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Elizabeth Cobbe

Elizabeth Cobbe is a journalist, dramaturg, and playwright. By day, she writes python and javascript, and by night she writes reviews, arts coverage, and plays. She moved to Austin in 2005.

21 articles in 2012

The Attic Space

A husband and wife play out their decades-long marriage in this intriguing farewell from Palindrome Theatre

Arts Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

Pride and Prejudice

Austin Shakespeare turns Jane Austen's rich novel into a fine evening of smart theatre

Arts Review, Nov. 22, 2012

44 Plays for 44 Presidents

An earnest and timely, if uneven, effort to bring Americans up to speed on presidential history

Arts Review, Oct. 11, 2012

Agnes and Alfred

A beautiful play that lightly traces the journey of two well-meaning, imperfect people

Arts Review, Oct. 4, 2012

The Elementals: Water

This Vortex dance exploring water as sacred is often beautiful but not always deep

Arts Review, Sep. 20, 2012

Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks

From the arts harvest, our critics pluck choice treats

Arts Feature, Sep. 13, 2012

'The Twelfth Labor'

This family drama could be truly powerful, but it's too long and weighed down by too many ideas

Arts Review, Aug. 23, 2012


Glass Half Full Theatre's latest is sweeter and more uplifting than its PR suggests

Arts Review, Aug. 16, 2012


The stage version of the 1980 film is ridiculous – and a ridiculous amount of fun

Arts Review, Aug. 9, 2012

Conscience Hesitatus

The interesting drama of a latter-day Woyzeck suffers from lack of experience among the creators

Arts Review, Jul. 19, 2012

Fully Committed

The title may describe Martin Burke's performance, but is the play worthy of his talents?

Arts Review, Jul. 12, 2012

Three Tall Women

ACC reaches deep to mine understanding from Albee's profound conversation about aging and dying

Arts Review, Jun. 21, 2012

Now Now Oh Now

The Rude Mechs' latest show is a mind-blowing roll of the die

Arts Review, May. 24, 2012

The Pavilion

Penfold Theatre offers an example of a great production built on an almost-great script

Arts Review, May. 10, 2012

The Taming of the Shrew

On the farm, Present Company offers as pleasant an evening as you'll spend with a shrew

Arts Review, May. 3, 2012

Civilization (All You Can Eat)

Jason Grote's play comes off as fuzzy, especially in the half-light of SVT's staging

Arts Review, Feb. 23, 2012

Next to Normal

Strong performances make this musical about mental illness worth seeing

Arts Review, Feb. 16, 2012

'Long' Haul

Delivering the goods on the 2012 FronteraFest Long Fringe

Arts Feature, Feb. 2, 2012

'Long' Haul

Delivering the goods on the 2012 FronteraFest Long Fringe

Arts Feature, Feb. 2, 2012

Long Fringe Review: 'The Crapstall Street Boys'

A dark, sad tale and a new direction for Trouble Puppet

Arts Daily, Jan. 26, 2012 3:45 PM

Long Fringe Review: 'The Alien Baby Play'

Goofy, quirky entertainment as we wait for baby to be born.

Arts Daily, Jan. 26, 2012 1:35 PM

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