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- Compiled by Audrey Eads

DEMON SLAYER — KIMETSU NO YAIBA — THE MOVIE: MUGEN TRAIN In this sequel to the 2019 anime TV series, a group hunts for a deadly demon.

MORTAL KOMBAT A mixed martial arts fighter (Lewis Tan) must battle Earth’s greatest champions in this action-adventure flick based on the classic video game.

THE SPACE BETWEEN A young music label employee (Jackson White) is sent to force an eccentric musician (Kelsey Grammer) out of his contract. But the two strike up an unlikely friendship that could be the key to the aging rocker having a creative breakthrou­gh.

TOGETHER TOGETHER A 40-something single man (Ed Helms) who wants a child hires a young loner (Patti Harrison) as a gestationa­l surrogate, and they form an unlikely friendship.

WILDCAT In this thriller, a reporter (Georgina Campbell) working in the Middle East is kidnapped by a militant group that’s planning a terrorist attack.

■ Due to the pandemic, some arts groups are offering virtual performanc­es only. For those presenting live shows, check individual websites to find out about COVID-19 safety measures for attendees. Prices are for adult general admission unless otherwise noted and are subject to change. Resale tickets are not included.


LIVE & VIRTUAL AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 MINUTES The Dallas Winds presents a concert featuring bassoonist Laura Bennett Cameron. The program includes music and styles representi­ng Italy, Germany, the British Isles, Spain and Russia with songs by Percy Grainger, Carl Maria von Weber, Giovanni Gabrieli, Joaquín Rodrigo and Dmitri Shostakovi­ch.

■ April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., Dallas. $36-$62 for in-person tickets; $25 per household for streaming tickets. Virtual tickets allow viewing access through April 30. dallaswind­

AX PLAYS BEETHOVEN The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents a concert featuring pianist Emanuel Ax. Selections include Ruth Crawford Seeger’s 1939 orchestral fantasia Rissolty Rossolty, Beethoven’s Emperor concerto and Luciano Berio’s Rendering.

■ April 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas. $29-$109. dallassymp­

VIRTUAL BROBERG AND TCHAIKOVSK­Y The Plano Symphony Orchestra and pianist Kenneth Broberg perform Tchaikovsk­y’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9.

■ Online April 25 at 4 p.m. $25. planosymph­

VIRTUAL CHAMBER MUSIC INTERNATIO­NAL CONCERTS Past performanc­es (Concerts 1-4), which were streamed live on Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 20 and April 10, are available to view.

■ Online at chambermus­icinternat­ $40 for single tickets; $60 per household.

VIRTUAL CYBER BACH CONCERTS The Dallas Bach Society presents past performanc­es from 2020 and 2021, including concerts featuring flutist Taya König-tarasevich and lutenist Arash Noori.

■ Online at­l. $25.

VIRTUAL THE DEVIL YOU DON’T KNOW Viol player Christophe­r Phillpott performs the music of 18th-century French composer Antoine Forqueray in this concert film presented by Lumedia Musicworks.

■ Online April 16-May 7. Ticket purchases allow access through Dec. 31. $10. lumediamus­


New conducts a Dallas Symphony Orchestra performanc­e featuring violinist Augustin Hadelich. The program includes Tchaikovsk­y’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite.

■ April 22-23 at 7:30 p.m. and April 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., Dallas. Sold out. dallassymp­

KIARRA SAITO-BECKMAN The violinist and the Garland and Las Colinas symphonies present a concert featuring music by Beethoven, Brahms and Mendelssoh­n. Livestream tickets are $20.

■ Garland Symphony Orchestra: April 16 at 7:35 p.m. at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St., Garland. $15-$35. garlandsym­

■ Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra: April 17 at 7:35 p.m. at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. Macarthur Blvd., Irving. $15-$35. lascolinas­

FREE VIRTUAL LAMENTATIO­NS AND MEDITATION­S Orpheus Chamber Singers presents a selection of 16th- and 20thcentur­y motets recorded at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on March 27.

■ Online at Free.

LA RESURREZIO­NE Dallas Bach Society presents Handel’s early oratorio featuring soloists Anna Fredericka Poppova as Maddalena, David Grogan as Lucifer, Nicholas Garza as Cleofe, Tucker Bilodeau as San Giovanni, and Jillian Grace Anderson as the Angel.

■ April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 6121 E. Lovers Lane, Dallas. $25-$50.

VIRTUAL LOVE CONQUERS IMPOSSIBLE LOVE The Orchestra of New Spain presents its 2020 production of the baroque opera by Sebastián Durón.

■ Online through April 26. $15. orchestrao­

FREE VIRTUAL LUISI AND BRONFMAN PERFORM BEETHOVEN The concert, recorded Sept. 10-13 by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, can be viewed online. Fabio Luisi conducts, with Yefim Bronfman on piano. The performanc­e features Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major and Symphony No. 8 in F major.

■ Online at dallassymp­ Free.

VIRTUAL NEXT STAGE The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is releasing a series of virtual concerts. Current selections include Ragtime and Jazz; New and Levin: Walker, Ginastera and Mozart; Mahler’s Song of the Earth; Abduraimov Plays Beethoven; Verdi Selections With Fabio; Alsop and Hahn; Tchaikovsk­y’s The Nutcracker; Pinchas Zukerman and Emanuel Ax; Mozart and Shostakovi­ch; Mozart 40 and More; St. Saint-saëns and Bizet; Leonidas and Luisi; Mozart and Strauss; Mahler Symphony No. 4; Mendelssoh­n and Schubert ;and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

■ Digital passes are available for nonsubscri­bers for $10 per concert and $125 for all concerts. dallassymp­

OPUS 100: LAY FAMILY CONCERT ORGAN SERIES The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents a concert featuring resident organist Bradley Hunter Welch.

■ April 18 at 2:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., Dallas. $19-$29. dallassymp­

FREE VIRTUAL SHADOWS AND LIGHT The Fine Arts Chamber Players presents a Hallam Family Concert featuring violinist Julia Choi, cellist Jennifer Choi and harpist Emily Levin performing Henriette Renié’s Trio for Harp, Violin and Cello.

■ April 24 at 3 p.m. at fineartsch­amberplaye­ Free.

FREE VIRTUAL STORIES: EARLY WOMEN COMPOSERS Lumedia Musicworks presents the second concert of its four-part series. Episode two features the story and vocal works of Italian singer and composer Barbara Strozzi.

■ Through Dec. 31 at lumediamus­ Free.

STORYTELLI­NG THROUGH MUSIC The Plano Symphony Orchestra presents a children’s concert featuring a brass quintet, percussion and profession­al storytelle­r Gwen Caldwell. Selections include music from Frozen and Star Wars.

■ April 18 at 3 and 4:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Theater, 1509 Avenue H, Plano. $12. planosymph­

FREE VIRTUAL SUNDAYS AT THE SYMPHONY: CONNECTION­S! SWEET MELODIES The New Philharmon­ic Orchestra of Irving performs music by Sibelius, Mozart, Nielsen and Vern Kagarice.

■ Online through May 31 at Free.

2020/2021 SEASON FINALE CONCERT Daniel Hsu, the bronze medal winner of the 2017 Van Cliburn Internatio­nal Piano Competitio­n, performs with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra. The concert features Mozart’s Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297, Paris; Saint-saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22; and

Tchaikovsk­y’s Suite No. 4 in G major, Op. 61, Mozartiana.

■ April 17 at 8 p.m. at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performanc­e Drive, Richardson. $15-$75. richardson­

FREE VIRTUAL VIRTUOSITY AND SENSIBILIT­Y The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth presents a concert featuring Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, Spring Sonata; Zoltán Kodály’s Cello Sonata in B minor, Op. 8; and Mendelssoh­n’s Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66.

■ Online April 17 at 1:30 p.m. at Free.

VIRTUAL VOICES OF CHANGE: CONCERT 3 The performanc­e features music by Grant Cooper, Francis Poulenc, Vincent Persichett­i and Jack Waldenmaie­r.

■ Online April 18 at 7:30 p.m. $10. voicesofch­


VIRTUAL BUXTEHUDE’S MEMBRA JESU NOSTRI The American Baroque Opera Company presents the first concert of its ABOC @ Home Series 2021, featuring the first Lutheran oratorio, composed in 1680.

■ Online through April 26. $25. baroqueope­

VIRTUAL PURCELL’S DIDO AND AENEAS The American Baroque Opera Company presents the second production of its ABOC @ Home Series 2021. The opera by the English baroque composer is based on the story of Dido, queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, the prince of Troy.

■ Online April 25-May 24. $25. baroqueope­


VIRTUAL DOWLAND REIMAGINED Lumedia Musicworks presents a re-imagining of love songs with grooves, harmonics and spoken word, featuring soprano Eliza Smith. Mason Bynes debuts Dowland Impression­s, a new setting of songs by early music composer John Dowland.

■ Online through Dec. 31. $10. lumediamus­

FREE GARDEN SERENADES Members of the Dallas Opera Orchestra perform Dukas’ Fanfare from La Péri and Tylman Susato’s Renaissanc­e Dances, as well as additional arrangemen­ts of opera selections.

■ April 17-18 at 1 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. Free. dallasoper­

VIRTUAL WELCOME TO THE WEST Lumedia Musicworks presents a concert featuring a Texas ensemble of instrument­alists, vocalists and

videograph­ers, joined by cowboy poets from Nevada, South Dakota, Utah and Texas. Musical selections stretch over 300 years with sonatas, concertos, traditiona­l fiddling, folk tunes and 1940s Western swing.

■ Online through Dec. 31. $20. lumediamus­


FREE VIRTUAL BALLET CONCERTO ONLINE PERFORMANC­ES Past Summer Dance Concert and Mini Holiday Special performanc­es are offered on the group’s website. One video features the ballet company’s most recent holiday performanc­e; one video features Madea, Straight From the Heart, Woodstock and Sinnerman; and one video features Les Sylphides, The Wedding Day and Ouroboros.

■ Online at balletconc­ Free; suggested donation is $20-$30.

FREE VIRTUAL DUET NO. 2 Beckles Dancing Company presents a performanc­e featuring Layla Brent-tompkins and Tristan Rodney.

■ Online at becklesdan­ Free.

LA SYLPHIDE Ballet Frontier presents the love story between a common Scotsman and a Sylph fairy. The dance company also performs the pas de deux Diana and Actaeon and Tchaikovsk­y’s String Quartet choreograp­hed by artistic director Chung-lin Tseng.

■ April 17 at 7:30 p.m., April 18 at 2 p.m. at I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA, 1900 I.M. Terrell Way, Fort Worth. $25-$35. balletfron­

VIRTUAL THE POETRY OF EXPRESSION: PART II Texas Ballet Theater presents new works: Andre Silva’s Bloom and

Jiyan Dai’s Horizon.

■ Online through April 30 at texasballe­ $30 per household.

VIRTUAL RISING EXCELLENCE Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore presents Nineteenth by choreograp­her Nycole Ray, Slump by Joshua L. Peugh and Shedding Skin by Jess Hendricks.

■ Online April 17 at 7 p.m. through April 18 at 11:59 p.m. $30 per household.

UNITED WE DANCE Momentum Dance Company presents new ballet, contempora­ry, tap, modern and jazz works by Hayley Grafflin, Laura Price, Lacie Sereika, Christina Pillion and Elizabeth Kenyon. Beckles Dancing Company and Baila Irving Performing Arts Academy will also perform.

■ April 16-17 at 7 p.m. at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. Macarthur Blvd., Irving. $20. irvingarts­

FREE VIRTUAL WOOD/SHOP: NEW WORKS BY COMPANY DANCERS Bruce Wood Dance’s next installmen­t of the three-part project features works by company dancers Weaver Rhodes and Seth York with filmmakers the Digibees.

■ Online April 25 at 4 p.m. at brucewoodd­ Free.


BROADWAY’S BEST: THEN AND NOW The musical performanc­e features Broadway hits performed by two different casts.

■ April 16-25 at Repertory Company Theatre, 770 N. Coit Road, Richardson. $35.

VIRTUAL THE GREAT GATSBY Outcry Youth Theatre presents a play based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

■ Online April 16-25. $11. outcrythea­

HANSARD Amphibian Stage screens a previously recorded performanc­e of the play, broadcast from the National Theatre in London and starring Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings.

■ April 21 at 2 p.m. and April 24 at 1 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St. $20. amphibians­

VIRTUAL LIBERATION LABORATORY Students from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts culminate a semester of workshops developed by Soul Rep Theatre Company with a performanc­e of an original play.

■ Online April 19-26. $10.

VIRTUAL POOLED Jubilee Theatre presents Moses T. Alexander Greene’s play, which follows Delsin Jacobs as he seeks to be emotionall­y healed from his tumultuous childhood at the Pool of Bethesda. While waiting to go into the water, he encounters others who are facing their own problems.

■ Online April 16-May 16. $20. jubileethe­

FREE THEATER ON THE LAWN The event showcases artists from the Community Artist Program — individual­s and groups who provide free cultural services to Dallas neighborho­ods — performing family-friendly plays and skits.

■ April 25 at 1 p.m. at Strauss Square, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. Free.


SOLTAR Cara Mía Theatre and Teatro Dallas present an interactiv­e pageant and procession, marking the spring equinox and 12 months since the beginning of the pandemic. The outdoor arts experience features Mexican masks, mojigangas (large puppets), dance, music and theater. Carnival-inspired costumes encouraged.

■ April 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. at the Exall Recreation Center, 1355 Adair St., Dallas, $15. caramiathe­


VIRTUAL ANDI BOI Dallas Children’s Theater’s Teen Scene Players is indefinite­ly streaming a play that premiered in 2020. Inspired by one teen’s journey, the show tells the story of Andi, a transgende­r teenager who is entering his first day of school identifyin­g as a male.

■ Online at $20.

LAST CHANCE ART HEIST EXPERIENCE The AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Lexus IS present an interactiv­e walking theater event based on the true story of America’s biggest art theft, in which half a billion dollars’ worth of

works were taken from the Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston.

■ Through April 18 at Sammons Park, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $44-$49.

VIRTUAL DARK WAS THE NIGHT, COLD WAS THE GROUND The show, created by Ruben Carrazana and the teens of Cry Havoc Theater Company, explores what Earth might look like in 2,000 years. In the play, two golden phonograph records containing images and audio from Earth were launched into space in 1977 in hopes they might one day reach extraterre­strial life. When one of the records reaches a dying planet in 4040, its inhabitant­s head out to find where it came from.

■ Online at cryhavocth­ Tickets are pay-what-you-can; suggested donation is $20.

VIRTUAL ENDLINGS Cry Havoc Theater Company’s audio play weaves together first-person interviews with individual­s living on the front lines of climate change along with conversati­ons between the teens of Cry Havoc and the director on the topics of COVID-19, grief, art and climate change. The play was recorded with 3-D sound and is being released with five short films and an interactiv­e website.

■ Online at cryhavocth­ Tickets are pay-what-you-can; suggested donation is $20.


Ochre House Theater presents the next event in a series by core members of the theater featuring original stories of hauntings. The play, written and performed by Carla Parker, explores self-discovery and denial.

■ Online through April 18. $10. ochrehouse­

FREE VIRTUAL A GRAVE IS GIVEN SUPPER Teatro Dallas presents an immersive performanc­e told in a series of interlinke­d poems. The surrealist play follows the converging paths of two protagonis­ts in El Sumidero, a fictional U.s.-mexico border town where an ongoing war rages.

■ Online at teatrodall­ Free

FREE VIRTUAL IDRIS GOODWIN’S SOCIAL JUSTICE PLAYS Dallas Children’s Theater streams three works about race and the Black experience in America. The Water Gun Song is for ages 6 and older, Nothing Rhymes With Juneteenth is for ages 9 and older, and #Matter is for ages 14 and older.

■ Online at Free.


Theatre Three presents a compilatio­n of songs and monologues about life during the coronaviru­s pandemic, curated and directed by Regina Taylor and performed by Sammy Rat Rios, Cherish Robinson,

Marlene Beltran, Paloma Nance, Casie Luong, Gabrielle Beckford, Marti Etheridge and associate artistic director Christie Vela.

■ Online through April 18. $15 for individual tickets; $25 for group tickets. theatre3da­

VIRTUAL MLIMA’S TALE Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents Profile Theatre’s production of the audio play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Beginning in a game park in Kenya

and traveling around the world to a billionair­e’s penthouse in the West, the play tracks the trajectory of the tusks of Mlima the elephant through real-life consequenc­es of animal poaching. Mlima’s phantom follows close behind, marking everyone involved as complicit in his demise.

■ Online through May 8. $14 per individual; $28 for groups. bishoparts­ theatre-series.

FREE VIRTUAL THE MONSTER IN HIS LABYRINTH: CONVERSATI­ONS WITH DIEGO RIVERA Teatro Dallas presents a short film that adapts Mexican poet, journalist and novelist Alfredo Cardona Peña’s book about his interviews with Diego Rivera. The performanc­e incorporat­es poetry, dance, theater and music.

■ Online at teatrodall­ Free.

FREE VIRTUAL ORIGINAL MAN Ochre House Theater streams a musical about Joe, a young man fighting to be free from an abusive father through an imaginary world he creates.

■ Online at­theater. Free.

LIVE & VIRTUAL THE OTHER FELIX The play on film, written by Reina Hardy and directed by Kateri Cale, stars Lauren Floyd as private detective Marlow Sharp and Andrew Albitz as her reluctant client Felix Bettelman.

■ Online through April 30. $15-$25. In-person screenings are April 17 and 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the Lakeshore Patio of the Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas. In-person tickets are free but reservatio­ns required. echotheatr­

FREE VIRTUAL PIZCAS Teatro Dallas presents an original radio play that features the recollecti­ons of a child migrant in South Texas.

■ Online at teatrodall­ Free.

VIRTUAL THE RAVEN SOCIETY Dallas Children’s Theater’s Teen Scene Players presents a spooky virtual play about a group of nine who meet on Zoom to recite and discuss Edgar Allan Poe’s poem The Raven.

■ Online at Tickets start at $10

LAST CHANCE T BONE N WEASEL Pocket Sandwich Theatre presents a comedy about two ex-cons with big dreams. This outlaw odd couple have stolen a decrepit Buick and are traveling the back roads of South Carolina as they encounter a series of wild characters (all played by the same actor).

■ Through April 17 at Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbir­d Lane, Dallas. $21.50. pocketsand­

VIRTUAL WHITHER GOEST THOU AMERICA: FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS Through April 25, Undermain Theatre and David Rabe present his short story Suffocatio­n Theory, which appeared in The New Yorker in fall 2020, as a solo performanc­e told by an unnamed narrator played by Bruce Dubose. The festival also features readings of works by Dallas-area playwright­s Teresa Marrero (April 16-18) and Blake Hackler (April 21-25) and New York playwright Lenora Champagne (April 28-May 2).

■ Online through May 2 at $20 for Suffocatio­n Theory; $15 for readings.


MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 1 Fabio Luisi conducts musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolit­an Opera Orchestra. Proceeds benefit the Met Orchestra Musicians Fund and relief for Dallas-fort Worth musicians.

■ April 30 and May 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., Dallas. $30-$90. A video of the performanc­e will be available online for free in early May. dallassymp­

VIRTUAL SOUL-O SHORTS SERIES Soul Rep Theatre Company presents a play series featuring original 5- to 10-minute solo shows about everyday people and historical figures.

■ Online May 3-24. $20.

ANDREA BOCELLI The renowned Italian tenor brings his Believe tour to Dallas.

■ Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave., Dallas. Tickets go on sale May 3 at 10 a.m.; prices TBA. ticketmast­

 ?? Las Colinas Symphony ?? Violinist Kiarra Saito-beckman will play with the Garland and Las Colinas symphonies April 16-17.
Las Colinas Symphony Violinist Kiarra Saito-beckman will play with the Garland and Las Colinas symphonies April 16-17.
 ?? 2020 File Photo ?? Guest pianist Emanuel Ax will perform again with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center on April 16-17.
2020 File Photo Guest pianist Emanuel Ax will perform again with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center on April 16-17.
 ?? Sharen Bradford/bruce Wood Dance ?? Fast Fall by Seth York is part of the next installmen­t in Bruce Wood Dance’s “Wood/shop” virtual series, which continues April 25 and May 23.
Sharen Bradford/bruce Wood Dance Fast Fall by Seth York is part of the next installmen­t in Bruce Wood Dance’s “Wood/shop” virtual series, which continues April 25 and May 23.
 ?? Chinem Mccollum/ochre House Theater ?? Carla Parker wrote and performs in Supernova Leftovers, the newest play in Ochre House Theater’s Ghosts in the Kitchen series.
Chinem Mccollum/ochre House Theater Carla Parker wrote and performs in Supernova Leftovers, the newest play in Ochre House Theater’s Ghosts in the Kitchen series.
 ?? Theatre Three ?? Theatre Three’s Love and Kindness in a Time of Quarantine features songs and monologues about life during the pandemic. Curated and directed by Regina Taylor, the show can be viewed online through April 18.
Theatre Three Theatre Three’s Love and Kindness in a Time of Quarantine features songs and monologues about life during the pandemic. Curated and directed by Regina Taylor, the show can be viewed online through April 18.

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