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Romeo and Juliet

Despite some casting questions, the Baron's Men create a moving and involving version of this well-known tragedy

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Apr. 17, 2014

The Drawer Boy

To see this show is to admire fine craftspeople who set out to tell a simple story in a simple way

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Apr. 17, 2014

Scattered

The Motionhouse dancers' daring movements up and down a giant curved wall thrilled kids and adults alike

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Apr. 17, 2014

Merrily We Roll Along

You wouldn't know this Sondheim musical was a legendary flop from the impressive staging at St. Ed's

Reviewed by Russell M. Dembin, Apr. 10, 2014

The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia

Different Stages captures the small-town feel in Preston Jones' Texas drama, but the play's age is showing

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Apr. 10, 2014

Assassins

Sondheim's black comic musical about presidential killers and would-be killers gets a fantastic staging by Soubrette

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Apr. 10, 2014

Gypsy

Though slow going, Southwestern University's staging delivered old-fashioned splendor and passion

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Apr. 3, 2014

New American Talent / Dance

Not everyone agreed with the clear winner in Ballet Austin's competition this year, and enough with the tweets

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Apr. 3, 2014

Ordinary Days

This chamber musical about two male-female duos in NYC is a refreshingly modern study of intimacy

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Apr. 3, 2014

Austin Symphony Orchestra: Copland and Mexico

ASO took its audience across the border to let us 'see' our southern neighbor in music

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Mar. 27, 2014

'Meine Karten Sind Durchlöchert: My Maps Are Full of Holes'

Randi Renate Mabry's installation unearths the hidden past of her family's German heritage

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Mar. 27, 2014

Cats

Georgetown Palace Theater delivers the spectacle of this feline musical, and admirably

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Mar. 20, 2014

The Odd Couple

City Theatre's revival suffers from being neither a replica of the original nor a fresh interpretation

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Mar. 20, 2014

The Crapstall Street Boys

This darkly comic tale of monster slaying shows Trouble Puppet's artists at the top of their game

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Mar. 12, 2014

The Whale

The craft behind A Chick & a Dude's tightly realized production is what makes it so impressive

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Mar. 12, 2014

Kinesthetic Imperative

Dance Repertory Theatre's latest program took audiences on a journey from light to dark

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Mar. 12, 2014

The Liar

Austin Playhouse's colorful production gives heightened dimension to an already heightened farce

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Mar. 6, 2014

Menuhin Competition 2014 Closing Concert

The Cleveland Orchestra and three violinists gave performances that had the crowd on its feet after every piece

Reviewed by Natalie Zeldin, Mar. 6, 2014

Charles Long: CATALIN and Pet Sounds

Charles Long's sprawling and ambitious installations work, mostly

Reviewed by Andy Campbell, Mar. 6, 2014

Othello

Austin Shakespeare's new staging of the tragedy is all the richer for incorporating the Rule of Three

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Feb. 27, 2014

Circle the Wagons

Exchange Artists' series of five-minute plays performed in and near cars boasts a lively party atmosphere

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Feb. 27, 2014

Faring Well: Megan Carney

The artist's solo show commits to incorrect memory and reconstructed imaginations with playfulness and poignance

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Feb. 27, 2014

The Whipping Man

City Theatre travels unexplored territory in this Civil War drama in which both slaves and masters are Jewish

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feb. 20, 2014

The Glass Project

The music of Philip Glass in the three works of Ballet Austin's program provided more thread than theme

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Feb. 20, 2014

Tartuffe

David Long's direction of this Molière comedy infuses what could be a dusty antique with light and life

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Feb. 20, 2014

In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play

The development of electricity prompts questions about intimacy in Sarah Ruhl's play

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Feb. 13, 2014

Sweeney Todd

Stephen Sondheim's tale of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street gets a playful, minimalist revival at UT

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feb. 13, 2014

Nate Ellefson: Soft Chop

Soft Chop takes an aesthetic stab at renegade culture

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Feb. 13, 2014

The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting

This music/dance/theatre collaboration wove together David Bowie's work with his life and the lives of others

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Feb. 6, 2014

Girls Gone West

A spring break art pilgrimage is ably deconstructed by five young artists

Reviewed by Andy Campbell, Feb. 6, 2014

Tosca

Austin Lyric Opera brought all the power in Puccini's opera to bear in a staging that pitted heaven against hell

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feb. 6, 2014

FronteraFest Long Fringe/Bring Your Own Venue

Fresh reviews of several shows in this year's Bring Your Own Venue and Long Fringe categories

Jan. 30, 2014

Bodies in (Public) Space

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Jan. 30, 2014

The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Fever Dream Steeped in Blood

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jan. 30, 2014

Gidion's Knot

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Jan. 30, 2014

Inappropriate Touching

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Jan. 30, 2014

Hazards

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jan. 30, 2014

Der Bestrafte Brudermord

As realized by the Hidden Room, this German puppet version of 'Hamlet' is as much Monty Python as Shakespeare

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Evans, Jan. 23, 2014

PrintAustin: Big Medium, Art.Science.Gallery, and Immediatag

Three galleries at Canopy offer such resonant and vital prints that they're hard to tear your vision from

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jan. 23, 2014

David Prince: The Tragedy of the Enclosure

David Prince's solo show paints a beautiful but disjointed picture

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Jan. 23, 2014

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