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By Debbie AndersonJune 29, 2022June 30th, 2022No Comments


Kit Harington as Henry V Photo courtesy of National Theatre Live

Henry V

Amphibian Stage Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., 817-738-9215, amphibianstage.com

While we still miss Shakespeare in the Park, we’ll take the Bard on the big screen (and be grateful for the air conditioning). Amphibian hosts the National Theatre Live presentation of the story of England’s king as he takes his country to war. The modern production stars Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, no stranger to epic battles, as Henry. July 6 and 9

The Diaries of Adam and Eve

Hip Pocket Theatre 1950 Silver Creek Road, Fort Worth, 817-246-9775, hippocket.org

This adaptation puts its own spin on Mark Twain’s humorous “translation” of he said-she said diaries from the famous couple. Using an ensemble cast of Adams, Eves and a Forbidden Chorus, the show looks at loss and love, with laughter added for good measure. Directed by YvonneDuque-Guerrero, the show features the music of Darrin Kobetich, a familiar face/voice as a longtime Hip Pocket pre- and post-show entertainer. July 8-24

Broadway at the Bass

Performing Arts Fort Worth Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St., 817-212-4280, basshall.com

Jesus Christ Superstar

 This musical chestnut celebrates 50 years with a new touring production originally staged in London. But the iconic music and songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice remain the same. July 12-17

Mean Girls

Author Tina Fey’s book about a young girl and her female frenemies strikes a chord with anyone who has been one or the other. July 26-31

Hello Dolly

Stolen Shakespeare Guild Sanders Theater, 1300 Gendy St., Fort Worth, 817-988-2058, stolenshakespeareguild.org

Fort Worth’s classical theater company delivers a midsummer musical directed by Lauren and Jason Morgan. Tiana Shuntae Alexander, a Dallas-based performer and teaching artist, brings her big smile and bigger pipes to the stage in the lead role of Dolly Gallagher Levi, a matchmaker, meddler and widow. July 15-31

Tiana Shuntae Alexander plays Dolly in the Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s production of the musical. Photo by Jennifer Stewart