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Jaston Williams

Before 'Tuna,' he rode with 'Maid Marian in a Stolen Car'

Robert Faires, Daily, Aug. 28, 2014 2:30 PM

Still the Fading Stains of Some Bad Improv Blood

Because: You have Five Families, you're gonna have some dysfunction.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 28, 2014 2:00 PM

Making Offers No One Can Refuse

The Five Families of Austin improv go Out of Bounds with the 13th annual comedy festival

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

Rich Talarico

Key & Peele writer reveals how the comedy sausage is made

Amy Martin, Feature, Aug. 28, 2014

Urinetown: The Musical

City Theatre's Urinetown milks drought conditions for a flood of fun

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Aug. 28, 2014

"Michael Anthony García: Chimaera"

This ambitious solo show explores gender duality with the help of furniture and clothing borrowed from friends and family

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Review, Aug. 28, 2014


The Austin Theatre Project cast is exuberantly energetic, but it's in the still moments that they're most true to this musical

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Aug. 28, 2014

Five Families in One Performance Troupe?

'Bad Font' is Austin improv's stylistic supergroup

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 26, 2014 11:00 AM

MondoCon Unleashes Loaded Lineup

Just shut up and take our money!

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Aug. 21, 2014 12:05 PM

'The Hundred-Year House'

Author Rebecca Makkai teases the real and the unreal in this 'Austin Chronicle' Book Club selection

Amy Gentry, Feature, Aug. 21, 2014


Lisa D'Amour's acclaimed play finally lands in Austin, courtesy of Capital T

Robert Faires, Feature, Aug. 21, 2014

In the Company of Cats and Dogs

The Blanton has created a fun exhibition that reveals our evolving relationship to these fur babies

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Review, Aug. 21, 2014

We Play Chekhov: Two Short Stories on Stage

Breaking String's two-course meal of Chekhov tales proves both meaty and effervescent

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Aug. 21, 2014

The Creation

Texas Choral Consort's performance of Haydn's masterwork reawakened one's sense of life in all its immense variety

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Aug. 21, 2014

Winedale's Lauds and Losses?

Shakespeare program earns honors as historic buildings fade

Robert Faires, Daily, Aug. 15, 2014 1:15 PM

Inability to Cater

What is so 'punk' about JT Habersaat and the Altercation Punk Comedy Tour?

Tim Stegall, Feature, Aug. 14, 2014

'Sure Thing (Live!)'

The joke's on CD as Austin comedy gets its own record label

Ashley Moreno, Feature, Aug. 14, 2014

I Wear the Black Hat

Klosterman's critique of villainy over the last 40 years offers some surprisingly sharp analyses

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Feature, Aug. 14, 2014

Bright Now Beyond

This new musical looks to put a fresh spin on the familiar Land of Oz, but the storytelling isn't always clear

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Aug. 14, 2014


Playwright / actor Rupert reyes pays tribute to his father and the pull of the past in this sweet comic romance

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Aug. 14, 2014

Akiko Kotani: Soft Walls

The two works in this exhibit by Akiko Kotani show two sides of repetitive work and of madness

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Review, Aug. 14, 2014

'Buy What You Love'

Collector Glenn Fuhrman on 'A Secret Affair' and living with contemporary art

Seth Orion Schwaiger, Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

'The Nixon Tapes'

What historian Douglas Brinkley heard from the 37th President may surprise you

Rod Machen, Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

Vortex Cosplay Expo

All week, Austin's masters of theatrical fantasy show you how to make an out-of-this-world look

Robert Faires, Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

The Who's Tommy

Zach's revival of the rock opera takes its cue from Alice in Wonderland, and while vivid, it lacks consistency

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Aug. 7, 2014

This Is Our Youth

Punchkin Repertory crafts something special out of the vast "nowhere" in the lives of its three protagonists

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Aug. 7, 2014

'Advanced Young Artists: Teen Artist + Mentor Exhibition'

Advanced Young Artists mentorship program elevates and exposes Austin's budding artists

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Review, Aug. 7, 2014

Link & Pin's Newest Exhibition Soars on Digital Wings

Local artists offer a show that overclocks the eyes with beauty

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 5, 2014 4:45 PM

Down the Rabbit Hole With Avant Glam

Darkly dreaming with Sassy Delure about her newest show

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Aug. 1, 2014 3:00 PM

Get Your Rocks Off

No, we mean that literally

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 1, 2014 2:15 PM

Keeping Score

With a bumper crop of musicals onstage in August, musical directors give some notes on what they do

Adam Roberts, Feature, Jul. 31, 2014

The Musicals of August

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 31, 2014

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Three choreographers take Austin to the Scottish fest that's bigger than SXSW

Jonelle Seitz, Feature, Jul. 31, 2014

'Austin Chronicle' Book Club

Readers toasted 'The Long Goodbye,' eager to move into 'The Hundred-Year House'

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 31, 2014

Cyrano de Bergerac

City Theatre's staging of the Rostand classic makes good use of its space and is helmed by a very engaging star

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Jul. 31, 2014

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This Sixties satire of big business may be showing its age, but Archangel's production gives it some professional pizazz

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Jul. 31, 2014

'Drawnonward: Jonathan Gruchawka & Mark Leavens'

Decay, distress, and destruction are the themes in the multidisciplinary works by these two artists

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Review, Jul. 31, 2014

What the Hell Is that Tentacle Fence on Koenig Lane?

It's pastry chef and political gadfly Jen Cash's noodly masterpiece

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 25, 2014 10:50 AM

Road to Freedom

The Cost of Art III: How the Fusebox Festival liberated itself from charging admission

Katherine Catmull, Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

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