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C. Denby Swanson

6 articles

Object Lesson

In Sherry Kramer's new play, things that are ordinary become magical: flowers, Barbies, even the writer herself

Arts Feature, May. 16, 2008

Radical Inclusion: A Morality Tale

Halfway through the 365 days of 365 Days/365 Plays, Suzan-Lori Parks' dramatic project has everyone making theatre and in new ways

Arts Feature, Apr. 27, 2007

Yoga Drama

For a year, Austin will be practicing daily public acts of creative expression through the national festival 365 Days/365 Plays

Arts Feature, Nov. 10, 2006

Weird Science Takes the Stage

The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play

Arts Feature, Feb. 6, 2004

Crafting the Song

Austin theatre actor Robert Fisher has the heart of a rock & roller, the work ethic of a medieval craftsman, and the style of a Bob Fosse. Either he's in the wrong business or he is, as playwright Kirk Lynn calls him, "a wonder."

Arts Feature, Mar. 16, 2001

Theatrical Fuse

Writer and performer Zell Miller III is an incendiary device waiting for a match, and once he flicks an ember into the hidden dry undergrowth of text, there is nowhere to hide. And the good news is that he has only begun to explode.

Arts Feature, Feb. 9, 2001

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