Othello adapted by Franky D. Gonzalez

October 19–November 5

When a woman shatters a glass ceiling what waits for her when she lands? Franky Gonzalez’ adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello explores this question and centers on the difficulties of Imani Othello who has been named the first Black woman head coach of a major football team in Dallas, Texas. Immerse yourself in the brilliance of…


Black Nativity

November 30–December 17

Embark on a sensational journey as we proudly present the timeless tradition of Black Nativity! For 19 extraordinary years, our annual holiday production, inspired by Langston Hughes’s iconic 1960 Broadway show, is back with a mesmerizing display of hand-clapping, toe-tapping, and finger-snapping theatrical wonderment like never before. Performances: Thursday: 8:00 pm Friday: 8:00 pm Saturday:…

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The Sum of Us One Act Festival

February 29, 2024–March 17, 2024

Join us for the 3rd annual banned books festival as we present THE SUM OF US ONE-ACT FESTIVAL, a collection of short plays by six local playwrights inspired by Heather McGhee’s brilliant analysis, exploring the far-reaching costs of racism and the path to healing as a community. Prepare to be captivated by these powerful performances,…

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Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Cheryl West

May 2, 2024–May 19, 2024

Dallas Theater Center’s Brierley Resident Acting Company member, Liz Mikel, returns to Dallas after a year performing on Broadway to play the legendary 1960’s civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer in this regional premiere. Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer celebrates the woman whose courage, humor and grit reminds us that there’s…


Jet Fuel by Amy Evans

August 8, 2024–August 25, 2024

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the world of elite sports with Amy Evans’ groundbreaking new play. Inspired by the extraordinary tale of Olympic sprinter Caster Semenya, this captivating production casts a brilliant spotlight on the intricate intersections of gender, race identity, and the quest for fairness in the realm of athletics. More than just a…

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