The cast of Dallas Theater Center’s ‘Native Gardens.’ (Photo by Karen Almond) Stage Notes is a weekly aggregate post about theater, classical music and stage news, events, reviews and other pertinent information. Review: DTC’s Native Gardens is worth the tendering Dallas Theater Center’s production of Karen Zacarias’ comedy satire Native Gardens closes this weekend at the Kalita Humphreys Theater.
But with its clever writing and strong cast, the show is a must-see before it is gone. Zacarias’ play touches on sensitive dialogues about race and prejudices but delivers the goods through wit and comedy in sitcom style fashion.
The first impression of Native Gardens was its gorgeous set that filled the Kalita stage. The stage was meticulously designed by Sara Ryung Clement depicting the backyards of two DC homes.
There was no chintziness on the view either as both sides even offered some interiors of the house as well. The gardens and greenery looked lush on Virginia and Frank’s lawn with an envy-inducing patio.