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Twenty-Five Seasons Strong 

Echo Theatre recommends our Herstory Canon: Productions of BROWNIES: A TALE OF TEXIAN WOMEN, VITA AND VIRGINIA, SAILING TO BYZANTIUM, THE LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS, DAISY IN THE DREAMTIME, BIBLE WOMEN, A MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN, OR, IT'S MY PARTY and 2024's BEYOND THE YELLOW WALLPAPER.

Past Echo Theatre productions...

SEASON 25

CADILLAC CREW

by Tori Sampson

A 1960's Road Trip through

Racism and Erasure

Directed by Anyika McMillan-Herod

Live On-Stage Sept. 17-Oct.10, 2021

Bath House Cultural Center

A Co-Production from Echo Theatre

and Soul Rep Theatre Company

I AND YOU

by Lauren Gunderson

A story of friendship and dying young.

Directed by Eric Berg

Live On-Stage May 18-June 3, 2023

Bath House Cultural Center

Part of the Lauren Gunderson

Mini-Festival

NATURAL SHOCKS

by Lauren Gunderson

A One-Woman Play in a Tornado

Directed by Sasha Maya-Ada

 

Live On-Stage May 5-13, 2023

Bath House Cultural Center

Part of the Lauren Gunderson

Mini-Festival

SEASON 24

FOUNDERS, KEEPERS

by Aurora Behlke

Winner of Big Shout Out 3.

A World Premiere.

Directed by Caroline Hamilton

Live On-Stage Sept. 16-Oct. 8, 2022

Bath House Cultural Center

IN A WORD

by Lauren Yee

A lovely, quirky, poetic play

about loss & forgiveness

 

Directed by Eric Berg

March 18-April 10, 2022

Bath House Cultural Center

Streamed On-Line April 10-24, 2022

via On the Stage.com

SEASON 23

IT'S MY PARTY!

by Ann Timmons

The Suffragist's Story. A Regional Premiere.

Directed by Caroline Hamilton

Live On-Stage Sept. 17-Oct.10, 2021

Bath House Cultural Center

Streamed On-Line Oct. 11-17, 2021

via On the Stage.com

FIRST DRAFT

Live Theater at Last!

2 evenings of New Works.

Curated & Directed by Kateri Cale

Produced by Over the Bridge Arts

Opening Scenes from:

Dead. White. Guys. by Rebecca Dzida

Florence Fane in San Francisco       by Brianna Barrett

The Whole Shebang by Deb Meyer

May 26 & 27, 2021

Live On Stage at The Wild Detectives

THE OTHER FELIX

by Reina Hardy

A play on film for two actors.

A Virtual Regional Premiere.

Directed by Kateri Cale

Streamed via On the Stage. April 2021

Live Screenings April 3, 10, 17, & 24.

Bath House Cultural Center Patio

- webpage -

SEASON 22

ECHO OFFSTAGE

THEATER WOMEN SPEAK

HOSTED BY CATHERINE WHITEMAN

PRODUCED BY ECHO THEATRE

One-on-One Interviews with Impactful Women of Theater.

SEASON 1: 6 EPISODES

Find them HERE or subscribe

wherever you love to listen.

It's My Party!

by Ann Timmons

When the 2020 pandemic hit, our Regional Premiere of the Suffragists' story went Virtual. A Four-Night Event - Live Streamed Reading!

Directed by Carson McCain

Streamed via On the Stage.

August 16, 2020

August 18, 2020

August 20, 2020

August 22, 2020

SEASON 21

HEAR ME

The #MeToo Monologues by Germaine Shames, Emily Hageman, Christine Emmert, Donna Latham, Aadrise Johnson, Tristan Young Mercado, and Allie Costa.

Raw. True. Impactful. An Echo Theatre Original, this compelling new work was distilled from fourteen award-winning monologues from our Big Shout Out Special Project: A frank, unexpected take on sexual harassment.

Presented as part of the Burning Woman 2019 Festival at The Wild Detectives performance venue produced by Over the Bridge Arts.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

US/THEM

by Carly Wijs

A Children's Play

about Terrorism

directed by

Katy Tye

 

September 5-21, 2019

 

Post-show discussions were led by licensed trauma counselors from Centene Corporation.

HIGH DIVE

by Leslie Ayvazian

A One-Woman Show

Co-starring the Audience!

directed by

Pam Myers-Morgan

 

February 8-23, 2019

SEASON 20
 
Season 20 contains additional programming due to Echo Theatre adjusting the Production Year to a Calendar Year schedule.

HURRICANE DIANE

by Madeleine George

A REGIONAL PREMIERE

directed by David Fisher

 

September 6-22, 2018

Dallas Pride Month Play

BIBLE WOMEN

2018 Revival!

by Elizabeth Swados

book by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood

Directed by Stephanie Butler

Music Direction by Neeki Bey

 

July 13-August 4, 2018

 

Presented as part of the 20th

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

THE MONARCH

​Written by Anyika McMillan-Herod

A WORLD PREMIERE

Co-Production with Soul Rep Theatre 

Directed by Anyika McMillan-Herod & Tonya Holloway

 

June 15-30, 2018

The Echo Room presents: HER SONG (2018)

Conceived & Developed by Annie Benjamin, Kateri Cale,

Lorena Davey, Terri Ferguson,

and Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Directed by Pam Myers-Morgan

Musical Direction by

Scott A. Eckert

February 8-24, 2018

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

RUINED

by Lynn Nottage

Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize

Directed by

Pam Myers-Morgan

 

September 8 - 23, 2017

A Co-Production with Denise Lee Onstage at the Bath House Cultural Center / White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 19

TRACE OF ARC

by Ali Smith

 

Adapted and

Directed by Kateri Cale

July 14 - August 5, 2017

Boutique Run: 6 shows Only.

Presented as part of the 19th

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

Brides of the Moon

by the Five Lesbian Brothers:

Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy,

Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey

and Lisa Kron

Directed by Terri Ferguson

June 8-17, 2017

Boutique Run: 8 shows Only!

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

The Echo Room presents: HER SONG (2017)

Conceived & Developed by Annie Benjamin, Kateri Cale,

Lorena Davey, Terri Ferguson,

and Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Directed by Pam Myers-Morgan

Musical Direction by

Scott A. Eckert

February 9-25, 2017

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

'night, Mother

by Marsha Norman

A parent's waking nightmare.

Directed by Christie Vela

September 8 - 24, 2016

Bath House Cultural Center / White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 18

BLISTERS

by Brittany Alyse Willis

Directed by

Terri Ferguson

 

July 15 at 8pm / July 16 at 5pm / July 21 at 8pm

July 24 at 5pm / July 29 at 8pm / July 30 at 2pm

 

Presented as part of the

18th Annual Festival of

Independent Theatres 

Bath House Cultural Center

TEMPLE SPIRIT

by Susan Felder

A World Premiere

Directed by

Jeffrey Schmidt

 

March 30-April 16, 2016

 

- Historic Fair Park -

Creative Arts Building

Show Place Theater

The Echo Room presents:

HER SONG (2016)

Conceived & Developed by Annie Benjamin, Kateri Cale,

Lorena Davey, Terri Ferguson, and Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Directed by Pam Myers-Morgan

Book & Musical Direction

by Scott A. Eckert

 

February 10-27, 2016

plus Valentine's Sunday Feb. 14

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

THE ADVENTURES OF FLO AND GREG

by Briana Pozner

 

Winner of the Big Shout Out 2 - New Play Contest for Women

 

Directed by

Terri Ferguson

 

September 10-26, 2015

 

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 17

PRECIOUS LITTLE

by Madeleine George

 

Directed by

Kelsey Leigh Ervi

June 4-20, 2015

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

The Echo Room presents: HER SONG (2015)

Conceived & Developed by Annie Benjamin, Kateri Cale,

Lorena Davey, Terri Ferguson,

and Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Directed by Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Musical Direction by

Scott A. Eckert

February 10 - 21, 2015

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

[sic]

by Melissa

James Gibson

Directed by

Terri Ferguson

September 11 - 27, 2014

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 16

mania/gift

- World Premier -

Written and Directed by

Shelby-Allison Hibbs

July 12 - August 2, 2014

Presented as part of the

16th Annual Festival of

Independent Theatres 

Bath House Cultural Center

The Echo Room presents: HER SONG - World Premiere!

Conceived & Developed by Annie Benjamin, Kateri Cale,

Lorena Davey, Terri Ferguson,

and Shelby-Allison Hibbs

 

Directed by

Shelby-Allison Hibbs

Musical Direction by

Scott A. Eckert

January 29 - February 22, 2014

MATT & BEN

by Mindy Kaling & Brenda Withers

 

Directed by

Kelly Thomas

September 12 - 28, 2013

Bath House Cultural Center /

White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 15

THE TREATMENT

by Eve Ensler

Directed by Doug Miller

 

June 1 - June 22, 2013

Presented as part of the 15th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

  White Rock Lake Park

THE LUCKY CHANCE or, An Alderman's Bargain

by Aphra Behn

Directed by Rene Moreno

February 7 - 23, 2013

 Bath House Cultural Center  / White Rock Lake Park

OR,

A Southwest Area Premiere

by Liz Duffy Adams

Directed by Terri Ferguson

September 6 - 22, 2012

 

Bath House Cultural Center  /  White Rock Lake Park

SEASON 14

NYC COYOTE EXISTENTIAL - World Premiere!

by Melissa Cooper

With music by Thomas Cabaniss

Presented as part of the 14th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 20 - 29, 2012

THE EARLY EDUCATION OF CONRAD EPPLER -     World Premiere!

by Isabella Russell-Ides

A Big Shout Out! winner

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 9 - 25, 2012

A MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN

by Cathy Tempelsman

A Big Shout Out! winner

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 8 - 24, 2011

SEASON 13

THE EXECUTIONER'S SONS - World Premiere!

by Catherine Bush

A Big Shout Out! winner

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 5 - 19, 2011

WELL

by Lisa Kron

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 8 - 25, 2010

SEASON 12

BIBLE WOMEN

by Elizabeth Swados

Additional text by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood

Presented as part of the 12th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 23 - August 1, 2010

END DAYS

by Deborah Zoe Laufer

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 12 - 27, 2010

MAURITIUS

by Theresa Rebeck

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 11 - 26, 2009

SEASON 11

OVERTONES

by Alice Gerstenberg

Presented as part of the 11th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 24 - August 8, 2009

THE NIBROC TRILOGY:

    LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC

    SEE ROCK CITY

    and GULF VIEW DRIVE

by Arlene Hutton

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 5 - 28, 2009

At Theatre Too! (hosted by Theatre 3)

May 7 - 31, 2009

AMERICAN CASSANDRA: DÉJÀ VU

Created by Rhonda Blair

with Meredith Alloway, Regina Bonifasi,

Kateri Cale and Mirela Selimovic

A co-production with Southern Methodist University

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 5 - 27, 2008

SEASON 10

COCO & GIGI

by Isabella Russell-Ides

Presented as part of the 10th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 19-August 9, 2008

DAISY IN THE DREAMTIME

by Lynne Kaufman

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 15 - March 8, 2008

THE LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS

by Lillian Groag

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 14-October 6, 2007

SEASON 9

HOME FRONT

by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood

Presented as part of the 9th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 13-August 4, 2007

STRING OF PEARLS

by Michele Lowe

at the Bath House Cultural Center

February 16 - March 3, 2007

WOMEN AND HORSES AND A SHOT

STRAIGHT FROM THE BOTTLE

by Mary F. Casey

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 14 - October 7, 2006

SEASON 8

TOUGH CHOICES FOR THE NEW CENTURY:

A Seminar for Responsible Living

by Jane Anderson

Presented as part of the 8th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 14-29, 2006

SHOPPING AND DROPPING

by Laura Henry

Presented as part of A Very FIT Christmas

at the Bath House Cultural Center

December 1-18, 2005

SAILING TO BYZANTIUM

by Sandra Deer

at the Bath House Cultural Center

September 29-October 15, 2005

SEASON 7
Since 1998: 30 Plays / 26 Playwrights / 6 Devised works / 1 Premiere

HOLY DAYS

by Sally Nemeth

and

RUPERT'S BIRTHDAY

by Ken Jenkins

Presented as part of the 7th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 16-August 6, 2005

THE DAUGHTERS OF THE LATE COLONEL

by Katherine Mansfield

Part of the Out of the Loop Festival

at Watertower Theatre

March 4-13, 2005

FREEDOMLAND

by Amy Freed

at the Bath House Cultural Center

January 13-30, 2005

DREAMING AMERICA:

IN THE BUNKER WITH GEORGE

by Rhonda Blair, Terri Ferguson and Jerrika Hinton

at the Bath House Cultural Center

October 7-October 30, 2004

SEASON 6
Since 1998: 25 Plays / 22 Playwrights / 4 Devised works / 1 Premiere

ROUND AS A BISCUIT

by Pam and Robert Myers-Morgan

Presented as part of the 6th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

A children's participation play co-produced

with Ground Zero Theater Company

Bath House Cultural Center

July 24-August 7, 2004

THE SIX THAT FELL

by Laura Henry

Presented as part of the 6th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 15-August 7, 2004

OFF THE MAP

by Joan Ackermann

at the Bath House Cultural Center

March 4-20, 2004

KINDERTRANSPORT

by Diane Samuels

at the Bath House Cultural Center

November 6-22, 2003

SEASON 5
Since 1998: 21 Plays / 31 Playwrights / 4 Devised works / 1 Premiere

ARIEL BRIGHT

by Katharine Long

Presented as part of the 5th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

at the Bath House Cultural Center

July 11-August 2, 2003

DUMB SUPPER

by Deborah Pryor

Presented (indoors) as part of the

Out of the Loop Festival

Watertower Theatre, March 7-16, 2003,

and (outdoors) as part of the

Presented as part of the 5th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 18-26, 2003

BOY GETS GIRL

by Rebecca Gilman

at the Bath House Cultural Center

March 6-22, 2003

CLOUD NINE

by Caryl Churchill

at the Bath House Cultural Center

November 7-22, 2002

SEASON 4
Since 1998: 17 Plays / 27 Playwrights / 4 Devised works / 1 Premiere

VITA AND VIRGINIA

Selected Letters of Vita Sackville-West

and Virginia Woolf

Edited by Eileen Atkins

Presented as part of the 4th Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 12 - August 2, 2002

AMERICAN BURKA

Created by Rhonda Blair, Kateri Cale, Terri Ferguson,

Linda Marie Ford, Pam Myers-Morgan and Sara Weeks

Frank's Place at the Dallas Theater Center

April 18 - 27, 2002

AN ALMOST HOLY PICTURE

by Heather McDonald

at the Bath House Cultural Center

August 30-September 15, 2001

SEASON 3
Since 1998: 14 Plays / 19 Playwrights / 3 Devised works / 1 Premiere

TRIPPING THE LIGHT FANTASTIC

by Gretchen Elizabeth Smith

Presented as part of the 3rd Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 7-27, 2001

STOP KISS

by Diana Son

at the Bath House Cultural Center

April 12-28, 2001

BROWNIES: A TALE OF TEXIAN WOMEN

A New Play by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood

at the Bath House Cultural Center

October 12-28, 2000

SEASON 2
Since 1998: 11 Plays / 16 Playwrights / 3 Devised works

TRIFLES

by Susan Glaspell

Presented as part of the 2nd Annual

Festival of Independent Theatres

Bath House Cultural Center

July 7-29, 2000

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

by Eve Ensler

Presented as part of the Dallas Theatre Center's

Big D Festival of the Unexpected

Frank’s Place at the Dallas Theater Center

May 20, 21, & 22, 2000

LEMONADE

by Eve Ensler

at the Bath House Cultural Center

April 13-29, 2000

ONERVA

by Heini Tola

Presented as part of the Finnish Arts Festival

at the Bath House Cultural Center

March 9 and 17, 2000

GOBLIN MARKET

by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon, Music by Polly Pen

Based on the poem by Christina Rossetti

at the Bath House Cultural Center

October 21 – November 13, 1999

SEASON 1
6 Plays / 10 Playwrights / 2 Devised works

FEFU AND HER FRIENDS

by Maria Irene Fornes

at the Bath House Cultural Center

July 9 - 31, 1999

ECHO PRESENTS...

An Evening of Song and Performance Art

Frank's Place at the Dallas Theater Center

June 3, 4, & 5, 1999

VOICE BOX

Presented as part of the Inaugural

Festival of Independent Theatres

at the Bath House Cultural Center

April 14 – May 1, 1999

WHY WE HAVE A BODY

by Claire Chafee

Bath House Cultural Center

January 14-30, 1999

OUT ALL NIGHT AND LOST MY SHOES

starring Terry Galloway

Frank's Place at the Dallas Theater Center

October 8-10, 1998

DREAM OF A COMMON LANGUAGE

by Heather McDonald

The Basement Space 3200 Main Street, Dallas

August 6-29, 1998

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