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Weekend happenings: May 23 - 25, 2014

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It is time to make those weekend plans. There is a plethora of choices for live performances. Check out these ongoing productions. Advance reservations are recommended as many of these popular venues do sell out.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER
Death Family Robinson
Saturday, May 24, 2014
7:00 PM

It has been 10 years since the show “Chip off the Old Block” aired and it is time for a reunion. Everyone comes together to celebrate this milestone, including the star of the show Charles Wantahoochie. But as is true with every reunion, whether is family, friends or co-workers, the drama of the past always makes an appearance. This reunion is no different but could all this drama lead to murder?

Call (817) 952-2290 or CLICK HERE to make reservations online. Tickets include both dinner and the show.

Dinner catered by Texas Roadhouse.

OLD BEDFORD SCHOOL
2400 School Lane
Bedford, TX 76021

LIVE THEATER
The Unmentionables by Bruce Norris
May 15 – June 15, 2014

Thursday 7:00 PM
Friday and Saturday 8:00 PM
Sunday 3:00 PM

Living in another country can be challenging. In this story a young minister and his girlfriend go to West Africa to set up a school but are quickly faced with dangers that they did not expect. But they are Americans after all, so how hard can it be, right? Please note this is an adult comedy due to the use of strong language.

To make reservations call (817) 784-9378 or visit the Stage West website.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
May 9 – June 8, 2014

The year is 1927, the city is Chicago and the star is legendary blues singer Ma Rainey. As a group of musicians wait for Ma Rainey to arrive in the studio tempers begin to flare. This story deals with issues of race and how that played out in the music industry.

Thursday – Saturday 8:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday 3:00 PM

To make reservations, call (817) 338-4411 or visit the Jubilee Theatre website.

JUBILEE THEATRE
506 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

National Tap Day celebration
Saturday, May 24, 2014
8:00 PM

Dance performances and appearances on the outdoor stage including The Joe Rogers Jazz Trio, 5th Avenue Hi-Notes and tap dances from across North Texas. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will also make an appearance.

ARTS FIFTH AVENUE
1628 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Symphonie Fantastique
May 23 – 25, 2014

Friday – Saturday 7:30 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Symphonie Fantastique. Also performing is trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth from Norway.

To purchase tickets call (817) 665-6000 or visit the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra website.

BASS PERFORMANCE HALL
525 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

TOMMY TUNE in TAPS, TUNES and TALL TALES
Friday, May 23, 2014
8:00 PM

Arts Fifth Avenue presents Tommy Tune. This is a unique opportunity to see this legendary Tony Award winner, actor, dancer, singer, choreographer, director and producer.

Call (817) 923-9500 to purchase tickets.

SCOTT THEATRE
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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