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On the Town

What to Do & Where to Go: Our Selective Guide
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On the Town

What to Do & Where to Go: C

Plunge into the Dallas Aquarium’s Family Fun Day

The whole family can be 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea without ever getting their feet wet at the Dallas Aquarium’s Family Fun Day March 8. The event features an ocean of entertainment and special attractions-from live music to face painting to a “touch tank” where the youngsters can experience the scaly side of crabs, starfish and other creatures of the deep.

Highlights in the tide of activities include a scuba-diving demonstration that will be held in the 10,500-gallon Amazon Flooded Forest exhibit and, gulp, shark feedings prefaced by short talks by an Aquarium staff member on these magnificent and feared predators, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

The event is free with regular Aquarium admission ($2 for adults, $1 for children 3 to 11. free to children younger than 3 and members of the Dallas Zoological Society). 11 a.m.-3 p.m., March 8; Fair Park, First Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Information: 214-670-8443. -Michael Hope

Arboretum Festival Goes Planetary

With the turn of the 21st Century looming, trie futuristic craze sweeping the country has invaded our city. Catch the most recent alien sightings at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, where the theme of this year’s annual celebration is Planet Blooms {a more expansive take on the Arboretum’s previous Dallas Blooms). Flying saucers, rocket ships and robots have taken over the park that every spring features more than a million blooms during its five-week festival. Keep an eye out for life-size botanical UFOs-Alien Azalea and Venus Flytrap. Galileo the Galactic Gardener greets visitors as they enter the gardens.

There’s a lot for children to do: decorating planets and stars to take home, making wind chimes and the annual Easter Egg Hunt (March 29).

Parents can partake in how-to seminars, and roving horticulturalists answer the typical “Can I grow this at home?” questions.

As always, visitors (more than 120,000 annually) enjoy the colorful explosion of blooms: geraniums, tulips, daffodils, irises, snapdragons, poppies and 2.500 varieties of azaleas. Visit the Jonsson Color Garden, the misty Palmer Fern Dell, the avenue of crape myrtle trees, the toad fountain and the Lay Ornamental Garden with its native plants and walls-of-water feature. Take a picnic lunch-and your camera. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., March 1-April 6; Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd. Information: 214-327-8263. -Elizabeth Burnett


Fair Park. Built in the 1930s to celebrate the Texas Centennial, Fait Park’s 227 acres feature art deco buildings, the Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas’ Museum of Natural History, The Science Place, the Age of Steam Museum, the African American Museurn, the Civic Garden Center, the Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheater, the Hall of State, the Dallas Horticultural Center and picnic areas. Open daily, year-round; 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. at Grand Avenue. Information; 214-670-8400 or 214-426-3400.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The 110-acre, tree-shaded complex includes a rose garden, a conservatory and Japanese gardens. 8 a.m.-dusk (9 a.m.-6 p.m., Japanese gardens), daily; 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.. Fort Worth. Information; 817-871-7686.

Movie Studios at Las Cotlnas. These studios, where scenes from RoboCop, Leap of Faith and JFK were filmed, are open for tours. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., daily; 6301 N. O’Connor Blvd., Las Colinas. Information; 972-869-FILM.

Old City Park. The Historical Village of Dallas. This out door museum is a complete turn-of-the-century village right under the modern skyline of Dallas. Houses, a church, a school and a variety of stores were moved from their original locations to the park and restored, so that a walk through the village offers a glimpse into the life of early North Texans. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m., Sunday; 1717 Gano. Information; 214-421-5141.

Southfork Ranch. Visit the Ewing Mansion, explore the ranch grounds by tram and walk through the “Dallas” Museum with memorabilia from the show and its stars. There’s also a Western wear store and the Front Porch Cafe. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. daily; 3700 Hogge Rd., Parker. Information: 972-442-7800.


Fort Worth Dallas Ballet. “Swan Lake Act II,” which D Magazine featured in February, finally makes its way to Dallas. 8 p.m., March 21 & 22. Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. Tickets: 373-8000. The Ballet also presents the premiere performance of -perfumes, ” choreographed with numbers from tango to rag-time. 8 p.m., March 28 & 29; JFK Theatre, Tarrant County Convention Center, 1111 Houston St., Fort Worth. Information: 800654-9545.

Command Performance: A Perfect 10 with Nina Ananiashvili and International Ballet Stars. The Bolshoi’s reigning prima ballerina and American Ballet Theatre’s principal dancer is featured in a TITAS performance that includes Ananiashvili’s acclaimed “Dying Swan” and a dance from Don Quixote choreographed for This company of other Russian dancers. 7:30 p.m., Feb. 28: Music Hall at Fair Park. 909 First Ave. Tickets: 214-528-5576.

Fairs & Fiestas

St. Patrick’s Day Parades. Grab your green garb and a lawn chair for the city’s two holiday parades. The 18th Annual Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade, billed as the “unparade,” features contestants vying for a $500 grand prize and trophy. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. March 15. Information: 214-368-6722. Downtown Dallas hosts its 13th salute to the Irish with floats, clowns, local celebrities and marching bands. It begins at Main and Harwood, finishes in West End, where the street festival is held. 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16. Information: 214-991-6705.

Dallas Quilt Celebration. Turning rags into art is celebrated at this show and exhibition. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., March 21 & 22; noon-5 p.m.. Sunday; Dallas World Trade Center, 2050 Stemmons Fwy.. Pavilion II. 14th floor. Information: 214-783-4149.


Lone Star Film and Television Awards. The Awards annually honor the best films and television programs made across Texas in 1996 as well as their actors, writers, directors and producers. 8 p.m., March 16; The Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St. Information: 972-830-2792.

Omni Theatre. “Africa; The Serengeti.” Visit the world’s most naturally preserved animal sanctuary. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. 1:30-4:30 p.m., Monday; 1:30-8:30 p.m.. Tuesday-Thursday; 1:30-11:30 p.m.. Friday; 10:30a.m.ll:30 p.m.. Saturday; 12:30-8:30 p.m.. Sunday; 1501 Montgomery St. Information: S17-732-1613.

Home and Garden

18th Annual Spring Dallas Home & Garden Show. The pre-miere home and garden show in North Texas returns to Dallas with more than 350 exhibits (pools to putting greens). Also: live auction of antiques and decorating accessories and “Epicurean Delights” cooking demonstration by Dallas chefs. 2-9 p.m., Feb. 28; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., March 1; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. March 2; Dallas Market Hall. 2100 N. Stemmons Frwy. Information: 972-732-6100.


Dallas Zoo. Permanent exhibits feature forest, mountain and river habitats, walk-through aviaries and the Reptile Discovery Center. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. dairy: 650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. Information: 214-670-6825.

Dallas Museum of Natural History. “Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: Masters of the Ocean Realm” (through May 15) is an exhibit that includes life-size models of sea mammals in a Simulated underwater environment and interactive activities to teach children about biology, evolution and man’s relationship to the sea. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., daily; 353S Grand Ave.. Fair Park. Information: 214-421-3466.

There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom. The new kid in school is eager to find a friend and meets up with the worst kid in | school. 7:30 p.m.. Feb. 28 & March 7: 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.. March 1; 2:30 p.m., March 2; 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., March 8; Creative Arts Theatre and School, 1100 W. Randol Mill Rd., Arlington. Information: 817-861-2287.

The Lion. the Witch and the Wardrobe. A magical musical based on C.S. Lewis’ classic taie. Feb. 28-March 8; 7:30 p.m., Friday; 2 p.m., Saturday; Casa Manana Children’s Playhouse. 3101 W. Lancaster Blvd., Fort Worth. Information: 817-332-2272.

Sesame Street Live. Big Bird. Grover. Bert and Ernie dance and sing the night away. 7 p.m.. March 5 4 6; 10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m., March 7; 10:30 a.m., 2 & 5:30 p.m., March 8; 1 & 4:30 p.m., March 9: Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. Tickets: 214-373-8000.

Watt Disney’s World on Ice-Toy Story. All the characters, including Woody and Buzz Ligntyear. are back from the blockbuster movie. March 19-23, Fort Worth’s Tarrant County Convention Center; March 26-30, Dallas’ Reunion Arena. Information: 214-373-8000.

Tales to Tell. Elementary school students’ artwork is on display in conjunction with the 1997 Imagination Celebration to promote interest in the arts. March 24-May 5; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues day-Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday; Hall of State, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Ave.. FairPark. Information: 214-421-4500.

The Velveteen Rabbit. The heart-warming tale of a rabbit and his search for the little boy who loved him. March 28 April 5; 7:30 p.m., Friday; 2:30 p.m., Saturday; Casa Manana Children’s Playhouse. 3101W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. Information: 817-332-2272.

Literary Events & Lectures

An Evening with Dr. Laura. Hear internationally renowned marriage and family therapist Dr. Laura Schlessenger dispense her advice about relationships, kids and life’s crossroads. 7:30 p.m., March 3; The Grand Kempmski Dallas, 15201 N. Dallas Pkwy. information: 214-692-0170.

Dr. Oliver Sacks. The neurologist and author (portrayed in the film Awakenings) lectures on the topic of his book “An Anthropologist from Mars.” 8 p.m.. March 4; McFarlin Auditorium. Hillcrest and McFarlin, SMU campus. Information: 214-373-8000 or (metro) 214^47-5700.

Tate Lecture Series. Ambassador James T. Laney, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, is the featured speaker, 8 p.m., March 18. Colin L- Powell speaks on the “Challenges of a Changing World.” 8:15 p.m.. March 25. McFarlin Auditorium. Hillcrest and McFariin, SMU campus. Information: 214-7688283.

Museums & Galleries

African American Museum. In the Spirit of Resistance; African American Modernists and the Mexican Muralist School” (through March 2) is a collection that examines African-American cultural history from the 1930s through the 1950s. Noon-5 p.m.. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Saturday: 1-5 p.m., Sunday: 3536 Grand Ave.. Fair Park. Information: 214-565-9026.

Amon Carter Museum. “Likeness arid Landscape: The Daguerreotype Art of Thomas M. Easterly’ examines the 19th-century photographer’s work in the Urban West: March 1-June 1. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Tuesday-Saturday: noon-5 p.m., Sunday; 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. Information: 817-738-1933.

Barry Whistler Gallery. “Ann Slautberg: New Photographs’ (March 8-April 12) is a collection of b&w photographs hand-colored by the artist to reflect the quality of the light in South Texas, where she lives. Openingreception6-8p.m.. March 8; 2909-B Canton St. Information: 214-939-0242.

Contemporary Art Center of Fort Worth. This venue is devoted to presenting the works of living visual and performing artists from this region. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. Wednesday & Thursday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.. Friday & Saturday: noon-5 p.m.. Sunday; 4th and Commerce streets. Fort Worth. Information: 817-877-5550.

Dallas Museum of Art. “Concentrations 29: Per Kirkeby” (through April 20) is an exhibit of large-scale, abstract paintings by Per Kirkceby, part of the museum’s series of solo exhibitions by contemporary artists. “Pennsylvania Quilts: Selections from the Landes Dowry” (through April 27) is the only known complete dowry of textiles produced in 19th-century Pennsylvania. “Animals in African Art: From the Familiar to the Marvelous”1 (through April 27) is an exhibit that shows how the study of the animal kingdom can help us better understand the human world. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesdays Friday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.. Thursday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.. Saturday & Sunday; 1717 N. Harwood St. Information: 214-922-1200 or 214-922-1355,

Edith Baker Gallery. Found objects are the common thread in the exhibition “Time Travel” (through March 15), which features the work of artists Norman Kary and Henry Rayburn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday; 2404 Cedar Springs at Maple Avenue. Information: 214-855-5101.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Earth-friendly technology-like reeve I rib 11; cirs-comprises “Balancing Acts; Providing for Today, Preserving Tomorrow,” an Interactive exhibit that runs through May 4. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. Monday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m.. Fnday& Saturday; noon-8 p.m.. Sunday: 1501 Montgomery St., Fort Worth. Information: (metro) 817-654-1356.

The Gallery. “Jackson Pollock: Intaglio Prints & 1951 Screenprint Suite”: through March 30. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday. Tuesday & Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday: 1-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dver St. at Airline Road. SMU campus. Information: 214-768-4439,

Heard Natural Science Museum. Rock and Mineral Extravaganza. Quartz, agate and other rugged wonders are on display. Also: demonstrations, specimens for saie and activities for children. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. March 1: One Nature Place, McKlnney. Information: 972-5625566.

Kimbell Aft Museum. “Michelangelo and His Influence: Drawings from Windsor Castie” (through March 30) is a collection of 18 drawings by Michelangelo and 55 by his contemporaries that examine the influence of the artist on drawing, painting and sculpture, “Georges de La Tour and His World’ (through May 11) shows the evolution of the career of this 17th-century French artist. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday & Saturday; noon-8 p.m.. Friday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.. Fort Worth. Information: 817-332-8451.

McKinney Avenue Contemporary. Former Talking Heads band leader David Byrne’s “Stairway to Heaven” (March 7-April 27) is a unique exhibit of photographic light-box pieces combining international currency and street weapons in the format of bus shelter ads. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday: 1-5 p.m. Sunday; 3120 McKinney Ave. Information: 214-953-1622.

Meadows Museum. The artist’s compositions in “Love Conquers War: Renaissance Evocations by Lindee Climo” (through March 30) show serious parody, based on famous European painting, luit inhabited solely by sheep. The museum’s permanent Spanish art collection is one of the most comprehensive outside that country. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday. Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.. Thursday; 1-5 p.m.. Sunday; Bishop and Binkley streets. SMU campus. Information: 214-768-2516.

Modem Art Museum of Fort Worth. “Explorations in the City of Light: African American Artists in Paris 1945-1965” {through March 23) looks into the impact of the magical European city on seven artists whose post-war experiences there cultivated their philosophies, styles and images. Fort Worth is the sole Southwestern stop for this national tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Tues day-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m.. Sunday: 1309 Mongomery St. at Camp Bowie Boulevard. Fort Worth. Information: 817 738-9215.

Pan American Gallery. The images of two Caribbean-born photographers, Jose Fors of Cuba and Jamaican Albeit Chong, are the featured works of a two-month exhibit (March 2-May 7). Also on exhibit are the works of Dallas native Kent Barker. Opening reception 6 p.m.-9 p.m.. March 7, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.. Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.. Saturday; 3303 Lee Pkwy. Information: 214-522-3303.

The Science Place. ’Special Effects” (through May 16) gives an inside look at movie magic in 1he making. The IMAX Theater features a 79-foot dome screen. The theater is showing two new films. The rest of the museum is a hands-on children’s discovery center. 9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.. daity; 1318 Second Ave., Fair Park. Information: 214-428-5555.

Sixth Floor Museum. This Intelligent and moving exhibit in the former Texas School Book Depository explores Kennedy’s life and assassination. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., daily; Dallas County Administration Building. 411 Elm St. Information: 214-653-6666.

Texas Christian University. Green Twilight: Into the Dark Wood” (through March 14) is a mixed-media exhibit by Jan Pierce Unchurch featuring works from research trios into some of the last remaining rain forests of Central America. The exhibition is free. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 1-4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday; J.M. Moudy Exhibition Hall. South University Drive and Cantey Street. Fort Worth, information: 817-921-7643.

Turner and Runyon Gallery. Artist Richard Phillips displays his large-scale paintings (through March 1) derived from photographs, especially fashion photos from the ’60s and ’70s, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.. Monday Saturday; 2642 Elm St. Information: 214-653-1130.


Ray Charles and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Hear the legendary genius of soul. 8:15 p.m. .Feb. 27; Meyerson Symphony Center. 2301 Flora St. Information: 214-692-0203.

Marvin Hamllsch and Marilyn Home. Two superstars join forces to perform pop. Broadway and light opera favorites in a Pension Fund Benefit with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. 8:15 p.m., March 3; Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora. Information: 692-0203.

Pops Goes to the Movies. The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra performs Oscar-winning scores from Chariots of Fire, Braveheart. Star Wars and other great war movies. Female pop group the Rich-Tones also will perform. 8 p.m.. March 1: Irving Arts Center. 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving. Information: 972-580 1566.

Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth. Pianist Adam Wodnicki performs selections from Handel-Halvorsen. Beethoven and Brahms. 2:30 p.m., March 2; Texas Boys Choir Building. 2925 River Glen. Fort Worth. Information: 817-335-9000 or 800-462-7979.

Chet Atkins. “Mr. Guitar” displays his hugely influential finger-picking style in a Classic Guitar Society concert. 8 p.m., March 4; Meyerson Symphony Center. 2301 Flora. Information: 214-538-3733.

Dallas Chamber Orchestra. Dvorak, Boccheinl and Brahms will be performed. 8 p.m., March 7; Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Hillcrest at Spring Valley: 2 & 7 p.m.. March 9: Caruth Auditorium. Hillcrest at Binkley. SMU campus. Information: 768-ARTS.

Kathleen Battle. The five-1lme Grammy Award-winning soprano performs in the Cliburn Concerts Series. 8 p.m., March 10: Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora. Information: 817-335-9000.

Chamber Music International. Vioim and cello perfor mances of Mozart, Von Dohnyani and Tchaikovsky. 8 p.m., March 15; St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church, 1220 W. Belt Line Rd.. Richardson; 7:30 p.m., March 16; Caruth Auditorium. Binkley at Bishop. SMU campus. Information: 972365-7267,

The Phillip’s Academy Cantata Choir and Academy Chamber Orchestra. The Choir and Orchestra will perform Felix Mendlesohn’s “Elijah.” 3 p.m., March 16: Hamon Atrium, Dallas Museum of Art. 1717 N. Harwood. Information: 214-922-1229.

Hopkinson Smith. Smith, a widely recognized personality in the field of ancient music and acknowledged as one of the world’s great lutenists. brings his instrument and baroque guitar skills to a Dallas Classic Guitar Society performance. 8 p.m.. March 18; Caruth Auditorium. Hillcrest and Binkley. SMU campus. Informal ion: 214-528-3733.

Dallas Bach Society. The group performs “The Passion According to Saint Matthew.” 6 p.m.. March 23; Meyerson Symphony Center. 2301 Flora. Information: 214-871-2787.

Lori Conn and Randy Peariman. A cabaret evening with Dallas singing favorites. 7:30 p.m.. March 23; Jewish Community Center of Dallas. 7900 Northaven Rd. Information: 739-2737.

50th Annual ’Lab Sand Madness” Spring Concert. Concert by the world-famous University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band. Main Auditorium, 1321 W. Hickory St., University of North Texas campus, Denton. Information: 817-565-3743

Ramblin” Jack Elliott. As one of America’s original traveling troubadours, Ramblin’ Jack tutored under Woody Guthrie and has been carrying on that tradition since the ’50s. 8 p.m.. March 27: White Elephant Saloon. 106 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth. Information: 817-441-7090.

Michael Feinstein. This world-renowned pianist tickles the ivones with renditions of cabaret tunes and Broadway mélodies. 8:15 p.m.. March 28 & 29; Meyerson Symphony Center. 2301 Flora. Information: 214^92-0203.

Wondrous Water Music. Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs the water-inspired music of Liszt, Debussy and Ravel. 8 p.m.. March 31: Caruth Auditorium, Hillcrest and Binkley. SMU campus. Information: 768-ARTS.


Legends of the Game Baseball Museum. Special displays focus on the game in America. Last tickets are sold one hour before closing. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m.. Sunday: The Ballpark in Arlington, 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington. Information: 817-273-5600.

Lone Star Park. Sports fans can watch and wager on races from top tracks across the country. Belt Line Road, a half-mile north of I-30. Grand Prairie. Race times and information: 972-263-RACE.

Spirit of Adventure. Outdoor and travel show will feature demonstrations, seminars and a 30-foot climbing wall. Noon-9 p.m., Feb. 28.; 10 a.m.-9 p.m.. March 1; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.. March 2; Dallas Convention Center. Hall C. 650 S. Griffin St. information: 800-299-9886.

Hoop-lt-Up Dallas WinterWarm-Up. The lead-in tournament tor hoopsters looking to prep their game before the tour comes back to Dallas in June for the largest event of the year. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., March S-9; Fair Park. Information: 972-392-5795.

10th Annual Vertical Marathon. The run features a carnival-type atmosphere with 400 local fitness gurus participating. 9 a.m., March 1; NationsBank Tower, Lamar and Elm streets. Information: 800-LUNG-USA.


Same Time Next Year. A pick-up evolves into a 25-year love affair. Through March 1; 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday; Water-TowerTheatre, 15650 Addison Rd. Tickets: 972-450-6232.

Faith Healer A murder mystery and psychological thriller by Brian Friel about an itinerant healer and his travels. Through March 1; 8 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; New Theatre Company, 3202 Elm St. Information: 214-871-ARTS.

Thunder Knocking on the Door. Musical fable set in 1966 Alabama. Through March 9; 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; 8 p.m., Friday: 2 & 8 p.m., Saturday: 2 p.m., Sunday: Dallas Theatre Center, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Information: 214-521-4423.

Arcadia. The play finds residents of a country estate ponder a century-old mystery. Through March 16; 8:15 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 2:30 & 8:15 p.m.. Saturday; 2:30 p.m., Sunday; Theatre Three. 2800 Routh St. Information: 214-871-3300.

True West. Playwright Sam Shepard’s tale of sibling rivalry taken to extremes is a comical look at the myth of the American male. Through March 23: 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday: 2:30 p.m., Sunday. McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney Ave. Information: 214-871-ARTS.

The Comedy of Errors. Chaos ensues in this Shakespeare play when twins separated at birth are reunited. Through April 5; 7:30 p.m.. Wednesdays Thursday; 8:15 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday: Undermain Theatre. The Basement Space. 3200 Main St.. Deep Ellum. Information; 214-747-5515.

Into The Woods. Join Jack, Cinderella and fairy tales* finest as they meet up in the woods. An ending you won’t believe. March 13-April 12; 7:30 p.m., Thursday: 8 p.m.. Friday S Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday: Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St. Information: 817-275-7661 or (metro) 817-261-9628.

Wizard of Oz II. The Turtle Creek Chorale presents its not-so-standard production. 8 p.m., March 13-15; 2 p.m.. March 16; McFarlin Auditorium, Hillcrest and McFarlin, SMU campus. Information; 214-526-3214.

Dallas Divas! Dallas’ top female musical performers appear together in this special performance. 8 p.m.. March 21, Lyric Stage. Dupree Theater, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.. Irving. Information; 972-252-ARTS.

All’s Well That Ends Well. Shakespeare’s comedy about i adventure, love and coming of age. March 27-April 20, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday: 8 p.m.. Friday; 2 & 8 p.m.. Sat-urday; 2 & 7:30 p.m.. Sunday; Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Information: 214-522-8499.

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