Introducing Sacrifice: An Overlooked Play And The Great Poet Who Wrote It

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This Saturday, the 18th, Undermain will be at the Dallas Museum Of Art, presenting a reading of Sacrifice, by Rabindranath Tagore (directed by Ariana Cook).  We first read this play nearly two years… Continue reading

Don’t Miss This Script: The Coast of Utopia Trilogy

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Among all of Tom Stoppard’s plays, The Coast of Utopia trilogy may be make some of the best recommended reading. That’s because, despite its 2007 Tony Award for best play,  the series is… Continue reading

By The Numbers

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Part One: My skeptical response to the New York Times story on using data analysis to guide Hollywood screenwriters.  Part Two: Imagining Art In The Age Of Mechanical Production. (Above: A Paint By… Continue reading

Don’t Miss This Script: The Flick

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Annie Baker earned a national reputation on the back of her plays Body Awareness and Circle Mirror Transformation.  The latter has been produced just about everywhere over the past several years.  My favorite… Continue reading

The Dirt: A Reading Of The Ghost Sonata’s Tricky Third Scene

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(Hermes ingeniui) Scene Three of August Strindberg’s Ghost Sonata is famously difficult and has bedeviled artists and audiences since the play’s inception in 1907.  What follows is a little probing on my part… Continue reading

Dallas Theater Center’s Director Of New Play Development Discusses His New Position And Making Original Plays In Dallas

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(photo from Dallas Theater Center website) Today Lee Trull officially began his new job as Director Of New Play Development for Dallas Theater Center.  Trull has been a member of the Brierley Resident… Continue reading

Staff Survey Series: Ariana Cook

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Job at Undermain: Operations Manager Describe your typical day/duties at the theatre. A little bit of everything. I coordinate meetings, manage accounts and negotiate rates, bookkeeping, marketing, place orders, and pay invoices. I… Continue reading

Audrey Ahern talks about Acting in The Ghost Sonata

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Many of our readers have expressed an interest in seeing more interviews with the artists who work at Undermain. With that in mind, I sat down with Audrey Ahern, who plays the Young… Continue reading

Give Away Winner!

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Congratulations to our give away winner, Bobbie Sue Warner! Your drink vouchers will be available to pick up next time you see a show at Undermain. Last week we posted a give away… Continue reading

Win 2 Drink Vouchers for “The Ghost Sonata” or “An Iliad”! {Closed}

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Today, we are offering a give-away to one lucky reader! You could win two drink vouchers, redeemable at any remaining performance of the 29th season (The Ghost Sonata, now through May 11 and… Continue reading