From can’t-miss shows to incredible artwork, here are some of the things going on around Fort Worth
Whether you are looking to experience some Texas history, or catch a show once performed by Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson, these Fort Worth events are sure to make for some memorable fun.
RICHARD AVEDON AT THE AMON CENTER
This spring marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richard Avedon, a renowned fashion and portrait photographer and as part of the celebration, the museum will be showcasing 13 works from Avedon’s series “In the American West.”
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd
When: April 1 – Oct. 1
This play, written by Katori Hall and once performed by Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson on Broadway, is a moving reimagination of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The show contains adult language and situations.
Where: Circle Theater, 230 West Fourth St.
When: March 30-April 15
SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
This musical parody tells the fictitious story of a writer/director/star trying to save Broadway from mediocrity and oblivion. Along the way, they also manage to make “hysterical minced meat” out of many classic and new Broadway shows. From playwright Gerard Alessandrini, your night is guaranteed to be filled with fun.
Where: Casa Mañana Reid Cabaret Theater, 3101 W Lancaster Ave.
When: March 28 – April 14
Western Modernity by Ed Blackburn and Linda Blackburn will feature prints, paintings and sculptures made by the couple. Visitors will be able to explore the pair’s vast artistic careers in collaboration with one another as well as individually.
Where: Artspace, 111 Hampton St.
When: March 25 – April 29
The Texas Ballet Theater Co. will be putting on a performance that will be a blend of neoclassical and contemporary ballet and will feature three ballets. Opening night will be Marilyn Night, which includes pre-show photo opportunities with Marilyn Monroe tribute artist Jami Duprey and a Marilyn lookalike contest. Anyone interested may participate in the contest.
Where: Bass Performance Hall 330 E. 4th St., Ste. 200
When: March 17 – 19