Looking for something to do in Fort Worth? Check out the upcoming events for August!

 

Artes Academy Presents – Dora The Explorer Live! Onstage!

August 02, 2013 – August 11, 2013

Address: 1440 N. Main, Fort Worth, TX 76106

Times: See website

Phone: 817-624-8333

Venue: Rose Marine Theater

Description: Back by popular demand is the adventure of Dora and Boots! Children worldwide cheer and play with Dora as she teaches them songs, new words and expands their imaginations. Dora is a curious seven year-old Latina who speaks both English and Spanish teaching your children to play, think for themselves and the importance of expanding their vocabularies. All across the seven seas, you and your children will sing, solve puzzles and help Dora have an adventure!

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Jubilee Theatre’s presents “Mirandy and Brother Wind”

July 12, 2013 – August 11, 2013

Address: 506 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Times: 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 817-338-4206

Venue: Jubilee Theater

Description: It’s Spring, 1906 in Ridgetop, South Carolina.  Mirandy is excited about the annual Junior Cakewalk dance and is determined to catch the legendary Brother Wind and have him as her dance partner.

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Casa Manana presents “Miss Saigon”

August 10, 2013 – August 18, 2013

Address: 3101 West Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Times: www.casamanana.org

Admission: Tickets $41.76

Contact: Casa Manana Theatre

Phone: 817-332-2272

Venue: Casa Manana

Description:This powerful pop opera is an emotional take about forbidden love, the tragedies of war and the sacrifices made to achieve the American Dream.

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Casa Manana presents Red White and Tuna

August 22, 2013 – August 25, 2013

Address: 3101 West Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Times: Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sun 8:00 p.m

Contact: Casa Manana Theatre

Phone: 817-332-2272

Venue: Casa Manana

Description: Salute our great country with the third installment of the popular “Tuna” series in this hilarious new show from the creators of Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas.  Spend the summer in the “third smallest” town in the great state of Texas with its over-the-top residents as they celebrate the 4th of July Tuna style! The denizens of Tuna, Texas will have you laughing until it hurts all while showing the charms of small town life in rural Texas.

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DVA Productions Inc Presents: Sam Shade-A Detective Musical

August 23, 2013 – August 23, 2013

Address: 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Times: 3:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

Admission: $15.00, $20.00

Contact: DVA Productions Inc

Phone: 817-313-3052

Email: dva_boxoffice@yahoo.com

Venue: Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Description: PG-13 DVA revives this 2009 hit, to close out its second season. Sam Shade: A Detective Musical is an original musical with script, music and lyrics by Joe Rogers. Directed by Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, this farce is based on the classic novels The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells and The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Taking its cues from film-noir, this musical’s humor and style stem from the classic movies of the 1940s and 50s. All the players are present on the set of a new movie being filmed but everything seems to be going wrong. Can detective Sam Shade figure out who is to blame before it’s too late? With silly antics and witty dialogue, this musical will keep you holding onto the edge of your seat until the very last scene.

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents – The Russian Festival: From Russia With Love

August 23, 2013 – August 24, 2013

Address: 525 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Times: Fri- Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2:00 p.m.

Phone: 817-212-4280

Venue: Bass Performance Hall-Maddox-Muse Complex

Description: From Russia with Love opens on Friday in grand style with Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1, exploring the vigor of youth as expressed in the composition’s energetic chords. The symphony will finish the evening with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, a piece rich with emotion and drama, and marked by a supercharged melody.

On Saturday, the festival continues with Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, one of the composer’s most eternally popular works. The festival will continue with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, a well-devised and vividly orchestrated classic.

From Russia with Love concludes in fine form with Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, one of the most infamously challenging and intricate pieces of classical repertoire. The Festival concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony, one of the composer’s most popular and timeless works.