Adam Roberts

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<i>When the Rain Stops Falling</i>
When the Rain Stops Falling
Strong writing and a robust cast make Different Stages' production stay with you

Arts, July 9, 2015

<i>The Sorcerer</i>
The Sorcerer
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society's latest show may be lesser known, but it still prompts plenty of smiles

Arts, June 25, 2015

<i>El Nogalar</i>
El Nogalar
Teatro Vivo's bilingual Chekhov reboot provides a context for examining social class in contemporary Mexico

Arts, June 18, 2015

She Stoops to Conquer
She Stoops to Conquer
Austin Playhouse brought out the impudence of this comedy of manners through a shared vision of sincere simplicity

Arts, March 12, 2015

The Wiz
The Wiz
The whole ROYGBIV takes center stage in Austin Community College's brightly colored and dazzlingly designed Oz musical

Arts, Feb. 26, 2015

The Insomniac's Ball
The Insomniac's Ball
Bottle Alley's new site-specific show feels very much like a house party in which the guests talk all night long

Arts, Jan. 15, 2015

Deus Ex Machina
Deus Ex Machina
Deus Ex Machina lets audiences literally play gods and choose what happens to the House of Atreus

Arts, Jan. 8, 2015

Top 10 Theatre Duos & Trios of 2014
Top 10 Theatre Duos & Trios of 2014
Remembering a year in theatre in which performers distinguished themselves in twos and threes

Arts, Dec. 31, 2014

Waiting for Lefty
Waiting for Lefty
Street Corner Arts' Waiting for Lefty reveals how Clifford Odets did immersive theatre nearly 80 years ago

Arts, Dec. 11, 2014

Exhibitionism
From Hell to High Estate
This new chamber group's look at the dark side of Romantic music offered some fresh takes on iconic works

Arts, Oct. 23, 2014

Time Stands Still
Time Stands Still
Austin Playhouse finds the raw pain in this drama of a photojournalist wounded in the Iraq War

Arts, Oct. 9, 2014

Social Networking
Love and Information
Caryl Churchill's latest explores humanity in the midst of technological inundation

Arts, Oct. 2, 2014

Exhibitionism
Now Then Again
Penfold's staging propels us through the time-space continuum to see one romance play out in many alternate ways

Arts, Sept. 25, 2014

No Words but What a Story
The Orchid Flotilla
Glass Half Full Theatre reveals moving artistry in silence, smallness, and subtlety

Arts, Sept. 18, 2014

Stripped-Down Shakes
Henry V
The player and the text take center stage in this one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's history

Arts, Sept. 11, 2014

Exhibitionism
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

Arts, Aug. 14, 2014

Exhibitionism
This Is Our Youth
Punchkin Repertory crafts something special out of the vast "nowhere" in the lives of its three protagonists

Arts, Aug. 7, 2014

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

Arts, July 31, 2014

Exhibitionism
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

Arts, July 31, 2014

Exhibitionism
Lysistrata
The performance of this ancient Greek comedy is inconsistent, but the experience around it makes it worth a visit

Arts, July 17, 2014

Exhibitionism
'S Gershwin
This concertized biopic provides a wonderful review of George Gershwin's trailblazing life and career

Arts, June 26, 2014

Exhibitionism
H.M.S. Pinafore
It would be difficult not to have fun at this Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin production

Arts, June 19, 2014

Exhibitionism
The Foreigner
Austin Playhouse does right by this popular American comedy, mining all the laughs and also making its point

Arts, June 5, 2014

Exhibitionism
Chicago
Half & Half Productions' immersive staging of the Kander & Ebb musical keeps the joint jumpin' for a full two hours

Arts, May 29, 2014

Exhibitionism
Roaring
Cyndi Williams' study of a subterranean retirement community during a catastrophe has promise but isn't always clear

Arts, April 24, 2014

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

Arts, April 17, 2014

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

Arts, April 3, 2014

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

Arts, March 20, 2014

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

Arts, March 12, 2014

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

Arts, March 6, 2014

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