Category Archives: Theatre

Theatre Arlington to Open 46th Season with ‘The Sweetest Swing in Baseball’

Tickets are on sale now for upcoming productions at Theatre Arlington, which is celebrating 46 years of live theater this season. Theatre Arlington, which is one of the largest community theatres in the country, will open its season with The Sweetest Swing in Baseball, directed by Melanie Mason. Other scheduled shows…

Culture Buzz: UTA Theatre Department Presents Heal the Divide On Campus

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits The University of Texas at Arlington for the Maverick Theatre Company’s HEAL THE DIVIDE ON CAMPUS, written and performed by students on April 4, 2018 in the Architecture Courtyard. The pieces focused on topics that directly concern and impact or speak to the millennial generation, such as…

Culture Buzz: UTA’s Maverick Dance Company Prepares for Via Dance!

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits with The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Dance Company, sponsored by UTA’s Department of Theatre Arts. Each semester, the Maverick Dance Company presents a series of dance works by faculty, guest, and student choreographers at their formal dance concert, Via Dance, which…

UTA, City of Arlington Helped Actor Lou Diamond Phillips Pursue His Dream

Celebrated actor, director, and producer Lou Diamond Phillips, a 1985 graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington, developed his dream right here in The American Dream City. Phillips received his big break when he was cast as Ritchie Valens in the smash hit La Bamba, which led to many more memorable performances in…

Arlington Continues Support for Cultural Arts Tourism Grant Program

Film festivals, art exhibits, plays and community concerts do more than provide rich cultural opportunities for Arlington’s residents to enjoy – they also help attract visitors from across the state, country and even the world to spend their time and money here. Nearly 14 million visitors spent $1.4 billion in Arlington…

Tickets on Sale Now for Sept. 2 Taste of Arlington

Tickets are on sale now for Taste of Arlington!This annual fundraising event unites restaurants, specialty beverages and gourmet food stores in the heart of Downtown Arlington. This year’s outdoor event is scheduled from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 2 at 305 W. Main Street in Arlington’s Cultural Arts District. Taste…

Arlington ISD Announces Location & Architect for Fine Arts Center

The AISD fine arts center, along with a districtwide athletics complex, will be built on property near Division and Collins, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The property was acquired by the district in December and will place both facilities in the Arlington Entertainment District.“We are excited to…

Backstage Arlington: Youth Acting Classes at Theatre Arlington

MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features the youth…

Theatre Arlington’s School of Rock: Youth Production Opens Friday

Arlington, are you ready to rock?Tickets are still available to attend School of Rock: Youth Production, opening this Friday at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St. This musical involves more than 30 children in cast and crew roles. All of the participants are under the age of 18 and most are…