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Barry Pineo

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Guest by Courtesy

Etiquette takes a pratfall in this comic battle for control between cousins

Arts Review, Nov. 10, 2011

The B. Beaver Animation

The Rude Mechs' re-creation of the Mabou Mines work is necessary but strange

Arts Review, Nov. 3, 2011

Down the Drain

The leads put so much of themselves in this new play that it transcends fiction

Arts Review, Aug. 18, 2011

Urinetown: The Musical

Students sing and dance this satire at such a high level, it's astounding

Arts Review, Aug. 4, 2011

Uncle Vanya

The design impresses, but the actors struggle against a noisy air conditioner

Arts Review, Jun. 30, 2011

I Love You Because

This funny, naughty musical is the perfect show for a Sunday afternoon

Arts Review, Jun. 23, 2011

The Mikado

The show lacks energy, but its songs, voices, and comic spectacle are intact

Arts Review, Jun. 16, 2011


The Paradox Players effectively mine the emotions from this family drama

Arts Review, Jun. 9, 2011

True West

The show has the makings of quite a spectacle if the cast can keep the top on

Arts Review, Jun. 2, 2011

Of Mice and Men

A relaxed tempo can't obscure the lyricism and dark beauty of Steinbeck's tale

Arts Review, May. 26, 2011

The Grand Theory of Everything Between

What's undeniably grand about this new dance is Peter Stopschinski's music

Arts Review, May. 19, 2011

A Behanding in Spokane

This black comedy delivers everything you expect from a Hyde Park Theatre show

Arts Review, May. 5, 2011

This Spring of Love

Treating Shakespeare as a high school musical comedy leads to much fun at City Theatre

Arts Review, Apr. 28, 2011


Charles P. Stites makes this two-hour one-man show look like a romp in the park

Arts Review, Apr. 21, 2011

Out of Ink: Forgetting Finnegan

The charm of ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is in its potluck nature

Arts Review, Apr. 14, 2011

Ain't Misbehavin'

Two hours of sublime singing and dynamic dancing at the service of Fats Waller's music

Arts Review, Apr. 7, 2011

Much Ado About Nothing

The Present Company's debut with an open-air staging of the Bard's comedy is magical

Arts Review, Mar. 31, 2011

The Night of the Iguana

Different Stages can't surmount the deeply flawed nature of Tennessee Williams' play

Arts Review, Mar. 24, 2011

Drone: The Musical Comedy

This show is an entertainment with an eminently enjoyable looseness to it

Arts Review, Feb. 10, 2011

The Incredible Shrinking Man

This shadow-theatre staging of the sci-fi classic is, indeed, incredible

Arts Review, Jan. 27, 2011

Let's Make Love Tonight!

The comedian's tales about sex are often uproarious and always intimate

Arts Review, Jan. 27, 2011

Planet of the Mermaids

A hot band plays cool music for a wild sci-fi film that may or may not be a put-on

Arts Review, Jan. 20, 2011

Humble Boy

With this comedic riff on Hamlet, the production's strength is in the acting

Arts Review, Jan. 13, 2011

Top 10 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced To See in 2010

A theatre year of staged fantasies, musical fun, and crazy families

Arts Feature, Jan. 6, 2011

A Kodachrome Christmas

Sweet, funny family fare that proves you can't ever have enough Christmas shows

Arts Review, Dec. 10, 2010

Morning's at Seven

A fine cast and expert staging transport us back to a more gracious America

Arts Review, Dec. 3, 2010


A Broadway-quality staging of the popular rock musical with energy to spare

Arts Review, Oct. 8, 2010


Shakespeare's best-known play is performed too fast for the audience to absorb

Arts Review, Sep. 24, 2010


A gay elementary school love story with palpable resonance for everyone

Arts Review, Sep. 17, 2010


Aerialists add theatrical magic to the myths here, but a Texas twang sounds off

Arts Review, Sep. 10, 2010

Dead White Males

This critique of public education loses grade points on acting choices

Arts Review, Sep. 3, 2010

I Witness

This dance/spoken-word production embodies our waking, sleeping dream

Arts Review, Aug. 27, 2010


Zach's take on Greek myths takes flight with help from Blue Lapis Light aerialists

Arts Feature, Aug. 6, 2010

Melancholy Play

A funny, charming, truly sweet staging of a play that's not melancholy at all

Arts Review, Aug. 6, 2010

'Early Girl'

Paladin Theatre Company gives women a chance in the spotlight

Arts Feature, Jul. 30, 2010

The Virgin w / 10,000 Arrows

Debutantes & Vagabonds' theatrical production invites you to take a piece of the artist

Arts Review, Jul. 30, 2010

'The Virgin w/ 10,000 Arrows'

Jason Tremblay's new play may convince you that Andres Marco Relli existed

Arts Feature, Jul. 23, 2010


This year's Zilker Summer Musical doesn't yet reach the bar set by past shows

Arts Review, Jul. 23, 2010

'Swift Solos'

olive Dance Theatre's tribute to pioneering breaker Ken Swift

Arts Feature, Jul. 16, 2010

Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat

This provocative play about behavior in wartime is not for the faint of heart

Arts Review, Jul. 16, 2010

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