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The Ransom Center's
The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"
This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.

Robert Faires, June 7, 2018

La Fenice's <i>Cthulhu Beach Party</i>
La Fenice's Cthulhu Beach Party
This commedia spoof mashes up surfside love and Lovecraft for an incredibly fun romp

Shanon Weaver, June 7, 2018

Performa / Dance's <i>Artist and Muse</i>
Performa / Dance's Artist and Muse
This program of four pensive and sensitive works explored physical and emotional distress and pain in great depth

Jonelle Seitz, June 7, 2018

“Michael Anthony García: Continental Divide” at St. Edward’s
“Michael Anthony García: Continental Divide” at St. Edward’s
Layered photographs and images of empty garments across Austin allude to spaces of equality and disruption

Melany Jean, June 7, 2018

"Krista Steinke: Good Luck With the Sun" at W&TW
These spectacular images of the sun and sky captured with homemade pinhole cameras reveal more about us than celestial objects

Melany Jean, May 31, 2018

Glass Half Full Theatre's <i>Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!</i>
Glass Half Full Theatre's Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!
This playful eco-fable by Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael creates a surprising plastic paradise under the sea

Robert Faires, May 31, 2018

"Ex Libris" at Recspec Gallery
This collection of new and vintage bookplates papers up a visual library of odd beauty

Wayne Alan Brenner, May 31, 2018

Generic Ensemble Company's <i>Carmen</i>
Generic Ensemble Company's Carmen
This devised work shares the name of Bizet's opera, but it has its own story to tell, one that's modern, irreverent and funny

Robert Faires, May 24, 2018

Capital T Theatre's <i>Small Mouth Sounds</i>
Capital T Theatre's Small Mouth Sounds
This hilarious and moving production reveals near deafening truths with barely a sound

T. Lynn Mikeska, May 24, 2018

Object Collection’s <i>It's All True</i>
Object Collection’s It's All True
This opera culled from Fugazi concert detritus was an endurance test for both audience and performers

Melany Jean, May 24, 2018

American Berserk Theatre's <i>Killer Girls</i>
American Berserk Theatre's Killer Girls
When the killer girls of this timely satire strike back at abusive bros, revenge is sweet, smart, and hilarious

Robert Faires, May 17, 2018

Jarrott Productions' <i>Seminar</i>
Jarrott Productions' Seminar
Theresa Rebeck's play abounds in contradictions and irony, and this staging embraces them all – for the good and bad

Shanon Weaver, May 17, 2018

WEST Pop-Up at the Neill-Cochran House Museum
WEST Pop-Up at the Neill-Cochran House Museum
For the West Austin Studio Tour, 15 artists show their work in this historic Austin home to varying and delightful effect

Melany Jean, May 17, 2018

Tapestry Dance Company's <i>April Fools</i>
Tapestry Dance Company's April Fools
This remount of the tap troupe's valentine to vaudeville brought the old art form back with delights in abundance

Robert Faires, May 10, 2018

"Dawn Okoro: Punk Noir" at the Carver Museum
The artist provides a corrective to preconceived notions of punk, exploring the ethos through black personal style

Melany Jean, May 10, 2018

Theatre en Bloc's <i>Cry It Out</i>
Theatre en Bloc's Cry It Out
This production tackles the huge challenge of exploring motherhood and class, and can't quite have it all

Elizabeth Cobbe, May 10, 2018

The Vortex's <i>Performance Park</i>
The Vortex's Performance Park
Whatever you want to call this play / scavenger hunt / immersive live roleplay, it's a one-of-a-kind, wonderful theatrical experience

Shanon Weaver, May 3, 2018

Filigree Theatre’s <i>Trio</i>
Filigree Theatre’s Trio
In Sheila Cowley’s new play, questions of identity arise for three people during the creation of a play

Robert Faires, May 3, 2018

“Elizabeth Chiles: Weave” at grayDUCK Gallery
“Elizabeth Chiles: Weave” at grayDUCK Gallery
Chiles explores the ever-changing nature of light, time, and life through transcendant prints of light’s little dance through flora

Melany Jean, May 3, 2018

Texas Early Music Project's <i>Complaints Through the Ages</i>
Texas Early Music Project's Complaints Through the Ages
This TEMP concert collected brief melodic grievances from across the centuries, half heartfelt, half silly

Robi Polgar, April 26, 2018

"Spencer Fidler: Vasculum" at Flatbed
This solo show reveals the artist's daily practice of preservation of craft and creativity

Melany Jean, April 26, 2018

Girls Girls Girls' <i>Broad Ambition</i>
Girls Girls Girls' Broad Ambition
In this improvised musical, the women of this acclaimed troupe take it to the Eighties and take over the workplace

T. Lynn Mikeska, April 26, 2018

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's <i>Violet</i>
Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Violet
In this moving production, a young woman learns the nature of true beauty and true love

T. Lynn Mikeska, April 19, 2018

<i>Latinauts: The Wrath of Juan</i> at ColdTowne
Latinauts: The Wrath of Juan at ColdTowne
Prima Doñas’ third installment of its popular “telenovela in space” delivers the laughs

Shanon Weaver, April 19, 2018

“Nick Schnitzer: Inevitable Reckoning” at Dimension Gallery
“Nick Schnitzer: Inevitable Reckoning” at Dimension Gallery
Structures degraded by time and other materials provide a pointed view of dramatic change at work in the world

Melany Jean, April 19, 2018

"Clarissa Tossin: Meeting the Waters" at the Blanton
The Brazilian artist explores the confluence of globalization's streams of production through the Amazon

Melany Jean, April 12, 2018

Street Corner Arts' <i>Grounded</i>
Street Corner Arts' Grounded
Every element of this production works together to get us inside the head of a troubled military flyer

Shanon Weaver, April 12, 2018

Capital T Theatre's <i>I and You</i>
Capital T Theatre's I and You
Lauren Gunderson's play uses Whitman's "Song of Myself" as a vehicle for two teens on the cusp of adulthood to explore identity

Elizabeth Cobbe, April 12, 2018

Paper Chairs' <i>The Repentance of Saint Joan</i>
Paper Chairs' The Repentance of Saint Joan
Patrick Shaw's new play is less a tale of Joan of Arc's life than a divine meditation on love lost

T. Lynn Mikeska, April 5, 2018

Different Stages’ <i>Yankee Tavern</i>
Different Stages’ Yankee Tavern
This production of Steven Dietz’s play offers a deep dive into what we choose to believe and a stimulating evening of theatre

Elizabeth Cobbe, April 5, 2018

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