 and Shostakovich’s Festive Overture. Performances are … Continue reading So much music this weekend!

Matilda the Musical makes Bass Hall debut June 13-18!

TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to Fort Worth as part of the 2016-2017 Broadway at the Bass season, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be coming to Bass Performance Hall June 13-18. Tickets are $44-$115 and are on sale now! … Continue reading Matilda the Musical makes Bass Hall debut June 13-18!

Performing Arts Fort Worth honors Trimble Tech Theater Teacher

  by Taylor Woods, Performing Arts Fort Worth Theater, dance and music play integral roles in the artistic programs offered each CEP season. To further incorporate dance into the CEP repertoire, PAFW – in partnership with the Fort Worth ISD – announced the creation of a new award this season called Broadway at the Bass Chair for Teaching Excellence in Performing Arts in Theater and/or … Continue reading Performing Arts Fort Worth honors Trimble Tech Theater Teacher

GREATER TUNA returns to Bass Hall!

GREATER TUNA REBOOT COMING TO BASS HALL MARCH 29-30 Fort Worth, Texas – GREATER TUNA, the hilarious hit comedy about the third smallest town in Texas where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies, is coming back to Fort Worth, this time with co-creator Jaston Williams sitting in the director’s chair. Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, this brand-new reboot of … Continue reading GREATER TUNA returns to Bass Hall!